Category Archives: Predictive analytics

The Economist’s Kenneth Cukier on Big Data

Kenneth Cukier, Data Editor for The Economist talks to Fiammetta Rocco, The Economist’s Editor for Books and Arts about Big Data.  See my review of Cukier’s (and Viktor Mayer-Schönberger’s) Big Data: A Revolution that Will Transform How We Live, Work, and … Continue reading

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David Smith on Predictive Analytics and Big Data (Video)

David Smith, VP  Marketing and Community Relations, Revolution Analytics, on predictive analytics, big data, and real time at the O’Reilly Strata conference.

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Bill Bratton on Predicitive Policing, Homeland and Hometown Security

“In preventing terrorism, as in preventing crime, the secret is data, the intelligence that you make out of it and how you use that intelligence,” Bill Bratton told the audience at the CEB TowerGroup Financial Services Technology Conference in Boston. Bratton, the … Continue reading

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Kenneth Cukier Interviewed at Strata 2013 (Video)

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The Big Data Interview: Dave Rich, CEO, Revolution Analytics

Dave Rich has an interesting theory explaining the rapidly-growing interest and investment in big data and specifically, in predictive analytics, over the last few years. “When the 2008 recession hit,” he told me recently, “the question was how come we … Continue reading

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Big Data Events

Big Data and Data Science Events August – November 2012 Last updated August 6, 2012 Highlights: Partner Events Big Data Innovation Summit September 13-14, Boston Predictive Analytics World–Government September 17-18, Washington DC To get a 15% off of the 2 Day and … Continue reading

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Revisiting Big Data and Crowdsourcing: Kaggle Today

I launched this blog a year ago in June 2011. In one of my first posts, I discussed “Crowdsourcing and Big Data,” offering a typology of crowdsourcing and connecting it to big data by mentioning a little-known (at the time) … Continue reading

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