Category Archives: Surveys

Predicting the Presidential Election: What Went Wrong? (Part 2)

Wall Street Journal: When asked about what qualities matter most, about four in 10 people picked the ability to bring about change, and Mr. Trump won more than 80% of their votes. Mrs. Clinton was heavily favored by voters who … Continue reading

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Predicting the Presidential Election: What Went Wrong?

KDnuggets: …a good lesson for Data Scientists is to question their assumptions and to be especially skeptical when predicting a rare event with limited history using human behavior.

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CEOs Embrace Digital Transformation, Compete in New Industries

CEOs no longer question the need to embrace technology at the core of their business in order to create value for customers, but 58% still see the rapid pace of technological change as a challenge. So we learn from the … Continue reading

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NewVantage Partners Survey: Big Data Now Mainstream, Term Still Widely Disliked

For the third year in a row, NewVantage Partners has conducted a survey of Fortune 1000 senior business and technology executives regarding their companies’ investments in big data. This annual survey (see my summary of the 2013 report here) provides … Continue reading

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Big Data and Intuition: Status Update

Two new reports on big data and big decisions were released last week by Accenture and PwC. Both reports shed new light on the impact of big data on enterprises today, and how it is changing the process of decision … Continue reading

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Big Data: Who, Why, and How (Infographic)

“Early adopters of Big Data analytics have gained a significant lead over the rest of the corporate world. Examining more than 400 large companies, we found that those with the most advanced analytics capabilities are outperforming competitors by wide margins.” … Continue reading

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What Will Make You a Big Data Leader?

  The IBM Institute for Business Value’s 2013 analytics survey surveyed 900 business and IT executives from 70 countries. “Leaders” (19% of the sample) were respondents self identified as “substantially outperforming their market or industry peers” in a question used by the IBM Institute for … Continue reading

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