Monthly Archives: January 2011

Undermined Predictive Analytics

Predictive Analytics is a combination of common sense and statistical prowess. At this time, most of the common sense is with humans and most of the statistical prowess is with machines. As technologies such as self-service data mining applications and … Continue reading

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Cluster to Find the Relevant Categorizations

Clustering entities in a project’s data mining domain is another of the more exploratory exercises I do for predictive analytics engagements. By “clustering”, I mean running the entities such as customers, products, or locations through the Cluster algorithm (at least … Continue reading

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Why Does a Lt. General Outrank a Major General?

Bear with me, this has to do with implementing Predictive Analytics within a Performance Management framework 🙂 A Lieutenant General has 3 stars whereas a Major General has only 2 stars. However a Major outranks a Lieutenant. The reason for this … Continue reading

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