Predictive Analytics

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Predictive analytics applies statistical algorithms to prescribe (recommend) actions based on patterns in data that predict the behavior of customers, products, services, markets and other business outcomes.


BlogDespite all the hype over predictive analytics, we’re still very much in an environment “where data science cowboys operate in a wild west of innovation and deployment," notes one data science expert.
BlogLeveraging predictive analytics from various sources to bring speed efficiencies in all areas is an untapped opportunity. Here is my list of the top seven predictive analytics use cases for testing digital systems.
NewsHealth information exchange vendor Healthix is augmenting its data analytics services to include predictive analytics using a technology platform from HBI Solutions.
Want to get the best pay in the data analytics field? Here’s a rundown on 10 top jobs in the field and what you can expect to earn for your efforts.
There seems to be no end in sight when it comes to high demand for data professionals. But just how well an individual can cash in on that trend depends on their job experience, location, and acquired skills. This week we look at how all those factors impact the paycheck. Today we review the pay premiums being paid in 2016 for the top noncertified data skills.
Data professionals continue to be among the most in-demand in the job market, but what they earn -- or you should be paying -- depends on industry experience, location, technical skills, and contribution to the bottom line. This week we look at how data professionals can earn top dollar, depending on job focus, certifications earned, and skill concentrations. In part one we look at the top paying data certifications.
BlogExplanatory predictive modeling in search of cause and effect is pervasive in academics, but probably less so now in the business world where prediction or forecasting accuracy dominates.
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FeatureAttendees at last week’s Strata & Hadoop World conference had a lot on their minds when it comes to data management and data analytics, but one theme that emerged repeatedly was real-time processing.
FeatureBoston Consulting Group recently identified poor quality of Big Data as that “horseshoe nail” that could lose wars.
FeatureEssentially, user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA) brings statistic profiling and anomaly detection based on machine learning to security.
FeatureAt MassMutual’s data science lab, members of a developmental program work side by side with company veterans on complex analytics projects.
Last week research firm Gartner unveiled its picks for the Magic Quadrant of Top Business Intelligence and Data Analytics firms. It has followed that ranking up with its Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms. Here are the top firms in the “Leaders” and “Challengers” quadrants.
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