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The Best States for Data Innovation:


Across the United States, data scientists, civic leaders, educators, and business leaders are laying the groundwork for using data to grow the economy and address a range of societal challenges. This ...


Today's TED Talk - The human insights missing from big data:


Why do so many companies make bad decisions, even with access to unprecedented amounts of data? With stories from Nokia to Netflix to the oracles of ancient Greece, Tricia Wang demystifies big data and ...


Data Scientists Automated and Unemployed by 2025 - Update!:


Summary: A year ago we wrote about the emergence of fully automated predictive analytic platforms including some with true One-Click Data-In Model-Out capability. We revisited the five contenders from ...


Podcast - Why the Internet Knows Us Better Than We Know Ourselves:


In this digitally connected era, all of us produce enormous numbers of data points every day. What we search. How we search it. What we buy, and what we read. What we like and dislike, whom we chose to ...


University of Montana students head to Vegas for business analytics:


University of Montana students Brandon Staggs and David Brewer spent a week in Las Vegas, where they, err, did a lot of homework. True story. They didn't party or swim. "We didn't even have ...


Celebration And Showcase Of The First Cohort Of UM's New Master's Of Science In Business Analytics, 4/26, Missoula:


Jakki Mohr and I invite you to a celebration and showcase of the first cohort of UM's new Master's of Science in Business Analytics, Wednesday, April 26, from 5:30-7:30 at the Garlington Lohn & Robinson ...


The End of Business Intelligence:


"Imagine a new world, when you as a decision-maker start your day not with dashboards, but a simple summarized report of what is happening in your business that requires your attention. Those handfuls ...


6 Must-Haves for Your Data Science Resume:


With all of the recent talk and tech articles about how hot data scientists are in the job market, many data pros in a job now might be getting a bit restless. But technologists that have been out ...


Informational Session On Data Analytics, 3/14, Missoula, Montana:


In order to train future leaders in data analytics, the University of Montana has a relatively new degree program, a one-year Master's of Science in Business Analytics. The field of data analytics ...


Today's TED Talk - Why we're so bad at statistics:


Think you're good at guessing stats? Guess again. Whether we consider ourselves math people or not, our ability to understand and work with numbers is terribly limited, says data visualization expert ...


A Forum On Marketing Analytics University Of Montana, 6/8-9, Missoula MT:


SAVE THE DATE! June 8-9, 2017 The Quest continues ... You won't want to miss this 2nd annual, uniquely Montana event that brings data users and decision makers together to learn, network, and address ...


The Best Data Scientists Get Out and Talk to People:


You can be a good data scientist by sitting at your computer. After all, the job description involves poring through huge quantities of often disparate data to find insights that may prove helpful in ...


Why our efficient minds make so many bad errors - "The Undoing Project":




The age of analytics: Competing in a data-driven world:


Big data's potential just keeps growing. Taking full advantage means companies must incorporate analytics into their strategic vision and use it to make better, faster decisions. By Nicolaus Henke, ...


Using agile to accelerate your data transformation:


Data-management issues can undermine companies' ability to create value from analytics. Some businesses are using agile principles to make sure data are available when and where they are needed. By ...


Michael Lewis and “The Undoing Project”: Why gut instincts are often wrong CBS Sunday Morning Interview:


Do we base our big decisions on reason and logic, or on our gut? It’s a question underlying the fine print in the newest book by bestselling author Michael Lewis. He’s been talking with our John Blackstone: Michael ...


Peter Coffee, VP For Strategic Research, Salesforce From Mass To Force: Finding Value And Direction In Big Data, 12/9, Missoula :


Collection and analysis of massive data streams is today's prologue to tomorrow's disruptions. Social media have rapidly evolved from recreational novelty to strategic tool, yielding insights ...


Q&A with Stanford statistics Professor Susan Holmes: Statistics in the era of big data:


I make all my students learn biology as well as they learn statistics. And the biologists I work with, they have to take courses where they're learning statistics. We have to have an integrated bridge ...


You Don't Need Big Data -- You Need the Right Data:




How Bees Explain Big Data:


FIELDS OF SUNFLOWERS STRETCH AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE. Stacks of white boxes are tucked neatly amidst a small grove of trees. The boxes are the homes of bees, the extraordinary winged creatures responsible ...


How To Become A Cybersecurity Entrepreneur In A Crowded Market:




This resource can help farmers navigate data management:




Data Analytics and Machine Learning: Driving Speed to Insight:




How Customer Analytics Is Speeding the Cure for Parkinson's:


"Suddenly overnight we were able to have, on our desktops and our mobile devices, real-time automated reports. It was game-changing for senior management." -Emily Moyer, senior vice president of marketing ...


6 Illusions Execs Have About Big Data:




When using data in education, remember monkey sex:


For schools and districts looking to big data, never has the time to invest in its study (data science) or in very skilled data analysts been more critical. Within three very specific anecdotal stories, ...


Big data is not actually about the data:


"Big data is not actually about the data. The revolution is not that there's more data available. The revolution is that we know what to do with it now. That's really the amazing thing." Gary King Full ...


How Public Utilities Can Turn Information Silos into Information Grids:


When the Electric Power Board (EPB) in Chattanooga, Te nn ., started thinking about its long-range vision, the publicly owned utility quickly realized it wanted a power distribution system that ...


Forbes Insights: Betting on Big Data:


t he time is ripe for big data and analytics initiatives to pull leaders ahead of the pack. n ew and varied sources of data, including weblogs, sensors and social media streams, are weaving their ...


Insurance Companies Missing Out on Big Data's Value:


Only a small percentage of insurance companies are all in on big data, according to a recent study released by tech strategy research firm Novarica. Insurers widely recognize big data as the future ...

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