Big Data

Decision Management #decisionmgt Buzz 10/8/2012

It was great to see the FICO Decision Management Awards announced on October 1, 2012. These rewards recognize outstanding use of predictive analytics and decision management technology. Congratulations to Fiserv, Interbank, President’s Choice Bank and Universal American. James was a member of the selection panel. In the Twittersphere, Brian McDonough ‏(@briantheanalyst) at #OOW12 tweeted “Oracle RTD sessions […]

Analytics and ending the tyranny of the anecdotal

I was chatting with our VP of business development today and she shared a great phrase that she had heard recently – “the tyranny of the anecdotal.” This refers, of course, to the terrible tendency of people to use anecdotes and stories to make decisions. The regrettable tendency for a doctor to ignore data about […]

Webinar: Business Design for the big-data driven, social and mobile Consumer: A Decision Management Approach

Tuesday, October 16 at 10am Pacific, 1pm Eastern Register here Gagan Saxena, our VP Consulting, is giving a webinar on “Business Design for the big-data driven, social and mobile Consumer: A Decision Management Approach” at 10am Pacific/1pm Eastern on October 16th. Redesign your business for the big-data driven, social and mobile consumer. Attendees will be […]

Web Class Reminder: Using Predictive Analytics to Put Big-Data to Work in Little Decisions

A quick reminder that today at 11:00 am Pacific James will be giving a web class as part of “Seven Days of Executive Education”, 7DEE, on “Using Predictive Analytics to Put Big-Data to Work in Little Decisions.”   Here is the web class description: The power of predictive analytics and big-data lies, perhaps paradoxically, in an […]