Posted By: James Taylor | Posted On: 22nd January 2014 |
Last year I interested Andrea Scarso, CEO of MoneyFarm, about analytics. This was a hugely popular post so I thought I would continue the series this year by interviewing some other analytic practitioners. The first in this continuing series is an interview with Tracy Allison Altman, co-founder of Ugly Research. Ugly Research are developing PepperSlice, an analytics application for explaining recommendations to decision makers. She’s on Twitter @EvidenceSoup, blogs at EvidenceSoup.com and you can read about her work at Ugly Research.
What’s your background, how did you come to be working in analytics?
I started out as an engineer, evaluating oil and gas investment decisions. This sparked my interest in data and analytical methods, so I got a Master’s (Computer Science concentration) and then a PhD in Pub
Posted By: James Taylor | Posted On: 15th October 2013 |
I am participating in a panel “Decisions from a Business Perspective” at 3:20pm on Thursday at this years Building Business Capabilities conference in Las Vegas This first-ever industry panel on decisions as part of business capability will feature the foremost world experts in the field. Each panelist will give a 5-minute position statement, followed by […]
Posted By: James Taylor | Posted On: 31st July 2013 |
I recently caught up with Andrea Scarso, co-founder and COO of MoneyFarm. MoneyFarm is a startup whose target is to modernize and democratize the European panorama of retail investment services, leveraging the opportunities offered by the web and by process automation. Andrea designed the main decisioning processes. What’s your background, how did you come to be working in analytics? […]
Posted By: James Taylor | Posted On: 24th October 2012 |
The purpose of business analysis is to accurately describe the requirements for an information system (more or less). Business Analysts use a variety of techniques to do this. They use techniques designed to help them find out what is required, to elicit the requirements, and they use techniques to describe and model those requirements in […]