Author Archives: KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics

Allstate: Sr. Data Analytics Engineer

Analyze Telematics data, evaluate risk by measuring metrics related to the usage of the Telematics device Continue reading

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a media company (NYC): VP, Strategic Analytics, lead a team in data mining, modeling, testing, evaluation

Lead a team of highly qualified individuals in the areas of data mining, statistical modeling, segmentation, and in-market test design and evaluation. Continue reading

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KXEN InfiniteInsight 6 add Social Analytics, Self-service analytics for marketing

New features include Supercommunity Detection and Mega-hub detection. InfiniteInsight(tm) Genius makes predictive analytics available to marketing professionals. Continue reading

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IDC forecasts Big Growth for Big Data: market will grow at 40% annual rate.

IDC worldwide Big Data technology and services forecast says the market is expected to grow from $3.2 billion in 2010 to $16.9 billion in 2015. Storage is expected to grow most, at 61% CAGR. Continue reading

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Thomson Reuters Launches Social Media Sentiment Analysis

Machine Readable News service now delivers analytics on up to 50,000 news sites and four million social media sites to enhance trading strategies. Continue reading

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HRL Laboratories: Malibu, CA: Post Doc Research Staff – Social Media Analysis, Data Mining

apply statistical data analysis and text processing techniques to problems and applications in data mining. Continue reading

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KDnuggets 12:n06, Target was not wrong; Big data platforms; An explosion of Big data meetings

Latest analytics/data mining news, including Features (6) | Courses, Events (4) | Software (4) | Jobs (6) | Academic (3) | Competitions (2) | Meetings (5) | Publications (5) | NewsBriefs (3) | CFP (11) Continue reading

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Ventana Research Releases Predictive Analytics Benchmarks

Research finds growth of predictive analytics provides competitive advantage and increased profitability, but 1/3 of organizations are not satisfied with their deployment. Continue reading

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Data miners think Target was not wrong to use analytics to find pregnant women

Was Target wrong in using analytics to identify pregnant women from changes in their buying behavior ? Only 17% of data miners think so. Increased accuracy of big data analytics feels “creepy” when a big corporation knows too much about us. If unders… Continue reading

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Allstate: Cust. Experience, Data Analytics – Sr. Consultant: research and statistical analysis

Research and statistical analysis of customer experience, operational data to improve processes and customer experience Continue reading

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