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Predictive Analytics World for Government: Feedback

Posted on Nov 11th, 2011 - By Sandro Saitta - 0 Comments

I was at PAW Gov in Washington D.C. on September 12th and 13th and it was just great! Let’s start with the people. It was a pleasure for me to…

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Data sampling for association rule mining

Posted on Nov 18th, 2011 - By Sandro Saitta - 0 Comments

In certain situations, the data miner has to perform sampling on the dataset before applying any algorithm. The main reason being too many data to…

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BAQMaR 2011: Feedback

Posted on Dec 14th, 2011 - By Sandro Saitta - 0 Comments

I presented at BAQMaR 2011 Creative Ways Conference in Ghent (Belgium) last week. The conference was about marketing research and marketing…

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Data mining readings

Posted on Dec 20th, 2011 - By Sandro Saitta - 0 Comments

Here are a few interesting readings I have come across recently: Where to Begin with Predictive Analytics: James Taylor explains that a single…

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Data Mining Research in 2011

Posted on Dec 27th, 2011 - By Sandro Saitta - 0 Comments

I would like to thanks readers, subscribers and advertisers on Data Mining Research for 2011. Just a little bit of blog statistics for Data Mining…

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New data mining blogs

Posted on Jan 8th, 2012 - By Sandro Saitta - 0 Comments

It is my pleasure to welcome two new data mining blogs in the data mining blogosphere. I have of course added them to the data mining big list of…

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Data Mining Book Review: Decision Management Systems

Posted on Jan 16th, 2012 - By Sandro Saitta - 0 Comments

I recently read the last book from James Taylor, Decision Management Systems: A Practical Guide to Using Business Rules and Predictive Analytics. As…

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Data Mining Guest Post: Eric Greenwood

Posted on Jan 25th, 2012 - By Sandro Saitta - 0 Comments

Today, Eric Greenwood, expert in data storage, is our guest blogger on Data Mining Research. Thanks for his post and feel free to comment about his…

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Analytics and Data Science Reports

Posted on Feb 5th, 2012 - By Sandro Saitta - 0 Comments

I would like to share with you two reports regarding analytics that I read recently. The first one is Intelligence for Everyone: Transforming…

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Selling Data Mining to Management

Posted on Feb 19th, 2012 - By Sandro Saitta - 0 Comments

Preparing data and building data mining models are two very well documented steps of analytics projects. However, whatever interesting your results…

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Data Mining Book Review: Handbook of Statistical Analysis and Data Mining Applications

Posted on Mar 10th, 2012 - By Sandro Saitta - 0 Comments

The book from Robert Nisbet, John Elder and Gary Miner is a fresh addition to any data miner library. First surprise: the book is in full colors with…

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Top news, Mar 4-10: Target was not wrong; Infochimps Big Data Platform; Thomson Sentiment Analysis

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

Data miners think Target was not wrong; Infochimps Platform for Big Data; Thomson Reuters Sentiment Analysis Service Top jobs: Post Doc - Social…

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Akamai: Summer 2012 Internship, Computational advertising, empirical machine learning/statistics

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

Summer 2012 internships with Computational advertising team, for creative students with a solid empirical machine learning/statistics…

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Summer School on Privacy-aware Social Mining, Switzerland, 1-6 July 2012

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

How to discover the patterns and models of social complexity from the digital traces of our life, in a privacy preserving way. The school is for…

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Rutgers: Postdoc, Analysis of Large Data Sets

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

The ideal candidate will have a scholarly understanding of communication and social networks, and be comfortable with methods utilized in the…

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Hilary Mason, Chief Scientist of bit.ly, on how to find good uses for BigData

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

challenges and lessons trying derive meaningful uses from Big data that flows through bit.ly, including philosophy of analyzing time-series data, and…

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Paypal: Data Scientist: design, prototyping for analyzing large-scale PayPal data and text.

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

Strong training/experience in machine learning, data mining, and text analysis. Lead the algorithm design and prototyping for analyzing large-scale…

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NICTA Research Laboratory (Melbourne, Australia): Researcher in Biomedical Text and Data Mining

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

Our projects address biomedical data analysis through data integration, with a specific focus on using information in textual resources, and cross…

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Thomson Reuters Launches Social Media Sentiment Analysis

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

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

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SAS(r) offers access to Hadoop, extends many features to support Hadoop deployments

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

New integration option is keystone of SAS information management, enterprise analytics…

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

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

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.…

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PayPal: Dir. Operational Analytics, manage Credit Operations data team; set goals, analytic framework

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. Manage PayPal Credit Operations data team including providing goal setting, analytic…

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

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

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

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This free whitepaper from our partners at IBM looks at risks of using spreadsheets for statistical analysis

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

Are spreadsheets more hindrance than help in data analysis? Download this free white paper from our partners at IBM to learn more, including: why…

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

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

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

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KDnuggets is a top site for AnalyticBridge users

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

According to recent analysis by Vincent Granville, KDnuggets.com remains #1 favorite site for AnalyticBridge…

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Spotfire Predictive Analytics Q & A with Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

I recently answered several interesting questions from Amanda Brandon (Tibco Spotfire) about Sherlock Holmes, Data Science, and Predictive…

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DHS 2011 Data Mining Report to Congress Released

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

This is the sixth comprehensive DHS Data Mining Report to Congress which discusses the use of data mining technology in Federal…

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Allstate: Sr. Data Analytics Engineer

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

Analyze Telematics data, evaluate risk by measuring metrics related to the usage of the Telematics…

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DATA MINING CUP 2012 is a competition for students.

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

DATA MINING CUP 2012 is addressed to students. Both data mining tasks are focused on price decisions in online shops, and a second part can be…

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

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

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

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Tom Wolfer interviews Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro on KDnuggets, Social Media

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

Tom Wolfer asked me what is KDnuggets, who has to subscribe to it, what are the popular section, how do I choose polls, and…

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Ventana Research Releases Predictive Analytics Benchmarks

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

Research finds growth of predictive analytics provides competitive advantage and increased profitability, but 1/3 of organizations are not satisfied…

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

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

apply statistical data analysis and text processing techniques to problems and applications in data…

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

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

Latest analytics/data mining news, including Features (6) | Courses, Events (4) | Software (4) | Jobs (6) | Academic (3) | Competitions (2) |…

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

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

Was Target wrong in using analytics to identify pregnant women from changes in their buying behavior ? Only 17% of data miners think so. Increased…

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Analytical Modeling Scientist at SAS, San Diego: financial analytics, fraud detection, security

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

Analyze customer data and build high-end analytical models for solving high-value business problems, such as credit card fraud, credit risk, network…

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Get results with SAS data mining courses

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

The SAS Business Knowledge Series hosts a variety of courses appropriate for all levels of data miners. Spring classes are filling quickly; register…

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Gartner Business Intelligence (BI) Summit, Apr 2-4, Los Angeles, special offer for KDnuggets readers

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

Gartner Business Intelligence Summit, which delivers the analytics and insight your business needs. BI and analytics is the No. 1 technology priority…

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Sentiment Analysis for Business, Finance, and Social Media, May 8, New York

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

The Symposium bridges technology and business in one of the most exciting applications to emerge in recent years: software that discovers business…

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Nielsen: Analyst/Consultant, develop models, consult to senior and mid-level management.

Posted on Mar 13th, 2012 - By KDnuggets: Data Mining and Analytics - 0 Comments

Develop marketing mix and other statistical models, consult to management to quantify what drives sales and use the results to increase market share,…

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