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Data Science Buzzword Bingo

File this under the "Fun" category (or perhaps "sarcasm").  If you are not familiar with the Buzzword Bingo game, you can read about it here. The next time you sit through a vendor's pitch, or a speech from senior management, print…

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Until We Have Quantum Computers for Data Science

For analytics professionals there was a time where model building decisions were nearly entirely related to methodology and algorithm selection.  These decisions also informed the choice of software to use. Today, the availability of algorithms and software has exploded, making choice…

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Competing on Analytics: Ten-year Update Published

It has been ten years since Tom Davenport, one of the leaders of First Analytics, along with Jeanne Harris, published the seminal book, Competing on Analytics.  It is credited for initiating the serious adoption of analytics by businesses.   Tom says…

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Why Your Analytics of Things Aspirations Will Fail

Yes, everybody’s talking about analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT).  A recent Gartner hype cycle places the “Internet of Things” squarely at the top of the so-called “peak of inflated expectations.”  Nearby, just a little down the slope on either side,…

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Eight Data And Analytics Capabilities You’ll Need For The IoT

 Originally published by Tom Davenport in Teradata Perspectives at Forbes.com There is widespread agreement that the Internet of Things will be a transformative factor in the business use of information. The prospect of billions of connected devices promises to transform home activities, transportation,…

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