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Prescriptive Analytics in Social Media: Optimize Your Processes

May 21, 2013 by Dr. Angela Hausman

Many businesses face problems that require them to optimize their processes given constraints faced. Prescriptive analytics help you allocate scares resources, optimize market outcomes or limit risks.[read more]


Social Media Today's Exclusive Interview with Dr. Eric Siegel

April 29, 2013 by MJ Wesner

Predictive analytics whiz: Dr. Eric Siegel

In this Social Media Today exclusive interview, Henry Spethmann speaks with Dr. Eric Siegel, founder of Predictive Analytics World, about what predictive analytics is and how it can be applied to a number of different disciplines, including business and sales.[read more]

The Social Data Deluge: How to Convert Customer Data into Useful Predictions? | Webinar Replay

March 19, 2013 by Kelsey Arnold

Sponsored by Through today's technology, your business likely has increasing access to information about how customers and potential ones behave, especially online - consuming media, interacting with friends,...[read more]

Analysing Digital-Analytics - Dissecting Data Streams

July 6, 2012 by Siddharth Venkataraman

This is a brief but helpful review of social media data analysis and the digital elements that feed into it.[read more]

How Predictive Can Social Media Analytics Get?

November 4, 2010 by Alexandra Cojocaru

We use social media as a barometer of our social footprint. It shows us where we stand: what’s our impact on social networks, who do we influence as a voice, how are we being talked about. And that’s extremely useful because we do need to know our current position to build for the future. But couldn’t social conversations be used as a...[read more]

Twitter Analytics : Which usage behavior attracts many followers?

May 5, 2009 by Themos Kalafatis

This is the first part of a series of posts where Data Mining and Text Mining will be applied to extract potentially useful facts about the usage of Twitter and to draw some conclusions such as what makes a Twitter account interesting enough to other users.The conclusions that will be presented here are from the analysis of 3651 Twitter...[read more]

The big big Analytics Conference

February 18, 2009 by Ajay Ohri

The Predictive Analytics Conference ( ) starts today in Hotel Nikko ,San Francisco . A whole who's who of analytics experts is gathering there including SAS,SPSS ,SAP, Click Forensics ,Acxiom ,Amazon, Google and a big R user conference as well. It is really really huge so stay tuned for some...[read more]

Data Mining: Gluttony or Grail?

May 21, 2008 by Lindy Dreyer

I recently went with Maddie "Get the data, then throw it out!" Grant to an ASAE Technology Idea Swap on data mining. Several folks from inside ASAE were there showing off their new predictive modeling software package, Clementine. Predictive analytics, in my mind, is like the holy grail of data mining—it becomes an obsession for those...[read more]