Posts by Scott Etkin:


How to Improve Machine Learning: Tricks and Tips for Feature Engineering

by   |   July 19, 2016   |   1 Comment

In this first of a four-part series, CleverTap’s Jacob Joseph discusses popular feature engineering techniques for improving the output of predictive modeling and machine learning. Read More…


Analytics Success Depends on People, Organizational Change

by   |   July 18, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Ernst & Young’s Chris Mazzei and Gaurav Gupta discuss the human element of data analytics and the organizational changes that a company must make for an analytics initiative to realize its full potential. Read More…


The Impact of the Internet of Things in 2026

by   |   July 15, 2016   |   Leave a comment

The nascent Internet of Things is already having a dramatic effect on our personal and professional lives. Sridhar Iyengar of ManageEngine considers what that effect will look like 10 years from now. Read More…


Graph Databases See Growth in Business Applications, Adoption

by   |   July 14, 2016   |   Leave a comment

In this opinion piece, Robin Schumacher of Products, DataStax discusses various applications for graph databases and their growing popularity. Read More…


How to Balance Data Security with Opportunity

by   |   July 14, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Geotab CEO Neil Cawse uses the example of vehicle diagnostic data to illustrate how to ensure effective data security without limiting the many opportunities that data can provide. Read More…


HR executives are looking to analytics to help them make an impact in the boardroom. Photo by Shell Vacations Hospitality via Flickr.

Make a Big Impact with Big Data: 5 Lessons for Leaders

by   |   July 13, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Deb Henretta, Sandy Ogg, and David Niles argue that successful data analytics initiatives begin with strong leadership. They also present tips for executives and examples of companies seeing results from integrating analytics into their operations. Read More…


IT Organizations: The Shoemaker’s Analytical Children

by   |   July 13, 2016   |   1 Comment

Tom Davenport argues that it is past time for IT operations to begin applying to themselves the same analytics that they deliver to their organizations. Read More…


8 Business Process Analytics Every Manager Should Know

by   |   July 12, 2016   |   3 Comments

Bernard Marr identifies operational analytics that can improve your business and offers tips for how to maximize the benefits of each. Read More…


Find Business Value in the Maturing Internet of Things

by   |   July 11, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Infore CEO Kishore Kumar explains how to identify the most relevant and actionable information for your business from within the deluge of data from the growing Internet of Things. Read More…


Through the Healthcare Industry, a Look at Digital Transformation

by   |   July 8, 2016   |   1 Comment

ABBYY USA CEO Dean Tang discusses the healthcare industry’s transition to electronic medical records, offering tips and lessons that can be applied across industry and to any organization making a digital transformation. Read More…