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Data science as an experimental process: unsupervised and supervised learning

August 17, 2013

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Data Science

As a companion to my recent post “Correlation versus Causation: The Science, Art, and Magic of Experimental Design”, I wanted to offer a more technical exposition concerning data science approaches to focused causal model development. A fundamental question faced by business analytics professionals and data scientists is whether they have a working correlative and causal […]

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Taming the analytics hydra with an Analytics Center of Excellence (ACE)

January 4, 2013

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hydra

Managing analytics, organizationally, has the aspect of a hydra, the ancient Greek mythological dragon which Hercules slew.  For each head Hercules dispatched, two more burst forth; only by cauterizing the severed heads and focusing on the body, was Hercules able to best the beast.  Whether or not the ancient Greeks were dispensing on the problem of […]

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