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Articles by Dr. Ramon Barquin

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Civic Education, Elections and Business Intelligence Summary
A large portion of American electorate is not actively participating in the election process in our country. Ramon Barquin urges all of us to get involved in a voter education project as we approach the midterm elections.

Topics: Business Intelligence

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06-24-2014
Bitcoin: Money and Government in the Virtual World Summary
Bitcoin, a virtual currency, is currently not issued, controlled or regulated by any government. Ramon Barquin says that may be changing as virtual currencies gain popularity.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Dr. Ramon Barquin | 0 comments
05-20-2014
Extracting Business Intelligence from Social Media Summary
Ashley Cruz and Ramon Barquin advise that creativity and innovation must be employed in order to obtain business intelligence from social media, particularly in countries that censor Internet data.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Dr. Ramon Barquin, Ashley Cruz | 0 comments
04-22-2014
Social Network Analysis, Metadata and Business Intelligence: Paul Revere’s Ride Revisited Summary
Dr. Barquin provides an interesting perspective on social network analysis by looking at Paul Revere's "connections."

Topics: Business Intelligence, Metadata, Social Media

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03-18-2014
The Olympics Again: At What Price this Time? Summary
Dr. Barquin looks at the good, the bad and the ugly of the current Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Topics: Business Intelligence

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02-10-2014
On Calendars, Calendrics and the New Year – 2014 Summary
With so many relying on digital calendars, Dr. Barquin reminds us that traditional calendars still have a role to play as they often convey important messages.

Topics: Business Intelligence

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01-21-2014
Business Intelligence from Censorship Summary
Dr. Barquin provides a glimpse into the activities of human rights violators who censor social media data and explains what opportunities this presents for BI and analytics professionals.

Topics: Business Intelligence

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12-17-2013
Business Intelligence Education and the Public Sector Summary
In this article, Dr. Barquin emphasizes the importance of properly trained BI professionals, especially in government agencies. He describes a program for addressing the basic needs of a new practitioner.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Data Mining and Statistical Analysis, Data Quality, Data Warehousing, Knowledge Management, Analytics, Visualization, Big data

by Dr. Ramon Barquin | 0 comments
11-19-2013
The Government is Shut Down: Should We Shut Down this Column? Summary
During events such as the current government shutdown, can business intelligence help? Dr. Ramon Barquin suggests it can play an important role.

Topics: Business Intelligence

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10-15-2013
The Federal CIO Council Gets Reorganized Summary
There's no specific mention of the role of business intelligence and analytics in the Federal CIO Council reorganization announcements, and Dr. Ramon Barquin says we'll have to watch as the reorganization progresses to see the role they will play.

Topics: Business Intelligence

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09-17-2013
Business Intelligence, Social Media and Social Protests Summary
Dr. Ramon Barquin suggests that because the use of social media dramatically increases preceding social protests, business intelligence practitioners should explore the use of social media data to develop predictive analytics around these events.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Dr. Ramon Barquin | 0 comments
08-20-2013
Business Intelligence, Secret Surveillance and Privacy Summary
The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board has finally held its first meeting with the full Board, almost 10 years after it was created. In this article, Dr. Barquin states that the Board members should have direct knowledge about privacy preserving tools and techniques, the use of encryption, approaches to de-identification and re-identification of data, theory of trusted systems, anonymization methodologies and other similar disciplines.

Topics: Business Intelligence

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07-18-2013
Grants Management in the Federal Government: The Role for Business Intelligence Summary
Business intelligence will play an important role as the federal government works to reform grant processes.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Dr. Ramon Barquin | 0 comments
06-20-2013
Of the People, By the People and For the People – Online Summary
Dr. Barquin looks at how collaboration and social media are changing the way citizens interact with their governments.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Dr. Ramon Barquin | 0 comments
05-15-2013
Federal Conferences and Business Intelligence Summary
Dr. Barquin looks at the benefits of in-person conferences and suggests that analytics and business intelligence should be used to develop best practices for government conferences.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Analytics

by Dr. Ramon Barquin | 0 comments
04-16-2013

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