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Articles by David Loshin

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Information Delivery Snags Create Big Data Bottleneck Summary
Big data analytics applications require high-performance data availability. Unfortunately, there’s one key part of many IT infrastructures that isn’t prepared to meet that challenge. (This article was included in a recent issue of our BI Trends + Strategies e-zine.)

Topics: Analytics, Big data

by David Loshin | 0 comments
12-10-2012
Personal Impacts of Personalization Summary
David Loshin looks at the impact of inferred personalization and questions whether it prevents presentation of fair and accurate information.

Topics: Analytics, Search

by David Loshin | 0 comments
11-29-2012
What Are They Doing with Big Data Technology? Summary
David Loshin looks at what can be learned from current big data applications and what can be surmised from unreported big data applications.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Predictive Analytics, Big data

by David Loshin | 0 comments
10-25-2012
Predictive Analytics: Classification Using Decision Trees Summary
In this article, David Loshin explains an analysis technique for predictive analytics.

Topics: Analytics, Predictive Analytics

by David Loshin | 0 comments
09-27-2012
Straightforward Analytics: Predictive Analytics, Correlation, Predisposition, and Some Risks Summary
When developing predictive models, David Loshin warns that care should be taken to ensure biases and risks are not affecting the results. He identifies several areas to watch.

Topics: Analytics

by David Loshin | 0 comments
08-30-2012
Reliable BI Data Requires Collaborative Approach Summary
What constitutes data quality when analyzing millions of daily transactions? Does trustworthy data mean “perfect” data? You might be surprised at the answers. (This article was included in a recent issue of our BI Trends + Strategies e-zine.)

Topics: Business Intelligence, Data Quality, Analytics, Data Governance, Data Stewardship
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by David Loshin | 0 comments
08-16-2012
Straightforward Analytics: Finding the Missing Customers Summary
In this article, David Loshin describes how to use analytics to identify potential customers and ensure that marketing and sales processes are more efficient. David also provides suggestions to lessen resistance to this type of analytics.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Query & Reporting

by David Loshin | 0 comments
07-26-2012
Straightforward Analytics Visualization: Charts, Graphs, Widgets Summary
David Loshin looks at the importance of information presentation methods and provides an overview of various ways to can present actionable knowledge.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Visualization, Business Analytics

by David Loshin | 1 comment
06-28-2012
Analyze Customer Profiles and Behavior for Better Decision Making Summary
Dave Loshin explains how anaylzing customer behavior and profiles helps you optimize your business decisions.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence

by David Loshin | 0 comments
05-24-2012
Data Models for Analytics Summary
David Loshin discusses data models for analytics and explains why a maintained table of facts - a dimensional model - is effective in a data warehouse.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Modeling and Design

by David Loshin | 0 comments
04-26-2012
Business Analytics: The Importance of Semantic Metadata Processes Summary
David Loshin explains that business analytics requires careful attention to well-defined processes for soliciting, capturing, and managing semantic and business metadata. Without these processes in place, the analytics results delivered to the organization may be confusing or inaccurate.

Topics: Analytics, Metadata

by David Loshin | 1 comment
03-29-2012
Business Benefits from Interactive Gaming and Big Data Analytics Summary
As interactive and/or collaborative gaming environments expand so do the opportunities for big data analytics that can provide business benefits. In this article, David Loshin describes 10 of these business opportunities.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Big data

by David Loshin | 0 comments
02-23-2012
Use Analytical Results to Drive Specific Process Improvement Summary
David Loshin explains how to use business analytics results to improve business processes and reap more benefits for your company.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Business Analytics

by David Loshin | 0 comments
01-25-2012
Business Intelligence and Analytics: Organizational Readiness to Overcome Barriers Impeding Success Summary
Despite a commitment to business intelligence and analytics, organizations often aren’t sufficiently prepared to ensure success. David Loshin describes the importance of organizational preparedness and suggests a plan for ensuring that your BI program will thrive.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Analytics

by David Loshin | 0 comments
12-22-2011
Driving Business Analytics with the Consideration of Success Criteria Summary
When analytics are used to make decisions, there is no way to know if a decision is good or bad if there are no defined success measures in place. In this article, David Loshin provides helpful tips for measuring decision quality.

Topics: Analytics

by David Loshin | 0 comments
12-01-2011

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