Editor’s note: Sports data analysis means something in sports such as baseball. This is where data and performance come together which is why it is an area worth following. How long before other sectors follow?
Browsing: big data
Last week Tim Harford, author of The Undercover Economist, wrote a lengthy article on big…
Editor’s note: Tim Harford on the problems that beset us when using data sets ie the all-important biases that lurk beneath the numbers.
Editor’s note: Indepth article on big data and the use of data science to help make better predictions and the implications of data science from a business and research standpoint.
Editor’s note: A look outside of L&D and into the world of machine learning and data science in journalism. This provides a picture of how other sectors are using data science.
Editor’s note: Great piece on performance and big data and why organisations need to factor in qualitative data to ensure the quirks and realities of human behaviour are captured and related to performance.
How data has powered management performance at Google.
Editor’s note: With all the hype and excitement around big data, it is useful – and necessary – to think about the downsides. Some interesting points here.
Editor’s note: Two big data reads today which look at how different sectors are being transformed through data. Look what’s on the cards for car insurers . . .
Editor’s note: Look at how life insurance companies will be using big data to transform the way they do business. Useful insights on the potential for big data.
Unilever has put all its people data in one place so that 100,000 users can…
Editor’s note: Facebook’s data-science team teases out who is romantically involved with whom by examining link structures.
Editor’s note: Despite the fact the majority of organisations are investing in data analytics tools, this research by Bersin found that only 4% of companies have achieved the capability to perform “predictive analytics” about their workforce.
Editor’s note: Think about the relationships between data and what they tells you, not just about the amount of data you collect.
Ten stats on five mega trends in IT: mobile, social, cloud, apps and big data.…