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Insurers still struggle with predictive analytics: Study

LAS VEGAS -- The use of anti-fraud technology by insurers in North America is on the rise. However, many companies...

October 22nd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Site lets you SOS for SAS experts

Hunting for an expert in SAS Institute applications to fill a post in an organization should be easy: By one estimate...

June 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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SAS expands availability of software for students

When there’s an IT skills shortage in a particular area organizations have only a few options: Hope a person with...

March 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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The need for big data ethics

Proponents of big data boast of the huge benefits that analyzing large data sets can bring to organizations. There’s no...

December 9th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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Privacy protection in big data still a big concern

Protection of personal identifiable information (PII) in big data deployments remains a big concern because current technology designed to protect...

December 8th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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Blending the three approaches to big data analytics

In developing an effective big data analytics projects, decision makers need to use a blend of three major techniques to...

December 1st, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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Big data among most overused buzzwords of 2013

“Selfie” may have been named Oxford Dictionary's word of the year, but the term big data is in the running...

November 29th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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Sequencing material genome with big data

Twenty years. That’s the average amount of time it takes to create new materials that may hold some game changing...

November 24th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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Avoid these big mistakes with big data

All too often some companies make big mistakes with their big data implementation. When this happens, clumsy analytics, bad data...

November 24th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano