Justice report finds secretive FBI data mining widespread

Justice report finds secretive FBI data mining widespread

The FBI is using data mining programs to track everyone from potential terrorists to individuals who file fraudulent automobile insurance...

July 15th, 2007 Jaikumar Vijayan

TD Meloche Monnex tries SAS BI for smarter decision-making

TD Meloche Monnex tries SAS BI for smarter decision-making

Canadian home and auto insurance provider, TD Meloche Monnex (TMM) seeks to use business intelligence (BI) technology to speed up...

June 20th, 2007

Data mining needs oversight, says U.S. Senate

Data mining needs oversight, says U.S. Senate

Dozens of government data-mining programs collect private data about Americans with few civil liberties safeguards and some violate U.S. law,...

January 10th, 2007 Grant Gross

Business Intelligence – Taking the sting out of forecasting

Business Intelligence – Taking the sting out of forecasting

“I Go to Extremes,” is the title of a 1989 Billy Joel hit. It also describes something Thomas Tileston can...

October 31st, 2006 Joaquim P. Menezes

Two technologies and a forecast

Two technologies and a forecast

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLE "I Go to Extremes," is the title of a 1989 Billy Joel hit. It also describes...

June 17th, 2006 Joaquim P. Menezes

Fighting HIV with anti-spam tools

Fighting HIV with anti-spam tools

Spam-filtering technology may soon save millions of lives, thanks to the technology’s potential use in developing a vaccine to fight...

May 25th, 2005 Mari-Len De Guzman

SAS Enterprise Miner 5.1 digs into data

SAS Enterprise Miner 5.1 digs into data

A vital but rare skill among technology management teams is the ability to prepare and apply tools that help an...

January 20th, 2005 Jeff Angus

IBM to unveil next version of WebSphere Commerce

IBM to unveil next version of WebSphere Commerce

At the end of April WebSphere Commerce, IBM Corp. will formally announce Version 5.6, an upgrade to its e-commerce platform...

April 11th, 2004 Ed Scannell

Data analytics maps outer space

Data analytics maps outer space

While many observers of the night sky gaze upward to simply enjoy the stars, Sam Roweis, assistant professor of computer...

December 11th, 2003 Patricia Pickett