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3 Stages of Creating Smart

The technology is advancing at a pace that should enable any company to create “smart” products, things and spaces. But how does one go about actually creating smart? By William Schmarzo, Hitachi Vantara. comments “Tomorrow’s market winners will win...

A Winning Game Plan For Building Your Data Science Team

comments One of the most exciting challenges I have at Hitachi as the Vice-Chairmen of Hitachi’s “Data Science 部会” is to help lead the development Read more » By William Schmarzo, Hitachi Vantara. comments One of the most exciting challenges I have a...

The Big Data Game Board™

Move aside “Monopoly,” “Risk,” and “Snail Race!” Time to teach the youth of the world of an important, career-advancing game: how to leverage data and analytics to change your life! Introducing the “Big Data Game Board™”! By William Schmarzo, Hitachi...

Using Confusion Matrices to Quantify the Cost of Being Wrong

The terms ‘true condition’ (‘positive outcome’) and ‘predicted condition’ (‘negative outcome’) are used when discussing Confusion Matrices. This means that you need to understand the differences (and eventually the costs associated) with Type I and T...

Using the Economics Value Curve to Drive Digital Transformation

Optimizing a single objective, or a single point, is actually quite easy because there are no conflicting objectives. The real business challenge, and the source of much innovation, is trying to optimize a decision across multiple variables.  Let’s e...