Tag - People

Big Data Desperately Needs Transparency

If Big Data is to realize its potential, people need to understand what it is capable of, what information is out there and where every piece of data comes from. Without such transparency and understanding, it will be difficult to persuade people to...

The Industries That Can Benefit Most From Predictive Analytics

Predictive analytics are useful for doing all those things and more, and could increase the overall competitiveness of individual companies or entire sectors. comments By Kayla Matthews, Productivity Bytes Predictive analytics is the process of using...

Want to learn how to make maps in R?

(This article was first published on R – AriLamstein.com, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Once upon a time I wrote an open source package that makes it easy to create choropleth maps in R. I called the package choroplethr. Then I created a free...

What if that pretty chart is just plain wrong?

As businesses grow, the tools and technologies they rely on must either evolve with them, or be replaced. Tools that worked for a team of 10 may no longer for a team of 50 or more. What if that pretty chart is just plain wrong? Webinar: Tuesday, June...