Understanding Natural Growth: Why We Should Be Using the Logistic Function to Model Covid-19 Very few things in living systems grow in straight lines. They tend to follow growth patterns that accelerate and then decelerate.
I recently attended another overview of machine learning and analytics, but this time it was at my business school’s reunion and delivered by one of the most prominent thought leaders in the world of analytics.
We are thrilled to announce that Dan Vlamis and Tim Vlamis will be presenting at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco October 1-5, 2017. This year presentations include: Using Ravello in the Cloud as a Customer
Advanced Analytics Projects are Atypical Successful projects using data mining algorithms often have returns that are well above normal business Returns on Investment. 200%, 500% or even 1000%+ ROIs are not unheard of. So why
Using the Oracle Database for an Analytic Warehouse Dan and Tim Vlamis, Vlamis Software Solutions, Inc. November 10, 2016 Introduction: Data Warehouses have evolved since their heydays in the 1980s. Many people have given up
I am fascinated by the Pokemon Go phenomenon and am amazed by the success of a release of a game 5 days ago or so. According to Forbes, Pokemon Go is on pace to surpass
The four realms of analytics: descriptive analytics, predictive analytics, prescriptive analytics, and diagnostic analytics can be organized along a dimension from rules-based to probability-based and the dimension of time (past and future). This simple two-by-two matrix offers a powerful framework for organizing and describing the differences between analytical processes. While the four realms are often cited, they seldom appear without there being considerable confusion in understanding the distinctions between them. Rather than relying on dictionary definitions and unspecified connotations, this simple framework is offered as a way to communicate different types of analytics to lay audiences.
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