The Evolution from PMML and PFA to Agnostic Scoring Engines

Ginger Phelps July 18, 2017

Before models can be placed into scoring engines and then into production, custom code has to be written for each model. This process is labor-intensive and often error-prone. After the model’s custom code is written, Data Scientists have to transport the model to IT.  

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AnalyticOps: Part 2 - What is an Analytic Anyway? cont.

Garrett Long May 19, 2016

or Is an “analytic” just a fancy term for a “business rule”? 

On Monday, I outlined my view of what makes “an analytic” and the jargon that goes along with it. I ended the post wondering whether “an analytic” is just another name for “business rules” that organizations tend to follow today. In my view, the main difference between the two, which might be no difference at all for a given situation, is that "analytics" are generally more complex mathematically and operate on a more general "feature space". This generalization allows rigorously developed techniques from statistics and applied mathematics to have a chance at being applied to a messy real world problem. 

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