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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Welcome Stu Bailey and Pete Foley

Katrina Morales April 22, 2016

Today I am happy to share a significant step forward for Open Data Group. Stu Bailey and Pete Foley will join ODG as CTO and CEO respectively. I will continue as Chairman and will also assume the role of Chief Data Scientist.

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