Maturing Data Analytics… Starting with the Customers

I’m going to be blunt, most people don’t know what kind of analytics they want. It’s not uncommon for a data analyst to come across a customer believing they have a use case for “Predictive Analytics” when really what they’re asking for is “Diagnostic Analytics.” For example, a simple indicator that will flag the projects … More Maturing Data Analytics… Starting with the Customers

Beyond a Dashboard – Predictive Analytics for a Smarter Factory

Look for me at the upcoming Las Vegas TechEd Conference to learn more about using predictive analytics to empower its dashboard users with more than just descriptive statistics. Dashboards are undoubtedly great mediums for summarizing and drilling into data, but it can do more when applying predictive analytics and showing the users where to concentrate their attention on potential defects/opportunities. … More Beyond a Dashboard – Predictive Analytics for a Smarter Factory

Finding my Passion for Data Science

College, the good ole days. I think everyone eventually reminisces about their college years. Wanting to go back to when they didn’t have too many adult responsibilities, the constant opportunity to meet new friends, and of course…the parties. During my search for a college, I happen to come across UCSB’s Best Kept Secret, their Actuary Program. … More Finding my Passion for Data Science