Forrester Study Highlights Mobile Analytics Failings zite.to/15Q3Qgd
Democratizing Data Analysis And Business Intelligence Has Risk zite.to/13mfNrD
New Poll: Analytics/DM Salary? zite.to/X2zYYR
There’s a new company specializing in providing analytics specific for games – gameanalytics.com. It’s a set of tools that game developers can use to keep track of exactly how people are playing their games and that can then be used to improved the gameplay or marketing of the game. Where do players experience problems? What do they do? How long does it take them? Check out the techcrunch article
The B-Eye Network has a great post on the strategy to move your organization from reactive analytics to predictive analytics. Typically organizations start at one end of the spectrum with basic reporting and then some move to more predictive/real-time capabilities over time.
As the time comes to fill in your brackets and pick your teams for the NCAA basketball tournament, Wired Magazine takes an analytical look into how things might shake out. They’ve even got a spreadsheet.
Here’s a new tool of interest for R users. Check out RStudio.
RStudio™ is a new integrated development environment (IDE) for R. RStudio combines an intuitive user interface with powerful coding tools to help you get the most out of R. RStudio brings together everything you need to be productive with R in a single, customizable environment. Its intuitive interface and powerful coding tools help you get work done faster.
And here are some comments from Flowing Data.
And here is the Techcrunch commentary.
According to DBMS2, there are six useful things you can do with analytic technology:
* You can make an immediate decision.
* You can plan in support of future decisions.
* You can research, investigate, and analyze in support of future decisions.
* You can monitor what’s going on, to see when it necessary to decide, plan, or investigate.
* You can communicate, to help other people and organizations do these same things.
* You can provide support, in technology or data gathering, for one of the other functions.
Read the DBMS2 article for more info.