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RAI Stone Group Launches Predictive Analytics System for Financial Services Providers

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RAI Stone Analytics announced the launch of its new analytics software for financial service providers, enabling them to harness the power of big data to develop successful growth strategies for small business clients in record time.

The Science Behind Big Data

Eric Haller Experian

In this special guest feature, Eric Haller executive vice-president of Experian’s global DataLabs offers his perspectives on the growing demand for data scientists.

Accenture and Duke University Collaborate on Analytics Research

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Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Duke University have formed an alliance focused on jointly developing new advanced analytics solutions to address real-world, client-specific business challenges. The Accenture and Duke University Analytics Research Program will have an initial focus on health management research.

SAS® Visual Analytics helps CrescentCare Measure Results in Fight Against HIV

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CrescentCare recently turned to SAS Visual Analytics software for data exploration, interactive reporting and analytics, with plans to create an interactive executive dashboard showing key insights in the local fight against HIV.

Video: Fast, Beautiful and Easy Bayesian Modeling

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“There are a number of Bayesian modelling packages available, but how do you know which one to use? This talk will take you through the positives and negatives of the major packages, focusing on the specifics of my work in health statistics, as well as providing a general overview of what these packages can do.”

Insilico Medicine to Utilize Deep Learning for Drug Repurposing and Discovery in Cancer and Age-Related Disease

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Insilico Medicine, a bioinformatics company dedicated to drug discovery for cancer and aging, has launched its proprietary DeepPharma (TM) platform. DeepPharma utilizes the latest advances in deep learning to improve computer analysis of massive structured multi-omics data banks and millions of tissue-specific pathway activation profiles.

Video: Data-driven Education and the Quantified Student

Lorena Barba, George Washington University

In this video from the PyData Seattle Conference, Lorena Barba from George Washington University presents: Data-driven Education and the Quantified Student. “Education has seen the rise of a new trend in the last few years: Learning Analytics. This talk will weave through the complex interacting issues and concerns involving learning analytics, at a high level. The goal is to whet the appetite and motivate reflection on how data scientists can work with educators and learning scientists in this swelling field.”

Cardinal Health: Improving Sales Performance with Data Blending & Advanced Analytics

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In the presentation below, the Nuclear Pharmaceutical Services division of Cardinal Health uses Alteryx to combine data from Salesforce.com, an Access Database, an Excel spreadsheet, and Teradata; then performs time series forecasting before writing the data back to a Teradata Datalab.

Big Data in Biosciences and Health Care is Focus of New UCLA Research Center

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A new research institute at UCLA may eventually provide doctors with tools to more accurately tailor medicines for individual patients, which could both improve quality of care and minimize the side effects associated with today’s medicine.

Adler Planetarium Uses Attendance Data to Visualize and Enhance Visitor Experience

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Adler Planetarium enlisted the help of Chicago-based Inquidia Consulting, a leading data engineering and data science firm to select and build an advanced data management and visualization platform