Analytics Business Leaders Are A Scant Community – Why A Great Analytics Practitioner Will Not Always Be A Great Analytics Leader

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A considerable amount of current conversation in the area of data science and analytics focuses on the virtues of solving all the challenges that organizations face when using this new paradigm in the business world. There is also a lot of discussion around the technology-related issues that impact achieving data science and analytics goals. Continue reading

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The Rush for Artificial Intelligence in Silicon Valley ..is this here to stay ?

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For more than a decade, Silicon Valley’s technology investors and entrepreneurs obsessed over social media and mobile apps that helped people do things like find new friends, fetch a ride home or crowdsource a review of a product or a movie. Continue reading

Towards Personalized Medicine- Leveraging Patient Similarity and Drug Similarity Analytics

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In contrast to the one-size-fits-all medicine, personalized medicine aims to tailor treatment to the individual characteristics of each patient. This requires the ability to classify patients into subgroups with predictable response to a specific treatment. Continue reading

Investment Analytics for VCs and PE Firms

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In the venture capital world, it’s all about the “hits.” A hit is a startup that makes it big, returning many multiples of a venture fund’s initial investment. Hits are great for everyone—investors, entrepreneurs, job seekers—but the problem is they don’t happen very often. The  odds of a big hit are about one in 10. Continue reading