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Knowledge Discovery, Transfer, and Management in the Information Age

Knowledge Discovery, Transfer, and Management in the Information Age

By: Murray Jennex

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 05-APR-2014

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With the advent of electronic databases, information technologies, and the Internet, organizations now more than ever have easy access to all the knowledge they need to conduct their affairs. Identifying the useful information in all that data, however, can pose a challenge. Knowledge Discovery, Transfer, and Management in the Information Age brings together the latest empirical research in knowledge management practices and information retrieval strategies to assist organizations in effectively and efficiently utilizing the data at their disposal. Academics, managers, researchers, and...

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Activiti 5.x Business Process Management Beginner's Guide

Activiti 5.x Business Process Management Beginner's Guide

By: Dr. Zakir Laliwala; Irshad Mansuri

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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A practical guide to designing and developing BPMN-based business processes Detailed coverage of the various BPM notations used for business process development. Learn how to implement business processes based on real world examples. Understand how to deploy workflows using process engine APIs. Create Advance workflows using BPM Notations. Learn how to use Activiti BPM quickly and efficiently with practical examples and step-by-step instructions In Detail Activiti is a light-weight workflow and Business Process Management (BPM) platform targeted at business...

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Computational Intelligence in Business Analytics: Concepts, Methods, and Tools for Big Data Applications

Computational Intelligence in Business Analytics: Concepts, Methods, and Tools for Big Data Applications

By: Les Sztandera

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 10-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Use computational intelligence to drive more value from business analytics, overcome real-world uncertainties and complexities, and make better decisions. Drawing on his pioneering experience as an instructor and researcher, Dr. Les Sztandera thoroughly illuminates today's key computational intelligence tools, knowledge, and strategies for analysis, exploration, and knowledge generation. Sztandera demystifies artificial neural networks, genetic algorithms, and fuzzy systems, and guides you through using them to model, discover, and...

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Competitive Intelligence and Decision Problems

Competitive Intelligence and Decision Problems

By: Amos David

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2011

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2014

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The development of a research, teaching, or application of competitive (economic) intelligence requires a strategic and transverse vision in regards to related issues. It is essential to integrate the role of culture when interpreting results, either from the training of a specialist or in respect to a country or region. The authors of this book, members of an expert group supported by the CNRS in France, bring all of their talents together to create a comprehensive book that does just this and more. ...

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JMP 11 Scripting Guide, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

JMP 11 Scripting Guide, Second Edition

By: SAS Institute

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 12-FEB-2014

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Scripting Guide provides details for taking advantage of the powerful JMP Scripting Language (JSL). Learn how to write and debug scripts, manipulate data tables, construct display boxes, create JMP applications, and more. ...

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Using JMP 11, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

Using JMP 11, Second Edition

By: SAS Institute

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 12-FEB-2014

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Using JMP 11 shows you how to perform common tasks such as importing data, setting column properties, exporting analyses as graphics or HTML, and modifying JMP preferences. Details about connecting to SAS and working in the Formula Editor are also provided. ...

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JMP 11 JSL Syntax Reference, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

JMP 11 JSL Syntax Reference, Second Edition

By: SAS Institute

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 12-FEB-2014

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The JMP 11 JSL Syntax Reference focuses on functions and their arguments, and messages that you send to objects and display boxes. Notes and examples are included. ...

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Thinking with Data

Thinking with Data

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 24-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 04-MAR-2014

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Understanding how to turn numbers into usable insights is a significant challenge for those who work with data on a daily basis. Thinking with Data provides a concise framework and key insights to help data people uncover the real problem to be solved as well as how to approach, organize, and analyze potential results. By drawing from rhetoric studies, design thinking, and his data strategy consultancy experience, author Max Shron shows you how focusing on the whywill help you create usable insights from your company's data jumble....

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Customer and Business Analytics: Applied Data Mining for Business Decision Making Using R

Customer and Business Analytics: Applied Data Mining for Business Decision Making Using R

By: Daniel Putler; Robert Krider

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 07-MAY-2012

Insert Date: 26-FEB-2014

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Showing how data mining can improve the performance of organizations, this book and its R-based software provide the skills and tools needed to successfully develop advanced analytics capabilities. It explains and demonstrates, via the accompanying open-source software, how advanced analytical tools can address various business problems. The authors also give insight into some of the challenges faced when deploying these tools. Readers can access a powerful, GUI-enhanced customized R package online as well as example data sets on the book’s website. ...

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Think Bigger

Think Bigger

By: Mark Van Rijmenam

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 02-APR-2014

Insert Date: 26-FEB-2014

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Big data--the enormous amount of data that is created as virtually every movement, transaction, and choice we make becomes digitized--is revolutionizing business. Offering real-world insight and explanations, this book provides a roadmap for organizations looking to develop a profitable big data strategy...and reveals why it's not something they can leave to the I.T. department. Sharing best practices from companies that have implemented a big data strategy including Walmart, InterContinental Hotel Group, Walt Disney, and Shell, Think Bigger covers the most important big data trends...

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Clinical Data Mining for Physician Decision Making and Investigating Health Outcomes

Clinical Data Mining for Physician Decision Making and Investigating Health Outcomes

By: Patricia Cerrito; John Cerrito

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2010

Insert Date: 21-FEB-2014

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The investigation of healthcare databases can be used to examine physician decisions and develop evidence-based treatment guidelines that optimize patient outcomes. Clinical Data Mining for Physician Decision Making and Investigating Health Outcomes: Methods for Prediction and Analysis demonstrates how concern for detail in datasets and the use of data mining techniques can extract important and meaningful knowledge from healthcare databases. Basic information on processing data with step-by-step instructions is provided, allowing readers to use their own data and follow the instructions to...

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Tableau Your Data!: Fast and Easy Visual Analysis with Tableau Software

Tableau Your Data!: Fast and Easy Visual Analysis with Tableau Software

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 11-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 19-FEB-2014

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Best practices and step-by-step instructions for using the Tableau Software toolset Although the Tableau Desktop interface is relatively intuitive, this book goes beyond the simple mechanics of the interface to show best practices for creating effective visualizations for specific business intelligence objectives. It illustrates little-known features and techniques for getting the most from the Tableau toolset, supporting the needs of the business analysts who use the product as well as the data and IT managers who support it. This comprehensive guide covers the core feature set for...

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Commercial Data Mining

Commercial Data Mining

By: David Nettleton

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

Publication Date: 29-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 14-FEB-2014

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Whether you are brand new to data mining or working on your tenth predictive analytics project, Commercial Data Mining will be there for you as an accessible reference outlining the entire process and related themes. In this book, you'll learn that your organization does not need a huge volume of data or a Fortune 500 budget to generate business using existing information assets. Expert author David Nettleton guides you through the process from beginning to end and covers everything from business objectives to data sources, and selection to analysis and predictive modeling. ...

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Monetizing Data Management

Monetizing Data Management

By: Peter Aiken; Juanita Billings

Publisher: Technics Publications

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 06-FEB-2014

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What's the Return on Investment (ROI) on data management? Sound like an impossible question to answer? Not if you read this book and learn the value-added approach to managing enterprise resources and assets. This book defines the five interrelated best practices that comprise data management, and shows you how by example to successfully communicate data management ROI to senior management.  The 17 cases we share will help you to identify opportunities to introduce data management into the strategic conversations that occur in the C-suite. You will gain a new perspective regarding the...

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Teaching Elementary Statistics with JMP®

Teaching Elementary Statistics with JMP®

By: Chris Olsen

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 23-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 31-JAN-2014

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Chris Olsen's Teaching Elementary Statistics with JMP demonstrates this powerful software, offering the latest research on "best practice" in teaching statistics and how JMP can facilitate it. Just as statistics is data in a context, this book presents JMP in a context: teaching statistics. Olsen includes numerous examples of interesting data and intersperses JMP techniques and statistical analyses with thoughts from the statistics education literature. Intended for high school-level and college-level instructors who use JMP in teaching elementary statistics, the book uniquely provides...

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QlikView Server and Publisher

QlikView Server and Publisher

By: Stephen Redmond

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 20-JAN-2014

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Deploy and manage QlikView Server and QlikView Publisher on platforms ranging from a single server to a multiserver clustered environment Learn how to install and utilize the feature-rich QlikView with a step-by-step approach Configure the appropriate environment for your server implementation Discover how to shield your QlikView server by implementing third-party security Share and manage your data using the QlikView Publisher In Detail QlikView is the most flexible enterprise Business Intelligence platform for transforming information into knowledge. Users can...

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Risk Scoring for a Loan Application on IBM System z: Running IBM SPSS Real-Time Analytics

Risk Scoring for a Loan Application on IBM System z: Running IBM SPSS Real-Time Analytics

By: Mike Ebbers; Keith Doan; Andrew Flatt

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 02-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 21-JAN-2014

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When ricocheting a solution that involves analytics, the mainframe might not be the first platform that comes to mind. However, the IBM® System z® group has developed some innovative solutions that include the well-respected mainframe benefits. This book describes a workshop that demonstrates the use of real-time advanced analytics for enhancing core banking decisions using a loan origination example. The workshop is a live hands-on experience of the entire process from analytics modeling to deployment of real-time scoring services for use on IBM z/OS®. In this IBM Redbooks®...

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Business unIntelligence

Business unIntelligence

By: Dr. Barry Devlin

Publisher: Technics Publications

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 15-JAN-2014

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Business intelligence (BI) used to be so simple - in theory anyway. Integrate and copy data from your transactional systems into a specialized relational database, apply BI reporting and query tools and add business users. Job done. No longer. Analytics, big data and an array of diverse technologies have changed everything. More importantly, business is insisting on ever more value, ever faster from information and from IT in general. An emerging biz-tech ecosystem demands that business and IT work together. Business unIntelligence reflects the new reality that in today's socially...

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Data Crush

Data Crush

By: Christopher Surdak

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 18-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 06-JAN-2014

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The Internet used to be a tool for telling your customers about your business. Now its real value lies in what it tells you about them. Every move your customers make online can be tracked, catalogued, and analyzed to better understand their preferences and predict their future behavior. And with mobile technology like smartphones, customers are online almost every second of every day. The companies that succeed going forward will be those that learn to leverage this torrent of information—without being drowned by it. Balancing examples from giants like Amazon, Home Depot, and Ford with newer...

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Microsoft Tabular Modeling Cookbook

Microsoft Tabular Modeling Cookbook

By: Paul te Braak

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 24-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 27-DEC-2013

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Over 50 tips and tricks for analytical modeling using Business Intelligence Semantic Models with SQL Server 2012 and PowerPivot Develop tabular models for personal use Learn about the modeling techniques which are required to overcome commonly encountered problems and master advanced modeling scenarios Understand the techniques required to promote personal models to corporate enterprise environments and manage the models in a corporate environment Learn tips and tricks for querying tabular models and learn how to access the data within them for dynamic reporting including...