2 Takeaways from the 2018 Spring Meetings by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank

Every year the IMF and the World Bank hold a conference-style event that is referred to as the Spring Meetings. These Spring Meetings bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, private sector executives and academics to discuss global issues such as global economy, international development and the world’s financial markets. This year I … Continue reading 2 Takeaways from the 2018 Spring Meetings by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank

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Understanding and Applying Predictive Analytics

SPICE Factors

Executive Summary This article proposes looking at Predictive Analytics from a conceptual standpoint before jumping into the technological execution considerations. For the implementation aspect, organizations need to assess the following keeping in mind the contextual variances: Strategies Tactics Operations Top Down Bottom Up Hybrid Organizational Maturity Change Management Training Practical Implications Pros and Cons of … Continue reading Understanding and Applying Predictive Analytics

5 Questions to Ask About Your Big Data

Big Data Vs

In statistics, a hypothesis is proposed and then data samples are collected to prove or disprove the hypothesis with acceptable confidence levels. For example, lets say that all our customers are aware of all our product lines. Basically, there are two ways of assessing our hypothesis that includes: (1) Proving our hypothesis and (2) Disproving … Continue reading 5 Questions to Ask About Your Big Data

Where is My Big Data Coming From and Who Can Handle It

3 Phases of Big Data Harmonization

Recently, a reader asked my insights on the article (Data Scientists are the New Rock Stars as Big Data Demands Big Talent).  Here is my response. It seems like in today’s world people and organizations are somewhat struggling with this big data concept and do not know where to begin. Due to this reason they … Continue reading Where is My Big Data Coming From and Who Can Handle It