Thursday, August 2, 2012

Yes Virginia, you can do Predictive Analytics!

In 1897, an eight-year old Virginia Hanlon posed the question to the New York Sun – is there a Santa Claus? While the editors of the Sun could have easily disregarded and dismissed the child’s simple question, instead they took the opportunity to address the simple question metaphorically and inspirationally in a way that has impacted the American view of Christmas for over a century.

In the 13 years that I have been involved with Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning and Data Mining, I have been told countless times that there is no Santa Claus in this field... < continued on the Predixion Software blog >