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Small Business + Technology = Real Solutions

January 30, 2017 2 min to read

Small Business + Technology = Real Solutions

Category : 4CTechnologies

Growing up in a small town has given me a unique view of small business. The convenience store in the center of town (which is still there!), the neighborhood pharmacy, and the floral shop are a few examples that pop into my mind. If you had a good idea and a strong work ethic – the dream of owning your own business was yours! I re...

March 15, 2016 3 min to read

Technology Can Lower Job Stress

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I recently stumbled across an article regarding stressful jobs and I had some pretty specific thoughts about it. So I looked to technology and created this blog post! USA Today posted Forbes’ list of the most stressful careers. Many of these careers involve elements of danger, or they feature long or irregular hours. Here’...

January 5, 2016 4 min to read

Change the Way You Look at Change

Category : 4CGeoWorks

This post is part of a series on how the 9 Laws of Data Mining from Tom Khabaza can be applied to analytics. You can find previous posts here. Law #9: “Law of Change”: All patterns are subject to change Photo credit: Tedrafranklin, Shutterstock. CC0 Public Domain All patterns change — not only because the data changes, but...

November 16, 2015 4 min to read

Where are You on the Analytics Value Chart?

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This post is part of a series on how the 9 Laws of Data Mining from Tom Khabaza can be applied to analytics. You can find previous posts here. Law #8: “Value Law” – The value of data mining results [and analytics] is not determined by the accuracy or stability of predictive models In analytics, we evaluate accuracy by defin...

August 11, 2014 4 min to read

Pattern Seekers: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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Law #5: “Watkins’ Law” – There are always patterns [i] First, let’s talk about “The Good.” David Byrne, writing in the introduction to Gareth Cook’s book, The Best American Infographics, 2013, describes the power of the infographic as: “…an inbuilt ability to manipulate visual metaphors in ways we canno...

June 20, 2014 7 min to read

Sculpting Your Clay: Analytics Lessons from the Amazon

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This post is part of a series on how the 9 Laws of Data Mining from Tom Khabaza can be applied to analytics. You can find previous posts on the 4C Blog. I grew up in the Amazon. (How and why is a topic for another forum.) Today, I am an analyst. Although there are few similarities between these two worlds, some principles are comm...