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Contributor: Fern Halper


Fern Halper, Ph.D., is vice president and senior director of TDWI Research for advanced analytics. She is well known in the analytics community, having been published hundreds of times on data mining and information technology over the past 20 years. Halper is also co-author of several Dummies books on cloud computing and big data. She focuses on advanced analytics, including predictive analytics, text and social media analysis, machine-learning, AI, cognitive computing and big data analytics approaches. She has been a partner at industry analyst firm Hurwitz & Associates and a lead data analyst for Bell Labs. Her Ph.D. is from Texas A&M University. You can reach her by email (fhalper@tdwi.org), on Twitter (twitter.com/fhalper), and on LinkedIn (linkedin.com/in/fbhalper).

  


All articles by Fern Halper


The Internet of Everything vs. the Internet of Some Things

The use of devices connected to the Internet is raising business and ethical questions.

4 Changes with Big Data Analytics

Analyzing big data is different from other analytics. Here are four things worth knowing about analytics at scale.

Does Gender Matter in BI Salaries?

Results from TDWI's newest Salary Survey show continued wage disparity by gender.

Overcoming Challenges in Advanced Analytics

How organizations are improving skills, expanding their technical knowledge, and gaining executive support for next-generation analytics.

Telling a Story with Analysis: 3 Visualization Tips for Presenters

These three best practices will help you deliver visualizations that complement your analysis and make the greatest impression on your audience.

Who Should be Building Predictive Models?

With statistical and data mining skills in short supply, are the right people building your models? These three safeguards can help you avoid model-building problems.

Three Ways to Gain Value from Analytics

Are you getting the most from analytics? Here are three things you can do to maximize its benefits.

Embedding Advanced Analytics

To get the most value and greatest insight from your analytics, embed your analytics into your business processes.

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