analytics

What Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics doesn't tell you

What Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics doesn't tell you

tl;dr: Gartner's Magic Quadrant for advanced analytics doesn't do a good job in helping to decide which analytics tool(s) to acquire. It also misses the point that open source projects are the real leaders in advanced analytics. Vendors that position themselves to complement open source projects rather than competing against them will be ones to watch.

Econometric tools and business analytics - Part 1: Introduction

Econometric tools and business analytics - Part 1: Introduction

Many people have a biased view of what econometrics really is and how it can be applied to business problems. In the following posts I will introduce some methods from applied econometrics, structural modelling and panel data/time series tools and show how they can be used to solve problems where standard statistical and machine learning tools do not work.