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Contributor: Fern Halper

Fern Halper is director of TDWI Research for advanced analytics, focusing on predictive analytics, social media analysis, text analytics, cloud computing, and other “big data” analytics approaches. She has more than 20 years of experience in data and business analysis, and has published numerous articles on data mining and information technology.

Halper is co-author of “Dummies” books on cloud computing, hybrid cloud, service-oriented architecture, and service management, and big data. She has been a partner at industry analyst firm Hurwitz & Associates and a lead analyst for AT&T Bell Labs. Her Ph.D. is from Texas A&M University.


All articles by Fern Halper

IoT Provides Competitive Edge in Speedboat Racing

Do you think of IoT as mostly collecting consumer data? This case study is a great example of IoT technology being used to gain a literal competitive advantage.

Upside Briefing: Alteryx

Self-service platform vendor Alteryx is pushing the envelope to offer customers more kinds of advanced analytics. Here is Upside's first impression of Alteryx 10.6.

Two Tips for Citizen Data Scientists

Have analytics tools made it too easy for business users to think they can perform the role of a data scientist without the rigorous training needed to do the job right?

Upside Briefing: FICO

Decision management provides a way for organizations to clarify how their decisions are made and structured. We offer Upside's first impression of FICO's decision management tools.

Upside Briefing: Dell Statistica

Dell recently released Statistica 13.1. We offer Upside's first impressions from a business briefing and a look at the idea of a citizen data scientist.

Upside Briefing: IBM Advanced Analytics

IBM believes that analytics can be everywhere. We offer Upside's first impressions from a business briefing.

Upside Briefing: Rulex Analytics

Rulex provides a new generation of advanced analytics tools. We offer Upside's first impressions from a business briefing.

Overcoming the Data Scientist Shortage: Democratizing Predictive Analytics

Collaboration, validation, education, and organization can help your organization democratize advanced analytics.

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