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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


Three Organizational Best Practices for Becoming Data-Driven

If people in your enterprise don't buy into data-driven techniques, try these three organizational best practices to make individual change more successful.

3 Best Practices for Becoming More Self-Sufficient with Self-Service

What do you need to support analytics democratization? How can your organization help users become more self-sufficient? Here are three technology-focused best practices that can help.

Advanced Analytics: A Look Back at 2017 and What's Ahead for 2018

Next year will be the year of the three A's: AI, automation, and advancing analytics skills.

Intelligent Data and Analytics Software: The Latest from Five Vendors

A quick look at how five vendors have embedded machine learning, NLP, or other advanced analytics technologies into their platforms.

4 Tips for Promoting Predictive Analytics in Your Organization

How can you encourage adoption of predictive analytics without executive support?

5 Skills You Need to Build Predictive Analytics Models

These five competencies are required to build a successful predictive model.

3 Flavors of Predictive Analytics Automation

Simplifying tasks is a key benefit of automation, and in the world of predictive analytics, these three areas are getting the most automated help.

Upside Briefing: SAS

Reflections on the recent SAS analyst meeting and two-day overview of where SAS is headed by TDWI's VP and senior research director for advanced analytics.

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