Descriptive, Predictive, Prescriptive :: Breaking Down Data Analytics

As I make the rounds speaking to the leadership in my organization, many have concerns about the state of our analytic capability. I have heard many times that “we don’t have predictive capability.” When I’ve dug into this comment, I find that 1) it isn’t true, and 2) predictive capability isn’t what the speaker was… Read More

People Moving :: Data Analytics and City Mobility

It’s been fascinating watching Amazon preparing Crystal City – ahem, National Landing – for it’s new HQ2 complex. Promising a workspace for 25,000 people, almost as many as work within the Pentagon itself, the company has a lot of work to do. And no, not just building a new building. Because when you bring 25,000… Read More

Terms of Reference :: What is Data Science?

Before I start delving too deeply into some of these topics and some of my ideas for using them to upgrade your human resources programs {among other things, but people analytics is my favorite subject}, I want to lay down some foundations and make sure we’re all talking about the same thing. This is also… Read More