Week 6, Day 3
Theme: Analytics In The Real World
This week's theme is application - not in the sense of a computer program - rather in the sense of 'use it or lose it'. This week we look at how analytics is being applied in the real world.
WATCH Today's task: Rich reward for data miners
'Rich reward for data miners', by Glenn Mulcaster, The Sydney Morning Herald, September 26, 2011
Key takeout: Why should an organisation pay for a small team of analysts when it can run a competition that attract some of the greatest analytic minds in the world. This is not a one-off example. Netflix and others have generated serious returns from other competitions.
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