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Seth Grimes is an analytics strategy consultant with Alta Plana and organizes the Sentiment Analysis Symposium. Follow him on Twitter at @sethgrimes
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posted in June 2009

When Business Gets Too Personal

6/26/2009
Visualization guru Stephen Few reminds us that analyst opinions, while offered by recognized experts, are inherently personal, and that on the other side of the table, there are real people behind products, marketing campaigns, and corporate decisions. But I disagree with Steve that analysts should always name names. Some situations become simply too personal...

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Summer Reading: IR, Sentiment Analysis, and Visualization

6/25/2009
Summer's slower pace allows time to work through material set aside for calmer days. My reading list includes works on Information Retrieval, Sentiment Analysis, and Visualization. The items on my list are technical and accessible, of potential interest to anyone who works with analytics. You might also find them worth at least a quick look.

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Reports from the 2009 Text Analytics Summit

6/10/2009
The number and quality of end-user presentations at year's Text Analytics Summit prove that Marti Hearst's 1999 observation, "The nascent field of text data mining (TDM) has the peculiar distinction of having a name and a fair amount of hype but as yet almost no practitioners," is definitively no longer operative...

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IT's Reputation: What the Data Says
IT's Reputation: What the Data Says
InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business really views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. Our results suggest IT leaders should worry less about whether they're getting enough resources and more about the relationships they have with business unit peers.
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