Archive for April, 2012

Useful tools for data analysis

I exhibited at the excellent seminar called ‘Advanced Analytics‘ organised by the OR society last Wednesday (25/4/12) and offered a free handout with some of the new tools, many of them free, for spatial visualisation and analysis. I hope this is useful to people. At the conference Liz Shepherd from Hotels.com said that no one tool if sufficient for data analysis….read more →

What is a Data Scientist?

I went to an excellent seminar called ‘Advanced Analytics‘ organised by the OR society.  Really excellent day (aside: Advanced Analytics = predictive analysis rather than historic data analysis). Lots I could talk about but I wanted to pick up something that Jonathan Baston from IBM talked about. He talked about the new term ‘Data Scientists’ for those who are analysing…read more →

New Web Site – work in progress

The new Selective Analytics Web Site is being created at the moment, so not everything is available yet. Please bear with us as we work on the content and presentation.