Information Systems
College of Business Administration
University of Missouri - St. Louis

Decision Support Systems
Current Events, Discussions, and Announcements

 


. The Shadowy World of Data Brokers


. The DSS song


. Data Governance; DMBOK2 Framework


. Mr. Boal's presentation.


. Tableau has a gallery of visualizations.


. Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data


. More on Pandemics


. The Sharding Parable


. Mr. Boal's presentation from 2013.


. New articles on data
  • Big Data is Secretly Scoring You
  • Data brokers selling lists of rape victims, AIDS patients
  • What information is the government buying about you?
  • What your zip code reveals about you
  • Find out what Big Data knows about you

  • . More about the next project.


    . Big Data
  • Why Privacy Matters
  • The Curse of Big Data
  • What is Big Data
  • Big data: are we making a big mistake?

  • . Data Warehousing by Paul Boal


    . The midterm grade distribution.


    . Some things I found while you were on break that I thought might be interesting to read or hear
  • How Effective Is a Number-crunching Approach to Managing People?
  • Give me back my privacy
  • All the data you can eat
  •      page 1
         page 2
         page 3
         page 4
  • Maximizing Insights from Unstructured Data
  • Codemine
  • Big Data: The Fourth Data Management Generation
  • Is Technology Dehumanizing the Workforce?

  • . Mr. Risany's slides from his presentation.


    . The project teams for the evening class for the Visualization Assignment

    Group A

    Brian Chackes
    Nicole Crites
    Liudmila Dabyshuk
    Robert Eulberg
    Victor Mellado

     
    Group B

    James Currey
    Zhennan Liu
    Robert Nupp
    Benjamin Ryan

     
    Group C

    Shawn Rakers
    Renita Reed
    Abigail Rusnica
    Joseph Schmoele
    David Wilhelm

     
    Group D

    Johnathan Feng
    Nicole Martin
    Sruthi Sirpur
    Andrew Strawbridge

    Group E

    Milos Bucalo
    Elaine Love
    Samir Muratovic
    Haishan Zhao

     
    Group F

    Brett Gilmer
    Howard Leboeuf
    Nathan Schuh

     
    Group G

    Bradley Boutaugh
    Donna Brandy
    Brenden McKamey
    Aaron Shedron


    . Evening Presentations
    Group C
    Group D
    Group B
    Group A
    Group F
    Group G
    Group E


    . Day Presentations
    Group B
    Group A
    Group D
    Group C or Group C


    . 10 Ways to Annoy a College Professor


    . The undergraduate midterm.


    . New Videos of Interest
    The Secret Life of Big Data
    The Data Brokers: Selling your personal information
    The Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives


    . Where the Analytics Jobs Are


    . How Savvy Execs Make the Most of Data Analytics


    . Information Decay


    . Ms. Meyer's presentation deck


    . Further analysis: Osama bin Laden

    a portion of a map of Pakistan
    Points of Interest
    A -- Abbottabad: location of Osama bin Laden when killed by American troops
    B -- Parachinar: suggested location of Osama bin Laden provided by geographical analysis by Thomas Gillespie (see video)
    C -- Tora Bora: site of last known location of Osama bin Laden
    More: Finding Osama Bin Laden paper and blog explanation


    . Hasan Elahi: FBI, here I am!


    . Tell a Story with Data


    . Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms


    . Google Flu Trends


    . More on Satisficing


    . Microsoft's BI Contest
    Finalists
    Getting Started with Power BI for Office 365 Preview


    . Big Data and Analytics Hub


    . IBM and analytics: predictive analytics, Crime Analytics, Helping Durham Police, and YouTube commercial


    . Decision Making
    Dan Ariely asks, Are we in control of our own decisions?
    Why we make bad decisions
    Sheena Iyengar: How to make choosing easier


    . Nate Silver
  • Biography
  • FiveThirtyEight
  • Nate Silver confuses cause and effect, ends up defending corruption
  • Numbers Don't Lie

  • . A definition.


    . A Global Hack: the original announcement, the results, and a solution


    . Modeling: Jeopardy's Controversial New Champion Is Using Game Theory To Win Big. Read more about it.


    . Graduate Students: Approved paper topics.
  • Big Data
  • Business Intelligence Use in a particular industry
  • Data Warehousing
  • Data Mining
  • OLAP
  • Comparison of BI Tools
  • Intelligence in BI Tools
  • Data Visualization
  • Metaphors in BI
  • DashBoards
  • Human-Computer Interaction Systems
  • Transnational Application Issues
  • Evaluation of BI Tools
  • Each student must select a topic from the above list and have it approved. Other topics must be approved asap.


    . Data Viz Collaborative, SAIC and Northwestern University, 2013; the Data as Art article


    . Borrowers Hit Social-Media Hurdles


    . New Technology Helps Stores Track Your Every Move This Season


    . Graphs by MIT Students Show the Enormously Intrusive Nature of Metadata Limits are Set on Phone Data Collection Program


    . A new way to visualize weather data.


    Dilbert cartoon about causality


    . The Joy of Statistics


    . Big Data: Lessons From Earlier Revolutions


    . Analytics Blogs
    Mike Trick's OR Blog
    Punk Rock Operations Research
    Project Management 411
    Business Intelligence -- Oracle
    Cyril on Business Intelligence


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