A user survey that’s worth your time

When I first started with Statistica (back in the pre-2014 StatSoft days), I quickly became aware of a variety of external user feedback programs in the analytics space. Several industry players produced overlapping survey opportunities, and there was always the fear of developing what is

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Statistica 13.1: Citizen data scientists are not here by accident.

The onslaught of big data is well-documented, and the consensus is that the technology that has enabled its rapid proliferation has far outpaced the ability of human study (and matriculation rates) to keep up with the resulting need for analysis. Big data technology has impressed

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Thought Leaders in the Mix – Feb. 2016

Our subject matter experts for Statistica keep busy, staying abreast of current trends with big data and small data, IoT, predictive software and real-world analytics solutions. And they frequently comment in industry publications, professional forums and blogs–or produce videos, in some cases. Here are a

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That Giant Sucking Sound You Heard Is it Your Data

So, it only stands to reason that the more relevant data you collect, the better analysis and decisioning you can make–as long as you don’t succumb to “analysis paralysis,” of course. To this end, successful outcomes require data collection and preparation to go hand-in-hand with

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Thought Leaders in the Mix – Dec. 2015

Our subject matter experts (and guest bloggers) for Statistica keep busy, staying abreast of current trends with big data and small data, predictive software and real-world analytics solutions. And they frequently comment in industry publications, professional forums and blogs–or produce videos, in some cases. Here

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Is Statistica 13 Really All That Great? (Duh.)

Probably every IT department has at least one cynic who believes that every software maker touts every new release as something earth-shattering. After all, why give software a new number if it doesn’t represent a quantum leap of some kind, right? However, it is arguably

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Free Statistica at College: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

We’ve all been to college at one time or another. Some of you reading this post are still in school even now. And the majority of us are probably still paying off student loans. Speaking of college costs, maybe you have already learned about Statistica’s response

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Thought Leaders in the Mix – Oct. 2015

Our subject matter experts for Statistica keep busy, staying abreast of current trends with big data and small data, predictive software and real-world analytics solutions. And they frequently comment in industry publications, professional forums and blogs–or produce videos, in some cases. Here are a few

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New Statistica User Forum Brings On the FUNKY!

In its long legacy, Statistica has ranked very favorably for user satisfaction all over the world, as evidenced by survey results (e.g., Rexer) and customer testimonials. One way to keep customers happy with Statistica, of course, is to provide great support! We like to share

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Hippocrates Would Have Liked PAW-Boston Chowder

While I certainly appreciate Boston for its history, chowder, and marathon, it is the predictive analytics scene that keeps bringing us back year after year. I know that sounds odd, but the annual Predictive Analytics World (PAW) Boston event is a natural fit for Statistica,

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