Visual Guides to CRISP-DM ,KDD and SEMMA

UPDATED- Here are three great examples of a visualization making a process easy to understand. Please click on the images to read them clearly.

1) It visualizes CRISP-DM and is made by Nicole Leaper (http://exde.wordpress.com/2009/03/13/a-visual-guide-to-crisp-dm-methodology/)

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2) KDD -Knowledge Discovery in Databases -visualization by Fayyad whom I have interviewed here at http://www.decisionstats.com/interview-dr-usama-fayyad-founder-open-insights-llc/

and work By Gregory Piatetsky Shapiro interviewed by this website here

https://decisionstats.com/2009/08/13/interview-gregory-piatetsky-kdnuggets-com/

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3) I am also attaching a visual representation of SEMMA from http://www.dataprix.net/en/blogs/respinosamilla/theory-data-mining

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Congrats to Matt Stromberg- Winner 2 free passes to PAW New York

Here is a big congrats to Matt Stromberg of San Diego for winning 2 free passes to Predictive Analytics World. Each pass can be used for 2 days of the conference, and it is exclusive to that conference alone.

Connect to Matt ?

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=3611395 or http://www.linkedin.com/pub/matt-stromberg/6/a3b/47a

A coincidence- its his birthday today. Happy Birthday Matt and enjoy NY and PAW Con


WINNER- Matt Stromberg

Mgr., Project Management & Business Analytics

Greater San Diego Area 
 

 

Project Management Certification (PMP)

Some resources for getting the PMP certification (based on a Linkedin Question)- This is a useful not too expensive and not very very tough certification for professionals who manage projects (and don’t we all !)

Online Websites-

Providers- http://tel.occe.ou.edu/cgi-bin/PMI_Provider/repsearch.cgi

The main website –http://www.pmi.org/Pages/default.aspx

Credentials-http://www.pmi.org/CareerDevelopment/Pages/Obtaining-Credential.aspx

Some white papers –http://www.globalknowledge.com/training/whitepaperlist.asp?pageid=502&wpcat=7&sort=&country=United+States

An additional book-http://www.amazon.com/PMP-Exam-Prep-Fifth-Passing/dp/1932735003

The main book – PMBOK

The detailed answers on the Linkedin site are much more helpful- Try it.

http://www.linkedin.com/answers/management/business-analytics/MGM_ANA/207457-6691344

Project Management Tools:Alternatives to MS Project

Some popular and free project management tools are –

1) Trac –http://trac.edgewall.org/

2) Dotproject http://www.dotproject.net/

3) OpenProj –http://sourceforge.net/projects/openproj/

4) DreamTeam –http://dreamfactory.com/solutions/dreamteam/amazon

5) Bugzilla –http://www.bugzilla.org/

6) Liquid Planner –http://www.liquidplanner.com/

7) Basecamp http://www.basecamphq.com/

8) Rally Software http://www.rallydev.com/

9) Gantt Charts in Google Apps

http://googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2008/07/spreadsheet-gadgets-free-collaborative.html

10) Some more alternatives from another good blog (http://woork.blogspot.com/)

http://woork.blogspot.com/2008/03/resources-on-line-for-project.html

11) Assembla www.assembla.com