ITS 531-Business Intelligence- Week1 Homework Assignment
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Complete the following End-of-Chapter questions and submit as a single 12-font, single spaced MS WORD document. Do not include a cover page or table-of-content. References do not need to start on a new page.
Q1 Survey the literature from the past six months to find one
application each for DSS, BI, and analytics. Summarize
the applications on one page, and submit it with the
Q2. Go to http://analytics-magazine.org/issues/digitaleditions
and find the January/February 2012 edition
titled “Special Issue: The Future of Healthcare.” Read the
article “Predictive Analytics—Saving Lives and Lowering
Medical Bills.” Answer the following questions:
a. What problem is being addressed by applying predictive
b. What is the FICO Medication Adherence Score?
c. How is a prediction model trained to predict the FICO
Medication Adherence Score HoH? Did the prediction
model classify the FICO Medication Adherence Score?
d. Zoom in on Figure 4, and explain what technique is
applied to the generated results.
e. List some of the actionable decisions that were based
on the prediction results.
Q.3 Search the Internet for material regarding the
work of managers and the role analytics plays in
it. What kinds of references to consulting firms,
academic departments, and programs do you
find? What major areas are represented? Select
five sites that cover one area, and report your findings
Q. 4 Find information about IBM Watson’s activities in the
healthcare field. Write a report.
Q.1 Discuss the difficulties in measuring the intelligence of
Q2 . In 2017, McKinsey & Company created a five-part video
titled “Ask the AI Experts: What Advice Would You Give
to Executives About AI?” View the video and summarize
the advice given to the major issues discussed. (Note:
This is a class project.)
Q.3 Watch the McKinsey & Company video (3:06
min.) on today’s drivers of AI at youtube.com/
watch?v=yv0IG1D-OdU and identify the major AI
drivers. Write a report.
Q.4 . Explore the AI-related products and services of Nuance
Inc. (nuance.com). Explore the Dragon voice recognition