find one application each for dss, bi, and analytics. summarize the

Chapter 1 –discussion question #1 & exercises 5, 15 (limit to one page of analysis for question 15)


chapter 1 discussion question.

1. 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

exact sources


5. Go to

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.

6. Go to http://analytics-magazine.

Exercise 15. Find information about IBM Watson’s activities in the

healthcare field. Write a report.

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