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
5. 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.
6. Go to http://analytics-magazine.
Exercise 15. Find information about IBM Watson’s activities in the
healthcare field. Write a report.
upload file below is the reference for the text book