Predictive analysis is basically being able to leverage current and historical data to help make decisions in the future.
As a DBA, I of course, LOVE data, and the idea of finding trends and information in hindsight to affect what we can focus effort on or leverage potential opportunities is incredible.
MS have released a whitepaper describing how to do this easily through tools and applications such as Sharepoint, Excel and SQL Server. A good read for decision makers, fortune tellers and the otherwise curious...
Last Update: 2009-04-19
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