Go to http://analytics-magazine.org/issues/digitaleditions, and find the January/February 2013 edition titled “Work Social.” Read the article “Big Data, Analytics and Elections,” and answer the following questions:
a. What kinds of Big Data were analysed in the article’s Coo? Comment on some of the sources of Big Data.
b. Explain the term integrated system. What is the other technical term that suits an integrated system?
c. What data analysis techniques are employed in the project? Comment on some initiatives that resulted from data analysis.
d. What are the different prediction problems answered by the models?
e. List some of the actionable decisions taken that were based on the prediction results. f. Identify two applications of Big Data analytics that are not listed in the article.