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Mistakes Employers Make When Recruiting Analytics Talent

April 16, 2014

Check out our sister blog, the Analysights Data Mine to discover how employers are shooting themselves in the foot when trying to recruit analytics professionals.

Insight Central Will Resume Week of March 14

March 9, 2011

I’m currently on assignment and unable to post this week. Insight Central, including this week’s scheduled Forecast Friday post on “Judgmental Biases in Forecasting” will resume next week.

Thanks for understanding.


Forecast Friday will Resume Next Thursday, March 3.

February 23, 2011

Sorry for the inconvenience. I’ve been on assignment. Forecast Friday will return next Thursday.


Thanks for a Great 2010!

January 3, 2011

I thought you’d like to see some stats about the popularity of the Insight Central blog.  Thanks to visitors like you, we were OFF THE CHARTS!!!  The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how our blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of Insight Central’s overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads: WOW!!!

Crunchy numbers

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The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. Insight Central was viewed about 17,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping container, Insight Central would have filled about 4 fully loaded ships!

In 2010, there were 91 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 124 posts. There were 108 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 13mb. That’s about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was December 7th with 222 views. The most popular post that day was Forecast Friday Topic: Multicollinearity – Correcting and Accepting it.

Where did Insight Central’s visitors come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for market size estimation, van westendorp graph, van westendorp, van westendorp’s price sensitivity meter, and van westendorp price sensitivity meter.

Insight Central’s most popular posts in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010:


Forecast Friday Topic: Multicollinearity – Correcting and Accepting it July 2010


Pricing Demystified, Part II: The Van Westendorp Price Sensitivity Meter March 2009


Forecast Friday Topic: Moving Average Methods May 2010


Forecast Friday Topic: Exponential Smoothing Methods May 2010


Forecast Friday Topic: Building Regression Models With Excel July 2010
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Insight Central Resumes January 3, 2011

December 22, 2010

Insight Central will resume posting on Monday, January 3, 2011.  Analysights thanks you for checking in with us each day for the best practices in forecasting, modeling, analytics, and marketing research.  We wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year!