US Government Business Capture Data Mining in Microsoft Excel

View agency activity clustering on geography in Excel using Excel Data Mining Add-ins By Don Krapohl 1.       Ensure you have downloaded the Excel Data Mining Add-ins from Microsoft at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35578 .  The article assumes you have a working version of the DM Addins and a default Analysis Services (SSAS) instance defined.  Search for getting started… Continue reading US Government Business Capture Data Mining in Microsoft Excel

Automated Metadata Extraction for Competitive Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence for the Creation of Competitive Intelligence Tools Introduction Often in prioritizing business development activities it is helpful to determine who is able to influence a decision and how they are related to those in the market space.  To make a defensible and actionable strategy it is useful to perform Influence Analysis and Network… Continue reading Automated Metadata Extraction for Competitive Intelligence

Predicting Federal Contracts using Machine Learning Classification in WEKA

Can I predict which contracts will likely be awarded in my area? By Don Krapohl Open WEKA explorer On pre-process tab find the government_contracts.arff file. Perform pre-processing Escape non-enclosure single- and double-quotes (’, ”) if using a delimited text version. Check ‘UniqueTransactionID’ and click ‘Remove’.  Stating the obvious, there is no value in analysis of… Continue reading Predicting Federal Contracts using Machine Learning Classification in WEKA