Profile of Seth Grimes
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Seth Grimes is an analytics strategy consultant with Alta Plana and organizes the Sentiment Analysis Symposium. Follow him on Twitter at @sethgrimes
Articles by Seth Grimes
posted in April 2009
My reaction to recent Gartner and Forrester analyst reports, as covered in Intelligent Enterprise articles, is that the firms are tarting up a couple of instances of questionable research.
I was quite disappointed to discover that IBM has cut off free access to historical IBM Journal articles. Decades of valuable, industry focused computing literature is now behind a "paywall," material that establishes the foundations of BI, data warehousing, text analytics, and more. For what? IBM earned $12.3 billion on sales of $103.6 billion in 2008. Let's look at what we in the data business have lost...
"Our Sentiments, Exactly" in the April issue of the Communications of the ACM tackles sentiment analysis. The subhead: "With sentiment analysis algorithms, companies can identify and assess the wide variety of opinions found online and create computational models of human opinion." Author Alex Wright interviewed me for the article, and with his permission, I'll share our conversation...