Predictive Analytics fails! it is no secret but it is frustrating when it should had Worked. As per chicago tribune Report the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is now ending a Rapid Safety Feedback program that used Predictive Analytics to identify children at risk for serious injury or death.

“We are not doing the predictive analytics because it didn’t seem to be predicting much,” DCFS Director Beverly “B.J.” Walker told the Tribune.

It is a great read to understand how predictive modelling and Algorithm works or Not works. A good quality Data and Variable selection always helps. It will be fitting if we know the Data scientists’ side of story in this case.