Competitive advantage from analytics is changing, and for the better. For the first time in four years, MIT Sloan Management Review found an increasing ability to strategically innovate with analytics based on interviews with more than 2,600 practitioners and scholars globally.
Learn more about key findings, including:
Wider use of analytics, better knowledge of its benefits and greater focus on applications have reversed a trend on the benefits of analytics.
Return on investment for analytics stems from the governing and sharing of data throughout the organization.
Machine learning enables organizations to discover more insight from their data, allowing employees to focus on other critical responsibilities.
There is a movement towards advanced and
predictive analytics in the Learning and Talent
Management space. But what does that really mean?
Bluewater’s team of consultants and developers can
help you define what analytics means for your
This report explores how cloud-based solution providers, such as managed service providers (MSPs) and independent software vendors (ISVs) are using an embedded approach to analytics in an effort to empower their customers and build a competitive advantage.
5 to 10 minute Video of Glenn O' Donnell from Forrester talking to IBM General Manager Deepak Advani about the new era of Analytics emerging in the IT space to help IT Predict outages before they occur, find resolution to problems faster and optimize for performance.
The volume of customer data that marketing departments possess continues to grow at explosive rates. But new research from the Aberdeen Group finds that less than 40% of marketers use this information to optimize and target their campaigns. This "data rich, insight poor" phenomenon is examined in their new white paper, which identifies common analytics challenges-and shows how you can rise above them.
To determine the status of Analytics and Business Intelligence in the Cloud, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) embarked on an end-user research study to look at the current state of cloud-based analytics. Read the white paper to discover panelists’ insights on cloud-based analytics, business intelligence strategies, and implementation practices.
What is your Analytics Maturity?
An 'Army of Analysts' can be very powerful.
The problem, of course, is that as your organisation scales, and more data requests come in, you’ll constantly be hiring more analysts (and that gets expensive!).
Download this infographic to discover what your analytics maturity is, and how to move from an 'Army of Analysts' to a more efficient, scalable model.
Managing state government often requires impassioned debate about the best way to allocate resources, deliver services to citizens and build budgets that reflect elected leaders’ and citizens’ priorities. The State of Indiana is bringing data-driven insights to these discussions through its use of analytics.
Besides being a terrible drain on your online budget, using the wrong keywords in your PPC accounts can probably make you feel ill as you wonder how your competitors can afford to keep their listings ahead of yours. Discover how your analytics can easily cure those ills and get you on track for higher returns on your PPC investment.
Tax fraud is already prevalent, and fraudsters are more sophisticated and automated than ever. To get ahead of the game in detecting fraud
and protecting revenue, tax agencies need to leverage more advanced and predictive analytics. Legacy processes, systems, and attitudes
need not stand in the way. To explore the challenges, opportunities, and value of tax fraud analytics, IIA spoke with Deborah Pianko, a
Government Fraud Solutions Architect within the SAS Security Intelligence practice.
Successful business in the 21st century is based on data: gathering it, managing it, leveraging it. The importance of data to create efficient and effective operations has grown exponentially in just a few years, tracking alongside the rapid proliferation of devices and the technological breakthroughs in networks and connectivity. Concepts like the Internet of Things (IoT) or Industry 4.0 have become as routine to EHS managers as duties related to employee health and safety.
However, while EHS managers may understand the essence of big data, putting those ideals into practice is a much harder task. The sheer amount of data generated and collected is the greatest barrier.
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As marketing programs become more expensive, and response and conversion rates plummet, knowing your customers is key to maximizing the profitability of your direct marketing campaigns. View this brief video to learn how you can gain valuable insight into your customers' behaviors and more accurately predict how they will respond to your marketing efforts.
Put simply, the aim of reporting is to translate or convert data into information. Reporting done well often prompts end-users to raise questions about the business. Analytics fills in the gap, answering the questions raised by reporting, thereby transforming data into insights. Read more to find out how analytics can go beyond reporting to provide actionable recommendations to improve business performance.
Forget spreadsheets. Organizations that are winning in this down economy are using automated analytical tools to take a more scientific approach to decision making through observation, experimentation and measurement to improve their business processes.