Published By: McKesson
Published Date: May 27, 2015
The shift to value-based care creates a sharp increase in healthcare organizations and networks’ need for data collection, aggregation and analysis. This white paper outlines the challenges involved with performing population-level analyses, developing cost accounting and profitability analyses across care settings, evaluating care episodes and integrating quality data. It explores the limitations of targeted software solutions to provide cross-enterprise insights. Finally, it provides advice for healthcare executives regarding how to approach gathering quality and cost-related data and how to leverage technology and analytical expertise to drive risk-based contract success.
While they’re intensifying, business-data challenges aren’t new. Companies have tried several strategies in their attempt to harness the power of data in ways that are feasible and effective. The best data analyses and game-changing insights will never happen without the right data in the right place at the right time. That’s why data preparation is a non-negotiable must for any successful customer-engagement initiative. The fact is, you can’t simply load data from multiple sources and expect it to make sense. This white paper examines the shortcomings of traditional approaches such as data warehouses/data lakes and explores the power of connected data.
Business leaders are eager to harness
the power of big data. However, as the
opportunity increases, ensuring that source
information is trustworthy and protected
becomes exponentially more difficult. If not
addressed directly, end users may lose
confidence in the insights generated from
their data—which can result in a failure to
act on opportunities or against threats.
Information integration and governance
must be implemented within big data
applications, providing appropriate
governance and rapid integration from
the start. By automating information
integration and governance and employing
it at the point of data creation, organizations
can boost confidence in big data.
A solid information integration and
governance program must become a
natural part of big data projects, supporting
automated discovery, profiling and
understanding of diverse data sets to
provide context and enable employees
to make informed decisions. It must be
agile to accommodate a wide variety of
data and seamle
Securing your infrastructure, your customer interactions and protecting
your data are critical to preserving your reputation and your bottom
line. Many cyber attacks remain undetected for up to eight months1
and can cost an organization an average of 11 million USD.2
Today’s cyber actors are becoming more sophisticated, agile and capable
of getting past any network security. Organizations must evolve, replacing
traditional defensive security strategies with a proactive, intelligence-driven
offense to prevent and disrupt these threats.
IBM® i2® Enterprise Insight Analysis is a next generation intelligence
solution that enables organizations to incorporate cyber threat hunting
into their security strategy and turn their defense into a proactive
offense.It helps organizations uncover critical insights about their
threats and threat actors so they can mitigate and counter more threats
with a combination of multi-dimensional visualte analysis capabilities
Illinois-based manufacturer Plano Molding sought to replace a paper-and-pencil data collection process with an automated manufacturing execution system (MES). They wanted a real-time look at production data. Many of their decisions were made based on observations and guesses rather than facts, and they needed deeper insights.
To improve shop floor efficiency and anticipate and solve production issues before they occurred, Plano Molding implemented the Epicor Mattec MES system. The insights they gained into the shop floor are helping to drive bottom-line growth.
Plano Molding has also seen significant scrap savings. Rather than focus on scrap percentage, the Mattec MES solution allows them to focus on higher-dollar-value products. This has led to the Plano Molding team saving $700,000 in scrap improvements.
Read the success story to learn more about Plano Molding’s experience and consider how your business might benefit from a modern production system like Epicor Mattec MES.
Most companies have a few people who are testers and optimizers by nature, interest, or experience. But what really moves the dial is when everyone in the company embraces a test-and-learn approach to improving the customer experience across all touchpoints.
Why is the test-and-learn approach so effective? When you test everything, your team values data over opinions. Everyone keeps learning — even from failures. The results? More visitors, more sales, happier customers, and a healthier bottom line.
To help you get there, this guide provides insights on:
What constitutes a culture of growth and optimization
Tips for building that culture in your own company
Lessons from marketing leaders who embrace the test-and-learn approach
Today’s marketing leaders need sophisticated tools to turn data into cross-channel insights that improve performance. In a new report, Gartner compares 11 digital marketing analytics solutions across five key areas: data integration, exploration, advanced models, platform integrations, and measurement.
Selecting the best solution for your team requires thoughtful analysis. How will you determine the best fit? Gartner’s Magic Quadrant can help.
It’s amazing how online and offline data remains disconnected. Sculptor and conservationist, Jason deCaires Taylor knows the benefits of connecting two different worlds. In our guide, The Art of Integration, you’ll see what marketers can learn from the symbiotic relationship of Taylor’s sculptures on the floor of Molinere Bay. Read the guide to learn how to piece together all your insights and interactions into a whole view of your customers, so you can create seamless experiences with them.
Published By: Silkroad
Published Date: Aug 01, 2017
The Sources of Hire Report is back for 2017 and is more comprehensive than ever, covering more than 14 million applications, 655,000 interviews, and 329,000 hires. The job market is back—and so is increased competition for top candidates.
Get ahead by starting where the candidate journey begins.
Download this report to learn data-driven insights, including:
Internal vs. external sources
Online vs. offline sources
Top 5 branded job boards
Hot issues and best practices
Published By: Verisign
Published Date: May 31, 2017
Verisign has a unique view into distributed denial of service (DDos) attack trends, including attack statistics, behavioral trends and future outlook. The below data contains observations and insights about attack frequency and size derived from mitigations enacted on behalf of customers of Verisign DDoS Protection Services from January through March 2017.
From its conception, this special edition has had a simple goal: to help SAP customers better understand SAP HANA and determine how they can best leverage this transformative technology in their organization. Accordingly, we reached out to a variety of experts and authorities across the SAP ecosystem to provide a true 360-degree perspective on SAP HANA.
This TDWI Checklist Report presents requirements for analytic DBMSs with a focus on their use with big data. Along the way, the report also defines the many techniques and tool types involved. The requirements checklist and definitions can assist users who are currently evaluating analytic databases and/or developing strategies for big data analytics.
For years, experienced data warehousing (DW) consultants and analysts have advocated the need for a well thought-out architecture for designing and implementing large-scale DW environments. Since the creation of these DW architectures, there have been many technological advances making implementation faster, more scalable and better performing. This whitepaper explores these new advances and discusses how they have affected the development of DW environments.
New data sources are fueling innovation while stretching the limitations of traditional data management strategies and structures. Data warehouses are giving way to purpose built platforms more capable of meeting the real-time needs of a more demanding end user and the opportunities presented by Big Data. Significant strategy shifts are under way to transform traditional data ecosystems by creating a unified view of the data terrain necessary to support Big Data and real-time needs of innovative enterprises companies.
Big data and personal data are converging to shape the internet’s most surprising consumer products. they’ll predict your needs and store your memories—if you let them. Download this report to learn more.
This white paper discusses the issues involved in the traditional practice of deploying transactional and analytic applications on separate platforms using separate databases. It analyzes the results from a user survey, conducted on SAP's behalf by IDC, that explores these issues.
The technology market is giving significant attention to Big Data and analytics as a way to provide insight for decision making support; but how far along is the adoption of these technologies across manufacturing organizations? During a February 2013 survey of over 100 manufacturers we examined behaviors of organizations that measure effective decision making as part of their enterprise performance management efforts. This Analyst Insight paper reveals the results of this survey.
This paper explores the results of a survey, fielded in April 2013, of 304 data managers and professionals, conducted by Unisphere Research, a division of Information Today Inc. It revealed a range of practical approaches that organizations of all types and sizes are adopting to manage and capitalize on the big data flowing through their enterprises.
In-memory technology—in which entire datasets are pre-loaded into a computer’s random access memory, alleviating the need for shuttling data between memory and disk storage every time a query is initiated—has actually been around for a number of years. However, with the onset of big data, as well as an insatiable thirst for analytics, the industry is taking a second look at this promising approach to speeding up data processing.
Over the course of several months in 2011, IDC conducted a research study to identify the opportunities and challenges to adoption of a new technology that changes the way in which traditional business solutions are implemented and used. The results of the study are presented in this white paper.
Forrester conducted in-depth surveys with 330 global BI decision-makers and found strong correlations between overall company success and adoption of innovative BI, analytics, and big data tools. In this paper, you will learn what separates the leading companies from the rest when it comes to exploiting innovative technologies in BI and analytics, and what steps you can take to either stay a leader or join their ranks.
This white paper, produced in collaboration with SAP, provides insight into executive perception of real-time business operations in North America. It is a companion paper to Real-time Business: Playing to win in the new global marketplace, published in May 2011, and to a series of papers on real-time business in Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America.
Leading companies and technology providers are rethinking the fundamental model of analytics, and the contours of a new paradigm are emerging. The new generation of analytics goes beyond Big Data (information that is too large and complex to manipulate without robust software), and the traditional narrow approach of analytics which was restricted to analysing customer and financial data collected from their interactions on social media. Today companies are embracing the social revolution, using real-time technologies to unlock deep insights about customers and others and enable better-informed decisions and richer collaboration in real-time.
Powered by data from 451 Research, the Right Mix web application benchmarks your current private vs public cloud mix, business drivers, and workload deployment venues against industry peers to create a comparative analysis. See how your mix stacks up, then download the 451 Research report for robust insights into the state of the hybrid IT market.