Prescriptive analytics (optimization) is a sophisticated analytics technology. It can deliver great business value by helping decision makers handle the tough trade-offs that arise when limited resources force choices among options. Optimization was traditionally applied by Operations Research
Chief Data Officers, in particular, will want to take note of Generation Z as they begin to grow up, because many of their attitudes and behavior toward data are shifting from that of previous generations. Those that prepare for Gen Z early and build a relationship with them based on good data
The reality is that AI is still heavily-reliant upon smart, willing and trained humans in order for AI to behave in a manner that we would expect. Humans are needed to scope the problems, identify relevant examples and verify the results. Without humans as a guide, current AI is no more capable
Building on findings from CSO Insight's study of sales compensation and performance management, here are three reasons why sales organizations should invest in variable compensation solutions that give sales reps visibility into their incentive compensation.
The need for information is paramount to our need to excel and succeed. Businesses rely on information for strategic planning and driving growth. Individuals rely on information to make decisions and gain understanding of things. All information is driven by knowledge, and for knowledge to be an
A new Harvard Business Review Analytic Services and IBM study shows 72% of line of business leaders believe they are susceptible to disruption within three years but only 14% are prepared to respond. This presentation provides a lens into the thinking of 600 business executives and examines the
There is so much talk about data as a new natural resource. The amount of data organizations and citizens across the globe produce, is authored in many systems and consumed by various organizations and users in different formats. This begs the following questions: Who owns this data? And why it is
CIOs are saddled with the incredible responsibility of ensuring all things IT are not just functioning, but are meeting the high demands of both internal enterprise users as well as those customers that rely on that enterprise as part of their own business. Though CIOs have an incredible
This is the first in a sequence of blogs that takes a peek at what is driving analytics onto the cloud, what are the challenges that will need to be overcome over the next 5 years and how they will be tackled.
In cognitive computing era, new revenue generation stream has emerged with data at center of the modern digital business model. One of the key capabilities cognitive computing enables for an organization is the ability to generate additional revenue streams by using data effectively. In the big
Podcasts are becoming a big trend. More than a third of Americans have listened to #podcasts, according to Edison Research, a figure that has tripled in the last decade. You can listen to a podcast while you drive, walk, exercise, or simply while you relax. Listen to this “Finance in Focus” podcast
How do you start new conversations with your customers—conversations that enable them to see your bank in new ways? The answer is insight. Extract deep insights that help you expand your relationship with customers and provide a better, more personalized customer experience. What can you achieve
Many suggest that the insurance industry's operating models already include the cost of fraud, creating higher cost structures and premiums. By taking full advantage of the integration and advanced capabilities being offered by leading counter fraud solution providers, enterprise counter fraud