Financial executives face many challenges, but accurate and timely financial reporting is one of the most daunting tasks. Analytics can improve the quality of financial reporting and provide insights for financial decision making.
September was a whirlwind of activity around Labor Day, back to school and the kickoff of fall conferences. Here is a recap of the top financial stories published on the IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub in September. Catch up on what you may have missed.
Audiences can be exquisitely fickle. What they respond to at any given moment is, if not entirely unpredictable, highly resistant to tidy formulas. Predictive audience analysis can be vital for personalization and targeting and engaging customers. Discover how data-scientific tools for performing
Find out how Day 3 of the conference offered insight into how data scientists have benefited from the latest approaches to web-scale analytics, including open sourcing of the System ML machine learning library to help the Spark community.
Companies that insist on offering high-quality services and products have discovered how analytics can help realize this goal. This installment of Answers in Analytics describes how a leading medical technology company uses analytics to realize multiple business benefits.
Predictive product and customer profitability analysis techniques get a significant boost from big data and analytics. So much so that the lines blur between the phases of the traditional "Plan, Do, Study, Act" cycle outlined by Dr. Edwards Deming.
Data analytics provide companies with the timely information necessary to develop dynamic infrastructure financing models that enable them to make quick, informed revisions to their strategies in response to market changes.
Financial analytics software transforms the chief financial officer role from number cruncher to strategic business partner. This is accomplished with faster, more accurate forecasting, simplified and less conflict-laden planning and quicker decision making with real-time, trusted financial metrics.
Convergys, a world-class customer management firm operating in more than 150 services centers in 31 countries implemented an advanced analytics and reporting solution that automates capacity planning and sales forecasting processes, while delivering improved customer management services to its
Implementing an advanced analytics and reporting solution has helped ManpowerGroup, a premier multinational human resource consulting firm leverage huge volumes of employee and other enterprise data to gain expanded insight for improving all business outcomes.