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Social media analytics: 4 ways travel companies can make connections with consumers

Social media analytics: 4 ways travel companies can make connections with consumers

September 28, 2015 | by Susan Kuchinskas, Science & Technology Writer
Social media analytics can help travel companies provide better service and forge deeper relationships with customers.
4 surprising ways companies apply analytics to drive success

4 surprising ways companies apply analytics to drive success

September 28, 2015 | by Wayne Milano, North American Director, Information and Analytics Solution, Mainline
When it comes to big data and analytics, you can expect the unexpected. A wide range of companies is applying insights in ways that may surprise you. Here are four examples featuring an unusual mix of companies where the only common denominator is their success with analytics.
Open platforms and the value of sharing

Open platforms and the value of sharing

September 28, 2015 | by Chris Gillar, Content Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
From the time we were little, sharing has been an important concept. And even though sharing can be a double-edged sword in the business world, open source initiatives serve to prove its value. When considering open and unified analytics platforms, make sure they embrace three elements: inclusion,...
Customer analytics help banks score big

Customer analytics help banks score big

September 28, 2015 | by Boxley Llewellyn, Vice President, Banking Analytics Solutions, IBM
Today's banking environment and ever-changing digital technologies require financial institutions to embrace banking customer analytics with a new view: understanding customer behavior in a digital world has immense value.
The sky is the limit: Flexible, scalable predictive analytics in the cloud

The sky is the limit: Flexible, scalable predictive analytics in the cloud

September 28, 2015 | by Jane Hendricks, Portfolio Marketing Manager, Predictive Analytics, IBM
As many organizations are rapidly learning, predictive analytics delivered on cloud-based platforms has the potential to transform the way organizations conduct business. To take advantage of new possibilities, leveraging enterprise-scale, cloud-based predictive analytics for new opportunities...
Cognitive computing and analytics for smarter mobile applications

Cognitive computing and analytics for smarter mobile applications

September 28, 2015 | by Andrew Trice, Developer Advocate, IBM
Our mobile devices continue to enhance their utility and conveniences through always-connected personal computing contexts. But what if the applications we rely on for communications, gathering information and scheduling our daily lives could do a lot more by providing information we can...
Retail trends: Big data analytics from NFC, wearables and geolocation are changing the industry

Retail trends: Big data analytics from NFC, wearables and geolocation are changing the industry

September 28, 2015 | by Daniel Newman, Retail Writer
Companies utilizing the latest retail trends, including NFC technology, wearables and geolocation, are set to collect the data points necessary to provide the customer service today's customers expect.
Cloud financial management provides efficiency and flexibility

Cloud financial management provides efficiency and flexibility

September 28, 2015 | by Phil Britt, Financial Services Writer
Cloud financial management enables companies to share data throughout the organization for better collaboration, easier application upgrades and better compliance.
Transforming work in the cloud: IBM at BoxWorks 2015

Transforming work in the cloud: IBM at BoxWorks 2015

September 25, 2015 | by Noah Kuttler, Cloud and Mobile Portfolio Marketing Manager, IBM Enterprise Content Management (ECM), IBM
Without a doubt, technology is dramatically reshaping today’s workforce. The IBM and Box partnership is designed to transform how people work in their industries. Indeed, government, healthcare, insurance and retail are among the industries that can substantially benefit from offerings that combine...
What keeps you from implementing predictive maintenance?

What keeps you from implementing predictive maintenance?

September 25, 2015 | by Dan Bigos, WW Analytics Solutions Marketing Executive - Predictive Maintenance & Quality, IBM
Although predictive maintenance offers significant benefits to personnel who operate and maintain essential assets, its dependence on additional on-premises IT resources can deter organizations from relying on it. Learn how an IBM cloud-based solution can help give organizations insight into asset...