Busy executives that need to make vital business or investment decisions don’t want to wait for days or weeks for an answer to a question they put to analysts or receive incomplete information or analysis with spurious results. Fortunately, analysts today can access cloud-based data services that
In an era of almost daily news reports of cybersecurity breaches, cyber threats and cyber attacks, an attack on critical infrastructure and power grids grows more likely every day. What can be done about it? Is the US adequately prepared to thwart such an attack? Consider several factors in
Fraud is pervasive and impacts many sectors, but its impact on the healthcare industry is profoundly damaging from a cost perspective. Take a look at this point of view by experts demonstrating how fraudulent practices in healthcare administration can be dramatically reduced by fraud-detection
How can organizations tasked with responding quickly to crisis events and saving lives empower its first responders with real-time information? See how International Medical Corps applied advanced analytics to shrink response times in emergencies.
Predictive analytics is bringing businesses and their customers together, creating value in the intersection of the two. Discover how you can transform your customer engagements by providing the marketing interactions your customers desire.
Hotels cannot produce results by simply collecting the right data. Revenue increases can be generated when hotels use this information to create personalized experiences for each guest through specialized offers, upsells and services.
Many observers assume data and analytics can improve the way governments deliver services, but how can governments do so? The first step is to set realistic and attainable goals, rally stakeholders around meeting those goals, and then use data and analytics to measure and monitor progress.
Weather, terrain and access challenges can be especially damaging to forestry environments. Check out how the University of Washington, Seattle’s College of the Environment, in collaboration with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, applied advanced analytics to forestry management
Just as today’s businesses need to speed operations and cut costs, the same goals hold true for major sporting events such as the Australian Open Tennis Championships. To help make the Australian Open 2016 event the ultimate experience for online fans and the fans in attendance, see how the IBM
When it comes to retail product placement, stores have traditionally relied on historical sales trends, seasonal shopping patterns and garmentos' gut instincts to determine inventory levels and merchandising strategies. Now, merchants are taking a more scientific, data-driven approach to managing
Data storage is an important consideration. The old models of extracting and converting data simply don't work with data analytics. There is too much data in too many different formats. The solution is using an enterprise data hub to store all of your data in the same location and in the same