An important ingredient for any successful business is its staff. And yet recent research shows that human resources ranks lowest among front office operations when it comes to using predictive analytics, particularly to recruit and retain the right professionals for the right positions. But that
Smart predictions can spell the difference between whether your company succeeds wildly or falls by the wayside. Get the details on four strategic pillars for smart, proactive business through predictive analytics deployment in a series of new blog perspectives.
In the face of low prices and a seemingly permanent state of flux, increasing numbers of companies in the oil and gas industry are turning to predictive analytics and maintenance, among other such cutting-edge technologies, to protect their margins. Discover how innovation, driven by need, is
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.
Certain automotive makers are getting ahead of the competition by switching to the use of predictive analytics—rather than reactive analytics. In a recent case study conducted in partnership with Sweden’s Volvo Group, new data insights provided new opportunities for cost savings and operational
Financial institutions need comprehensive analytics to build a strong bank fraud detection strategy. Advanced analytics software provides the tools necessary for banks to recognize and act on suspicious patterns, quickly notify customers of fraud incidents and position themselves for faster
No one can really know the future. But by looking to the past and tapping into operational insights, we can gather good ideas for what’s coming. Take a look at how oil and gas industry organizations apply predictive analytics to work to improve productivity, efficiency and output.
Although the weather can frequently be the go-to topic when engaging in small talk, it is very much intertwined with deeper discussions around the environment, global warming, and reducing carbon emissions. A rising tide of sensor-derived, Internet of Things data is now fueling a worldwide focus on
We all get them. Irritating or irrelevant offers from retailers and organizations seem to multiply on our devices and in our mailboxes. Although these offers were generated from a variety of data-gathering methods, their results often tend to be highly annoying, grossly off target or darkly amusing
Retailers may struggle against low margins and resource scarcity, but that can’t keep them away from the National Retail Federation’s BIG Show. Learn how attending this year’s BIG Show can help you drive your retail business to new heights—and find out why thousands of other people from around the
What can predictive analytics do for a sports club? Behavior-based predictive analytics technologies provided by IBM are poised to help the Ottawa Senators professional hockey club understand better than ever before the individual consumers who make up its fan base.
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
When it comes to customer relationships, no business wants to be caught by surprise. This is why organizations that consistently find themselves surprised by their customers should seek new data solutions to reduce unpredictability.