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
Disruptive innovations such as big data, machine learning, cognitive computing and cloud-based services are presenting analytics professionals with rapid transformation that impacts business. As a result, organizations are adopting new best practices for data analysis processes. Dig into this first
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
The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) aims to overhaul Basel banking rules with an eye to addressing problems that surfaced during the global financial crisis. But as the rules near release, many banks worry that the regulations will impose significant new capital requirements while
Performance management in sales is critical to business growth. The role of sales compensation leader illustrates, perhaps better than any other role in modern business, the lockstep relationship of business growth and evolving business roles. Today, the responsibilities of the sales compensation
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.
In the highly competitive video game industry, keeping players engaged and loyal is crucial in capturing a major share of this lucrative market. Doing so involves using big data analytics to harness innovation and understand what players expect.
Put the kibosh on suspicious activity, bad actors and the illegitimate behaviors that often go undiscovered for government and social healthcare programs in particular. Learn more about advanced methods that utilize multilayered analytics in social program healthcare compliance solutions to counter
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.
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
Data engineers have much to learn from water management professionals, who have mastered the art of keeping filtered water on tap—ready at a moment’s notice. As information volumes begin to deluge data repositories and outpace traditional approaches, data professionals must use every tool at their
The world can become an increasingly safe place when people who are in charge of real-world safety and cybersafety are equipped with data and analytics. From cyber threat analysis to public safety prediction and response, here are the Safer Planet initiative’s top 10 stories of the year.
Designing a sales compensation system is difficult—and when managers rely on hunches in the process, the task becomes even harder. However, a new solution replaces guesswork with quantifiable analytics that help uncover insights in compensation data.