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Pavel Abdur-Rahman
Senior Managing Consultant, IBM

Pavel has more than 10 years of work experience with the top management of multinationals in North America, Europe and Asia across several industries, including consumer business, industrial, energy & resources, financial services and healthcare.

He is an early adopter of optimization, predictive and cognitive business applications that leverage analytics to solve complex business problems. 

He combines management consulting, operations research and advanced analytics expertise to assist client executives in understanding and determining strategic and operational objectives around customer segmentation, financial crime risk, assets optimization, cost reduction and talent management.

Pavel has a BASc in Industrial (Systems) Engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada , P.Eng and PMP certification and he is currently pursuing his Master of Management Analytics (MMA) from Queen’s University, Canada. 

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Make stronger business decisions with advanced analytics

Make stronger business decisions with advanced analytics

Part 2 of 2

September 8, 2015 | by Pavel Abdur-Rahman, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM
The concluding post in this series looks at the two other strategic pillars necessary to help ensure advanced analytics can guide the way to better decision-making. Using advanced analytics to embrace an agile culture and invest in an ecosystem of talent allows organizations to provide consistent...
Advanced analytics drive better business decisions

Advanced analytics drive better business decisions

Part 1 of 2

September 1, 2015 | by Pavel Abdur-Rahman, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM
Advanced analytics can boost organizational decision-making and offer multiple benefits including increased revenue and decreased costs. However, achieving these goals requires an emphasis on three strategic pillars: focusing on business decisions, embracing an agile culture and investing in an...
Who are today's analytics professionals?

Who are today's analytics professionals?

May 27, 2015 | by Pavel Abdur-Rahman, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM
Discover nine fields of study for corresponding data analysis professionals that contribute significantly to analytics projects, their key value propositions and challenges and high-level suggestions for categorizing and organizing the rapidly growing analytics resource pool.

3 key shifts to digital business using advanced analytics

March 10, 2015 | by Pavel Abdur-Rahman, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM
According to Gartner, digital business is the “creation of new business designs by blurring the digital and physical worlds." There are three key foundational shifts that are making the digital business phenomenon real. Interestingly, these tectonic shifts are also driving faster adoption of...

Why advanced analytics projects are different from traditional IT

December 9, 2014 | by Pavel Abdur-Rahman, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM
To fulfill the promise of analytics, we must put a lot more effort into delivering these projects right, the first time. We must think through each of the traditional success criteria and ask ourselves the burning question: how is delivering analytics different? This starts from gaining executive...