Big data and analytics are being used today by more and more people throughout an organization to make operational and strategic decisions. This means that data and analytics, and the insights they provide, are critical to making the right moves that grow revenue, better engage customers and
Big data is everywhere and in everything. It’s infused in phones, cars, roads, power lines, waterways, food crates and innumerable other items you’d never think of as computers. Technology is more powerful and accessible than ever before, but there are still many civic challenges in need of
Businesses have figured out that analytics are in their future, but what does it mean to be an analytically driven organization? What data and analytics do you need?
With today’s technology, you can do so many new things that were not possible two or three years ago. Let’s start thinking about
Nancy Bachrach, senior manager of registration for the Girl Scouts of Eastern PA, declared that predictive analytics gave the organization the “opportunity to base decisions on actual data.” Using this data they were able to better understand their customers: girl scouts.
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"Agile development requires agile fingers"
Are you ready for the Big Data for Social Good Hadoop Challenge, powered by IBM + Hadoop? For this global hackathon, IBM will be working closely with City of LA, Boston and San Jose and others where participants will compete to create innovative
Terri Dean, chief membership officer at Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania, shares how they peeled apart all the layers of their data to uncover trend lines and increase retention.
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Data is at the core of everything we do, and it's growing in importance daily. The new role of chief data officer has limitless opportunities for growth and mastery.
Chief data officers at the CDO Summit in San Francisco gave a first hand perspective on some of their responsibilities, challenges
Research shows that enterprises only analyze 12 percent of their data. InfoSphere BigInsights for Hadoop empowers enterprises of all sizes to cost effectively manage and analyze big data so that they leverage all data and not just a sliver.
"The issue around identifying targeted analysis for anti-corruption is you just can't look at one data source," says Vince Walden, a partner at Ernst & Young with responsibility for fraud investigation and dispute services. "When you're looking for potentially improper payments that could be
With big data financial and transactional data no longer in silos, we can now look at them together. Vince Walden, Ernst and Young partner, says that big data technologies allow them to look at data from all angles.
The organization that can quickly extract insight from their data AND leverage the data achieves an advantage. Rick Clements, IBM's director of marketing for Big Data says, "we are moving from the notion of big data to fast data, where what really matters is speed...and real-time actionable insight