Global corporations have treasury teams and huge ERP systems to manage their financials, but smaller firms often do not have that luxury. However, SMBs can draw on SaaS vendors to achieve similar results in budgeting and forecasting.
Ultracyclist Dave Haase used analytics to create his own luck in the Race Across America. Learn how analytics, the Internet of Things and leveraging weather data can enhance operational performance and decision-making. And meet Dave in a Google hangout and at IBM Insight 2015.
With trading speeds calculated in milliseconds, the need for accuracy and compliance in data tracking among high-frequency trading firms has become a Darwinian race for perfection. The stakes are not just to eliminate the billions of reporting errors or capture the billions in annual profits, but
Dave Haase cycled 3,000 miles during the 2015 Race Across America, all while using IBM Analytics to monitor heart rate, distance ridden and power output. What can businesses learn from Dave’s extraordinary feat of endurance?
Financial executives face many challenges, but accurate and timely financial reporting is one of the most daunting tasks. Analytics can improve the quality of financial reporting and provide insights for financial decision making.
Audiences can be exquisitely fickle. What they respond to at any given moment is, if not entirely unpredictable, highly resistant to tidy formulas. Predictive audience analysis can be vital for personalization and targeting and engaging customers. Discover how data-scientific tools for performing
Find out how Day 3 of the conference offered insight into how data scientists have benefited from the latest approaches to web-scale analytics, including open sourcing of the System ML machine learning library to help the Spark community.
Companies that insist on offering high-quality services and products have discovered how analytics can help realize this goal. This installment of Answers in Analytics describes how a leading medical technology company uses analytics to realize multiple business benefits.
Predictive product and customer profitability analysis techniques get a significant boost from big data and analytics. So much so that the lines blur between the phases of the traditional "Plan, Do, Study, Act" cycle outlined by Dr. Edwards Deming.
Data analytics provide companies with the timely information necessary to develop dynamic infrastructure financing models that enable them to make quick, informed revisions to their strategies in response to market changes.
Financial analytics software transforms the chief financial officer role from number cruncher to strategic business partner. This is accomplished with faster, more accurate forecasting, simplified and less conflict-laden planning and quicker decision making with real-time, trusted financial metrics.