Creating and maintaining an adaptive organization is well within reach through advanced analytics and innovation, and the right analytics solutions can help businesses transform data-driven insight into actual value without the nightmares from shifting market conditions and information overload.
Large municipalities need to be ever vigilant in providing essential health, safety, security, social, traffic and other services. What better way to glean their citizens’ sentiments on these matters than capitalizing on social media data channels such as Twitter?
CFOs, business leaders, and line-of-business managers can enhance their budgeting decisions with solid, insightful forecasting. Learn from the leading experts in this area to understand the clear path toward making organizations future ready.
Poised for widespread commercial adoption, Apache Spark is drawing a lot of attention with its ability to perform advanced in-memory analysis of cached, unstructured data in an open source distributed-computing framework.
Healthcare has evolved into a process of highly sophisticated technology and computing infrastructure to capitalize on years of analysis and historical data. It requires a robust ecosystem comprising big data and analytics; cognitive, cloud and mobile computing; social tools; and more.
Can technology help stem the rise in college drop-out rates? Colleges and universities are leveraging advanced analytics to aggregate and analyze student data to identify at-risk students and intervene constructively with personalized assistance.
Doing the math applies to just about every aspect of life. But love it or hate it, mathematics in the form of analytics and statistics offers a path to valuable insight that can enhance business value.
Big data is not restricted to the domain of business users. Discover how a group of women attending a Saudi Arabia university articulated big data concepts into innovative solutions for helping business users uncover insights.
Analytics may not be seen as a measure for protecting wildlife, but it can be applied in tools used to fight the rising, heinous crime of illegal wildlife trafficking while helping raise awareness.
Big Data & Analytics Heroes
Gil BetzChief Strategy Officer at Metro United Way
Gil Betz, CSO at Metro United Way and this week's Big Data & Analytics Hero, says “analytics helps us evaluate where and how to invest donors’ money for the best outcome.” He goes on to share that “cognitive computing technology is not a frill—it is the engine for our transformation.”
Mainstream business practices call for the critical requirements of business intelligence (BI) to enable evidence-based decisions, and line-of-business users should expect no less from providers of cloud-based business analytics.
There has always been a strong interaction between the academic side of higher education and the finance or “business” side of higher education. The academic side had lofty goals for establishing new degrees programs and new ways of recruiting students, while the finance side needed to balance out
Student attrition is a serious concern for colleges and universities around the world. Analytics and data can help higher education institutions manage attrition by helping to align all data to get a comprehensive view of each student, and then using analytics to determine who may be at risk. Once