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.
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
Companies are looking for new ways to transform their business using data and analytics to get the insights they need to make the best decisions. Employees can start on the path to discovering business insights at the IBM Vision Conference.
Describing intelligence software has gotten a whole lot easier as Hollywood continues to produce gripping spy shows like The Blacklist, Homeland and CSI. But while the layman description may have gotten easier, the real threatscape continues to evolve as criminal and terrorist networks continue to