Busy executives that need to make vital business or investment decisions don’t want to wait for days or weeks for an answer to a question they put to analysts or receive incomplete information or analysis with spurious results. Fortunately, analysts today can access cloud-based data services that
With consumer product warranties, companies can back the value behind the goods they sell. The challenge, however, is optimization. It's impossible to know ahead of time if a product is going to fail and generate unforeseen costs. Fortunately, big data can help.
Fraud is pervasive and impacts many sectors, but its impact on the healthcare industry is profoundly damaging from a cost perspective. Take a look at this point of view by experts demonstrating how fraudulent practices in healthcare administration can be dramatically reduced by fraud-detection
An important ingredient for any successful business is its staff. And yet recent research shows that human resources ranks lowest among front office operations when it comes to using predictive analytics, particularly to recruit and retain the right professionals for the right positions. But that
Smart predictions can spell the difference between whether your company succeeds wildly or falls by the wayside. Get the details on four strategic pillars for smart, proactive business through predictive analytics deployment in a series of new blog perspectives.
Predictive analytics is bringing businesses and their customers together, creating value in the intersection of the two. Discover how you can transform your customer engagements by providing the marketing interactions your customers desire.
In the highly competitive video game industry, keeping players engaged and loyal is crucial in capturing a major share of this lucrative market. Doing so involves using big data analytics to harness innovation and understand what players expect.
Although the weather can frequently be the go-to topic when engaging in small talk, it is very much intertwined with deeper discussions around the environment, global warming, and reducing carbon emissions. A rising tide of sensor-derived, Internet of Things data is now fueling a worldwide focus on
Analyzing partnership management is never easy. The data behind traditional procurement and supplier partnerships is a convoluted, messy rabbit hole. However, tools for analysis have evolved significantly to make navigation easier than ever in today’s business climate.
Today, more than ever, businesses need to put the ability to analyze data into the hands of business analysts, data scientists, stakeholders and decision makers. Take an evolutionary look at how Apache Spark and big data discovery are just beginning to open up a diverse and powerful set of
Data engineers have much to learn from water management professionals, who have mastered the art of keeping filtered water on tap—ready at a moment’s notice. As information volumes begin to deluge data repositories and outpace traditional approaches, data professionals must use every tool at their
When it comes to retail product placement, stores have traditionally relied on historical sales trends, seasonal shopping patterns and garmentos' gut instincts to determine inventory levels and merchandising strategies. Now, merchants are taking a more scientific, data-driven approach to managing