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Analytics


When should organizations consider predictive analytics?  

Many organizations have been leveraging Business Intelligence (BI) for years and are slowly taking advantage of Big Data platforms to gain access to diverse data and address complex analytical needs. But with increased competition, organizations also require the ability to look ahead as well as back to get the sense of how to improve performance, […]

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Solving for the data science conundrum 1  

Across the industry spectrum, data is now extolled as the fount of new insight into market opportunity and operational excellence. Better collection, management and analysis of data, so the story goes, can translate into improved support that enables managers to make the right decisions faster to enhance competitive positioning, performance and/or service delivery. On the […]


Analytics, a multi-stakeholder play

People, processes and technology are the three components of any technology project. Most organizations focus on the technology portion, attempting to improve business processes by trying to select the right infrastructure to make everything fit together successfully. In many cases, only a select few stakeholders are involved in identifying the requirements and frameworks that surround […]

Lyndsay Wise, president, Wise Analytics

Mary Allen, managing editor, InsightaaS

Data strategy matrix to drive data value

Data is one of those rare birds that crosses the business/IT divide that exists in many organizations: while business managers depend on the insight data can provide to refine product and market tactics, IT can optimize operations based on data generated through monitoring of IT infrastructure and services. For both groups, however, data also represents […]


Achieving Big Data value

Organizations may be leveraging Big Data, but many still struggle with the need to realize value from their initiatives. In the edited interview below, Teradata’s Dan Graham provides some insight into what organizations need to achieve this transition. Dan Graham is well qualified to speak to Big Data opportunity. In the 1980s, he was an […]

Dan Graham, general manager, Enterprise Systems, Teradata Corporation