Tag Archives : analytics and Big Data


A deep dive into predictive analytics 1

Data is the new gold, but how do we mine it for actionable insight into business potential? Increasingly, organizations are turning to analytics, and to a specific subset of that – predictive analytics – in order to capture and create previously-unimagined sources of value. Analysis of business information is not new. Rooted in decision support [...]

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Kathleen Lavoie, Chief Privacy Officer and director of health information management, Grand River Hospital

Building infrastructure for data-driven decisioning

Beyond their intrinsic value as a showcase for new technology implementation, case studies provide additional benefit. By demonstrating the art-of the-possible, they help organizations envision how IT solutions might be applied in their own circumstance and to what end. The consumer of case studies can consider the ‘how to’ of implementation, absorbing lessons that may [...]


Building on BI to achieve analytics insight

Analytics have become the poster child for how IT empowers people, processes and production. As additional sources of data have emerged out of social networks, sensor systems and M2M communications, better reading of this information promises to deliver new business value, new services and even advanced solutions to key global challenges.  But what constitutes ‘better [...]

Brian Joynt, VP and GM, Information Builders Canada