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Recap of Global Business Intelligence and Analytics News [VIDEO]

August 20, 2013 by Lachlan James

The industry news, research and tidbits that caught our eye during this installment of BI.TV, includes: “What Makes – or Breaks – BI Success?” “Best practice tips for business intelligence success” and “Maximize your chances of business intelligence success.”[read more]


Societal Remedies for Algorithms Behaving Badly

May 29, 2013 by Paul Barsch

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In a world where computer programs are responsible for wild market swings, advertising fraud and more, it is incumbent upon society to develop rules and possibly laws to keep algorithms—and programmers who write them—from behaving badly.[read more]

Beyond Hadoop - Completing the Big Data Picture

February 29, 2012 by MaryAnne Sinville

Unified information access (UIA) provides new insights and a complete view of a business that other approaches can’t mach. UIA unifies structured data and unstructured content – replacing fragmented silos with the ability to index, join and present all enterprise information, complementing and extending existing IT investments.[read more]


Audio Archive: The Cutting Edge of Big Data Monetization

February 14, 2012 by Cliff Figallo

The Cutting Edge of Big Data Monetization   Sponsored by ... Big Data carries many definitions, but most agree that it refers to the increased amount of data available to businesses through unstructured channels like social media. Businesses are challenged in their attempts to productively analyze this data, but most are...[read more]

Audio Archive: Delivering Value Through Business Analytics

June 28, 2011 by SmartDataCollective Admin

Delivering Value Through Business Analytics: How People, Process and Technology Work Together Listen to analytics thought-leader Thomas Davenport and leading industry experts discuss how—and why—organizations like yours use business analytics to empower more timely and precise decisions by bringing new insights into daily operations....[read more]

Webinar: Using the Voice of the Customer to Predict Your Customer Behavior

January 11, 2011 by Michelle deHaaff

Join Attensity’s Director of Advanced Analytics, Manya Mayes, to learn how you can harness the power of text analytics to not only understand the voice of your customer — but to predict what your customer is going to do next.[read more]


Audio Archive: Trendspotting for Growth

July 16, 2010 by SmartDataCollective Admin

As companies using analytics know, data is key to developing their best customers by supporting relevant and compelling product and service offers. Adopting analytics to identify growth has the potential to support superior customer sales, service, and general operations. Data analytics can provide insight into meaningful customer...[read more]

Questions about analytics?

July 9, 2010 by Stephen Baker

If you're wondering how to harness the power of the numerati in your own enterprise, consider participating in the webinar my colleagues at SmartDataCollective are holding on July 15. It's called Trendspotting for Growth, and it features analytics experts from SAS, Warner Home Videos, and Teradata, among others. *** I thought I'd pay...[read more]

Audio Archive: Finding Value in Unstructured Social Data

April 26, 2010 by SmartDataCollective Admin

About the Panel: Stephen Baker, author of The Numerati, is a journalist based in the the New York area. He spent 20 years writing for Businessweek, prior to which he was a reporter for the El Paso Herald-Post and the Daily Journal. While at BusinessWeek, Baker wrote cover stories on blogs, the data analysis of social networks, and...[read more]


Audio Archive: Risks and Rewards of Big Data in the Cloud

January 13, 2010 by SmartDataCollective Admin

Featuring: Michael Fauscette is IDC Group Vice President, Software Business Solutions, overseeing IDC's research and consulting in ERP, SCM, CRM, and PLM Applications, small and medium business applications, partner and alliance ecosystems, open source, software vendor business models (SaaS) and software pricing and licensing. Mr....[read more]


Audio Archive: Putting Customer Value to Work

September 14, 2009 by SmartDataCollective Admin

Download the slides in PDFFeaturing: James Taylor Korhan Yunak Anne Milley Mike Rote CEO of Decision Management Solutions Global CRM Business Analyst at Vodafone Group Senior Director of technology product marketing for SAS Director of the Teradata/SAS Center of Excellence[read more]


Hear it Now! Live Q&A on How to Boost Service, Cut Costs and Still Deliver Great Customer Experiences

April 22, 2009 by SmartDataCollective Admin

Originally Aired 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST April 16, 2009 How do you boost service, cut costs and still deliver great customer experiences - even in a down economy? That's the challenging topic our panel of experts tackled recently in our first SmartData Collective webinar. The current economy is having a huge impact on how businesses...[read more]