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How Analytics is Making Basketball a More Beautiful Game

January 20, 2017 by Timo Elliott

The NBA is the #1 global sports league — and analytics is helping make it even better.The NBA London Global Games 2017 were held last week, accompanied by an NBA-sponsored Leaders Meet: Innovation technology event in London earlier in the day.The event was kicked off by Steve Hellmuth, NBA’s EVP Media Operations and...[read more]

How To Create A 360-Degree Customer View Using Data

January 19, 2017 by Mark Ross-Smith

How valuable would it be to know everything about your customer’s interactions with your competition? Creating a 360-degree customer view is considered the holy grail of customer intelligence, and you can create it, today.Would you like to know how much they’re spending, when they’re spending, why they’re buying with the competition and...[read more]

Why Predictions Are Not Enough

January 18, 2017 by Bill Franks

In recent times, I have read a number of articles lamenting the frequent lack of value resulting from large scale analytics and data science initiatives. While I have seen substantial value driven from many efforts, I have also seen examples where the results were very poor. My belief is that oftentimes the problems can be boiled down to...[read more]

Big Data, Analytics, and the Changing Face of Supply Chain Management

January 10, 2017 by Larry Alton

How Big Data and Analytics are Changing Supply Chain Management[read more]

Data Devils Snapping At Your Heals

January 6, 2017 by Damian Mingle

Ever wonder how you can create meaningful insights with your data? Tired of being asked what's your big data strategy, are you doing predictive analytics, or how you are making use of the latest technologies? There is a way for you to get what you need with Data Science. The key to new knowledge is to make sure you use Data Science in...[read more]

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The Healthy Data Revolution – How Biometrics Impact our Life & Fitness

January 3, 2017 by Paco Darcey

How Biometrics is changing our health and overall lives.[read more]

Top 5 Analytics trends in Fashion Retail

January 2, 2017 by Ajith Nayar

Technology has enriched the overall customer experience. As a result, today’s leading fashion houses are looking at several ways to utilize emerging analytical technologies in fashion retail today. Let’s look at some of the ways this is happening today.Digital Marketing and Social Media AnalyticsDigital marketing analytics expenses...[read more]

Dark Data: The hidden billion dollar opportunity

December 29, 2016 by Mark Ross-Smith

Every organization collects, stores and retains portions of dark data. It’s the digital equivalent of emotional baggage which hangs around after every user interaction, transaction, and customer engagement.In fact, not using data effectively is costing United Airlines almost $1 Billion annually in lost revenue.Gartner Inc....[read more]

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The Data Driven World: Is it possible to Leverage on Analytics to Recognise Market Trends?

December 28, 2016 by Sean Mallon

The internet of things (IoT) has put far-reaching possibilities before us, but can we utilize the possibilities in understanding initially unpredictable trends? As our computers get better in connecting us to global news and trends—from common Google searches to up-to-date Twitter feeds—we may be moving closer to a time when our...[read more]

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How Artificial Intelligence Will Change the Marketing Profession

December 15, 2016 by Sean Mallon

Dawn of the AI Marketing RevolutionMarketing automation has been around since the late 1990s. However, artificial intelligence has only recently begun to realize its full potential.How will new AI technology transform the marketing profession over the next few years? Here are a few things to look out for.Brands will have a Clearer...[read more]

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Understanding the Evolution from Relationship Databases to Semantic Graph Databases

December 13, 2016 by Sean Martin

In the ever-changing world of computing and data analytics, organizations are increasingly overcoming the technological constraints that come with the “data age” by transitioning from relational databases to graph databases.[read more]

When Big Data Can’t Predict

December 9, 2016 by Bill Franks

Most people think that in the age of big data, we always have more than enough information to build robust analytics. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. In fact, there are situations where even massive amounts of data still don’t enable even basic predictions to be made with confidence. In many cases, there isn’t much that can be...[read more]

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Why Artificial Intelligence Will Be Analog

December 6, 2016 by Sean Mallon

For many people, the word “digital” is synonymous with modern, technologically advanced programs or devices capable of performing complex processes in a fraction of the time that it would take a manual or analog system to do the same thing. Analog, on the other hand, is generally thought of as old-fashioned and something that needs to be...[read more]

Minding the KPI Gap – A Critical Part of the EPM Process

November 30, 2016 by John O'Rourke

Key performance indicators, or KPIs, are a critical component of an overall corporate or enterprise performance management (CPM/EPM) process. They play an important part in monitoring financial and operational results on a regular basis, and highlighting areas that might need attention. But there are many considerations here:...[read more]

IIoT Benefits & Security Considerations for Sensor-2-Server

November 30, 2016 by Scott Allen

SCADA will likely always have value for industrial communications but, going forward, there will be an increase in the use other technologies as well. Additionally, with more technology physically in the field, there is always going to be a focus on data security.[read more]