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How Technology Can Strengthen the Relationship between CFOs and CEOs

April 28, 2016 by Emanuela Cecchetti

The relationship between a CEO and CFO is one of the most vital partnerships in any company. In the almost two-years since assuming my co-CEO role, I have come to even more deeply appreciate the value a CFO brings to a business and the immense complexity of the job.Technology Provides the Finance EssentialsI depend on our CFO for three...[read more]

Enriching Your Account Universe: Turn Data into Revenue

April 27, 2016 by Daniel Casarin

There is an 8x increase in ROI on personalized campaigns, according to Forrester Research. While B2C marketers have been doing this forever, it has taken longer to catch on in the B2B world. But smart teams understand that better segmentation is the key to B2B sales and marketing success.Because of that, I’m really excited to announce...[read more]

Encryption is the key to the data kingdom

April 22, 2016 by April Sage
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Encryption is becoming more and more a part of our personal and professional lives. One could even argue that we can’t live without it. In fact, it’s become so standardized that Amazon recently announced it was bringing back encryption to its Kindle Fire tablet afterremoving it in a previous version and hearing ...[read more]

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Can Big Data Help Bridge the Workplace Skills Gap?

April 20, 2016 by Joe Peters

Rapid technological advancement has led to a significant growth of demand for highly skilled workers, which is resulting in expansion of the skills gap across industries. Businesses have to leverage the commercial benefits of data-driven decisions in this area to bridge the gap and stay competitive.[read more]

Smart analytics: unlocking the true value of big data

April 19, 2016 by Jagadish Thaker
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Data is an organization’s most valuable resource. Data never sleeps. Every second massive amount of data is created from every website, phone, sensor, and whatnot. Whether data are useful or not, more often than not, we store them for future references. If we look at numbers, we generate more than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day...[read more]

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Big Data Trends For 2016 - Predictions by Biggies

April 18, 2016 by Rehan Sheikh

It has become imperative for companies across all industries, small or large to join the big data movement. Volumes of data (both structured and unstructured) continue to rise in manifolds as we see there is an exponential increase in the number of handheld devices and other systems that are connected to internet. It is true that this...[read more]

Approach Big Data Analytics Like A Lego Kit

April 15, 2016 by Bill Franks

A few months back I was having a conversation with a colleague of mine, Brad Elo. We were discussing the importance of operationalizing analytic processes and the need for the use of repeatable and standardized components to enable success. As part of the discussion, Brad brought up a terrific parallel between Legos and analytics...[read more]

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How Business Intelligence is Making Real Estate Easier

April 13, 2016 by Sean Mallon

 Real estate markets are prone to change at a moment's notice. Nothing is certain, and prevailing trends ultimately determine the success or failure of sales and deals. In many cases, small local deals are irrevocably impacted by the status of international economies. For real estate brokers and developers, this poses unique...[read more]

How to Increase the Amount of Text Data for Analysis

April 7, 2016 by Tom Anderson

How to Increase the Amount of Text Data for Analysis – Text Analytics Tips by GosiaIf you find yourself slightly disappointed by the quantity or quality of text comments provided by your respondents you are definitely not alone. This is a common problem especially when survey respondents are not compensated for their answers and...[read more]

Does the Future Lie with Embedded BI?

April 6, 2016 by Eran Levy

As of today, March 2016, it seems that Business Intelligence software has become a nearly consensual part of any data-driven organization. Today companies large and small are realizing, more than ever, that “data is power”, and that harnessing this power requires the right tools for the job.[read more]

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Five Key Benefits of Retiring Legacy Applications to the Data Lake

April 6, 2016 by Sean Martin

With its promise to transform data management and analytics by providing access to all data across the enterprise, the data lake is quickly becoming more than just an industry buzzword.[read more]

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Using Big Data in the Online Lending Process

April 5, 2016 by Konstantin Rabin

Online lenders revolutionized the way of applying for and getting a loan. All these tedious KYC procedures and scoring got much simpler and enabled people to quickly receive needed money. But online lenders are mostly willing to give customers only small loans since they are less risky and don’t require thorough financial verification of a given client.[read more]

Big Data Analysis for Health and Safety in the Workplace

April 4, 2016 by Sarah Smith

Big data promises to transform Australian workplaces in novel, revitalizing ways. It offers hope to employees who sustain serious, life-altering injuries on-the-job.[read more]

Mastering Marketing Mayhem in a Meaningful, Meticulous Manner

April 1, 2016 by Mark Smith

I hope this title captures your attention; I’m trying to make a point about the chaos going on in managing and operating marketing. What marketing needs in 2016 is to manage and optimize its efforts in a more unified manner. This perspective kicks off a new series on the challenges for marketing to automate or execute tasks and manage...[read more]

Getting business value from data? Commercial analytics is where it’s at

March 31, 2016 by Martyn Jones

OverviewI first became involved in commercial analytics in the eighties. First, through my involvement in customer segmentation and data visualisation, principally in banking but also in energy, manufacturing and the chemical industry. It also emerged later, in conjunction with my activities at the Sperry European Centre for AI, and was...[read more]