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How the Hilton, Hyatt and Marriott can leverage data to compete with Airbnb

January 24, 2017 by Eran Levy

Data is everywhere and it seems everyone these days is on a quest for data. Information is power and is treated as a valuable resource by most digitally-aware companies. According to Jaron Lanier, information is more important than physical labor.Data is what allowed Google to launch Google Flight and become a dominant player in the...[read more]

Accenture saved a customer $100M using automation

January 23, 2017 by CIO Dive

An Accenture CEO said his firm saved one of its banking clients $100 million by automating jobs in its compliance division.[read more]

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]

Knocking Down Silos: Connecting Technology to Business

January 17, 2017 by Julie Hunt

"Knocking down silos" to ensure the critical role of data strategies and solutions -- from the perspectives of business needs, buyers and users, and software vendors.[read more]

3 Sweet Big Data Lies

January 13, 2017 by Patrick Koeck

Big Data has become quite a buzzword these days. Without denying its value, can you distinguish truth from noisy illusion?[read more]

Essential Measures to Manage Big Data From Security Perspective

January 13, 2017 by Elianna Hyde

When talking about big data from strictly a security standpoint, you have to look at 2 main issues. The first is securing the company and information held by that company in regards to its customers. The second is how to properly use big data techniques to break down and analyze security risks before they become exploited.Securing Big...[read more]

GE CIO out to prove benefits of company's industrial cloud platform

January 12, 2017 by CIO Dive

General Electric CIO Jim Fowler says he plans to improve productivity within his own company by $700 million this year using GE’s own Predix industrial cloud-based platform.[read more]

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Big Data's Effect on Marketing in the Future

January 12, 2017 by Rick Delgado

Big data analytics examines large data sets to uncover hidden patterns, market trends, customer preferences, and other useful business information. These findings can help develop effective marketing leading to increased customer engagement, customer loyalty, and business revenue. Various methods, such as data preparation,...[read more]

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3 Lessons for enterprise Businesses After Yahoo's Admission of a Massive Data Breach

January 11, 2017 by Sean Mallon

Yahoo! faced a myriad of scandals during 2016. The company is facing a lawsuit after CEO Marissa Mayer was accused of illegally terminating male employees. However, the biggest problem the company faced was a recent data breach.What can other large organizations learn from this fiasco?Background of Yahoo!’s Data BreachThe Yahoo data...[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]

Sensor market boom suggests rise of Big Data in manufacturing

January 10, 2017 by Supply Chain Dive

Smart sensors have enabled the aggregation of Big Data in manufacturing[read more]

Is your New Year’s Resolution to Improve your CRM Data?

January 9, 2017 by Martin Doyle

We all set New Year’s Resolutions. Unfortunately, research suggests that 63% of us break them within just one month. However, if there is one New Year’s Resolution that you must stick to, it is surely to improve the quality of your business data.According to Gartner more than 75% of companies are investing, or...[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]