January’s Top 5 Posts on SmartData Collective

February 9, 2017
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SmartData Collective is about bringing together the brightest minds in Big Data and Analytics. Our goal is to offer a platform to share ideas, experiences, and skills with a community that shares that passion. We receive dozens of contributions from the best in the industry every day. To make sure you didn’t miss out, here’s a look at the top 5 posts on SmartData Collective for January!

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

SmartData Collective is about bringing together the brightest minds in Big Data and Analytics. Our goal is to offer a platform to share ideas, experiences, and skills with a community that shares that passion. We receive dozens of contributions from the best in the industry every day. To make sure you didn’t miss out, here’s a look at the top 5 posts on SmartData Collective for January!

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

Over the past three to five years, growth in big data and analytics technology has led to improvements in dozens of other industries. In terms of supply chain management, there’s a lot of noise regarding the promise new technologies have for changing how organizations do business forever. Read more…

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2. 3 Sweet Big Data Lies

Big data – big potential, they say. They talk about how big their big data is and how many thousands of data points they have. They talk about quantity as if it mattered most. Big data is suddenly everywhere – everyone seems to be collecting it, analyzing it and processing it along with making money from undoubted successes that big data usage brings. But here are 3 sweet big data lies that majority of people believe in (or choose to believe in). After all, sweet lies are sometimes a bit more pleasant than bitter truth, right? Read more… 

3. How to build a dashboard that your executives will love

Executive dashboards. When used correctly, executive dashboards cut through the clutter and give business leaders a clear view of the business. They drive action. The problem is, many executive dashboards fail at this primary objective. They are overwhelming. They’re full of data, but don’t really provide clear insights. They don’t ultimately provide much value to your executives. Read more…

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4. How To Create A 360-Degree Customer View Using Data

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. Read more…

5. How Analytics is Making Basketball a More Beautiful Game

The NBA is the #1 global sports league — and analytics is helping make it even better. For example, play had become more exciting since the implementation of player tracking: three-pointers have increased by over 25% and drives to the basket by 23%, as teams and players have used the new detailed data to optimize play. Read more…

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