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The Move to Mobile Analytics Requires Cultural, Technical Shifts

by   |    October 30, 2012

If the goal of big data analytics initiatives is to make better decisions faster, then mobile devices are an essential touch point where employees and customers will reap the benefit of the right information at the right time, no matter where they are. To achieve success requires both cultural changes and technology choices, experts at events focused on mobile analytics said. Read More…


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Sprint and New York Stock Exchange Look to Turn Analytics Expertise into Data Products and Services

by   |    October 28, 2012

Executives at Sprint and the New York Stock Exchange are looking at turning the in-house expertise they have developed in big data analytics into offerings they can sell to other businesses. While Sprint’s Von McConnell, pictured at left, said his R&D team of data scientists is still in the early stages of exploring this opportunity, there are already signs that business customers of the telco would find insights into consumer behavior trends valuable. Read More…





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IBM Makes New Health Care Push with Predictive Analytics, Process Management

by   |    October 23, 2012

There’s a lot of room for improving the health care system, from patient outcomes to inconsistent business processes and cost structures. IBM introduced an offering to address all of these issues using process management expertise, predictive analytics and natural language processing technology from the Watson system made famous on the Jeopardy TV game show. Read More…




Informatica SVP Dennis Moore on Successful Master Data Management Projects

by   |    October 22, 2012

Companies looking to extract value from their data need to first think about creating an environment where business data is clean and workable. Dirty data leads to questionable results. But IT departments will hit major obstacles if they try to Read More…