Paul Barth, left, and Randy Bean, right, of NewVantage Partners.

Podcast: The Importance of Creating Sandboxes for Business Intelligence Analysts

by   |    July 23, 2012

Business intelligence analysts need to have the freedom to play with data to find opportunities to uncover business value, argue Paul Barth and Randy Bean of NewVantage Partners. Hear the second part of an interview with them in this podcast. Read More…

A Prescription for Better Analytics at Atrius Health

by   |    July 19, 2012

Atrius Health, a nonprofit medical alliance serving 1 million people in Massachusetts, consolidated its fragmented, technology-focused analytics function and put a doctor in charge. The result: a more collaborative team whose work, including the investments it makes in new tools, is more closely aligned with business needs and strategy. Read More…

MIT dome in Cambridge, Mass.

Data Quality Key to Future Analytics Value

by   |    July 18, 2012

Managers and executives can have grand aspirations of insightful and actionable data analytics projects that instantly add valuable knowledge to business processes, but data executives gathered at MIT said results gleaned with muddy and unclear data likely won’t be worth the trouble. Read More…