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Posts from the ‘Business Analytics’ Category

30
Oct

Biz Study: BPM, Analytics Driving Business Outcomes

A new study from APQC underscores the importance of business process management, alignment of strategic objectives, and strong use of analytics among the best practices driving bottom line results.

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29
Oct

Analytics Driven Business Processes

Big data doesn’t exist in a void. Collect all the data you want and without analytics capacity it won’t have much value. A good analytics program requires a combination of software, developers, and the skills and knowledge to use them. In a recent survey conducted by IBM, more than 75 percent of respondents reported using core analytics capabilities such as query, reporting, and data mining. More than sixty-seven percent reported using predictive modeling.

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24
Oct

Mobile BI: Intelligence on the Road

There are few things that business intelligence doesn’t touch upon at some level. Its far-reaching arms have certainly touched mobile platforms — so much so that mobile business intelligence is expanding as a viable niche market.

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23
Oct

Improving Customer Experience with Analytics

This year’s survey finds an increased importance being placed on driving customer engagement with big data analytics. Find out what analytics leaders are doing to spearhead this effort within their organizations.

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22
Oct

Building Competitive Advantage Through Analytics

With three years of data, which skills/competencies are emerging as required for building data-driven competitive advantage.

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17
Oct

BI: Performance Enhancer, Business Enabler

These days, it’s hard to read about new technology trends without coming across business intelligence (BI) or analytics – and for a lot of reasons, ranging from improved security to customer behavior analysis. But perhaps the biggest reason is improved business performance.

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11
Oct

The Evolving Characteristics of Analytics Leadership

Since 2010, the IBM Institute for Business Value and MIT Sloan Management Review have fielded a study gathered from interviews with more than 4,500 managers and executives. These studies provide insight into how IT leaders can develop analytics programs that are successful. And by successful, I mean programs that provide information and assistance that can be used to power a data driven business.

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10
Oct

BI: Fueling the GRC Engine

Business intelligence has become a crucial tool for mining Big Data, which in turn is used to analyze customer behaviors, create efficiencies, maximize profits and accelerate productivity. In short, business intelligence has become a vital component in efforts to generate higher ROI.

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25
Sep

Useful Mobility Moves Business Intelligence

Gartner has predicted that by next year, one-third of all business intelligence functionality will be consumed through a mobile device. This makes sense when you consider the types of business intelligence tools now accessible to everyone. Dashboards and other visualization features, for instance, help shape data into more pleasing and useful formats.

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11
Sep

Introducing the Cognos TechTalk Intelligence Center

Mistakes and accidental discoveries have led to some of the greatest business innovations. Post-It Notes, the microwave oven, Velcro, Teflon and other huge, commercially successful products are the results of mistakes, happenstance and unintended consequences. These products have gone on to gross millions in sales for their respective companies and emulators.

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