Tag: analytics platform
Industrial leaders need an #IoT #analytics platform and a strategy that generates intelligence in lockstep with business needs.
Digital transformation and analytics/AI are at the top of the agenda. But wait – is there anything new about it? Innovation? No. Transformation? No. Value-driven approaches? No. Is it even worth talking about AI? YES, it is! The competitive landscape and the speed of inventing new products, services and new
As businesses see the transformative potential of targeted digital marketing initiatives, they are investing in cutting-edge analytics solutions. But are they putting this technology to its best use? As data volumes continue to grow exponentially, marketers ought to have all the data they need to engage customers in new and
Large organizations are seeing an increase in the number of applications that are migrating to the cloud. SAS is a global organization with travel expense accounting, personnel management and IT support as cloud applications. But when should analytics applications move to the cloud? Here are five reasons why you should
In short, digital transformation concerns competition, speed, quality and costs. In the current connected world, the consumer has a lot of choices and is also less bound to a single provider. The customer expects immediate answers to rely on. Will someone wait two weeks for a loan approval, or will
By now it’s no secret that all kinds of organizations are using analytics to take on some of their biggest opportunities. But what about all the opportunities that have the potential to address important human issues that we have overlooked for one reason or another? Those are exactly the types
I get asked a lot of questions by customers at all levels. They want to know how to solve their problems, and it is part of my role to help them find answers. The range of questions is extremely broad. Data scientists want to know how they can improve collaboration
Data may be expanding exponentially, but this expansion in itself is not the be-all and end-all. Data is very important, but only because it enables organisations to learn more about their customers and offer them a better service. Therefore – and this is crucial – data allows organisations to make
I can still remember the emergence in the 1990s of Java as a universal and largely open-sourced programming language. Some observers believed it would signal the eventual demise of proprietary languages such as C, Fortran and Cobol. Current surveys, however, and there are many, confirm that plenty of people continue
Analytics is on every agenda – including Enterprise Architecture Data analytics and AI is now on the agenda of every organisation. After years of being the back-room preserve of analysts, it is now out in the open, in the boardroom and being proclaimed as central to business strategy and transformation.
When describing their business model, our customer, Epipoli (one of the leading gift card companies in Europe), tells the story of the ancient Limoncello makers of Italy. Limoncello is an intensely lemon-flavored liqueur famously produced in Sorrento, the Amalfi coast, and the island of Capri. The drink started as a local tradition, but quickly
Over the last few months there have been two disparate themes in my conversations with higher education institutions. The first has been the pervasive and ambitious plans for growth throughout the sector, and the second has been concern over increased competition for students and resources. At first glance, these seem
Note: Today’s utility industry is in upheaval. All of the assumptions the business has run on have been turned on their heads. This post is the third in a three-part series looking at how analytics are helping utilities navigate this challenging landscape and find new opportunities for improvements in operations,
Over the last few years, a quiet and gradual, but nonetheless important, evolution has been taking place. There has been a move from traditional business intelligence or analytics software towards the use of open platforms that underpin analytics activity, and can integrate customers’ own solutions, reducing reliance on proprietary software.
People who work with data have had a number of job titles in my time, including data admin, data specialist, ETL developer and data integrator. The rise of the term data scientist as the de facto job market term for an analyst, however, left us data people a bit high
British Prime Minister Theresa May made it clear that her ambition is for the UK to become the global beacon for innovation in artificial intelligence when she spoke at the Annual General Meeting of the World Economic Forum earlier this year. Great news, then, that two UK master’s in data
Note: Today’s utility industry is in upheaval. All of the assumptions the business has run on have been turned on their heads. This post is the first in a three-part series looking at how analytics are helping utilities navigate this challenging landscape and find new opportunities for improvements in operations,
An interview with Gaetano Giannetto, CEO of Epipoli/Groupalia Transparency and quality of algorithms will form the basis of a new alliance and a new balance between companies and their customers. “Data intelligence becomes a competitive advantage only if you’re able to use it,” according to Gaetano Giannetto, CEO of Epipoli,
The agreement on the regional economies for 2016 states that hospitals in Denmark will develop tools “that support common decision-making, skill development, and systematic use of patient-reported data (PRD)” by the end of 2019. The work is well underway and the new and more detailed goals mean that we’re now
The primary obstacle to becoming a data-driven business is that data is not readily available, leaving valuable insights unused in data silos. To overcome this hurdle, today’s companies are creating a new role: Chief Data Officers (CDO). Responsible for unlocking insights hidden in data silos, the CDO is tasked with
The intelligence community needs to revamp its approach to analytics -- and that means creating an analytics strategy that will change the status quo. The challenges facing analysts are consistent throughout the strategic, operational and tactical levels of intelligence operations. The intelligence cycle (see diagram below) is a great teaching