MIT's McAfee: Smart Machines Pick up the Pace
James M. Connolly 5/25/2017 7 comments
MIT's Andrew McAfee looks at all those things we said computers could never do, but they did. And, he warns of the HiPPO.
Analytics Ensure Safety in LA and White Plains
Lisa Morgan 5/24/2017 6 comments
Here's a tale of how two cities are managing vast quantities of data and using data analytics to improve citizens' lives.
Several Ways to Look at US Unemployment Data
Robert Allison 5/23/2017 22 comments
There are many ways to look at fluctuating US unemployment data over the years. Here are several data visualizations.
How Your Analytics Measures Up
Jessica Davis 5/22/2017 1 comment
Does your enterprise operate a leading data analytics practice, or is your practice more ad hoc? AllAnalytics presented survey results and got input from AllAnalytics bloggers Meta Brown and Pierre DeBois during a panel session at Interop ITX.
Why Machine Learning Can Improve Customer Service
Ariella Brown 5/19/2017 36 comments
Machine learning-powered chatbots offer companies the possibility of saving money while improving customer service.
Analytics at the Edge Poised to Grow
Jon Martindale 5/18/2017 8 comments
Analytics at the edge offers a number of benefits that are driving new applications of this combination of technologies.
The Three Social Functions of Business Jargon
Bryan Beverly 5/17/2017 20 comments
The lingo or jargon you use in analytics or IT or business management is part of what makes you part of a culture. Here's a deeper look at the reasons why we use jargon.
Why Automation and AI are Cool, Until They're Not
Lisa Morgan 5/16/2017 29 comments
Automation displaced manufacturing jobs, but it also enabled the creation of new businesses and career opportunities. Will knowledge workers and their employers adapt fast enough?
Map of Idioms from Around the World
Robert Allison 5/15/2017 17 comments
Analytics and map visualizations provide a look at differences in common expressions in various geographies.
Hacking Marketing Disruption, Reinvention with Analytics
Jessica Davis 5/12/2017 10 comments
The Gartner Digital Marketing Conference is tackling marketers' challenges this week, such as multichannel strategies. Author Josh Linkner is delivering a keynote address about how to hack your approach to business success so you can disrupt markets rather than be disrupted.
Analytics Education: Scholarships Available
Jessica Davis 5/11/2017 4 comments
Analytics are at the core of future enterprise success plans, and Capella University is among the schools seeing more interest from students in studying this field. The school has renewed its Women in Analytics scholarship program and its commitment to educating the next generation.
MIT's Andrew McAfee Chronicles the Incredible Rate of Change
James M. Connolly 5/11/2017 5 comments
Author, MIT researcher, and Interop ITX keynoter Andrew McAfee is set to explore the ways technology is changing the way companies do business, and how more changes will happen at supersonic speed.
A2 Academy: Get Ready for AI, Machine Learning
Jessica Davis 5/10/2017 1 comment
All Analytics is excited to announce the next edition of the A2 Academy will focus on AI, machine learning, and other advanced analytics. Wherever you are in your journey, this series of five webinars will help you get to the next step.
AI, Machine Learning Power Transformation
Ariella Brown 5/10/2017 13 comments
AI and machine learning are transforming how companies work with big data. Here's how one organization is implementing the technology.
Data at Risk: The New Mobile Security Threat
Maryam Donnelly 5/9/2017 19 comments
Make sure your users and colleagues are aware of this security threat that could undermine the safety of their data and enterprise data.
Analytics Use Case: Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect
Jessica Davis 5/8/2017 13 comments
Child welfare case managers frequently rely on paper files and phone calls to get the information they need. Sometimes time runs out. Here's how data and analytics are helping.
The Necessity of Foreign Keys
Fabian Pascal 5/3/2017 Post a comment
A proper understanding of data fundamentals requires the understanding of the importance of keys and primary keys. This time we take a look at another important type of key -- foreign keys.
Feeding the Hungry After a Flood
Robert Allison 5/2/2017 17 comments
In the aftermath of a disaster, such as recent rains and floods in North Carolina, maps and data visualizations can help provide a quick picture of the logistics of disaster relief efforts.
Healthcare Analytics Tackle Multiple Challenges
Jessica Davis 5/1/2017 3 comments
SAS Health Analytics Forum features an opening keynote address by oncologist and Pulitzer Prize winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee followed by two days of sessions and information about the application of analytics in healthcare.
16 Machine Learning Terms You Should Know
Lisa Morgan 4/28/2017 16 comments
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are gaining enterprise attention. Here's an overview of some essential terms you can share with your team and executives.
Healthcare Analytics Advances Medicine
Jessica Davis 4/28/2017 11 comments
Healthcare analytics has improved patient care and outcomes, and advanced our understanding and treatment of some of the trickiest diseases and conditions. If only we could get a handle on our medical bills.
Will Your Next Car Be Made in China?
Robert Allison 4/27/2017 27 comments
What country makes the most automobiles today? Here's a data visualization that looks at how those numbers have shifted in recent years.
Data Quality Gets The Spotlight
Jessica Davis 4/26/2017 3 comments
As enterprises have recognized the competitive value of data, the quality of that data is getting more scrutiny, all the way up to the C-suite. Join us as AllAnalytics radio focuses on data quality and governance.
4 Examples of Data, Reporting, and Analytics in Education
Georgia Mariani 4/26/2017 7 comments
Here's a look at how educational institutions are turning data into insights using analytics.
A2 Radio: So Far, So Fast in Embracing Data
James M. Connolly 4/25/2017 4 comments
Enterprises are adopting analytics technologies and concepts at a remarkable rate, as highlighted by a UBM Tech research report. Our team of experts discusses the findings on AllAnalytics Radio.
Machine Learning Provides Competitive Edge in Retail
Pierre DeBois 4/25/2017 20 comments
Amazon is establishing machine learning as a crucial competitive element to personalize customer experience and build sales.
Welcome to the Fresh Look AllAnalytics, 2017
Jessica Davis 4/24/2017 15 comments
You may have noticed some changes around here. We've undergone the biggest redesign at AllAnalytics.com since the site launched in 2011. We hope you enjoy the improvements.
Amazon Go Watches Your Every Retail Move
Maryam Donnelly 4/21/2017 28 comments
Amazon Go does away with check out lines, but it tracks you in the physical store and knows what you pick up and put back. Here's how it works.
AI to Become Key Competitive Factor by 2020, Says Tata
Charles Babcock 4/21/2017 14 comments
Regions around the world are adopting AI at different rates. Are you keeping up with your competitors?
Finding Just the Facts in Government Data
James M. Connolly 4/20/2017 11 comments
The problem is that too often business people only want the data that makes their point. That's the "good data." Others who disagree with them have "bad data."
People Using Smartphones While Driving: The Numbers Are In
Robert Allison 4/19/2017 14 comments
Are you texting while driving? Here's a look at distracted drivers by state.
3 Cool AI Projects
Lisa Morgan 4/18/2017 12 comments
Are you ready for AI and machine learning? Here's an overview of three use cases to give you a flavor of just what is possible.
Airlines Involuntarily Bumping Passengers: A Look at the Data
Robert Allison 4/17/2017 20 comments
Airlines bumping paying passengers is an issue that has gotten a lot of attention recently. Here's a visual representation of how often it happens.
Careers: Organizations Expand Predictive Analytics, Data Science Teams
Jessica Davis 4/14/2017 9 comments
New research shows that organizations are expanding their predictive analytics and data science teams even more in 2017 than they did last year. Are you ready?
Psycho-demographics: Drilling Down on Trump's Campaign Analytics
Jessica Davis 4/13/2017 13 comments
Did Donald Trump's campaign leverage a new method of analyzing consumer preferences to win the election? We look at just what psycho-demographics mean and how political campaigns and marketers can use them.
Car Makers Drive Hard Towards AI Advances
Ariella Brown 4/12/2017 30 comments
One of the most visible applications of AI and machine learning is in the area of connected cars. Here's how data and analytics are driving these advances.
Electronics Advances Drive Analytics Breakthroughs
Jessica Davis 4/11/2017 3 comments
SAS CEO and co-founder Dr. Jim Goodnight reminisced about the first computer that ran SAS software, and also demonstrated a voice interface using Amazon Alexa to access SAS Visual Analytics during the recent SAS Global Forum.
Tale Of Two Cities: Visual Analysis of Baltimore Crime
Bryan Beverly 4/10/2017 27 comments
Why has the crime rate shifted in Baltimore? A visual analytics video tells the story.
How to Rescue Your Data Analytics Program from Failure
Jessica Davis 4/6/2017 5 comments
You've invested in your analytics program, but where's the return? Here's how to make this investment of time and money pay for itself.
Persuading with Data: Mistakes to Avoid, Tips for Success
Tricia Aanderud 4/6/2017 22 comments
How you present your data can make the difference between whether your recommended action is accepted and executed or not. Here's how to improve your rate of success.
Why You Always Need Primary Keys
Fabian Pascal 4/5/2017 8 comments
Database pros should heed this warning: if you ignore that primary keys are mandatory, you can wreak havoc with inferences made from databases, including in analytics.
How the Orlando Magic Uses Analytics for Growth
Jessica Davis 4/4/2017 17 comments
The Orlando Magic started a new analytics journey on the business side of the house in 2010. Here's how the team has leveraged data to better engage with fans.
5 Cool Demos for Data Analytics Pros
Jessica Davis 4/3/2017 6 comments
SAS Global Forum's opening sessions featured a new mobile app, a prediction of the NCAA final championship game, a machine learning demo, a new interface that lets the visually impaired hear bar charts, and edge analytics.
SAS Global Forum: Data Analytics Event Heads to Orlando
Jessica Davis 3/31/2017 5 comments
Looking to network with your peers, listen to presentations about their use cases, find out about the newest SAS platforms enhancements, and meet an astronaut? Then you must be headed to SAS Global Forum 2017.
Nurturing Interest in STEM with Sports Analytics
Jessica Davis 3/31/2017 8 comments
The end of March and beginning of April offer the best of times for sports fans. Adding sports performance analytics to the March Madness, NHL, MLB mix only makes it better.
Analytics Career Journey: Making Business, Lives Better
Pierre DeBois 3/30/2017 27 comments
Technology skills can take you through multiple careers that make lives, businesses, and communities better. Here's the story of one such career journey.
Sports Teams Embrace Analytics and the IoT
Lisa Morgan 3/29/2017 22 comments
Professional sports leagues the NFL, NHL, NBA, and MLB are all leveraging analytics and IoT in their efforts to improve the games. Here's an overview.
Let's Analyze 32 Years of Basketball Tournament Data!
Robert Allison 3/28/2017 15 comments
What makes March Madness basketball data analytics even better? A great visualization.
A2 Radio: Turning Data Into Business Value
Jessica Davis 3/27/2017 3 comments
Monetizing Your Data authors Andrew Wells and Kathy Chiang join A2 radio to discuss the trouble with today's analytics programs and how to fix them.
3 Data Governance Challenges Today's Companies Face
Lisa Morgan 3/25/2017 42 comments
Data governance is the secret infrastructure behind organizations that successfully leverage analytics to add value. Here's a closer look.
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