A2 Academy: Presenting Data to Decision Makers
James M. Connolly 11/17/2014 2 comments
The new All Analytics Academy -- Presenting Data to Decision Makers -- kicks off the week of December 1. Learn about the technologies and techniques that can help the analytics team tell the story that the data presents.
The IoT's Impact Looms Large & Near
James M. Connolly 11/14/2014 37 comments
Despite the scale of the consumer-focused Internet of Things, the business side of the IoT might present the greatest challenge in terms of implementation and analytics.
Analytics Strategies & Moving Targets
James M. Connolly 11/11/2014 7 comments
The self-evaluations of enterprises and their data analytics initiatives in an InformationWeek survey aren't very upbeat. But maybe it's just that expectations are higher than they were.
Analytics and 'About Last Night'
James M. Connolly 11/6/2014 30 comments
Analytics in HR software can provide benefits such as better recruitment and management, but there is the spectre of intruding on employee privacy.
Hadoop Will Become Mandatory
Doug Henschen 11/6/2014 6 comments
Forrester says economics will make Hadoop a requirement for companies as the consulting firm predicts new roles, new software sources, and an end to skills shortage for 2015.
A Glimpse Into PBLS: Thoughts From Jim Goodnight
James M. Connolly 11/6/2014 2 comments
In a wide-ranging interview, SAS founder and CEO Jim Goodnight told attendees at the Premier Business Leadership Series conference how the company survived the recession and where there are new opportunities for business analytics.
Who Sold My Data?
Tom Sattler 11/3/2014 7 comments
Consider just how many of your daily actions provide a company with data about you that can be sold on the open market.
When you want to advocate for business managers to use data-driven decision making, is there a better approach than using great visualizations and other easily understood data presentations?
Turning marketing into a data-driven organization isn't magical, but the results can be magical and indeed profitable.
What will Thanksgiving look like in the near future?
There are signs that corporate lawyers are wondering just what they are supposed to do about big data initiatives.
Adding another layer of information to a list of restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner helps a consumer to actually find those restaurants.
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2014 VA Interactive Roadshow -- AtlantaThe 2014 VA Interactive Roadshow will feature SASŪ Data Management and SASŪ Visual Analytics experts covering topics like prepping data for VA and VA integration with SASŪ Office Analytics. This year's events will keep presentations at a minimum and focus on giving attendees hands-on exposure to the latest version of VA.
Dec. 11, 2014
NRF Retail's Big Show 2015The flagship industry event of the National Retail Federation, Retail's Big Show is an annual event held over four days in New York City. As the world's leading retail event, the Big Show brings together 30,000 retail professionals and vendors from more than 86 countries, and features more than 100 education sessions, 270 speakers and 550 exhibitors. The conference connects retail solution providers with retail executives searching for the most effective solutions, tools and technologies.
January 11 - 14, 2015
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As retailers evolve toward an omnichannel environment, much of their success will depend on how effectively they use big-data and analytics.
LEADERS FROM THE BUSINESS AND IT COMMUNITIES DUEL OVER CRITICAL TECHNOLOGY ISSUES
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The Issue: Data visualization is an up-and-coming technology for businesses that want to deliver analytical results in a visual way, enabling analysts the ability to spot patterns more easily and business users to absorb the insight at a glance and better understand what questions to ask of the data. But does it make more sense to train everybody to handle the visualization mandate or bring on visualization expertise? Our experts are divided on the question. The Speakers: Hyoun Park, Principal Analyst, Nucleus Research; Jonathan Schwabish, US Economist & Data Visualizer
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