It Pays to Keep Insurance Fraud in Check
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While 97% of insurers say that insurance fraud has increased or remained the same in the past two years, most of those companies report benefits from anti-fraud technology in limiting the impact of fraud, including higher quality referrals, the ability to uncover organized fraud, and improve efficiency for investigators.
Companies Find ROI in Text Analytics
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Enterprises are building up their experience with text analytics, to identify trends in unstructured data, and more of those companies are finding payback in the form of operational efficiencies and new business opportunities. A series of three surveys by Alta Plana - sponsored by SAS - tracked how text analytics is maturing, how companies are using text analytics, and where they are finding business benefits.
Analytics Leads the Way to Customer Loyalty
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Looking to better understand the role analytics plays in successful customer loyalty strategies, the International Institute for Analytics (IIA) conducted a survey of businesses with revenue of $50 million or higher in the US.
Take Analytics to the Next Level
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A new report from MIT Sloan Management Review shows that analytics alone arenít enough to differentiate companies anymore. The real winners are willing to change direction and revise their decision-making processes based on the data.
Listening to the Voice of the Customer
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An Economist Intelligence Unit report examines the all-important, but still elusive, goals of becoming customer-centric and integrating across marketing channels.
Big-Data in Big Companies
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Big companies are making more use of unstructured and structured data, as well as new opportunities to benefit from it.
Squeezing Value From Data
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Businesses that master big-data analytics are emerging as industry leaders armed with deep insights and making faster, better decisions.
The Analytical Advantage
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With an understanding of data's value comes wide-ranging business benefits and increased competitive advantage.
A team at the University of Cambridge has come up with good advice on the "how" in implementing big data and data-driven decision making.
Yes, you can focus on innovation in your analytics initiative without taking your eye off internal efficiencies.
Data alone won't make an analyst's work memorable or actionable in the eyes of a business executive. A story puts it into perspective.
A data analysis foundation supports a framework for student success in Nashville's school system.
Analytics show that you can't always hide your hometown roots in the world of social media.
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