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.
So you want to be a data scientist. Understand why and how you want to make the move.
A series of dealings with wait staff and cashiers highlighted best and worst practices in customer loyalty programs.
There's something strange about seeing 25-year-old data show up in a completely unexpected place, and you wonder who thought it was a good idea to save it.
The NFL needs data it didn't keep. What do you do when that happens?
Cameras work with analytics software to provide heavy equipment drivers -- and eventually the average person -- with protection against becoming dangerous distracted drivers.
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