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How Your Analytics Measures Up
Jessica Davis  
5/22/2017   Post a 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 since the site launched in 2011. We hope you enjoy the improvements.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
March Madness: The Analytics Behind the Dance Card
Jessica Davis  
3/22/2017   14 comments
It may be impossible to predict the perfect bracket, but these academics have managed to predict perfectly the "at large" bids that were included in the March Madness NCAA college basketball tournament this year and with 96% accuracy over the last 6 years.
March Madness: Creating the Perfect Bracket
Jessica Davis  
3/16/2017   12 comments
It's time for the annual college basketball tournament known as March Madness. Did you use analytics to inform your bracket choices?
Experts Tackle AI, Machine Learning at Strata + Hadoop
Jessica Davis  
3/14/2017   7 comments
Strata + Hadoop World 2017 welcomes big data analytics enthusiasts from around the world this week and features keynotes about AI, machine learning, and emerging technologies for business.
A2 Radio: Training the Next Gen of Analytics Pros
Jessica Davis  
3/7/2017   2 comments
Will analytics become a basic part of every college and university curriculum? What will the next generation of workers know about analytics, and what new skills are tomorrow's analysts studying today?
Edge Analytics Driving IoT Adoption
Jessica Davis  
3/6/2017   6 comments
Consumer connected devices may get the big headlines, but business and industrial Internet of Things or IoT has gained momentum. A driving force behind its adoption is edge analytics.
How to Avoid Big Data Mistakes
Jessica Davis  
3/1/2017   8 comments
If data is important to your company, then creating a data governance program is as essential to the business as an accounting program.
Build the Right Team for Big Data Success
Jessica Davis  
2/28/2017   7 comments
Building your big data team is entirely different from creating a business intelligence or analytics Center of Excellence. Here's what you need to know.
A2 Radio: Analytics and Medical Record Privacy
Jessica Davis  
2/21/2017   14 comments
HIPAA is supposed to protect the privacy of your medical information, but the sale of anonymized medical data and advances in analytics have made it possible for organizations to re-link your name to your private records.
CompTIA Adds Cyber Security Analytics Certification
Jessica Davis  
2/20/2017   18 comments
Career prospects are hot for both data analytics pros and cyber security specialists. Now CompTIA is introducing a certification that combines these specialities to apply analytics to cyber security.
HIMSS: Harnessing Analytics For Healthcare
Jessica Davis  
2/15/2017   8 comments
Healthcare organizations have already provided some of the most interesting and promising applications of advanced analytics use cases. The HIMSS 2017 event next week in Orlando will provide a window into what's next.
A2 Radio: How to Use Analytics to Reduce Your Power Bill
Jessica Davis  
2/13/2017   17 comments
Are you burning revenues and sending them up the chimney rather than applying them to your bottom line? In this episode, All Analytics Radio looks at how to apply analytics to identify potential energy savings.
Analytics Used to Detect Online Harassment
Jessica Davis  
2/7/2017   12 comments
In conjunction with Internet Safety Day, the Wikimedia Foundation has released two new public data sets of online harassment in Wikipedia edits. The Foundation leveraged machine learning to detect harassment.
A2 Radio: Data Analytics and Management Trends for 2017
Jessica Davis  
2/7/2017   6 comments
How will 2017's trends affect your data analytics and data management strategies? We're bringing in a data architect and consultant to talk about what's happening in the trenches and how you can be ready for it.
Why You Should Invest in Your Analytics Capabilities
Jessica Davis  
2/1/2017   2 comments
Analytics are strategic, can create value, and should be earmarked for increased investment. Now is not the time for cuts.
Data Privacy Day: Balancing Protection, Convenience
Jessica Davis  
1/27/2017   36 comments
Data breaches can cost millions and end careers. Consumer identity theft can create huge personal life disruptions. Here's why both consumers and businesses must remember the importance of balancing convenience with protection on Data Privacy Day.
OmniChannel Analytics: The Customer Still Must Come First
Jessica Davis  
1/26/2017   16 comments
As traditional retailers have added new channels, such as online commerce and social media, integrating all the new customer data has been a challenge. To provide a modern experience, companies must take a customer-first approach to the data and analytics.
Retail Vertical Sees Demand for More Analytics Pros
Jessica Davis  
1/25/2017   12 comments
Looking for a vertical industry that's hungry for your analytics skills? Retail is looking for you.
NRF: How I Experienced Analytics in Virtual Reality
Jessica Davis  
1/19/2017   12 comments
Visualizations help communicate the meaning behind analytics to a variety of users. Now virtual reality is taking that a step further.
NRF Panel: Retailers Embrace the Omnichannel Challenge
Jessica Davis  
1/17/2017   15 comments
Understanding retail customers means knowing what they will want and when they will want it. To deliver that, retailers must be able to see customer behavior across physical stores, the web, mobile apps, and more.
Retailers to Explore Analytics Topics at NRF
Jessica Davis  
1/13/2017   12 comments
Chatbots, AI, virtual reality, machine learning, and more will be featured as leading edge technologies for retailers attending the NRF Annual Convention and Expo in New York City. But many retailers are still getting their arms around advanced analytics.
5 Tips: How To Move Into An Analytics Career
Jessica Davis  
1/9/2017   9 comments
Looking to jump start an analytics career? Here are five tips to make to make the move easier.
A2 Radio: Data, Election Polls, and Trust
Jessica Davis  
12/15/2016   5 comments
If data and analytics couldn't predict Donald J. Trump's US presidential election victory, then can they really be trusted to do anything else? Did polling failures undermine the trust in data and analytics? We'll look at these questions and more in our next All Analytics radio show.
Most Analytics Opportunities Untapped, McKinsey
Jessica Davis  
12/13/2016   1 comment
McKinsey Global Institute has updated its research on data analytics and the opportunity it presents in a new report released this month.
Analytics Gets Big IT Investment in 2017
Jessica Davis  
12/9/2016   4 comments
The 37th annual SIM IT Trends Study found that analytics continues to be an important strategic investment for organizations.
Holiday Shopping Gets Strong Mobile Boost, Data Shows
Jessica Davis  
12/2/2016   5 comments
Early sales show that retailers' investments in analytics paid off during the 2016 holiday shopping season. Here are a few highlights from the beginning of the rush.
It's Black Friday: Analytics Get to Work
Jessica Davis  
11/25/2016   43 comments
Retailers spend the whole year getting their data collection and analytics ready for holiday shoppers who hit the stores over Thanksgiving weekend and Black Friday.
Chief Data Officers: More Now Report to CEO
Jessica Davis  
11/15/2016   11 comments
Gartner's survey of chief data officers found that almost a third of them of them report to the CEO, and they have their own staff and responsibilities independent of IT.
The State Of Data Engineers
Jessica Davis  
9/19/2016   13 comments
Demand for data engineers is on the rise in enterprise, particularly in those organizations that aspire to be the next Uber or Airbnb. InformationWeek's Jessica Davis takes a look at this quickly growing job category within IT.
Big Data Aims to Cure Cancer
Jessica Davis  
7/21/2016   11 comments
While big data and analytics hold promise in finding cures for cancer, for some who are working on that research the challenge is very personal.
Predictive Analytics and Wearables Data Driving EHR Growth
Jessica Davis  
7/6/2016   4 comments
Electronic health records may not be new, but they are gaining strong adoption. That adoption is driven by trends such as integration with predictive analytics systems and telemedicine.
12 Inspiring Women In Data Science, Big Data
Jessica Davis  
4/13/2016   2 comments
Women make up half the population, yet it's been well documented that they don't come close to parity in STEM fields. Could the rise of big data and data science offer women a clearer path to success in technology? Here's a list of 12 inspiring women who work in big data and data science.
Hadoop Creator Cutting Talks Big Data Past, Present, Future
Jessica Davis  
3/31/2016   1 comment
Hadoop creator Doug Cutting led off the keynote addresses at the Strata + Hadoop event in San Jose this week, marking the 10th anniversary of the big data technology and talking about what the future may hold.
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