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Data Science & the Data-Driven Culture
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10/30/2014   Post a comment
Booz Allen Hamilton data science experts Josh Sullivan and Ezmeralda Khalilwill share their lessons learned and best-practices advice for building a data science team and data-driven culture during this A2 Radio episode.
When Analytics Mean Hard Dollar Benefits
James M. Connolly  
9/30/2014   11 comments
Marketing may be the star in big data analytics, but other departments can play pretty strong supporting roles.
HR in an Analytics, Data Recruiting Conundrum
Beth Schultz  
9/30/2014   17 comments
The LinkedIn-style sourcing that's served human resources so well for so many positions is falling short for data analytics, big data, and data science hiring, one recruiter says.
Let Training Foster Analytics Understanding
James M. Connolly  
9/29/2014   15 comments
An MIT program profiled by InformationWeek is an example of what corporate managers need to gain an understanding and acceptance of big data analytics.
Big Data – the JPL Way
Daniel D. Gutierrez  
9/29/2014   10 comments
Big data at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena certainly has the necessary three "V's" of volume, variety, and velocity, in a big way.
Give the Analytics Buildup Its Due
Beth Schultz  
9/25/2014   12 comments
The analytics mandate may lead to some companies acting without enough thought.
Big Data Gets Screen Time in Fall TV Kickoff
Beth Schultz  
9/24/2014   23 comments
TV scriptwriters are fascinated by this thing called "big data."
The Cloud & Other Forces -- Climate Change, or Just the Weather?
Leo Sadovy  
9/23/2014   Post a comment
Assessing major IT and business trends from a "what's in it for me?" perspective.
Rogue Analytics: The Thing That Wouldn't Leave
James M. Connolly  
9/23/2014   8 comments
It's time to put the brakes on rogue IT and get central IT and business unit analytics groups working together.
Big-Data Watch: Civil Liberty Infringements
Beth Schultz  
9/23/2014   6 comments
A new report from public policy advisory firm Robinson & Yu aims to open discussions about what happens when big data intersects with civil liberty.
Data Inspires Art
Beth Schultz  
9/22/2014   18 comments
Artists are finding inspiration in data.
Common Sense Has to Rule on Big-Data Bias
James M. Connolly  
9/18/2014   12 comments
The Federal Trade Commission's discussion of exclusionary and biased big-data initiatives can serve as a call for data scientists and their clients to ask hard questions of their data.
7 Benefits From Using Marketing Analytics
John Balla  
9/18/2014   3 comments
In a new report, TDWI highlights the seven benefits of using marketing analytics.
It's Your Data -- Own It & Earn From It
Beth Schultz  
9/17/2014   11 comments
Nell Merlino, an advocate for women's economic empowerment, is throwing her weight behind an organization aimed at enabling personal data independence.
Medical Calculators Bring Data Science to Treatment
James M. Connolly  
9/16/2014   20 comments
Healthcare professionals have dragged their medical calculators out of the back office to patient-facing positions.
What Age Has Dawned for Analytics?
Pierre DeBois  
9/16/2014   12 comments
Is there a movement towards consolidation among analytic vendors, or is this a time of second-coming growth of analytics?
Disruptive Discussions: Internet of Things
Kent Sanders  
9/11/2014   6 comments
Don't make the mistake of thinking that the IoT is just for home automation; think about the business potential.
Fitting Big Data Into an RFP-Driven World
James M. Connolly  
9/10/2014   13 comments
The old-line RFP model requires shoehorning an unstructured concept into a structured process.
7 Tips for Keeping Your Analytics Talent Happy
Beth Schultz  
9/10/2014   12 comments
Analytics talent could be even harder to retain than to find in the first place.
Big Data: The World Beyond BI
James M. Connolly  
9/9/2014   7 comments
It's time to rethink our approach to data-related terminology and view big data as a giant leap beyond BI.
 Big Data, Big Innovation: Enabling Competitive Differentiation Through Business Analytics
Digital Audio  
9/9/2014   70 comments
Tune in Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 3:00 p.m. ET, as we talk with Evan Stubbs, chief analytics officer for SAS Australia/New Zealand, about big data, big innovation, and enabling competitive differentiation through business analytics.
Lenovo CAO Sees Cloud Analytics as No-Brainer
Beth Schultz  
9/9/2014   13 comments
Anthony Volpe, Lenovo's chief corporate analytics officer, tells us why cloud was a no-brainer decision for him.
Fill the Other Analytics Talent Gap
James M. Connolly  
9/5/2014   7 comments
While companies deal with the data scientist shortage, they shouldn't forget the need to educate the average business manager about using data analytics to solve business problems.
Southwest Flies With Mu Sigma Learning Program
Beth Schultz  
9/3/2014   Post a comment
Teaching companies like Southwest Airlines about analytics at scale is a goal of one decision sciences firm's decision to offer an advanced education program for clients.
Space: Next Big Data Frontier?
Kevin Casey  
9/3/2014   3 comments
Relaxed regulations and greater affordability soon could fill the skies with satellites put there to collect images and other data for businesses hoping to get a leg up on the competition.
Making Analytics a Corporate Strategic Role
Mary E. Shacklett  
9/2/2014   1 comment
CXOs have to fix the disconnects between themselves and big data, one analytics consultant advises.
A2 Twofer: Big-Data Innovation & Decoding Employee Data
Beth Schultz  
9/1/2014   Post a comment
Join us for an e-chat on big-data innovation on Tuesday, Sept. 2, and a video chat on the decoded company and improved employee productivity on Thursday, Sept. 4.
3 Reasons Why Data Use Is Spreading
Beth Schultz  
8/29/2014   32 comments
Chris Jennings, a longtime data management consultant, tells us about the shifting interest in data he's seen among clients at Collaborative Consulting.
Data That Keeps Fido Fit
James M. Connolly  
8/29/2014   41 comments
Dog monitoring company Whistle should have done the true big-data thing to measure dog activity.
NFL's Pats Get a Kick From 'Great Data'
Sandra Gittlen  
8/28/2014   20 comments
You don't need big data if you have "great data," says Fred Kirsch, vice president of content and publisher for the New England Patriots and Kraft Sports Productions.
The Downside of Making Data Go Poof
James M. Connolly  
8/27/2014   11 comments
Your legal counsel may think deleting lots of data is a way to stay out of trouble, but it doesn't help the big-data initiative.
GE Powers Internet of Agriculture
Doug Henschen  
8/27/2014   4 comments
GE helps grain-equipment company TempuTech put sensors, big-data analysis, and cloud-based reporting to work with an Internet of Things service.
Automate Your Analytics & Master the Limbo
Beth Schultz  
8/26/2014   8 comments
Like limbo dancers, today's businesses have to be agile and flexible in how they address big-data analytics.
A2 Twofer: Talking About Big-Data Innovation & Customer Profitability
Beth Schultz  
8/25/2014   3 comments
Join us in an e-chat discussion today at 3:00 p.m. ET on big-data innovation and Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 2:00 p.m. ET for an A2 Radio episode on customer profitability.
How to Approach the Big-Data Privacy Peril
Beth Schultz  
8/22/2014   23 comments
David Burg, PwC cybersecurity lead, provides advice on how to approach the challenge of building a privacy-aware big-data strategy.
10 Big Data Online Courses
Kevin Casey  
8/21/2014   20 comments
IT pros looking to add big data skills to their career toolkit can benefit from online learning opportunities, often without breaking the bank.
A New Generation Finds Innovation in Analytics
James M. Connolly  
8/20/2014   2 comments
Data and analytics put their stamp on the work done by the entrepreneurs on MIT's 35 Innovators Under 35 list.
Data Driven: Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communications Coming Soon
Jeff Bertolucci  
8/20/2014   12 comments
For proposed V2V safety systems to work in the real world, a free flow of data between connected cars is essential. Naturally, the devil's in the details.
Putting Patient-Generated Data Into Perspective
Beth Schultz  
8/20/2014   9 comments
Steve Escaravage, longtime health data scientist, lays out the opportunities and challenges of patient-generated data.
Big Data: Don't Make It Too Complicated
James M. Connolly  
8/18/2014   7 comments
Keep key principles in mind to prevent your big-data strategy from becoming bloated and complex.
Data Science Talent & the Email Snowstorm
James M. Connolly  
8/13/2014   12 comments
In a matter of days, the talk of data science's sexiness has been swamped by the 100-emails factoid.
Analytics Startup Prescribes Fix for RX Errors
Ariella Brown  
8/13/2014   57 comments
MedAware, an Israeli startup, applies big-data analytics to the often deadly problem of prescription error.
You Can't Hide From Pryin' Eyes
James M. Connolly  
8/12/2014   8 comments
The little things in a data-gathering and analytics initiative can make the all difference between a partnership and sleaziness.
When Data Joins the Dark Side
Jeff Bertolucci  
8/12/2014   6 comments
A big-data stockpile may contain dark data -- unstructured, unclassified information that you can't put to good use. Maybe it's time to find it.
SAS, NC State Ink Master Plan for Analytics Research
Beth Schultz  
8/11/2014   10 comments
SAS and North Carolina State University forge analytics research agreement aimed at streamlining the startup efforts.
Do These 5 Things to Improve Your Marketing Data
John Balla  
8/11/2014   Post a comment
Marketing expert Ruth P. Stevens shares five steps to take to maintain data accuracy.
8 Data Books for Your Learning Pleasure
Beth Schultz  
8/5/2014   6 comments
Our latest look at the world of analytics reading takes us from bank fraud to statistical know-how.
Big-Data Analytics: Waste Not, Want Not
Sandra Gittlen  
8/5/2014   16 comments
Think twice before taking on data irrelevant to your big-data project.
A2 Book Club: Big Data, Big Innovation
Beth Schultz  
7/29/2014   11 comments
Evan Stubbs's new book, Big Data, Big Innovation, is hot off the presses, and so we're ready to roll with our new A2 Book Club.
Cloud Encounters of the Fifth Kind
Leo Sadovy  
7/29/2014   7 comments
When it comes to the Internet of Things, the future clearly belongs to the Things.
Google Moonshot Project: Healthy Bodies
Thomas Claburn  
7/29/2014   50 comments
Google's Baseline Study aims to model the chemistry of a healthy human body -- and unlock new clues to curing disease.
Predicting the Unplanned Outage
Joe Stanganelli  
7/28/2014   21 comments
Predictive asset maintenance analytics is finding its niche across industries, from automotive to oil and gas.
What to Do With a Treasure Trove of Health Data
James M. Connolly  
7/25/2014   16 comments
It looks like wearable computers are here to stay. So questions come up about how to protect customer data while also using data to improve the health of the population at large.
AI Analytics: 4 Ways They Ape Your Brain
Beth Schultz  
7/25/2014   16 comments
This infographic explores the relationship between our brains and artificial intelligence analytics.
When Data Hoarding Makes Sense
Jeff Bertolucci  
7/25/2014   11 comments
To hoard or not to hoard? EMC's Bill Schmarzo defends the practice of saving all the data you can, even when its value is uncertain.
Optum Labs Translates Big-Data Research to Clinicians
Alison Diana  
7/24/2014   1 comment
Big data shows lots of promise in researchers' hands. By getting this insight to clinicians, it can really improve and save lives, says Dr. Paul Wallace of Optum Labs.
 How Sports & Business Analytics Can Play Off Each Other
Digital Audio  
7/22/2014   196 comments
In this A2 Radio episode, analytics thought leader Tom Davenport will take you into the worlds of business and sports, and talk about what one can learn from the other.
The Dissolution of an Analytics Team
Randy Bartlett  
7/21/2014   18 comments
Take a look at what happens when you downgrade chief analytics officers.
A2 Radio: How Sports & Business Analytics Can Play Off Each Other
Beth Schultz  
7/21/2014   14 comments
Analytics thought leader Tom Davenport joins us Tuesday, July 22, at 2:00 p.m. EDT, to explore what the sports industry and other businesses can learn from each other.
Business Execs Not Giving Up the Gut, Yet
Beth Schultz  
7/18/2014   25 comments
A Fortune Knowledge Group/Gyro study shows that most business executives appreciate analytics but favor their instincts when it comes to decision making.
Trust & Sharing Data Don't Go Hand in Hand
James M. Connolly  
7/15/2014   14 comments
Research showing a strong consumer distrust for all types of businesses doesn't mean those consumers will stop filling the analytics pipeline with their data.
B-Ball Analytics Is a Fast & Furious Game
Daniel D. Gutierrez  
7/11/2014   15 comments
NBA teams are surely spending the long summer months analyzing data gathered during play throughout the season.
San Diego Taps Big Data to Optimize Transit
Doug Henschen  
7/11/2014   4 comments
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System studies bus and trolley ridership patterns using Urban Insights' predictive analysis platform.
Utility Analytics: Not Hot Enough?
Beth Schultz  
7/10/2014   5 comments
Many utilities are struggling with how to approach analytics, one industry watcher tells us.
 Advanced Analytics & the Business of Healthy Consumers
Digital Audio  
7/10/2014   78 comments
In this A2 radio episode, learn about the role advanced analytics plays in helping Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina determine how best to engage and communicate with consumers, as well as to measure the effectiveness of its efforts and determine member satisfaction.
Live Long & Prosper -- But How Long?
Robert Allison  
7/9/2014   Post a comment
This blog posting shows several different kinds of SAS graphs that provide insight into life expectancy around the world.
Biosensors, Robots Replacing Human Guards
Michael Steinhart  
7/8/2014   26 comments
In prisons and other security settings, electronic devices are predicting and detecting anomalous behavior with high accuracy and reducing the need for human personnel.
Where Will the Next Earthquake Strike?
Robert Allison  
7/8/2014   Post a comment
Information from the National Geophysical Data Center, combined with SAS, helps visualize earthquake activity for the last four millennia.
OpenDNS Cranks Up Predictive Security
Beth Schultz  
7/8/2014   5 comments
Integration of new predictive intelligence should help customers more quickly identify which attacks matter most.
Detecting Fraud With Voice Analytics
Ariella Brown  
7/8/2014   32 comments
A new service alerts contact center reps to possible fraud activity by listening in on customer calls.
UN Studies Social Data for Global Pulse
Jeff Bertolucci  
7/8/2014   2 comments
United Nations' Global Pulse initiative partners with social data provider DataSift to analyze worldwide opinions on vaccinations, poverty, and other humanitarian topics.
Facebook vs. Orkut: 3 Lessons for Marketers
John Balla  
7/8/2014   Post a comment
The story of Google's failed social messaging platform illustrates some important principles of marketing.
Questioning the Ethics of Learning Analytics
Michael Steinhart  
7/7/2014   16 comments
Schools around the country are weighing the benefits and ethical questions of learning analytics.
Forecasting Sharknadoes With SAS
Robert Allison  
7/7/2014   Post a comment
In the wake of Hurricane Arthur, it's interesting to look at the historical weather trends and see how often major events coincide.
Set Your Compass to Positivity for Best Results
John Balla  
7/7/2014   Post a comment
The idea that focusing on positive outcomes actually drives positive outcomes sounds idealistic, but I think there's some truth to that idea.
Anything You Say Can & Will Be Analyzed
Maryam Donnelly  
7/7/2014   20 comments
The truth is in your laptop, or it can be, if you have Computer Voice Stress Analysis software installed.
Here's to the Ol' Red, White & Blue… & You
Beth Schultz  
7/4/2014   2 comments
Have a fun, fact-filled Fourth of July.
Analytics, Weather Spell Retail Success This July 4
Michael Steinhart  
7/3/2014   8 comments
The 4th of July weekend is highly anticipated by retailers and travel services, and this year's anticipated hurricane may drive spending even higher.
Data Scientist Role: How Will It Evolve?
Kevin Casey  
7/3/2014   1 comment
As mainstream industries such as retail increasingly adopt big-data initiatives, the roles of data scientists and other data professionals will change during the next few years. Here's a peek.
EY's CAO on Building a Global Analytics CoE
Beth Schultz  
7/3/2014   4 comments
EY earmarks $500 million for an external-facing Global Analytics Center of Excellence that aims to put analytics at the core of the enterprise.
Algorithm Curates 9/11 Museum Display
Michael Steinhart  
7/2/2014   4 comments
Big-data analytics software searches for keyword correlations in millions of news articles about 9/11, projecting them in timelines on one wall of the museum.
Post Snowden, Google Users Change Habits
Joe Stanganelli  
7/2/2014   11 comments
Researchers have pinpointed changes in the way Internet searchers use Google now that word of NSA surveillance has spread.
Achieve Your 'Goooooooal!' ... With Strategy
Aiman Zeid  
7/2/2014   1 comment
There are many strong parallels between the importance of strategy on the football (or soccer) field and in the corporate board room.
Where's Your Data? Location Matters
Beth Schultz  
7/2/2014   5 comments
As companies craft their data governance plans, they must think about the location of their data -- and not just from a physical standpoint.
'Extra Copies' Clogging Federal Datacenters
Michael Steinhart  
7/1/2014   6 comments
How many copies of corporate data are floating around your company's data systems? In Uncle Sam's case, the answer is too many.
Analytics & Winning Soccer (Fútbol) Teams!
Robert Allison  
6/30/2014   Post a comment
When analyzing 2010 World Cup results, traditional bar charts do a great job isolating interesting data.
NYC Subways 'Extraordinarily Safe,' Data Reveals
Michael Steinhart  
6/30/2014   51 comments
The New York Daily News combined police reports and ridership data to roll out a comprehensive set of interactive visualizations depicting subway crime in excruciating detail.
Facebook Researchers Toy With Emotions: Wake Up
Thomas Claburn  
6/30/2014   29 comments
A study about the effect of posts on Facebook users' emotions outraged some people. I call it a public service: Now you understand what ill-informed consent means.
 Creating an Analytics Nerve Center
Digital Audio  
6/30/2014   63 comments
In this A2 Radio episode, Patrick McIntyre, senior vice president of healthcare analytics at WellPoint, will share his experiences and give us his best-practices for setting up and maintaining an analytics team and engendering an analytics culture within the enterprise.
A2 Radio Today: Creating an Analytics Nerve Center
Beth Schultz  
6/30/2014   13 comments
Patrick McIntyre, SVP of healthcare analytics at WellPoint, joins us today at 2:00 p.m. ET for a discussion on building an analytics operation.
A2 Poll: Saving Resources & Sensor Discourses
Michael Steinhart  
6/27/2014   34 comments
Our audience is split evenly among those who are already saving money with smart appliances, those who want to, and those who aren't interested.
Happy 3rd Birthday, All Analytics!
Beth Schultz  
6/27/2014   49 comments
We're all about generating conversation, so here's a look at the Top 5 most-commented blogs in our three-year history.
3 Nagging Doubts About Big Data
Michael Steinhart  
6/26/2014   22 comments
A new series of blogs on the Kaspersky Business site highlights some of the problems with current applications of big-data analytics.
5 Tips for Ending Strife Between IT & Business
Beth Schultz  
6/26/2014   8 comments
James Dallas, a former CIO, shared his advice on how his contemporaries can fix the disconnect between their IT organizations and the business.
How to Create Fancy Statistical Graphs in SAS University Edition
Robert Allison  
6/26/2014   7 comments
SAS visualization expert Robert Allison shares some tips on the SAS/STAT tool.
UC Berkeley Data Science Degree: $60K, 18 Months
Jeff Bertolucci  
6/26/2014   5 comments
A new online degree program promises to train data scientists in 18 months, and the price tag reflects the high salaries that analytics professionals command.
4 Ways Football Champs Score With Big Data
Michael Steinhart  
6/25/2014   24 comments
World Cup football is typified by athletic feats and high tension, but teams are using big-data analytics during and between matches to gain an edge.
 The Analytical CIO: Making Peace With the Business
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6/25/2014   274 comments
Tune in to this A2 Radio episode for one former CIO's thoughts on analytics, big data, and IT.
How to Create a Bubble Plot in SAS University Edition
Robert Allison  
6/25/2014   Post a comment
Here are some quick instructions that'll set you on your way to becoming a data visualizer!




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The LinkedIn-style sourcing that's served human resources so well for so many positions is falling short for data analytics, big data, and data science hiring, one recruiter says.
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Canada Post on Data Delivery

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James Smith, lead of enterprise data governance for the Canadian postal service, explains how and why the organization has embraced an enterprise data governance program.
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Big Data Checks In

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The hospitality industry gathers massive amounts of customer data, and mining that data effectively can yield tremendous results in terms of improved CRM, better-targeted marketing spend, and more efficient back-end processes. Roger Ares, vice president of analytics at Hyatt Corp., discusses the ways he and his staff use big data.
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Good Data, Smarter Travel

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Charged with keeping track of travel assets, including employees, iJET International relies on data management best-practices and advanced analytics to keep its clients in the know on current and potential world events affecting travel, Rich Murnane, Director of Enterprise Data Operations & Data Architect, told All Analytics in an interview from the 2014 SAS Global Forum Executive Conference.
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Healthcare Data Needs a Booster

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W. Ed Hammond, Director of the Duke Center for Health Informatics, spoke from the recent 2014 SAS Global Forum Executive Conference about the data management challenges involved in healthcare today.
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In the Talent Sweet Spot

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Jason Dorsey, chief strategy officer for the Center for Generational Kinetics and keynote speaker at last month's SAS Global Forum 2014, describes how Gen Y professionals are enhancing the makeup of multigenerational analytics organizations.
Beth Schultz
A2 on the Road

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From analytics talent development to the power of visual analytics, All Analytics found a variety of common themes circulating throughout the exhibition floor and session discussions at the 2014 SAS Global Forum and SAS Global Forum Executive Conference events held last month in Washington, DC.
Beth Schultz
T-Mobile Hears Data's Call

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Talking with All Analytics live from the 2014 SAS Global Forum Executive Conference, Eric Helmer, senior manager of campaign design and execution for T-Mobile, discussed the importance of customer data -- starting internally -- in devising the mobile operator's marketing plans.
Beth Schultz
A Is for Analytics in Academia

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Interviewed live at SAS Global Forum 2014, professors and students agree that access to enterprise analytics software in academic programs better prepares graduates for their careers.
Beth Schultz
Advocating for Analytics Culture

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Speaking at the recent SAS Global Forum Executive Conference, analytics executives, business experts, and SAS insiders explore what it means to build an analytics culture.
Beth Schultz
Analytic Myths: True or False?

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At the recent 2014 SAS Global Forum Executive Conference, five analytics experts give us their perspective on whether four common myths about IT and analytics are true or false.
Beth Schultz
We'll Be Your Eyes & Ears

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We'll be on the scene at SAS Global Forum events in Washington, D.C., March 23 to March 25, glad to share what we learn with our community members.
Beth Schultz
7 Tips for Deploying Visualization

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We chat with Analise Polsky, a data visualization thought leader on the SAS Best Practices team, about what you need to know before you deploy data visualization.
Michael Steinhart
Choosing a Big-Data Analytics Platform

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The big-data analytics market can be a confusing place. Among the vendors vying for your dollars are traditional database management providers, Hadoop startup services, and IT giants. In this video, All Analytics editors Beth Schultz and Michael Steinhart sit down in a Google+ Hangout on Air with Doug Henschen, executive editor of InformationWeek. Henschen discusses use cases for big-data analytics, purchase considerations, and his recent roundup of the top 16 big-data analytics platforms.

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Michael Steinhart
Keeping a Close Eye on Shoppers

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At the National Retail Federation BIG Show last month, All Analytics executive editor Michael Steinhart noted a host of solutions for tracking and analyzing customer activity in retail stores. From Bluetooth beacons to RFID tags to NFC connections to video analytics, retailers must find the right combination of tools to help optimize the shopper experience, streamline operations, and boost revenues.

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Michael Steinhart
Real-Time Demand Drives Forecasting

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The days when historical shipment trends and gut feelings were enough to forecast retail demand accurately are long over. SAS chief industry consultant Charles Chase outlines the benefits of pulling real-time sales information from point-of-sale and product scanner systems, then flowing that data into dynamic forecasting tools from SAS.

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Videos
Intro to Visual Analytics

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With today's advanced visual analytics tools, you can stream data into memory for real-time processing, provide users the ability to explore and manipulate the data, and bring your data to life for the business.
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Visual Analytics, Instant Insight

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Dynamic data visualizations let analysts and business users interact with the data, changing variables or drilling down into data points, and see results in a flash. Advance your use of data visualization with tools that support features like auto-charting, explanatory pop-ups, and mobile sharing.
Videos
Big Data, Fast Infrastructure

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No doubt your enterprise is amassing loads of data for fact-based decision-making. Hand in hand with all that data comes big computational requirements. Can traditional IT infrastructure handle the increasing number and complexity of your analytical work? Probably not, which is why you need a backend rethink. Big data calls for a high-performance analytics infrastructure, as Fern Halper, a partner at the IT consulting and research firm, Hurwitz & Associates, discusses here.
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Red Hot Analytics

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Redbox's bright-red DVD kiosks are all but ubiquitous these days, located in more than 28,000 spots across the country. Jayson Tipp, Redbox VP of Analytics and CRM, provides an insider's look at how the company has accomplished its phenomenal nine-year growth.
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Hotelier Checks In With Analytics

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InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), a seven-brand global hotelier, has woven analytics into the fabric of its operations. David Schmitt, director of performance strategy and planning, shares IHG's analytics story and his lessons learned.