A2's Latest Content on Big Data
posted in March 2015
20 items
Do I Know You? Personalization Without a Guest Profile
Kelly A. McGuire  
3/30/2015   16 comments
In the hotel business, companies know little about the majority of their guests, but that little bit of knowledge can make a difference.
A2 Radio: The New World of Predictive Analytics
James M. Connolly  
3/27/2015   6 comments
A2 Radio welcomes Fliptop's Doug Camplejohn for a discussion about how predictive analytics are changing the way corporations make decisions in marketing and in other functions.
Retail: Standing at Technology's Crossroad
James M. Connolly  
3/26/2015   36 comments
A snapshot of the retail sector shows an industry going through turmoil and innovation, with the customer taking charge and having anytime/anywhere access to shopping. But the process is something people in every sector can watch and learn from.
Analytics Don't Ensure Competitive Advantage
Matthew Brodsky  
3/26/2015   6 comments
Matt Brodsky joins in the sports analytic conversation, pointing out that analytics superstars in pro sports still have to prove their worth.
Big Variety: The Real Value in Big Data
Leo Sadovy  
3/26/2015   2 comments
When you think of big data, think less about big volume and more about big variety.
Big Data: Why Those Startups Have It Easy
James M. Connolly  
3/25/2015   33 comments
Wouldn't it be nice to be able to launch a big data initiative with just a few years of known data sitting on a shiny new infrastructure?
 Sports Analytics Mean Fun and Business
Digital Audio  
3/24/2015   3 comments
Sports analytics extend far beyond play calling and free agent signings. There are lessons that extend to all types of businesses.
A2 Radio: What Sports Mean to Your Business
James M. Connolly  
3/23/2015   11 comments
Booz Allen Hamilton's Ray Hensberger joins A2 Radio on Tuesday at 3 pm to show how innovative analytics applications used in sports can translate into success for many types of businesses.
Data Science Pros: Solve the Problem-Solving Problem
James M. Connolly  
3/19/2015   22 comments
We need ways to help data scientists with good soft skills to highlight those in a recruiting system that loves tech terms.
Cloud Analytics End Small Business Loans Drought
Kishore Jethanandani  
3/19/2015   11 comments
Cloud-based credit reviews of small businesses have opened the door to new lending opportunities from the non-bank investment sector.
Hey, CEO, This Is a Computer!
James M. Connolly  
3/18/2015   21 comments
Good advice from the consultancy McKinsey on how you can get your CEO and the rest of the C-suite to better understand the role of technology.
INFORMS Competition: A Sign of Things to Come
James M. Connolly  
3/17/2015   5 comments
Honorees in the INFORMS Student Analytical Scholar Competition present further evidence that today's young people think "analytics" from the start.
Lingering Myths Haunt Big Data
James M. Connolly  
3/16/2015   11 comments
Some of the myths about big data projects just won't go away, and they put good projects at risk.
Leading Marketing Excellence With Analytics
John Balla  
3/15/2015   2 comments
A panel of practitioners shared their experience and their advice on how to keep your analytics strategy on pace with the changes in the tech world.
The Fresh Look on All Analytics
James M. Connolly  
3/13/2015   18 comments
The team at All Analytics hopes that our new design will make it easier to find the content and peer advice that you value.
Analytics Won't Cure Stupidity
James M. Connolly  
3/11/2015   35 comments
While we may be tempted to criticize analytics initiatives that fall flat, the odds are that it was human error, not the data, that was at fault.
How to Get Your Big Data Journey Back on Track
Christian Prokopp  
3/10/2015   8 comments
Moving your big data initiative from proof of concept to production calls for mapping out some key steps.
The IoT Path Gets Mapped from Sensor to Decision
James M. Connolly  
3/6/2015   21 comments
A Deloitte paper highlights why connecting a bunch of devices to the Internet doesn't make the Internet of Things real. It's only the first big step.
Six Questions to Seed Data-Driven Decision Making
James M. Connolly  
3/5/2015   15 comments
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.
Professional Data Analyst/Artist/Engineer/Scientist For Hire
Tricia Aanderud  
3/2/2015   55 comments
Hiring and getting hired is pretty tricky in an era when data professionals don't even know what to call themselves.