A2's Latest Content on Big Data
posted in March 2016
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Data's Competitive Advantage: Real But Elusive
Information Graphic  
3/29/2016   1 comment
In the newest All Analytics interactive infographic, data from the Winterberry Group highlights how organizations are finding competitive advantage from use of analytics, but that edge takes time and careful planning.
Web Analytics vs. Digital Intelligence: What's the Difference?
Suneel Grover  
3/24/2016   12 comments
Customer intelligence tools are available and the need is there for businesses to take an omnichannel view of their customers as individuals.
Congratulations, Youíre an Ambassador for Analytics
James M. Connolly  
3/24/2016   43 comments
Criticisms of analytics and big data make it more important than ever that analytics professionals become advocates for their craft, getting the word out about what their technology can and cannot do for their organizations.
The New Frontier of Retail Analytics: Itís Magic
Emmett Cox  
3/23/2016   22 comments
The keys to retail success today is utilizing all of the data on hand, understanding 24x7 what consumers are doing, and making the most of all available channels.
Big Data's Priorities: Streaming Analytics, Self-Service
Jessica Davis  
3/21/2016   Post a comment
Businesses are taking the next step with big data technology in 2016 with plans to implement streaming analytics and self-service, as they work to embed big data insights directly into business applications and software.
 Life in a World of Big Data, Autonomous Cars and IoT
Digital Audio  
3/17/2016   34 comments
Get an update on progress in 2016 in defining the roles for big data, driverless cars, and IoT
A2 Radio: What a Data Analytics Cycle Means to You
James M. Connolly  
3/17/2016   1 comment
Join All Analytics Conversations today at 2 pm EDT when our panel of bloggers discuss how data-enabled new technologies might generate still further breakthroughs with the help of data about us and our companies.
Why You Need to Think Globally With Analytics
James M. Connolly  
3/15/2016   3 comments
If we are going to think globally, maybe our analytics tools can help us to learn more about our global customers, partners, and competitors.
The Slow Death of Vanity Metrics
Pierre DeBois  
3/9/2016   13 comments
The increasing demand for understanding customer preferences in advanced analytics means managers have become more report savvy and less stuck on vanity metrics.
The Internet of Things in the Real World
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3/8/2016   Post a comment
Data drawn from the A2 Academy highlight the real-world results and opportunities for the IoT.
Data Fundamentals for Analysts: The Fourth V
Fabian Pascal  
3/7/2016   3 comments
There is hardly anything more important in analytics than correct and correctly interpreted results, so think of "veracity" as the fourth V in big data.
A2 Radio: Tom Davenport on Sports Analytics
James M. Connolly  
3/3/2016   2 comments
Author and analytics thought leader Tom Davenport joins A2 Conversations on Thursday, March 10, to discuss the growing reliance on analytics in the world of big time sports.
Concerns Abound With UK Investigatory Powers Bill
Jon Martindale  
3/2/2016   Post a comment
The UK's Investigatory Powers Bill may be ready for the next step forward, which raises some privacy and business concerns throughout the nation.
When Big Data's Promise Ignores People Issues
James M. Connolly  
3/1/2016   2 comments
A move to big data won't necessarily reverse decades of bad decisions for an organization or an industry, particularly if the people or processes don't change as well.




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