A2's Latest Content on Big Data
posted in May 2016
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Everyone is Doing Analytics, So...
James M. Connolly  
5/31/2016   5 comments
The days of easy competitive advantage from analytics are gone.. If all your rivals are using analytics, it's up to your organization to do them better
Just Click 'Agree' and Hope
James M. Connolly  
5/27/2016   23 comments
Jon Carter's latest cartoon should hit home with everyone who has faced that "agree" button for a piece of software or a website.
SAS 360 Discover: Predictive Marketing's New Secret Weapon
Suneel Grover  
5/27/2016   2 comments
The new SAS 360 Discover provides marketers with new views into the activities of their valued customers.
Critical Reflections on Insourcing and Outsourcing Big Data & Analytics
Bart Baesens  
5/24/2016   Post a comment
Organizations that are considering outsourcing options for their analytics initiatives need to take a critical look and plan carefully. Many companies find themselves opting for only limited outsourcing.
Feds Adopt a Data Quality/Security Burden
James M. Connolly  
5/23/2016   6 comments
While it makes sense to search social media activity as part of background checks for federal job applicants, how that third-party data gets used and secured raises some concerns in Congress.
The Financial Sector Takes on Disruption and Crime
James M. Connolly  
5/20/2016   9 comments
Speakers at this week's SAS Financial Services Forum addressed issues such a disruption, how to reach the Generation Y market, and the ever-present threat of financial crime.
So, Do Analytics Better
Information Graphic  
5/20/2016   3 comments
Research shows that the mere adoption of an analytics strategy doesn't translate into a competitive advantage. So, it's time for organizations that want to gain an edge to do analytics better than the competition.
Getting to the Heart of Data Sharing
James M. Connolly  
5/17/2016   4 comments
A collaboration between SAS and the Duke Clinical Research Institute is one example of how data sharing among organizations can work for the good of all of us.
 How Analytics Can Transform State Government
Digital Audio  
5/17/2016   51 comments
Learn how state government CIOs are utilizing analytics to improve citizen service and find operational efficiencies.
Ways Analytics is Used in Grocery Stores, and What’s to Come
Emily Johnson  
5/17/2016   25 comments
Analytics are bringing change to your local grocery store, helping the grocer keep the shelves stocked, moving customers through checkout lines, and improving your shopping experience. Our slideshow looks at ways analytics are changing grocery shopping today and how they will change things in the future.
Analytics in Government: Change Happens
James M. Connolly  
5/16/2016   15 comments
All Analytics Radio highlights how analytics can change how government operates -- change being a hot topic in this year's elections -- and how states are already realizing benefits from the change that analytics bring.
Five Steps to Advance Your Analytics Strategy
James M. Connolly  
5/13/2016   4 comments
All Analytics is announcing our spring All Analytics Academy series, "Analytics for All: The Right Start." Learn more about the five streaming audio presentations and how you can register. Whether you are new to the analytics game or a data veteran, a big company, a small company, or a mid-sized company, the Academy has lessons for you.
See Why Old MacDonald Has an iPad
James M. Connolly  
5/12/2016   29 comments
For organizations like John Deere & Co. that want to help feed the world, analytics translate into agricultural efficiency and change the way farms operate.
The Great Analytics Talent Shortage: Fact or Fiction
Emmett Cox  
5/11/2016   13 comments
There are some bright spots on the data science talent front as universities step up to help fill the talent pipeline through new analytics programs.
Data-Driven Hiring Takes Command
Ariella Brown  
5/9/2016   22 comments
Ideal.com works to take the gut decision out of the hiring process, replacing it with data analytics.
 What the IoT Means to You and Your Insurer
Digital Audio  
5/6/2016   75 comments
The Internet of Things is becoming an agent of change in the insurance industry.
Discuss the IoT and Insurance on A2 Radio
James M. Connolly  
5/5/2016   22 comments
All Analytics Radio hosts Gwenn Bezard of the Aite Group on Friday at noon, as we discuss what the Internet of Things means to the relationship between customers and their insurance companies. We will look at the benefits and possible penalties that await individuals and companies that give insurers access to enterprise and home IoT systems.
The Value Proposition of Streaming Analytics to the Enterprise
Daniel D. Gutierrez  
5/5/2016   6 comments
Streaming analytics, which is drawing an increasing amount of interest, helps enterprises by visualizing the business in real-time, cutting preventable losses, automating immediate actions, and detecting urgent conditions.
The A2 Analytics Roundtable: The People Matter
James M. Connolly  
5/3/2016   8 comments
At the All Analytics Roundtable at the InformationWeek Elite 100 conference, IT and analytics executives emphasized why serving people ranks ahead of bottom-line results.




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