Published By: Aberdeen
Published Date: Jun 17, 2011
Download this paper to learn the top strategies leading executives are using to take full advantage of the insight they receive from their business intelligence (BI) systems - and turn that insight into a competitive weapon.
What’s the best analytic approach for your business?
As technology has evolved, so has our ability to process data at an incredible rate, making it possible to perform what has become known as Anticipatory Analytics. While still a relatively new concept, anticipatory analytics is gaining prevalence as a methodology.
If you’re seeking to understand the future needs of your business before they show obvious signs, anticipatory analytics can’t be ignored.
In this document, you’ll learn:
• The advantages of anticipatory analytics
• The key enablers of anticipatory analytics
• How anticipatory can be leveraged for your business
• Why anticipatory can give you first-mover advantage
• When to use anticipatory or predictive analytics, based on your goals
Creating predictive analytics from alternative data has become the current focus of the biggest quant trading firms in the industry
The democratization of financial services data and technology, together with more intense competition, makes the needs of today’s market participants vastly different from those of previous generations. Firms must locate untapped sources of data for both public and non-public companies. This alternative data, such as payment data and other non-public information, from sources beyond the common channels, can be a predictive indicator of market performance; a difference maker in assisting firms as they develop models to evaluate their investments.
By combining our unique data sets with advanced analytics, traders, analysts and managers can seek predictive signals and actionable information utilizing their own models.
View our research report to learn how alternative data, our 'Information Alpha,' can help you earn differentiated investment returns.
Stories and statistics behind successful analytics projects
The adoption of analytics across the enterprise is accelerating, and with good reason. Analytics can offer a competitive advantage by helping to identify growth opportunities, circumnavigate risk and improve customer relationships. These insights are becoming crucial parts of the business strategy for executives representing a wide array of industries.
Check out our latest eBook to see how some of the world’s leading companies are using analytics to meet their needs. You’ll receive diverse examples of how organizations applied the latest statistical methodologies, such as: scorecard build, regression, decision trees, machine learning and material change to uncover meaning in data.
The examples represent global brands across critical industries – Financial Services, Insurance, High-Tech, Aerospace, Manufacturing and others – where analytics helped answer their most challenging questions.
Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Feb 02, 2017
Download the Keystone Research whitepaper to see how top performing enterprises use their IT investments to store, process, and use data to make more effective, real-time decisions.
Keystone Research, a global economics and data-driven strategy consulting firm, interviewed senior IT and business decision makers at over three hundred businesses to uncover the relationship between Data & Analytics technologies and business performance. This research shows that companies who have developed the most sophisticated Data & Analytics platforms and apply these capabilities as a regular part of their business enjoy operating margins that are eight percentage points higher than lagging organizations. This translates to $100 million in operating profits on average for the more advanced companies in the sample controlling for factors such as company size and industry vertical.
We all want our work to be meaningful and valuable. Working with mobile apps enables us to reach millions – potentially billions – of users if we create something our users like, value, and find useful. Download now to learn more.
The synergy between predictive analytics and decision optimization is critical to good decision making. Predictive analytics offers insights into likely future scenarios, and decision optimization prescribes best-action recommendations for how to respond to those scenarios given your business goals, business dynamics, and potential tradeoffs or consequences.
Together, predictive analytics and decision optimization provide organizations with the ability to turn insight into action—and action into positive outcomes.
In this white paper, you’ll gain a better understanding of:
The difference between predictive and prescriptive analytics
How predictive and prescriptive actions complement one another to help you achieve optimized business decisions
IBM’s approach to creating a powerful end-to-end decision management system
Many companies can't predict which customer they will retain or which customers will increase their spend. With predictive analytics they can.
This knowledge brief from Aberdeeon Group highlights research findings that show organizations which apply predictive analytics are able to:
Establish timely and accurate insights into customer behavior.
Empower employees to do their jobs more effectively.
Encourage more repeat business and higher wallet share
Predictive analytics has come of age. Organizations that want to build and sustain competitive advantage now consider this technology to be a core practice.
In this white paper, author Eric Siegel, PhD, founder of Predictive Analytics World, reveals seven strategic objectives that can only be fully achieved with predictive analytics.
Read this paper to learn how your organization can more effectively:
Compete – Secure the most powerful and unique competitive stronghold
Grow – Increase sales and retain customers competitively
Enforce – Maintain business integrity by managing fraud
Improve – Advance your core business capacity competitively
Satisfy – Meet today's escalating consumer expectations
Learn – Employ today's most advanced analytics
....and finally, render your business intelligence and analytics actionable.
High-priority big data and analytics projects often target customer-centric outcomes such as improving customer loyalty or improving up-selling. In fact, an IBM Institute for Business Value study found that nearly half of all organizations with active big data pilots or implementations identified customer-c entric outcomes as a top objective (see Figure 1).1 However, big data and analytics can also help companies understand how changes to products or services will impact customers, as well as address aspects of security and intelligence, risk and financial management, and operational optimization.
Download this eBook to learn:
- How the use of advanced analytics generates powerful insights to stay ahead of evolving cyber threats
- Why Cyber Threat Analysis is the most effective defensive strategy
- How analysts benefit from the use of sophisticated data visualization to identify hidden threat relationships and patterns
- Why shifting from attack prevention to mitigation is a more practical goal for commercial organizations
Download this white paper to learn:
- How the use of advanced analytics generates powerful insights to stay ahead of evolving cyber threats.
- Why security infrastructure protection alone is not enough to thwart cyber criminals, and how you can fortify your existing security strategy.
- How the use of both machine led analytics with human led analysis can help you mitigate threats.
As traditional network perimeters surrounding data centers dissolve, agencies face enormous difficulties fending off attacks using a patchwork of traditional security tools to protect classified or personally identifiable information (PII). Time and again, traditional security practices have proven porous and/or unsustainable.
Read this i360Gov Book to understand the importance of:
- Transforming federal fortifications into intelligence-driven defense
- Intensifying focus on cyber intelligence
-Needing a well trained cybersecurity force
It's all well enough for an organization to collect every slice of data it can reach, but having more data doesn't mean you'll automatically get better insights. First, you have to figure out what you want from your data you have to find its value.
In the domain of data science, solving problems and answering questions through data analysis is standard practice. Data scientists experiment continuously by constructing models to predict outcomes or discover underlying patterns, with the goal of gaining new insights. But data scientists can only go so far without support.
Data matters more than ever to business success. But value does not come from data alone. Rather, it comes from the insights enabled by data. No matter what your role is, or where you are in your data journey, you are looking for ways to drive innovation.
IBM Compose Enterprise delivers a fully managed cloud data platform on the public cloud of your choice - including IBM SoftLayer or Amazon Web Services (AWS) - so you can run MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, RethinkDB, RabbitMQ and etcd in dedicated data clusters.
You’ve taken the first step and already know that a document- oriented database is the right database for your application. From here, you still have to decide where and how you’ll deploy the software and its associated infrastructure. These decisions lead to additional considerations around administrative overhead, technical support, open-source options, data sovereignty and security, and more. This paper aims to outline the deployment options available when you select IBM® Cloudant® as your JSON store.
Meet Liz, a Director of Marketing, and journey with her as she looks for innovative ways to brainstorm and share content with both her internal teams and external agency partners. Liz discovers Box, a simple cloud-based content and file sharing solution that improves collaborative control.
Forrester Consulting study that explores the hypothesis that modern businesses require enterprise content management (ECM) platforms that can offer faster deployment capabilities and operational flexibility in order to meet their shifting business objectives.
This ebook takes you on a journey to discover a cloud-based content management solution that provides greater visibility and collaborative control over business content. Meet Mike, an IT Solutions Executive, looking for an innovative way to collaborate that's secure, easy to use, immediate and accessible -- all while meeting strict governance policies.
New technology and requirements for work in the digital workplace is driving new demand for enterprise content management solutions. Cloud and Mobile have forced companies to rethink how they access and interact with content. ECM has a rich history, evolving over time to meet the new demands for working with content. This short video will show you how ECM has evolved over time and where it is going. Learn how ECM is transforming and how companies are applying traditional ECM principles combined with new ECM capabilities to put business content to work for them in today’s cognitive era.