Every one should read this very detailed and interesting piece of research from a May 2010 Bloomberg Businessweek Research Service survey. This survey focused on Business Intelligence and the post 2008 market crash technology. The managers and senior executives of medium and large companies predict massive changes in the next… Read More →
Interested in predictive analytics? Here’s a quick-overview.
Making news these days is everyone’s job, so there is more content the Web than anyone can keep pace reading. Understanding? That’s over-rated. We could even outsource the job to text analytics – Faster than a speeding cursor, more powerful than a filtered RSS feed. But maybe even THAT superhero… Read More →
What did you do? Why? Can you explain it? And will you do the same thing again? While you’re pondering all those questions, the chances are good that a company using Spotfire analytics has the answers.
Data viz has an established role in business—but these days it’s also gaining traction in the realm of public service. Proof: The prestigious Knight News Challenge, an annual competition that funds innovative ideas for spreading news and information in communities, has awarded two of its twelve prizes to data visualization… Read More →
When someone mentions “business analytics” or “business intelligence”—do they mean what you mean? Same question for “data analytics,” “data mining,” “business analysis,” and similar references.
Inter-league baseball offers a good excuse for another example of analytics from the wide world of sports (and entertainment) where tickets, pricing and schedules have been a complex science for years. Teams set prices long before the season begins and often can’t adjust pricing to either fill empty seats or… Read More →
So, it doesn’t quite have the breezy rhyme of the children’s song, but Boston’s transit agency is more concerned by making bus passengers happy. After the schedule data for five bus routes were made available this year, application developers started building text-message alerts, Twitter feeds and other tools to notify… Read More →
Excellent question poised in a June 9 NetworkWorld.com article by the President of IT and Management at Babson College – “What Does Business Analytics Mean?” This new blog at NetworkWorld.com is entitled “Masters of Business Analytics” and early returns from our team indicate that this is a good one to watch. If… Read More →
InnoCentive has been around for almost a decade. Until recently, though, few people had heard of this global web community, which connects “Seekers” (companies that need solutions) with a pool of 200,000+ registered “Solvers” (people who come up with ideas). Anyone can register as a Solver, receive notification of challenges,… Read More →