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Monthly Archives: November 2010

11/08
2010

Spotfire Analytics In Financial Services: NY Forum

Spotfire logo Spotfire Analytics In Financial Services: NY Forum Analyzing and predicting risk are critical to financial services providers.  No wonder that TIBCO is hosting its Spotfire Financial Services Industry Forum 2010, in New York City, the industry’s global hub.  Tomorrow leaders from across the financial services sector will discuss how Spotfire analytics help the world’s leading banks, insurance companies, reinsurance companies, and asset management firms to solve modeling, real-time analytics, and enterprise-wide information management needs.

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11/05
2010

How Data Analytics and BI Professionals Used Twitter In October

twitter follow friday1 How Data Analytics and BI Professionals Used Twitter In OctoberLast month, we started a monthly feature called How Data Analytics and BI Professionals Use Twitter. We covered the news, insight and data found on Twitter and who’s driving the business intelligence information. This month, we thought it would be valuable to share more “who to follow” Twitterers and their insights from the last month.

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Filed under: Analytics and Twitter

11/04
2010

Could Analytics Help Choose Which Conference to Attend?

j04221723 150x150 Could Analytics Help Choose Which Conference to Attend?Fall is conference season so it’s time for some hard choices — too many events in too many places.  I’m sorry to have missed Predictive Analytics World in Washington DC (Oct 20). The conference has a British/European edition in London in November, then in San Francisco next March.  This program for analytics professionals, managers and consultants offers some deep-dive case studies.  Some of the Tweets and observations – both from the panelists, speakers and audience – offer some useful glimpses into the future of business intelligence and data analytics.

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Filed under: Predictive Analytics

11/02
2010

Seven Questions That Make Analytics Smarter

BKM 300x300 Seven Questions That Make Analytics SmarterIn a recent discussion at Boston’s Knowledge Management Forum, KM Forum President Larry Chait and Industry Consultant Jack Vinson shared a series of questions that should be a starting point for improving both decision-making and results.  Both recognize that even the best analytics or business intelligence system can be affected by organizational culture, personalities and other external factors. These are just some of the intangibles that sway  humans as they make decisions.

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