Time is precious for first responders who react to emergency situations such as fires, ambulance calls, motor vehicle accidents, and natural disasters. As police, firefighters, and other emergency workers know all too well, minutes can mean the difference between life and death.
Are you looking for a way to help your users and analysts develop a greater understanding of your company? If your answer is yes – and it should be – then we propose a breakup with Excel.
Having worked at EMI Records for more than a decade, Chantal Restivo-Alessi is no stranger to having consumers strike a staggering blow to an industry by moving to digital.
While financial markets are notoriously hard to forecast, top performing companies in the financial services industry are using predictive analytics to gain new insights into customer behavior to drive revenue and deepen existing relationships with their customers. That’s according to a new research report from Aberdeen Group that found that… Read More →
Scientists learned that the universe continues to expand in 1929 when astronomer Edwin Hubble discovered that distant galaxies are moving away from us. Today, scientists continue to make remarkable galactic discoveries. For instance, a team of researchers working with the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS) have been able to determine… Read More →
Whether you’re a data analyst, a product manager, or a member of the C-suite, when it comes to making sense of your company’s data, Excel-based bar charts aren’t terribly compelling. If you rely on Excel reports to evaluate current customer trends, operating conditions, or business performance, they simply don’t provide… Read More →
Contact centers have long been at the core of data collection about customers. But the added influx of information from big data now means the contact center is poised to be a strategic differentiator for firms that can successfully corral and analyze new data sources.
The US is poised to surpass Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world’s largest oil producer by 2016, according to the International Energy Agency. Meanwhile, natural gas production in the US has risen tenfold since 2006, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Manufacturers continue to invest in technology that can accelerate output while driving heightened productivity. Take D’Addario, a Farmingdale, N.Y.-based maker of musical strings for instruments such as cellos and guitars, for example.
Under siege from growing amounts of data streaming in from multiple different sources across the enterprise, companies are stepping up their efforts to gain insight and value from big data projects. That’s according to a new research report from IDG that finds that 70% of enterprises have either deployed or are… Read More →