July/August 2016: Table of Contents
By Douglas A. Samuelson
Predicting the 2016 U.S. presidential election: What the “13 Keys”
forecast, what to watch for and why they might not matter.
By Lisa Clark
Exploring the softer side of sales analytics, where data, timely messaging and the human element converge for success.
By Brad Kolarov
Focus on data, not infrastructure: Three things to look for, three things to avoid when starting down big data analytics path.
By Steve Curd
Two essentials for success in value-based medicine to manage health, improve outcomes and keep costs under control.
By Rodger Smith
Fighting fraud, waste and abuse using data and analytics tools is a critical step toward making healthcare affordable for all.
By Chris Fry and Vijay Mehrotra
New tools, new capabilities and new trends: Survey of 26 forecasting software packages from 19 vendors.
- 96January/February 2017 The CIA’s new transparency Driving smarter decisions on pricing, promotion Industrie 4.0: Analytics everywhere Analytics @ Google IoT unleashes endless business opportunities BPM empowering IoT business users Ada Lovelace: ‘poetical scientist’ November/December 2016 Putin vs. Western analysts Making analytics work through practical project management Crowdsourcing – Using the…
- 93The CUNY School of Professional Studies is offering a new online master of science degree in data analytics. The program prepares its graduates for high-demand and fast-growing careers as data analysts, data specialists, business intelligence analysts, information analysts and data engineers in such fields as business, operations, marketing, social media,…
- 83Benjamin Franklin offered this sage advice in the 18th century, but he left one key question unanswered: How? How do you successfully drive a business? More specifically, how do you develop the business strategy drivers that incite a business to grow and thrive? The 21st-century solution has proven to be…
- 77Following the 2016 presidential election, the first two months of the new year were quite tumultuous for the U.S. healthcare system. Interestingly, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has survived so far, albeit the process to repeal the law has begun.
- 74The Israeli Ministry of Health recently agreed to reverse a blood donation policy and will now allow some Ethiopian immigrants, homosexuals and elderly people to donate blood. According to the Jerusalem Post, the change is a result of “new local and foreign epidemiological data and the improvement in medical technologies…