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CUNY SPS offers new master of science in data analytics

The 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, healthcare, transportation, energy, and finance.

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Survey: Business analytics pervasive, effective on a global scale

Business analytics has been effective in decision-making for three of four enterprises, according to a Bloomberg Businessweek Research Services survey sponsored by SAS. These organizations have benefited from increased profitability, reduced cost, improved risk management, process optimization, faster decision making or critical performance improvements.

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StatSoft showcases targeted STATISTICA solutions for government agencies

StatSoft recently signed a contract with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), making it easier for customers in government agencies to purchase STATISTICA through the GSA Advantage! website.

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Rutgers University offers online mini-MBA Web Analytics program

The Rutgers Center for Management Development (CMD) is offering an Online Mini-MBA: Web Analytics Program starting Oct. 17 and running through Dec. 19. The 10-week online faculty-led program includes videos, faculty-evaluated exercises, section quizzes, plus a final project and exam.

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Big data infographic

  Big data infographic

A team from vouchercloud.com recently took a look at data statistics and created an infographic to demonstrate just how much data is generated in the world. The graphic depicts the explosive growth rate of data over the past 24 years, from 100GB per a day back in 1992 to a whopping 28,875GB per second in 2013. This number is expected to grow to 50,000GB per second by 2018.

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VSS acquires Strata Decision Technology

Veronis Suhler Stevenson (VSS), a leading global private investment firm focused on the information, education, media, communications and business services industries, recently announced that an affiliate has acquired financial software company Strata Decision Technology, LLC (SDT).

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CSC selects eMite to unify reporting silos

CSC has selected eMite’s Service Intelligence Platform to unify silos of disparate reporting metrics and present their customers with unparalleled transparency into the performance of their Business Services.

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SocialNuggets launches social media analytics portal for tablets

SocialNuggets recently launched its social media analytics portal for the tablet market. Delivering real-time insights on the consumer electronics industry, the tablet portal provides information on how people feel about tablet brands, products, features, applications and campaigns.

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GoPollGo brings polls with real-time analytics to Twitter

GoPollGo, Inc., an online polling service, recently introduced a new, interactive experience for poll creators and voters by displaying analytics in real-time using Twitter. With one click, users can easily post a poll to Twitter allowing their followers to vote while gaining instant, quantitative feedback on their poll.

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SAP and Google team up to Put ‘Big Data’ on the Map

SAP AG announced that it is building on its collaboration with Google to help customers manage large data volumes in intuitive, visual displays and facilitate faster, more-informed decisions.

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Analytics Blog

Electoral College put to the math test


With the campaign two months behind us and the inauguration of Donald Trump two days away, isn’t it time to put the 2016 U.S. presidential election to bed and focus on issues that have yet to be decided? Of course not.


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Three keys for organizations to gain value from information

In the current information-driven society and increasingly digitalized world, Gartner, Inc. says that sentiments are shifting from the economics of tangible assets to the economics of information – “infonomics” – and other intangible assets. Infonomics is the theory, study and discipline of asserting economic significance to information. It strives to apply both economic and asset management principles and practices to the valuation, handling and deployment of information assets.  Read more →

Burtch Works study on ‘Salaries of Predictive Analytics Professionals’

According to the recently released Burtch Works study on “Salaries of Predictive Analytics Professionals 2017,” senior-level executives saw the largest increase in salaries from 2016 to 2017, and industry diversification of employment has diluted the concentration of such professionals from financial services and marketing/advertising to consulting and technology. Read more →

New study asks, ‘Is your business AI-ready?’

Despite fears that robots will replace human labor, the majority of artificial intelligence (AI) leaders (79 percent) expect their employees will work comfortably with robots by 2020, according to a new Genpact survey of C-Suite and senior executives titled, “Is Your Business AI-Ready?” Read more →

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