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Analytics Magazine

November/December 2014 Table of Contents

novdec-2014-coverFEATURES

Goal-driven Analytics

By Eric A. King
Big buzzkill: size and success don’t correlate. Big data needs advanced analytics, but analytics does not need big data.

Big Data, Analytics Fight Fraud

By Drew Carter and Stephanie Anderson
Fraud doesn’t play favorites; it’s a multi-industry problem. How to employ analytics for effective, proactive fraud monitoring.

Real-time Fraud Detection in the Cloud

By Saurabh Tandon
Detecting fraud among online banking customers in near real time by running a combination of learning algorithms on a data set.

Corporate Profile: AOE

By Mitchell Burman and Lauren Berk
Analytics Operations Engineering, Inc. applies advanced quantitative methods to solve challenging operations problems.

Software Survey: Decision Analysis

By William M. Patchak
Decision tools continue to evolve, providing analysts with more horsepower to transform vast amounts of information into better decision-making.

DEPARTMENTS

Inside Story
Executive Edge
Analyze This!
INFORMS Initiatives
Forum
Healthcare Analytics
Conference Preview
Five-Minute Analyst
Thinking Analytically



Headlines

Closer C-level collaboration needed to bridge gap in cyber readiness

With the proliferation of more and more sensitive data, expanding connectivity, and the adoption of automated processes, new research from Accenture reveals that C-suite and IT decision-makers need to embrace a different approach to cybersecurity to effectively protect against future cyber risks. While most companies have a chief information security officer (CISO) or assigned cybersecurity to a C-suite executive, such as a chief information officer (CIO), often, these leaders have limited influence on cybersecurity strategy outside their departments. Read more →

Report: Automotive industry to invest $3.3 billion in big data in 2018

Big data investments in the automotive industry are expected to surpass $3.3 billion in 2018, according to a report by SNS Telecom & IT. Amid the proliferation of real-time and historical data from sources such as connected devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, big data is rapidly gaining traction from a diverse range of vertical sectors. Read more →

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