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Analytics Magazine

Retail & Retailers

The keys to customer intelligence
Replacing data silos with “datamarts” and the impetus behind real-time business intelligence.

Internet of Things analytics
Welcome to the ‘We Economy’: Finding the business in your data

Corporate Profile: Analytics Operations Engineering, Inc.
Consulting firm applies advanced quantitative methods to solve challenging operations problems.

Analytics & BPM
‘SMAC’ delivers a much-needed combination punch for peak customer experience.

Five-Minute Analyst: Black Friday

Driving profitability with retail analytics
How to make choices and investments that deliver on expectations.

Leveraging Big Data around customers
Opportunity to deliver real-time customer insights by harnessing the power of structured and unstructured data.

Analytics applications in consumer credit and retail marketing
Four areas that present a significant opportunity to impact the bottom-line of companies in different business verticals through the use of advanced analytics and sophisticated data modeling.

Text analytics goes mobile
Technology enables companies to make critical management decisions in a fraction of the time.

Forum: The government needs to know the score
How credit-scoring policies affect the economy.

Supply Chain Management: New math, big data
Across the supply chain, manufacturers and retailers are exploiting the
vital raw material of the information economy.

Analytics in Action: Sales force strategy
HP
s perspective on the emerging significance of analytics to boost sales performance across the enterprise.

Revenue Management & Digital Marketing
Integrating two independent business processes produces marketing magic.

Viewpoint: Economic Recovery Through Supply Chain Reasoning

Revenue Management in the Era of Social Networking
Connected, tech-savvy consumers can significantly lower revenues. How should companies respond?

Focus on Forecasting: Worst Practices in Business Forecasting

Executive Edge: New Frontiers for Analytics



Headlines

Does negative political advertising actually work?

While many potential voters dread campaign season because of pervasive negative political advertising, a new study has found that negative political advertising actually works, but perhaps not in the way that many may assume. The study “A Border Strategy Analysis of Ad Source and Message Tone in Senatorial Campaigns,” which will be published in the June edition of INFORMS’ journal Marketing Science, is co-authored by Yanwen Wang of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Michael Lewis of Emory University in Atlanta and David A. Schweidel of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Read more →

Meet Summit, world’s most powerful, smartest scientific supercomputer

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory on June 8 unveiled Summit as the world’s most powerful and smartest scientific supercomputer. With a peak performance of 200,000 trillion calculations per second – or 200 petaflops – Summit will be eight times more powerful than ORNL’s previous top-ranked system, Titan. For certain scientific applications, Summit will also be capable of more than three billion billion mixed precision calculations per second, or 3.3 exaops. Read more →

Employee engagement a top concern affecting customer experience

Employee engagement has surfaced as a major concern in delivering improvements in customer experience (CX), with 86 percent of CX executives in a Gartner, Inc. survey ranking it as having an equal or greater impact than other factors such as project management and data skills. “CX is a people issue,” says Olive Huang, research vice president at Gartner. “In some instances, the best technology investments have been derailed by employee factors, such as a lack of training or incentives, low morale or commitment, and poor communication of goals." Read more →

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