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Inside Story: Life is good for analysts

Inside Story: Welcome (Back) to Analytics

Serving the Services Industry
The emerging science of service management opens opportunities for business analytics.

Inside Story: Movers & Shakers

Inside Story: Bright Future for Analytics

Business Analytics: Too Cool (Just) for School

Text Analytics: Two World Collide
Intersection of two distinct disciplines gleans insight from massive amounts of unstructured data.

Better Decision-Making: How HP delivers business value with enterprise-wide analytics services
A common approach to deploying business analytics across the enterprise to elevate the analytical maturity and deliver actionable intelligence.

BUSINESS ANALYTICS NEWS

Pittsburgh Pirates tap SAS Analytics

Survey: Business analytics pervasive, effective on a global scale

Cable & Wireless Communications revolutionizing business analytics with MediationZone and Cloud technology

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

‘Customer Insight’ Class Focuses on Analytics

SAS endorses STEM recommendations for boosting math and science outcomes

Capgemini, Oracle launch global business analytics service for telecommunications

SAS Social Media Analytics takes social media marketing to the enterprise

SAS Secures Technology Patent for Better Fraud Detection Performance

IBM Business Analytics Software Helps BJC Healthcare and Washington University Improve Healthcare Through Better Research

Newsmakers
IBM to Open Global Network of Analytics Centers



Headlines

Former INFORMS President Cook named to U.S. Census committee

Tom Cook, a former president of INFORMS, a founding partner of Decision Analytics International and a member of the National Academy of Engineering, was recently named one of five new members of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Census Scientific Advisory Committee (CSAC). The committee meets twice a year to address policy, research and technical issues relating to a full range of Census Bureau programs and activities, including census tests, policies and operations. The CSAC will meet for its fall 2018 meeting at Census Bureau headquarters in Suitland, Md., Sept. 13-14. Read more →

Gartner identifies six barriers to becoming a digital business

As organizations continue to embrace digital transformation, they are finding that digital business is not as simple as buying the latest technology – it requires significant changes to culture and systems. A recent Gartner, Inc. survey found that only a small number of organizations have been able to successfully scale their digital initiatives beyond the experimentation and piloting stages. “The reality is that digital business demands different skills, working practices, organizational models and even cultures,” says Marcus Blosch, research vice president at Gartner. Read more →

Innovation and speculation drive stock market bubble activity

A group of data scientists conducted an in-depth analysis of major innovations and stock market bubbles from 1825 through 2000 and came away with novel takeaways of their own as they found some very distinctive patterns in the occurrence of bubbles over 175 years. The study authors detected bubbles in approximately 73 percent of the innovations they studied, revealing the close relationship between innovation and stock market bubbles. Read more →

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