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A leaders guide to creating effective analytics

Canada Post on the (careful) commercialization of data


When Canada Post embarked on their transformational initiative to monetize address data as a value-add service to Canadian businesses, they did it under one condition: That privacy and protection would be a constant consideration. As a common data point across databases, address data is an integral part to any Master Data Management strategy. It’s powerful [...]

  1. The CEO has to lead the focus on data


    Terry Leahy, former CEO of Tesco

    Former Tesco CEO Sir Terry Leahy will share management lessons at this year’s The Premier Business Leadership Series in Orlando. Here’s a sneak peek at what he has to say.

  2. Educating informed “intuitants”


    Jay Liebowitz, Orkand Endowed Chair in Management and Technology, University of Maryland University College

    “Today’s knowledge worker and future senior leader should be an “Informed Intuitant,’” says Dr. Jay Liebowitz of the University of Maryland University College. Read more about this skillset combining analytics and insight to make decisions.

Other Recent Features

  • For analytics to work, you must change the process and align incentives

    The importance of processes and incentives according to “I Love Lucy”


    In the final installment of SAS’ Laura Squier’s “Myths and Realities of Successful Analytics” series, she illustrates the importance of changing processes and aligning incentives through a familiar “I Love Lucy” scene.

  • UPS

    UPS loves logistics … and analytics


    Ever thought about what backs the intricate sorting, delivery and route process behind your receipt of a UPS package? See how the package delivery company moves from descriptive to predictive to prescriptive analytics in this video.

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    What counts as an analytics win?


    Measurement can mean the difference between an analytic win or loss. SAS’ Laura Squier explains why in this post, part of the “Myths and Realities of Successful Analytics” series.