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UPS

UPS loves logistics … and analytics

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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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How eBay deals with its big data

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eBay has seen improved data processing speed through its use of big data analytics. Watch this video for details.

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Big data – bringing value to social minutia

Big Data – Bringing Value to Social Minutia

Social networks are creating vast amounts of data, leaving many to wonder if that data has any intrinsic value or if it amounts to little more than noise.

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Big data: More than meets the eye

Big Data: More than meets the eye

Hype aside, big data is becoming one of the most important elements of business analytics and is leading the charge to better the understanding of oft overlooked relationships.

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Analytics and the modern casino: A game changer

Analytics and the modern casino: A game changer

When it comes to casino slot floor planning, bad decisions can mean significant losses in customer loyalty and potential revenue. With analytics, SaskGaming better understands its customers and has stronger predictors of long-term gaming trends – leading to better decisions for the future.

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Speed dating, I mean mentoring, at SAS Executive Conference

Shannon Heath, SAS

Just as you may view first date, does big data have you paralyzed? Are you stumped by the right thing to say? Get it all under control at the SAS Global Forum Executive Conference with a speed mentoring session sponsored by SAS and Teradata.

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More big data myths according to Phil Simon

Phil Simon

Phil Simon, author of Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big Data, discusses more myths of collecting and analyzing data.

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Ka and Ba: The soul of an organization

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

The soul of an organization is made up of Knowledge Acquisition and Business Analytics, says Jay Liebowitz, Orkand Endowed Chair in Management and Technology, University of Maryland University College.

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Big data myths according to Phil Simon

Phil Simon

Phil Simon, author of Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big Data, discusses the myths of collecting and analyzing data.

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Box score analytics: the secret to the Final Four

William Cade_box score analytics

“College basketball teams that use box score analytics for game preparation will surely be among the Final Four,” says William Cade of CADE Analytics, LLC. He explains his statistical method that has been used by the University of Miami to play the right players at the right time.

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Predicting lying and dying

Eric Siegel

Eric Siegel, Ph.D. discusses who benefits from predicting your behavior (including lying and dying) using predictive anayltics. Read more in this article.

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