Tag Archives: predictive analytics

UPS loves logistics … and analytics

UPS

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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Prescriptive analytics: the key to improving performance

What is predictive analytics

The manifestation of big data and analytics is precriptive analytics. How does your business make use of the data it collects? Yuri Levin and Jeff McGill discuss the integration of prescriptive analytics and what it means for businesses.

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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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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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The “data artist” must balance creativity and control for effective predictive analytics

Senior Industry Consultant for Insurance, SAS

A better term for the “data scientist” may be “data artist,” says SAS’ Rachel Alt-Simmons. She explains how this role needs to embed a solution efficiently within a business process. And one way to do this is through the Lean methodology.

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What is predictive analytics?

What is predictive analytics

In the age of big data, organizations are moving from traditional analytics/reporting solutions that provide a snapshot of the past (hindsight) to solutions that provide an accurate picture of the present and a prediction of future trends (foresight). Enter predictive analytics. Read more about the approach in this article.

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Business analytics and the data scientist

Business analytics and the data scientist

“To be fully effective, the data scientist should represent a pinnacle of knowledge engineering,” says SAS’ Peter Dorrington. Read this article for further explanation.

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A new way of thinking about predictive analytics

Beane, Morey and Davenport (l to r) discuss analytics in sports.

Leaders in predictive analytics, Billy Beane, Daryl Morey and Tom Davenport, discuss a new perspective for predictive analytics and give suggestions for getting broad acceptance and usage throughout the organization.

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Safety analytics: The business of prevention

Kelly LeVoyer, Director, Communications, SAS

“Everybody deserves a safe workplace,” says Deloitte Consulting Director Dave Duden. He explains how advanced analytics can have a holistic effect on workers’ compensation claims analysis and workplace safety.

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Discover improves merchant retention rates with analytics

Discover improves merchant retention rates with analytics

Discover is using an innovative approach based on predictive analytics to improve merchant retention rates. Find out more.

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