If you're interested in a career in analytics, you'll need to consider if you have the temperament to match. Discover the questions you need to ask yourself, the first steps to set you on the right path and obstacles to avoid.
The companies that are farthest along on the analytics continuum are using analytics to compete and innovate. What hurdles do they face? And do their experiences offer a roadmap that other companies can follow? Read about several leaders in the analytics revolution – like eBay, Kaiser Permanente and Match.com – in a report by MIT Sloan Management Review and SAS.
The retailing giant has more employees than many of its competitors have customers. And it has more customer interactions that just about anyone. Find out how Walmart is using analytics to handle the massive customer and employee data it generates.
Highlights of the HIMSS conference. Read about patient-centric care, the power of analytics and how much walking it takes to make it around the exhibit hall to get the big picture on the current state of health care.
Analytics today is about looking to the future for answers. Two retail analytics leaders share their ideas for creating a smart team of diverse experts to shape your strategic focus.
Ever wondered 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.
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 a skill set that combines analytics and intuition – and how you can better develop it.
Data visualization technologies can help the practice of data-driven decision making really take hold. But putting data visualization software in the hands of business users? Is it crazy – or crazy smart?
There are huge opportunities for companies committed to evolving their analytics teams into business drivers. If that's your goal, consider these points.
Looking to improve the way you market to and communicate with customers? Join discussions about customer-related business issues – from multilevel marketing to social media campaigns.
From the halls of R&D, to the board rooms of customers around the world – in many different industries and analytical disciplines – the bloggers on Subconscious Musings share what’s on their minds and invite you to respond with what's on yours.
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