How to manage big data in the age of digital

How to manage big data in the age of digital

In today’s digital world, businesses are increasingly focused on a digital-first approach or implementing new initiatives to encourage digital transformation. As a result, both organisations and individuals are forced to get to grips with certain changes. While consumers might be faced with adapting to a new app or a different way of consuming content across a variety of devices, organisations …

Why Use Business Intelligence Software to Transform Data

Why Use Business Intelligence Software to Transform Data

Businesses have overflowing data involving their internal processes, prospects, partners, suppliers, competitors, and customers. It’s often difficult to leverage this huge amount of data and translate them to useful information that can generate profits and revenue. A business intelligence software is the key for an enterprise to operate efficiently. Business intelligence tools enable businesses to transform their data into useful …

Predictive Analytics Let Manufacturers See More Clearly into Their Supply Chains

Predictive Analytics Let Manufacturers See More Clearly into Their Supply Chains

Not that long ago, supply chain visibility tended to be an internally-focused process, one that allowed manufacturers to know when exactly they could expect to receive inbound goods and materials from their suppliers so they could plan and adjust their production schedules. While that’s still an important capability for companies to have, the Age of the Consumer has shifted the …

11 Must Read Big Data case studies in Telecom Industry

11 Must Read Big Data case studies in Telecom Industry

The ability to report directly from Hadoop is the most important thing we have achieved to date and our activities are continually evolving. Actuate has made what appeared to be a large-scale and difficult problem an easy one to solve. IBM has helped a leading telecom industry data analytics provider re-engineer their market measurement product. The effort included re-engineering of …

The Battle Over Analytics: Who Should Lead The Charge?

The Battle Over Analytics: Who Should Lead The Charge?

The IT organization has to carve out its role in a company’s analytics strategy. What works? Either of two approaches. Analyst: It’s a common title in enterprises today, spanning functional and business units – marketing analyst, finance analyst, IT analyst, sales analyst and HR analyst to name a few. Yet often, there is no centralized oversight, leaving ownership of business …

Predictive analytics: What are the challenges and opportunities?

Predictive analytics: What are the challenges and opportunities?

In August 2016, Econsultancy published a report in association with IBM called The Secrets of Elite Analytics Practices. Part of this wide ranging report seeks to discover just how automation and AI have changed analytics in marketing. Let’s look at some of the talking points… Time was identified as a business’s most precious resource. Being able to streamline the marketing …

5 Reasons Why Business Analytics Will Help Drive Revenue for Your Company

5 Reasons Why Business Analytics Will Help Drive Revenue for Your Company

Can using business analytics drive and increase revenue for your company? For the better half of this decade, much of the discussion has centered on the idea of big data. What do you do with it? How do you extract any discernible meaning from it all? What happens to the rest? With business analytics, the goal is to take all …

Transforming the pyramid to an agile org

Transforming the pyramid to an agile org

I recently published a video exploring how an agile team based organization could look like. How does it look like under the hood? In the video I also discussed how you get there. I got tons of great feedback so I decided to provide the content of the video in the format of a blog. If you prefer to read instead of watching …

Business Intelligence ROI: 5 Critical Ways to Show BI Value

Business Intelligence ROI: 5 Critical Ways to Show BI Value

Are you constantly having to justify your businesses analytics program to business leaders? Or are you working at a corporation that recognizes the business intelligence ROI that an Analytics program delivers, and is constantly demanding more? For the majority of program managers the former is true and that means continuously promoting analytics to ensure that business users are leveraging the …