Predictive analytics in healthcare helps manage high-risk patients

Predictive analytics in healthcare helps manage high-risk patients

Just because someone works in a hospital doesn’t mean she knows how to navigate the healthcare maze, leverage it to take care of herself, or how to use a blood pressure cuff despite seeing one every day on the job. Sometimes people forget that healthcare workers are patients too — and that they also can benefit from predictive analytics in …

How businesses can learn from the first wave of AI

How businesses can learn from the first wave of AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) or cognitive technology is no more about a machine playing chess. AI is on the streets driving our cars. It is in our call centres chatting up customers in dulcet tones. AI is drafting and reviewing legal documents with immaculate precision. It is even doing what we could never dream of: You can trade using indices derived …

4 Ways Data-First Competitors Are Killing You

4 Ways Data-First Competitors Are Killing You

Data is the new oil. Those that figure out how to use it more effectively than their competitors are realizing significant, strategic benefits. But what’s so unique about data-first companies? Technology? People? Culture? It turns out, there’s more than meets the eye. Data usage is changing the competitive landscape. The businesses that know how to leverage it are changing the …

Predictive Analytics in Higher Education

Predictive Analytics in Higher Education

Predictive Analytics is certainly a buzzword in the technology and business arena, but what it means to higher education is different than other industries. Higher education is not looking to determine how many widgets it can sell in certain markets, but rather, will a student who enters college persist, and will he complete a degree. Gathering data to predict the …

Why businesses must make cyber security skills a priority in 2017

Why businesses must make cyber security skills a priority in 2017

The scale of the cyber security skills shortage is a reflection of the attacks businesses face, which continue to grow in ambition, sophistication and frequency. Bletchley Park is back. The new National College of Cybersecurity planned for the home of World War Two code breakers such as Alan Turing is good news. Any investment in the UK’s defences against cyber …

5 Ways to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Large-Scale Analytics Projects

5 Ways to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Large-Scale Analytics Projects

Data now means more and does more within the enterprise than ever before. From mitigating financial risk by detecting fraud to creating recommendation engines and optimising the customer experience, data is helping companies solve increasingly complex problems. What, then, have we learned over the past few years as data has moved to the forefront of organisations? With options ranging from …

5 Reasons to Use Business Intelligence at Your Call Center

5 Reasons to Use Business Intelligence at Your Call Center

People often speak of business intelligence (BI) in the same breath as “business performance improvement” (BPI) and “informed decision-making.” Both statements are true and entirely applicable to the modern call center. However, business intelligence holds other benefits for your call center or collections agency. We discuss a few of them here, alongside the aforementioned BPI and decision-making. Allow yourself to …

Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality Are About to Transform Business. Here's How to Be Prepared.

Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality Are About to Transform Business. Here’s How to Be Prepared.

Discussions of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Virtual Reality (VR) inevitably evoke descriptive images of a room full of gamers. But, AI and VR will change the way you communicate and do business. This post comes from the perspective of Montserrat Corominas Founder & Managing Partner at Intergroup Partners.Zürich, Switzerland Most business leaders are not quite sure yet how AI and VR …

Internet of Things will find its way into manufacturing

Internet of Things will find its way into manufacturing, smart cities and more; here’s why

Today, technology is shaping both business and society like never before and playing an increasing role in everything we do. Technology has redefined the way we interact with each other. In governance, technology has altered the way leaders engage with citizens. In business, technology has now become a revenue generator, thereby changing the economic landscape. Today, business driven technology spending …

4 Easy Tactics for Infusing AI and Predictive Analytics Into Sales Processes

4 Easy Tactics for Infusing AI and Predictive Analytics Into Sales Processes

Unless you were hiding under a rock this year, you probably heard a thing or two about the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) for sales. As machine learning and predictive analytics technologies have rapidly matured, a whole community of forward-looking sales and marketing leaders are emerging aspredictive innovators. Rather than relying on human intuition to inform their processes, these early …