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Featured case studies

Turning climate into capital with big data
A wind energy company is using an IBM big data solution to reduce the time to analyze petabytes of data, improving the accuracy of wind turbine placement.

Putting real-time big data to work
Marine Institute Ireland developed an information system that yields greater insight into the Galway Bay environment.

Monitoring and improving an online reputation
BBVA implemented an online tool to detect possible risks to its reputation in order to increase positive feedback and customer satisfaction.

Reducing the cost of risk
The University of California significantly improved their enterprise risk information system and enabled smarter decision making by applying Smarter Analytics.

Smarter Analytics one slice at a time
Papa Gino's increased visibility into its 275 restaurants–from budgets and labor costs to pizza delivery times, coupon usage and telephone response speed.

Streamlining financial data management
Boerse Stuttgart used analytics to gain new insights, increasing flexibility and precision of financial reporting and analysis.

Identifying successful offers and creating better campaigns
Chickasaw Nation Division of Commerce gained new insight into the profitability of hospitality and gaming promotions.

Finding new opportunities for new technologies
North Carolina State University used a prototype data search solution to identify new commercialization opportunities faster.

Increasing admission and revenues
The Cincinnati Zoo used analytics to learn more about their operations, increasing revenues, and improving customer service and loyalty.

Using real-time analytics to improve patient outcomes
North York General Hospital increased operational efficiencies, helping decision makers improve patient care and business results.

Using predictive analytics to fight fraud
Infinity Insurance improved fraud detection, subrogation recovery and right-tracking of claims using predictive analytics.

Keeping students on track and in school
Mobile County Public Schools built a comprehensive, real-time performance tracking system to improve performance and reduce drop-out rates.

Combating fraud while speeding claims processing
Santam Insurance used predictive analytics to automatically assess the risk of fraud and accelerate the settlement of legitimate claims.

Improving the effectiveness of health education programs
This unit of BJC Healthcare gained a better understanding of student progress by more easily compiling, sorting and analyzing thousands of assessment forms.

Managing unprecedented growth of clients and data
Alameda County implemented an integrated reporting system that provides insight into performance at all levels—from the overall agency to the individual worker.