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Gregory Verlinden

Advanced analytics meets real-world results at Analytics University in Stockholm

As my colleagues and I work with IBM’s European clients, we get to witness the business impacts of advanced analytics and data science every day.

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Dan Vesset

Prescriptive analytics 101: What should be done about it?

In this series of posts, guest author Dan Vesset addresses each of the five data analytics capabilities. This fifth and final post focuses on prescriptive analytics.

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Dan Vesset

Diagnostic analytics 101: Why did it happen?

In this series of posts, guest author Dan Vesset addresses each of the five data analytics capabilities. This third post focuses on diagnostic analytics.

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Dan Vesset

Descriptive analytics 101: What happened?

In this series of posts, guest author Dan Vesset addresses each of the five data analytics capabilities. This second post focuses on descriptive analytics.

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Paul Ambraz

How to be data-driven and act on your analytics vision

 The potential of what businesses can achieve with analytics is tremendous, and it just keeps growing.  Taking full advantage means incorporating ...

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Forsyth Alexander

10 types of data that change your business game

We should be celebrating data. If we didn't have data, we'd making decisions based on instinct or gut feel. That might lead to one or two successes, but it's like pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey. A whole lot of blind stabbing goes on. These 10 types of data take the blindfold out of the game while adding tremendous value.

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Wennie Allen

Winning the game of data analytics

To win in business requires a good understanding of what the plan is, how well it was executed, and why it performed well or poorly. With insights based on data, your business is in the best possible position to compete, win and keep improving. See how the perfect marriage of business intelligence and data discovery tools can get you there.

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Allison Biesboer

Beyond the forecast: Unexpected ways to use weather data for solving problems

Satellite and radar imagery, surface observations, along with measurements of barometric pressure, wind speed, precipitation, temperature, and humidity all create pictures of the global climate and weather. As a result, we can break out the galoshes for a rainy or stock up on nonperishable goods for a big snowstorm or hurricane. But, there are other interesting ways weather and climate data can solve problems.

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Evan Labuzetta

The perils of a data-driven economy... and how to succeed despite them

IBM Vision 2017 kicked off in Orlando on Wednesday with keynote speakers discussing some surprising threats that arise in the modern data-driven economy.

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Forsyth Alexander

Data analytics is a differentiator for business success: IBM POV based on Forbes Insights and EY study

According to a new study by Forbes Insights and EY, business leaders under use data and this can affect profit and revenue. See what Marc Altshuller, general manager, business analytics, has to say in a special point of view.