analytics

How IBM Garage helps improve predictive analysis

When we started working with the IBM Garage team, we never imagined we’d turn our whole system on its head, find new purposes for data we were about to discard, and improve our predictive capabilities. We developed the XComP (eXtensible Competencies Platform) system at East Carolina University (ECU) in 2011. The XComP system helps schools […]

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Unlocking the value of healthcare data with IBM technology

Garbage in, garbage out. It may be an old saying, but it’s as true today in healthcare data management as ever. Bad data generates erroneous conclusions We’ve always generated a lot of data in the healthcare industry. In hospital systems, every department produces its own patient data, and, until recently, we weren’t looking at that […]

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Improving health care with connected analytics technology

At ZSL, a global technology integrator and solution provider with 20 years of experience, we’ve observed two trends that are transforming healthcare today: data analytics and connected health. Most healthcare firms have collected volumes of data from varied sources. We often help them with data integration, transmission, security and analysis to make sense of it. […]

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Embracing AI to help doctors develop communities of care

Some years ago I had an experience that many people can identify with. I needed to see my primary care doctor for an issue I considered urgent but didn’t want to wait three to four weeks to get an appointment. The way I see it — you can remain part of the problem or try […]

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Can digital roadmaps offer higher quality patient care?

If you or a loved one has ever had a serious medical condition, you’ve likely felt that our healthcare system can be quite fragmented, confusing, and at times frustrating. All too frequently, patients are forced to wait 45 to 90 minutes in a medical office, only to spend a few minutes with their clinician, who […]

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AI and cloud technology help fight opioid addiction

Fighting the opioid epidemic is my mission. More than 115 Americans die each day from opioid overdose. The misuse of and addiction to opioids—which includes prescription pain relievers, heroin and synthetic opioids—is a serious crisis in the United States and beyond, affecting public health, societal well-being and economic welfare. According to the U.S. Centers for […]

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AI brings next-gen solutions to solve today’s real problems

We’re all familiar with Hollywood’s sensational portrayal of artificial intelligence as machines taking over the world. But AI today is about practical solutions to real problems in many industries, including healthcare, telecommunications, finance and even ocean powerboat racing. That’s why, five years ago, we at DataSkill bet the company on AI. We did it because […]

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Weather data sparks retail innovation to help bottom line

Bison Schweiz AG brings weather down to earth for retail At Bison Schweiz AG, we’re constantly reinventing our products to meet the changing needs of our retail customers. When we saw the opportunity to integrate weather data into our electronic store label (ESL) solution, Bison ESL Manager, we jumped at the chance. What does weather […]

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Mapping your journey to growth with analytical insights

My company, Lodestar Solutions, works with clients from startups to large enterprises with one thing in common: they are all committed to using data analytics to better understand their business and accelerate growth. Our coaching helps them develop a roadmap on their journey to becoming data and analytics driven organizations. From our point of view, […]

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