analytics

Counter Fraud Webinar – Today 2pm ET – live on CFO.com

Today, I have the distinct pleasure to be a featured speaker on a CFO.com webinar on the topic of ‘Using Advanced Analytics to Counter Fraud in a Big Data World.’ As you are no doubt aware, combating fraudulent activity is a hot topic across the C-Suite today, and most particularly in the CFO and finance […]

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Strategies from Generation D

What can CIOs and other senior executives learn from forward- thinking IT organizations who are swiftly utilizing the latest technologies in analytics, cloud, social, and mobile? IBM’s Center for Applied Insights (@IBMCAI) examined enterprises with sophisticated IT analytics capabilities compared to all others. These are Generation D (for “data”) companies. But even those enterprises who […]

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An analytical approach to predictive risk management

According to our enterprise risk management study of  500 executives around the world, not a single respondent said that risk is decreasing -- in fact, an alarming 77% say their risk exposure has increased year-to-year.  With this in mind, what are...

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A value chain management vision

Volatile global market conditions, customer demand variability, and increasing customer expectations all require optimal value chain configurations. A predictive, demand-driven value chain model makes it possible to smooth volatility through an optimal...

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New business models for the digital revolution

The business world has already gone through information revolutions based on digital technology and the Internet. But today’s transformation has raised the ante. People everywhere are using mobile devices to bring digital capabilities to nearly everything they...

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Launch of Smarter Commerce Consulting

Today, we’re launching the Smarter Commerce initiative , a new practice in IBM Global Business Services, and a set of offerings and services from across IBM designed to help our clients increase the value they generate for their customers in a world that is...

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The Road to a Smarter Enterprise: Six Principles for Successful Transformation

 This is the golden age for business transformation. The Great Recession forced organizations to jettison unprofitable business lines, dramatically cut costs, and reinvent themselves in radical ways to remain competitive. Firms of all sizes have launched...

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10,000 CEOs, CFOs, CIOs and CHROs and counting… What did we learn?

Over the last two years, thousands of IBMers around the world conducted face-to-face interviews with a whopping 10,000+ executives. So what is it that they talked about?  1. Complexity, not change, is the major theme—a worry for most actually. Those that are...

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Supply Chain visibility in a new economic environment

In this increasingly complex global economic environment, as the number of supply chain partners increases, the need for accurate, time-sensitive information becomes more acute. But lack of collaboration and integration between supply chain and product...

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