Analytics

International Diabetes Federation Europe and IBM partner in ‘augmented research’ for insights into patient care

For years, diabetes has grown at an alarming rate. According to the World Health Organization, there are now 60 million people with diabetes in Europe alone. In preparation for World Diabetes Day 2017, the European branch of the International Diabetes Foundation (IDF Europe)* decided to investigate how to improve diabetes care in Europe through their […]

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IBM Think 2018 – The Netherlands attract attention in Las Vegas

There was quite a sensation at the recent IBM Think 2018-Congress in Las Vegas. Dutch representatives of large Dutch organisations including the Port of Rotterdam and Schiphol Airport were presented there as stars. Not only with photos and quotes on the gigantic billboards on The Strip, the most important thoroughfare of America’s gambling capital, but […]

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Analytics: essential for a future-oriented CFO

Over the past few years, finance departments have evolved to real value-adding powerhouses, driving strategic planning and implementation. To spur this development, it is essential that finance gains more and more insights, not only into their own organization, but also in the broader sector, the market and into trends that are likely to shape the […]

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Indaver plans, budgets and consolidates with IBM and Keyrus

Managing finance within a regionally organized group can be quite a complex process. Having the right tools at your disposal can mean a world of difference. That is what Indaver thought as well. The international waste management group recently integrated both IBM’s Cognos TM1 tool for planning and reporting, and IBM Cognos Controller for the […]

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Avebe – Financial consolidation in the cloud

To increase business agility, you need to make high-quality decisions based on timely performance information. But how to reconcile your figures fast, with subsidiaries all around the world? Avebe transformed its agility by switching to a cloud-based solution integrated with SAP ERP for rapid, automated financial consolidation. Users can now view up-to-date performance data anytime, […]

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Machine learning? Keep it simple

When it comes to productivity the human mind doesn’t like to be distracted. Distractions are disruptions from deep work. And that’s precisely the problem with being a data scientist. See, your datasets have a story to tell and as a data scientist it is your job to listen to that story carefully. If you want […]

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Why you need the right insights to retain your clients

“A dissatisfied client is a loyal client”. Even the most accepted theories of CRM might be not applicable to your organization´s situation and Data Scientists can discover such fascinating insights from your data. The massive volumes of data represent opportunity to acquire information and make an organization much more intelligent and adaptable. It enables us […]

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The power of combining data science tools applied to Internet of Things in freight

How data science enabled a freight company to get its containers back in order. Data Science is exploratory by nature. You therefore want access to the widest possible range of algorithms, libraries and flexible tools that can handle multiple types of data. But also you do not want to forget that much value can come […]

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Unexpected consequences of the weather on your shelves

It’s impossible to change the colour of the sky. However, thanks to weather analytics, companies can now curb the effects of climatic events. Here’s how. Climatic conditions naturally affect demand for products and services. They can also entail costly consequences, such as shortages or excesses of stock. Here too, digitisation, analytics and Big Data is […]

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