HomeEmerging and other technologies

Analytics: The speed advantage


Why data-driven organizations are winning the race in today’s marketplace

Download the full reportDownload the infographic

Velocity: The new differentiator In 2014, several important shifts occurred in the world of big data – shifts that business executives around the globe cannot afford to ignore. The most significant shift is that velocity is now the competitive differentiator for big data. Our sixth annual analytics study reveals a group of organizations differentiating themselves with speed-driven data and analytics practices that significantly impact business performance and competitive position. To compete in today’s digitally infused marketplace, other organizations need to emulate these outperformers by acquiring, analyzing and acting on data with a focus on speed to action.


Bookmark this Report  



View the infographic


Meet the Authors:

Steven Davidson

Connect with author:


, VP and Partner, Senior Client Adviser Digital Reinvention,
Glenn Finch

Connect with author:


, Global Leader for Big Data and Analytics, IBM Global Business Services,
Christian Kirschniak

Connect with author:


, European Leader, Big Data & Analytics, IBM Global Business Services,
Cathy Rodenbeck Reese

Connect with author:


, Global Technology & Data Program Leader, GBS Technology & Data,
Rebecca Shockley

Connect with author:


, Executive Consultant CBDS Data Platform & AI, Global Business Services,
Marcio Weikersheimer, Big Data & Analytics Competency Leader, IBM Global Business Services, Brazil

Related reports
The potency of human/AI integration is a powerful literary device and metaphor. Human/AI interactions may soon become a powerful reality – and perhaps sooner than you think.
Which way to the future? The signals are utterly bewildering. As digital technologies transform the world, monopolies are winning big-time.
Finance companies need to embrace emerging technologies to create business insights and drive new efficiencies and innovations.
To thrive, petroleum companies must offer new customer experiences, advance efficiencies, launch new digital offerings and build innovation ecosystems.