Analyst firm, Enterprise Strategy Group, examines how companies can leverage cloud-based data lakes and self-service analytics for timely business insights that weren’t possible until now.
And learn how IBM Cloud Object Storage, as a persistent storage layer, powers analytics and business intelligence solutions on the IBM Cloud.
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This paper presents the 5 most common practices that result in losing a customer and how to avoid those pitfalls. You'll also learn how more customer-centric measures can help you deepen and grow relationships with your most valuable customers.
In a webcast co-hosted by the AMA and SAS, presenters described three areas of focus for using social media, and the five best practices for being effective in social media. This paper provides a summary of that webcast.
This white paper provides a blueprint for action for senior marketers and decision makers across the enterprise. It provides straightforward advice on how to build a more durable and profitable customer base.
This collection is part of the ANA Magazine Thought Leadership Series sponsored by SAS. The articles explore the variety of ways to use analytics to create marketing functions that are more accountable and profitable.
This paper provides an intro to managers and marketing professionals applying analytics to marketing to significantly improve outcomes. It explains not only why you need to make this shift, but also how you get started and what tools you'll need.
Business intelligence derived from sophisticated analytics has given large companies an edge for years. It helps them be more competitive, make information---based decisions faster and better, improves operational efficiencies, and boosts the bottom line. Midsize businesses are increasingly eager to reap similar benefits. Business intelligence derived from sophisticated analytics has given large companies an edge for years. It helps them be more competitive, make information---based decisions faster and better, improves operational efficiencies, and boosts the bottom line. Midsize businesses are increasingly eager to reap similar benefits.
Most organizations are managing data sets that are larger than ever before, where many security offenses can be hidden and undetected, posing severe risks to business operations and the protection of sensitive, private information. Watch this video and learn how these exposures can be addressed with IBM's integrated Security Intelligence and Big Data solution.
If you are working with massive amounts of data, one challenge is how to display results of data exploration and analysis in a way that is not overwhelming. You may need a new way to look at the data – one that collapses and condenses the results in an intuitive fashion but still displays graphs and charts that decision makers are accustomed to seeing. And, in today’s on-the-go society, you may also need to make the results available quickly via mobile devices, and provide users with the ability to easily explore data on their own in real time.
SAS® Visual Analytics is a data visualization and business intelligence solution that uses intelligent autocharting to help business analysts and nontechnical users visualize data. It creates the best possible visual based on the data that is selected. The visualizations make it easy to see patterns and trends and identify opportunities for further analysis.
The heart and soul of SAS Visual Analytics is the SAS® LASR™ Analytic Server, which ca
Organizations in pursuit of data-driven goals are seeking to extend and expand business intelligence (BI) and analytics to more users and functions. Users want to tap new data sources, including Hadoop files. However, organizations are feeling pain because as the data becomes more challenging, data preparation processes are getting longer, more complex, and more inefficient. They also demand too much IT involvement. New technology solutions and practices are providing alternatives that increase self-service data preparation, address inefficiencies, and make it easier to work with Hadoop data lakes. This report will examine organizations’ challenges with data preparation and discuss technologies and best practices for making improvements.
Working with BrightStar Partners, an Avnet Services company, and IBM, the PDZA team has developed a new analytics solution that combines real-time weather data with ticket sales and attendance information to help forecast visitor numbers much more accurately than ever before.
OBIEE Plus is a comprehensive business intelligence platform that delivers a full range of capabilities. Read this data sheet to learn about all of the key features and benefits of this dynamic solution.
Tune into this TDWI Radio News interview, with Eric Kavanagh, to hear Karen Parrish, vice president of business intelligence solutions for IBM, as she explains Big Blue's take on the evolving industry of data warehouse appliances.
Download this step by step guide to learning how mid-size companies can benefit from Business Intelligence. You'll learn the benefits of BI and why mid-size companies need it for effective decision-making and improved results.
Dubai Customs leveraged Oracle Database and Oracle Business Intelligence, among other solutions, to achieve business intelligence from customs declarations-gaining risk assessment and risk scoring capabilities, and valuable insight.
In this white paper, David Axson delves into what he considers to be the three key things you should do in 2011 to close that gap and deliver dramatically enhanced value and quality.
Read "Time to Build the Last Mile to Full Financial Value", and set your sights on being able to guide your organization to new levels of competitive differentiation and achievement.
In this paper, you'll learn how three enterprises - Del Monte Foods, Rotkäppchen-Mumm Sektkellereien, and a major home builder in America - practice rolling forecasting, deploying the process at various levels and in various departments to guide them through market volatility.
If you’ve started to think your lumber and building materials (LBM) business could be getting more from your software, then it might be time for a change. It is no longer sufficient to own a solution that is “good enough.” The most successful LBM companies know that growth comes from integrated online trading, access to business intelligence tools, and using technology to be more efficient.
It can be daunting to make the switch to a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, and with so many options, it’s hard to know when if you’re choosing the right one. Epicor has provided LBM businesses with the tools needed to make the most informed software choice. The lumber and building materials solutions evaluation kit consists of three white papers that tell you:
• How to know when you’ve outgrown your current software solution
• How to choose between generic and industry-specific ERP systems
• How to outperform in an era of LBM sales growth
You’re ready for growth. Learn how Epicor ca
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