Business Analytics

Business Analytics news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

turbotax deal
green illustration of man and cybersecurity icons

banner

Analytics 50 proves the power of a good partnership

CIO.com and Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business worked together to make the inaugural year of the Analytics 50 awards program a success.

nov cover stephen webster

Analytics 50: How big data innovators reap results

Five winners of the 2016 CIO.com and Drexel University Analytics 50 awards share details of their projects, lessons learned and advice.

business analytics 2016

Top 4 big data and analytics trends of 2016

Big data and advanced analytics continued to make inroads in the enterprise in 2016 as organizations learned how to interrogate data to better understand their customers and drive efficiencies.

Digital explosion of data and numbers

Leveraging the value of data-centric processes

In the fourth installment of our Turning Data Into Insights series, we cover organizational data processes and how to make them more data-centric. We also break down the ways these processes can have the most impact on the areas of...

CIO digital magazine November/December cover

CIO Nov/Dec Digital Magazine: Analytics innovators reap results

Cover story: Five winners of the CIO.com and Drexel University Analytics 50 awards share details of their projects, lessons learned and advice.

What marketers want from IT

How to use data to design the best market for your company

Can you use technology to create the market your business wants? Behavioral economics say, ‘yes’ — and thanks to big data it’s about to become a service any business can access.

controling it costs
Q&A

Little-known SaaS provider helps CIOs corral IT costs

Apptio’s founder and CEO discusses how CIOs are using its SaaS product to deliver transparency and business insights into the costs and value of technology.

caution

Beware dodgy data analysis

Applying data analysis in absence of deep understanding of your business can have disastrous results.

analytics mistrust 2

Executives still mistrust insights from data and analytics

Organizations say they are increasingly focusing on data-driven decision-making to guide their businesses, but a majority of business leaders lack confidence in the insights generated from data and analytics. Professional services...

sam schmidt sam car at pikes peak

Indy Car driver Sam Schmidt uses his head to win. Literally.

Big computing and advanced technologies make enhanced human experiences possible.

digital transformation competitive

The what’s now and what’s next for digital

As we head into Q4, many business leaders are taking a hard look at what digital transformation has meant in their organizations and across their industries. How are competitors succeeding and where are they falling behind? How are...

street map map directions travel planning 000000559894

Big data – a road map for smarter data

Using big data to extract value from your data is one thing. However, using big data with neural networks combined with ontologies raises your data value to an all new level, making it smarter.

health transformation

Machine analytics fuel Cardinal Health's IT transformation

The global health services provider monitors its sprawling IT operations using analytics software from Splunk to detect hardware and software performance problems.

UPS truck

How UPS delivers predictive analytics

The global shipping company’s BI and big data analytics platform offers increased visibility and control and the capability to identify patterns and movement across its transportation network. For customers this means foul weather...

video

Changing the customer conversation with predictive data analysis

From integrated big data platforms to location-based mobile apps to real-time package tracking, the ability to explore, segment and predict customer behavior is a rapidly expanding frontier.

crystal reports

10% off SAP Crystal Reports 2016, Through Friday Only - Deal Alert

SAP Crystal Reports turns almost any data source into interactive, actionable information that can be accessed offline or online, from applications, portals and mobile devices. Currently discounted, for a limited time.

sep cover primary

CIO September 2016 Digital Magazine: Big data on campus

How analytics tools are helping students make better decisions.

sap logo

SAP makes HANA available on the PC and offline

Seeking to make it simpler for developers to experiment with SAP HANA and prototype and build applications on the platform, SAP announced an express edition that you can use for free on a desktop or laptop as well as a new personal...

Load More