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Anheuser-Busch taps single source for data analytics

The world’s largest brewing giant has a new data management strategy, the main ingredients of which are a single source for data and the cloud.

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How to customize ggplot with bbplot

Overwhelmed by all the ways you can customize a ggplot2 data visualization? With add-on packages like the BBC’s bbplot, you can use themes created by design professionals – or tweak them to make them your own.

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7 ways predictive analytics can improve customer experience

AI-powered analytics can drive sales to higher levels by helping organizations anticipate customers' needs and exceed their expectations.

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11 business intelligence certifications to advance your BI career

From BI analysts and BI developers to BI architects and BI directors, business intelligence pros are in high demand. Here are 11 certifications that could give your career an edge.

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What is a business intelligence analyst? A role for driving business value with data

The business intelligence analyst role is highly analytical and requires a balance of IT, communication and problem-solving skills.

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AI technology: When to build, when to buy

Deciding whether to buy off-the-shelf AI or build your own AI-based business solutions is a complex equation based on available talent, business needs, desired outcomes, lock-in comfort and a rapidly evolving market.

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12 ways IT can create business value in 2019

From optimizing operations to adopting new platforms aimed at innovation, IT leaders driving businesses forward with each tough choice they make.

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Dealer Tire gains traction with data science

Dealer Tire is predicting when tires and other automotive parts will need replacing, an approach it says will help dealership and manufacturer partners generate more revenue.

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15 data science certifications that will pay off

Looking to get ahead as a data scientist? Earning one of these data science certs will help you stand out in one of the hottest careers in IT.

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How AI is revolutionizing financial services

From customer service to risk management, artificial intelligence is ushering in the next financial revolution — as long as compliance issues can be addressed.

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Mercer streamlines operations with machine learning

Human resources consulting firm Mercer turns to machine learning to optimize the highly manual process of collecting data from 30,000 compensation and benefit surveys every year.

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The most important metrics to drive IT as a business

Is IT running itself as a business or is this still a future goal? Measuring the right things can drive alignment and better performance.

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Making the most of your data analytics budget

Analytics investment is on the rise, but results can be elusive. Here’s how orgs are spending on tools and personnel to get the biggest bang for their buck.

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Culture key to data-driven transformation at Jefferson Health

When Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health set out create the data-driven health system of the future, its efforts didn't kick into high gear until it figured out how to transform its culture.

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Spring 2019: Humanizing the digital experience

Today's digital business strategies come with a list of enticing expectations: improved efficiency, increased productivity, new revenue streams, to name a few. But organizations are finding that to be successful they need to improve...

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Smithfield cloud ERP sows analytics opportunities

Smithfield Foods, purveyor of Nathan’s Famous and other pork product brands, consolidated three ERP systems into one SAP S/4 HANA cloud platform in push to better serve the business.

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8 key roles of successful AI projects

As enterprises further develop artificial intelligence projects, they are finding that some roles are essential to success. But the right talent can be hard to find.

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For Bayer Crop Science, decision science breeds success

Bayer Crop Science is bringing machine learning and artificial intelligence to every aspect of its business, from logistics to genetic sequencing.

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