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Today, enterprises recognize the critical value of advanced analytics within the organization and they are implementing data democratization initiatives. As these initiatives evolve, new roles emerge in the organization. The newest of these analysis-related roles is the 'analytics translator'. As the enterprise considers the relevance of this new role within the business, it is important to understand the responsibilities of an Analytics…Continue
Added by Kartik Patel on February 23, 2018 at 2:30am — No Comments
Myth #6: You Need Data Scientists to Employ Predictive Analysis in Your Organization
Every enterprise, large or small, must have access to sophisticated, easy-to-use business intelligence tools in order to compete in local, regional and global markets. When organizations undertake the process…Continue
Added by Kartik Patel on August 12, 2016 at 2:00am — No Comments
The need to up-to-date, integrated information and analytical data is crucial to the success of the organization and certainly to the accountants, auditors, financial investment professionals and finance managers in any enterprise. But, in an age of user and data breaches, the IT team may be hesitant to allow meaningful, flexible access to critical business intelligence.
In order to protect the enterprise, and its interests, the IT team…Continue
Added by Arbuda Dave on August 10, 2016 at 2:00am — No Comments
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Debunking Common Business Intelligence Myths
Myth # 3: Business Users Do Not Need Ad-Hoc Data Analysis
If your business is confused about the tools in the business intelligence market, you are not alone. There are lot of options in the market today, which is great for the enterprise and its users, but the confusion…Continue
Added by Kartik Patel on March 16, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan recently disclosed that its mobile customers grew by 2 million, touching 70 Million this year. Wells Fargo and JP Morgan Chase have already reported robust growth in mobile customers in 2014.
This rise in mobile banking users is welcome news for the banking industry. This growth is not limited to the US alone. Britain also, in the recent past, has seen an uptick in mobile banking users and the number is expected to reach 32.6 million by 2020 as per…Continue
Added by Naagesh Padmanaban on April 29, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments
From all indications, 2015 is well on its way to becoming the year of cloud computing. The feverish pitch of activities at key players on one hand and the data as well as observations of industry pundits affirm this. There are apparently a handful of reason to keep the IT industry leaders awake at night.
For starters, per , 2014 revenues for cloud services grew by…Continue
Added by Naagesh Padmanaban on April 4, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Digital banking offers unprecedented opportunities both for banks as well as customers. It has provided banks breadth and ease in delivering their products and services to customers. As for customers, it has pushed service options and expectations to a new high. Given the opportunity spectrum, it is no surprise that banks have invested heavily in upgrading their digital preparedness. 2015 promises more investments in digital banking.
A definition of digital banking will be of help…Continue
Added by Naagesh Padmanaban on February 2, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments
The fact is that a business intelligence solution roll-out should not take 1-2 years though it often takes that long and then some. When considering business intelligence reporting software it is crucial for every enterprise to thoroughly explore its options and choose the right solution provider in order to get a solution that is affordable and practical and one that will rapidly achieve ROI and user adoption and ensure low TCO. But, there is another, equally important factor…Continue
Post the financial crisis, banks in the US have faced increased regulatory scrutiny that has resulted in broader and tougher regulations. Bankers are fully aware of the investments and efforts they have to put in to comply with these regulations. Consequently, compliance function in banks is evolving towards a broader risk canvas that is now seeking tighter coordination between the first and second lines of defense. This poses new challenges to banks – from being compliant to getting the…Continue
Added by Naagesh Padmanaban on October 10, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments
If you have your eyes set on running a company someday, you may wonder what skills you need to cultivate now, as well as the best age to make a run for the position. Well, we took data from the LinkedIn profiles of close to 1 million CEOs in the United States, and gained some great data intelligence using a business analytics software. Here’s your chance to learn what it takes to get that corner office as well as see how crunching big data of the head honchos can offer great…Continue
Added by Elana Roth on July 24, 2014 at 2:30am — No Comments
Leveraging grasstops (i.e. group leaders) is imperative given their highly influential position with other group members. If a grasstop can be prevented from terminating legislative (i.e. policy oriented) support, the legislative termination rate for the group members has a higher likelihood for reduction. Alternatively, attempting to get a grasstop from a competing policy issue to switch or terminate may increase likelihood of similar results with group members associated with that…Continue
Added by Patrick C. Walker, MPA on November 4, 2013 at 12:59pm — No Comments
Today, analytics-driven best practices dictate that, content collecting portals and other data-centric projects undergo the process of data cleaning and enrichment because analytic-oriented failures (i.e. descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics models or reports) are often linked to the quality of data. To halt the perpetuation of bad data across the enterprise, initial “clean and enrich” initiatives have been effective including gathering missing or incomplete data, identifying…Continue
Added by Patrick C. Walker, MPA on October 27, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Historically, Leadership and Organizational assessments were recommended or promoted as means to determine if enterprises were effective and efficient. Often determined when all elements of the organization were aligned properly, resulting in superior performance. Today, some professionals advise their clients in ways to improve performance by conducting alleged unique assessment models similarly to the traditional form (e.g. gut-feeling approaches). The purpose of these assessment models…Continue
Added by Patrick C. Walker, MPA on October 3, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
A growing gap between those enterprises that, see the value of business analytics and are transforming themselves to take advantage of these new found opportunities, and those that have yet to embrace them. Businesses today have a plethora of data available from an increasing number of sources. While some appreciate the potential benefits others face difficulties using data beyond hindsight, to actionable insights or further - foresight. Read these books to learn more!…Continue
Added by Patrick C. Walker, MPA on August 31, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
In this series I reveal rules of intelligence contained within grammar, and explain how they can be utilized to unleash intelligence in software. These rules are extremely simple, but still undiscovered by scientists.
Under certain conditions, three types of conclusions that can be generated autonomously:
1) Specification substitution conclusion:
• Given "John is a father" and "A father is a man";
• Because of the common word…
Added by Menno Mafait on April 15, 2013 at 2:48am — No Comments
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Social CRM is a business strategy, supported by a technology platform, business rules, workflow, processes and social characteristics, designed to engage the customer in a collaborative conversation in order to provide mutually beneficial value in a trusted and transparent business environment. It's the company's response to the customer ownership of the conversation.
Facing this topic I have made a personal research, and realize a synthesis, which has helped me to clarify…Continue
Added by Michel Bruley on March 18, 2013 at 6:13am — No Comments
Today’s organizations are challenged to gain insight into most productive marketing and sales actions across multiple channels they use. Doing this requires multi-channel marketing attribution approach.
Facing this topic I have made a personal research, and realize a synthesis, which has helped me to clarify some ideas. The attached presentation does not intend to be exhaustive on the subject, but could perhaps bring you some useful insights: …Continue
Added by Michel Bruley on February 22, 2013 at 3:03am — No Comments
A Social Network is a theoretical construction useful in the social sciences to study social relationships.
Social network analysis refers to methods used to analyze social networks, social structures made up of individuals or organizations, which are connected by one or more specific types of interdependency, such as friendship, common interest, financial exchange, or relationships of beliefs, etc.…
Facing this new domain I have make a personal…Continue
Added by Michel Bruley on December 17, 2012 at 3:05am — No Comments