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Data and Analytics for Manufacturing Innovation

The key to sustaining a healthy and globally competitive manufacturing sector is making better use of data and analytics, according to an article on the Center for Data Innovation website. This so-called “smart manufacturing” could create $371 billion in net global value over the next four years, according to a 2014 estimate from the market intelligence firm […]

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Using Big Data and Analytics to Develop Fact-Based Hypotheses

There’s little doubt that the use of big data and analytics is having a dramatic impact in helping data scientists arrive at fact-based hypotheses. Data-driven decision-making is “the practice of basing decisions on the analysis of data rather than purely on intuition,” according to an article by Tom Fawcett and Foster J. Provost, professor of information systems […]

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TimelineViz Bringing Data Visualization to the Masses

Bringing Data Visualization to the Masses

Data visualization is extremely effective in helping executives and other users to absorb information and gain new insights into business and operational trends. It opens up new ways for knowledge workers to absorb information. For instance, a study of office workers conducted by Mindlab International at The Sussex Innovation Centre found that when data is […]

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5 Top Tips for Agile Analytics Organizations

Good business intelligence needs a good team: a BI competency center (BICC). A BICC is a cross-functional organizational team that has defined tasks, roles, responsibilities and processes for supporting and promoting the effective use of analytics across an organization. Over the last decade or so, I’ve regularly written whitepapers and given presentations explaining some of the key […]

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GRC Tuesdays: Latest ACFE Report Shows Only Slow Improvement in the Fight Against Fraud: Could New Technologies Help?

By Jerome Pugnet, GRC Product Marketing, SAP While the new bi-annual edition of the Report to the Nations of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) was being released recently, we published this short infographic titled “The Problem with Detecting Occupational Fraud” This infographic summarizes the challenges that aren’t adequately addressed by older tools, many of which […]

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Three Ways to Avoid a Big Data Bottleneck

As companies grapple with the tsunami of data coming from connected devices, mobile, and the Web, there is the potential for a big data bottleneck to block business innovation. That’s the assertion of Brian McCarthy, managing director of information and analytics strategy at Accenture Analytics, in a new Harvard Business Review blog post. He suggests […]

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See The Beauty in Your Plans

by Ivo Bauermann, Global Vice President and General Manager, EPM Solutions, SAP The famous industrial designer Dieter Rams knew good design, dating back to the 1960s when he had major success at Braun. Even today, Apple’s products are heavily influenced by Mr. Rams’ designs (see this comparison). One of his key principles is that designers […]

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In Recognition of Excellence in Advanced Analytics

At TIBCO Spotfire, our mission is providing companies, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and other entities with the ability to capture the right information at the right time and act on it proactively to gain competitive advantage. Occasionally, the success that’s achieved by our clients is recognized by the industry. This past week, TIBCO Spotfire’s advanced […]

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How to Stay Ahead of the Competition: 20 Tips from SAP Predictive Analytics

by Isabelle Nuage, Analytics, SAP Today, organizations need to run at market speed and differentiate themselves by anticipating risks and opportunities in real time. With the competition growing more fierce, they have a much shorter time to act and react. The good news is that predictive technology is becoming accessible to non-data scientists and statisticians. […]

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Using Analytics to Find Profitable Customers

“It is no longer good enough to simply satisfy your customers or to have a product that works. No longer can you merely deliver a service within the timescale you have set. All these are important and we have to do them. But what will really make the difference is when the customer asks: when […]

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