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To Find the Value in Your Data, Stop Searching for It

by   |    April 11, 2014

Finding the value in a large pool of data can be difficult. Rather than search huge data stores for value, companies should think about the decisions they need to drive and then work backward to map out the type of analytics and data that would support those decisions, Christer Johnson writes in this opinion piece. Read More…


Webinar: Get to know your customer through Dialogue

by   |    April 10, 2014

Multimedia communication has become the de facto medium for marketing, surveys, training, employee screening, and many other aspects of business today. But until now they have been one-way conversation, with little opportunity to collect information about your viewers. Read More…

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SAP Makes a Play for the Big Data Business of SMEs

by   |    April 8, 2014

SAP is accelerating its efforts in the global SME market, a market it says is worth $88 billion, recruiting new partners to produce products for the SME sector. Spearheading the effort is Kevin Gilroy, SAP’s senior vice president and general manager for the global small and midsize enterprise segment and indirect channels. Read More…

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Analytics Leaders Discuss Care and Feeding of a Successful Data Team

by   |    April 4, 2014

Analytics team leaders from a variety of industries gathered at the INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research this week for a panel discussion on how to build a well-rounded data-analytics team and manage data professionals: where to position them; how to keep them challenged, engaged and motivated; and what it takes to lead them. Read More…

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