Analytics represent the tools, processes and techniques for the exploration and analysis of business data to discover and identify new and meaningful insight and trends that allow for analysis to take place.

Picking a service that manages your data isn’t something to be taken lightly. You’ll want to research a few different services before choosing what is right for your company. Here is advice on how to look at different services to make sure you really understand the value each brings to the table.
Self-service analytics are growing in popularity because the benefits are many and they can be easily deployed by non-technical users. Consider the following checklist for an effective and comprehensive self-service analytics strategy.
FeatureEnter a Microsoft Research machine-learning project, dubbed Hanover, that aims to ingest all the papers and help predict which drugs and which combinations are most effective, according to the company.
NewsCatholic Health Initiatives has 108 hospitals and Dignity Health has 40. They will start the program at major cancer centers within both systems, working with potentially dozens of community hospitals over time.
FeatureWhile the nationwide adoption of electronic health records is nearly universal, especially among hospitals, the industry still suffers from a lack of interoperability between these systems.
FeatureWhat’s needed is for organizations to be able to bring customer data from all internal and external sources together into a single source of truth.
NewsWhile most states now have established standards for data classification and security (cited by 71 percent), most states are still a long way from implementing a mature Enterprise Data Management function.
FeatureFHM was looking for an analytics model that provided a consistent measure of risk on new business, rather than relying on individual underwriters’ evaluations.
FeatureModern data collection needs to comprehensively collect data from every layer of the hardware and software ecosystem that supports an interaction or a transaction.
As the final group in our compensation reporting, we look at the demand and pay for Hadoop and related skills. According to the just-published “2016 Data Science Salary Survey” by O’Reilly Media, data pros with Hadoop and related skills can expect the following pay.
FeatureRetailers that still rely on traditional analytics will always be one step behind their competitors. A more efficient solution for understanding and responding to customer behavior is machine learning.
NewsAnil Arora will become head of the agency effective Sept. 19, replacing Wayne Smith, who resigned in protest over the government’s decision to consolidate its IT infrastructure with another department.
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