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.

NewsFinancial and actuarial executives at insurance companies report their technology needs are not being met, according to the latest EY Global Insurance CFO Survey.
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OpinionInstead of predicting what will happen in the technology industry for the rest of this year, I'm taking a different approach -- pointing out what won't happen. As I look into my crystal ball, here are my UNpredictions for the rest of 2015 as well as some tips for success.
Strategic GuidanceWithout effective data governance and data management, big data can mean big problems for many organizations. Here are 10 practical steps to success.
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NewsThere’s an apparent disconnect between how CEOs see the current status and benefits of data initiatives and how lower-level managers see them, according to a new study by Economist Intelligence Unit that was sponsored by Teradata.
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NewsRoper Industries continues to expand its healthcare information technology holdings—this time buying analytics vendor Strata Decision Technology.
NewsMicrosoft has acquired Revolution Analytics, which develops R-based predictive analytics solutions in the big data market.
BlogUsing big data, can a new breed of high-tech economist really emerge?
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NewsHR and benefits professionals need to start using big data to move their own departments and their companies’ end goals forward.
NewsBig data and cloud computing salaries in the U.S. are rising fast, and retaining technology professionals could be a growing challenge for employers in 2015, according to the latest Salary Survey results.
NewsIBM now generates more than $25 billion in combined annual analytics, cloud, mobile and security revenues. But the company's latest 2015 profit guidance, announced today, has some Wall Street pundits concerned.
NewsSAP SE, which supplies the software that powers tens of thousands of companies’ operations, cut its 2017 profit target as a shift to software delivered over the Web hurts margins. The stock fell as much as 4.9 percent.
Information Management's DM RadioAs the information economy evolves, many organizations are finding that traditional corporate hierarchies don’t quite cut it anymore. This has let to some new and interesting roles in the C-Suite, such as Chief Data Officer, Chief Analytics Officer, Chief Strategy Officer and more. Do these roles make sense for your company? Or is this novel approach overrated? Register for this episode of DM Radio to find out! Host Eric Kavanagh will interview Krish Krishnan of Sixth Sense Advisors, Dan Power of Hub Designs and Southard Jones of Birst, who will discuss what they’re seeing on the front lines of data-driven business.
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