Oh, the Irony...How Commercial AI Vendors are Democratizing Data Analytics

on Jun 26, 2019 10:50:59 AM | By Patrick McDonald | Master Data Managment Analytics
You have to have a well-honed sense of irony if you work in the world of data analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI). So many situations evolve counter to the way they’re supposed to. Take the unlikely role that commercial AI vendors are now playing in the democratization of AI and Machine Learning (ML). See, open source was supposed to make advanced technologies available without the interference of those money-grubbing commercial AI vendors. “Power to the (tech) people!” Well, not so much, it turns out.
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How Graph Analytics Drive Innovation in the Financial Sector

on Jun 3, 2019 11:09:31 AM | By Tripp Smith | Analytics
Graph analytics, a set of analytical techniques that look at relationships between different kinds of data, has the potential to drive innovation in the financial sector. Gartner included graph analytics in its “Top 10 Data and Analytics Technology Trends That Will Change Your Business” report. They cited its ability to enable discovery of new dimensions of the client relationship, business processes, the workforce, security and beyond.
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Understanding the Potential of Augmented Data Analytics

on May 20, 2019 1:28:03 PM | By Patrick McDonald | Analytics
Gartner recently published its report, “Top 10 Data and Analytics Technology Trends That Will Change Your Business.” As the authors of the report note: “These data and analytics technology trends will have significant disruptive potential over the next three to five years.” Augmented data analytics emerges as one of the key trends highlighted in the report. This article is intended to help you gain a better understanding of this important trend in data analytics.
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5 Reasons You Need Customer Data Analytics

on May 7, 2019 8:49:19 AM | By Patrick McDonald | Analytics
Professor Leonard Schlesinger of the Harvard Business School, considered one of America’s foremost experts on customer service, had one of his greatest moments of insight while waiting in a grocery checkout line. As he waited with his full basket, he watched customers breezing through the express line. He wondered, “Why is the store punishing me, making me wait for a long time with my $300 cart, while people spending $3 get the royal treatment?” It seemed the store wasn’t analyzing customer data and didn’t know their customers. To Schlesinger, the issue had to do with a misalignment of customer service and customer prioritization. The supermarket couldn’t identify its best customers.
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What Are Advanced Analytics?

on Apr 26, 2019 4:14:32 PM | By Kevin Claybon | Advanced Analytics Analytics
What type of flowers should you get for your mother on her birthday? Let’s say she’s 60 years old and comes from Maine. She might love an arrangement that featured Lupines and Yellow Violets. Those are native to Maine. In addition to pleasing your mother, you’ve also just demonstrated the principles of advanced analytics. You instantly processed numerous variables about your mother’s preferences and came up with the perfect floral choices. But, what if your job was to recommend birthday flowers for 50,000,000 American women? That’s where things get interesting, and a bit challenging.
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Key Steps to Success with Self-Service Analytics

Caitlin Willich knows a thing or two about self-service analytics, having helped Fortune 500 clients across the nation implement successful projects. In this piece featured in Information Management, she shares the keys to success.
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3 misconceptions hurting operational risk modeling (and what you can do about it)

Operational risk is a fact of life for financial services firms, but it doesn't have to be the major source of anxiety it often becomes. Big data and advanced analytics can help organizations improve their risk management practices with precise modeling that identifies potential risks before disaster strikes.
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FCC changes may make 1:1 marketing a reality

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai made a lot of noise recently with proposed changes to federal policies governing cable companies and ISPs, changes that could result in making one-to-one (1:1) marketing a reality.
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The Future of TV is Today: How TV is Using Big Data

on Jun 1, 2017 8:15:00 AM | By Clarity Insights | Big Data Media & Entertainment Analytics
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