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Slides: Integrating Structure and Analytics with Unstructured Data

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on March 24, 2015 Integrating Structure and Analytics with Unstructured Data from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this webinar, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar How can you make sense of messy data?  How do you wrap structure around non-relational,…

Webinar: Integrating Structure and Analytics with Unstructured Data

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on March 24, 2015 Integrating Structure and Analytics with Unstructured Data from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar How can you make sense of messy data?  How do you wrap structure around non-relational, flexibly…

Game On: The Analytics of Gamification Activities

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by Jennifer Zaino Is your business gamified? If not, it likely will be soon. The gamification market is estimated to grow from $421.3 million in 2013 to $5.502 billion in 2018, according to recent research. Gamification can have many tentacles, such as helping companies to achieve business goals through established use cases that include performance…

Best Business Intelligence Dashboard Apps for Small Businesses

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by Angela Guess Christophe Primault recently wrote for SmallBizTrends, “The modern business is bursting at the seams with data, but making sense of it all can feel like the job of a master mathematician. Because there’s now so much data available, business intelligence applications have become a vital part of a small business’s arsenal of…

Data Science and Data Storytelling: Friend or Foe?

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by Kimberly Nevala Here’s the conundrum. Our ability to influence change is proportional to our ability to alter people’s perceptions and motivate action. Generally, doing so requires evidence. But our ability to provide convincing evidence is, paradoxically, often stymied by the inscrutable analytic methods which generate that evidence. Not to mention the nature of the…

Current Options for Real-Time Data Analytics

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by Angela Guess Writing for Search Data Center, Alan R. Earls recently said, “You can never have enough data and process it too quickly. That’s the essence of the drive toward real-time data analytics and the use of event processing and event-driven architecture. The data center is experiencing a mass amount of data and some…

New Study Reveals Big Spending on Data Analytics at SMBs

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Louis Columbus reports, “Companies will spend an average of $7.4M on data-related initiatives over the next twelve months, with enterprises investing $13.8M, and small & medium businesses (SMBs) investing $1.6M. 80% of enterprises and 63% of small & medium businesses (SMBs) already have deployed or are planning to deploy big…

Perfect Data Science: The Push and Pull of Customer Data

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by Angela Guess Writing for ComputerWorld, Eric Berridge recently opined, “Perfect data science takes every customer interaction and identifies patterns that can be repeated and proactively acted upon. In this ideal scenario, humans and artificial intelligence systems collaborate in an amalgamation of contextual, timely insight to better understand their customers and, ultimately, to predict their…

Predictive Analytics, Behavioral Science, and Solving the ‘Last-Mile Problem’

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by Angela Guess James Guszcza of Deloitte Consulting recently wrote in Forbes, “What do ‘Moneyball’—applying data analytics to make more economically efficient decisions—and ‘nudge’— using principles from psychology and behavioral economics to promote decisions that are consistent with people’s long-term goals—have in common? Quite a bit, as it turns out. Business analytics and the science…