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IBM and Deloitte Partner to Bring Big Data to Risk Management

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by Angela Guess Joab Jackson reports for ComputerWorld, “IBM and Deloitte are betting that computers can understand reams of financial regulatory guidelines more thoroughly, and speedily, than humans. The two companies have developed a system that can parse complex government regulations related to financial matters, and compare them to a company’s own plans for meeting…

Televerde Adds Pipeline Navigator Feature to Business Intelligence Portfolio

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Televerde, the leader in propelling the marketing and sales pipeline, announced today the addition of Pipeline Navigator to the company’s service delivery platform, helping its clients better align with buyer preferences throughout the sales cycle. Pipeline Navigator allows for more targeted campaigns, more personalized…

Real Time Business Intelligence

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by Jelani Harper A recent press release from Intel Corporation states: “Real-time business intelligence is a top priority for companies across the full spectrum of industries, from healthcare to retail to telecommunications, among others. The need to rapidly extract actionable insight from large volumes of data is driving demand for new technologies for in-memory computing…

Toshiba Uses SAS’ Predictive Analytics

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by Jelani Harper Toshiba recently announced: “Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions announces the launch of a combined effort with business analytics leader SAS aimed at helping retailers better connect with their customers, through advanced predictive analytics delivered at various touch points in a true omni-channel solution. “Toshiba is committed to delivering a seamless and interactive shopping experience for…

Analytics and Data Stories: From Fantasy to Non-Fiction

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by Kimberly Nevala During our recent session on data storytelling a question was posed: Can storytelling be applied at the first stage of the analytic process? Specifically, when a working hypothesis is initially formed and before hard data is well in hand. The answer is yes. Storytelling can and should be applied throughout the analytic…

Stanford, Berkeley, & State Street Form Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk

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by Angela Guess State Street recently reported, “The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) and State Street Global Exchange today announced a collaboration to establish the Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk (CDAR), a new research center focused on applying advanced data-science techniques to manage and mitigate economic and financial risk. The announcement comes as…

ISACA is First to Combine Skills-based Cybersecurity Training With Performance-based Exams

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the organization reports, “ISACA today introduced a portfolio of new cybersecurity certifications that are the first to combine skills-based training with performance-based exams and certifications. The seven new Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) certifications help professionals build and evolve their careers in a constantly changing field and help close…

Making the Most of Cloud-Based Business Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Writing for Information Management, Bob Violino recently noted, “More than 50 percent of businesses currently use or plan to use cloud-based business intelligence, according to a survey by Dresner Advisory Services. Still several common hurdles have limited cloud-based BI’s adoption in some companies. The report, the latest in the firm’s Wisdom of…