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How Your Business Can Benefit from Predictive Analytics


by Angela Guess Corlyn Voorhees recently wrote for Search Business Analytics, “From recommending additional purchases based on the items that customers place in online shopping carts to pinpointing hospital patients who have a greater risk of readmission, the use of predictive analytics tools and techniques is enabling organizations to tap their collections of data to…

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…

The Data Chef and Better Big Data Analytics


by Angela Guess James Denman recently wrote for Search Software Quality, “Companies are asking what is big data and how do I use it. The data chef comes up with big data analytics use cases and recipes. Taking us from the raw ingredients to an end result that can be easily consumed — that is…

Nanocomputers, Cognitive Computing, and Your Brain: A TED Talk


by Angela Guess Brandon Butler recently wrote for Network World, “Nanocomputers implanted in our brains that connect to the cloud will usher in a new era of critical thinking and human advancement, Google’s Director of Engineering predicts in a TED Talk. Ray Kurzweil says that by the 2030s, nanobots embedded through the bloodstream into our…

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


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…

Using Data Visualization to Create Real Business Insights

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by Angela Guess Angela Hausman recently wrote for Business2Community, “Great data insights don’t mean much if the folks controlling change don’t understand them or don’t have the time to pour over columns of data. Enter data visualization; the key to getting data insights to cause change that improves your market performance. Big data isn’t a…

Healthline Launches New HealthData Engine

Jasmine Pennic of HIT Consultant reports, “Healthline, provider of intelligent health information and technology solutions, today launched its HealthData Engine to harness the power of structured and unstructured data to improve outcomes and reduce costs.”