Dealing with caution over analytics adoption

You could figuratively say that Tom Moroney and his technology team swim in big data. For the deepwater technology deployment manager of crude oil and natural gas company Shell Upstream Americas, big data

Published on: October 4th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

How analytics can help communities visualize the future

An urban development initiative in Austin, Texas is using enormous amounts of data pulled from various agencies to create astonishing 3D simulations of what communities would look like based on certain assumptions and

Published on: October 4th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

How predictive analytics is changing sports

Increasingly, sports managers and franchises are turning to analytics to determine the players they recruit and pay premium salaries. The question is no longer what have you done for me lately? But rather:

Published on: September 22nd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

3 key differences between big data and analytics

Organizations around the world and across various industries are employing the philosophies of big data in order to gain more insight into their business and improve processes. However, it is not rare for many

Published on: September 22nd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

5 ways to emotionally power your analytics apps

When Bryan Cranston plays Walter White in the hit TV series Breaking Bad, viewers experience his voice transform from that of a weak chemistry teacher to that of a cold and calculating meth

Published on: September 16th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Chicago school to offer degree in predicting the future

The Chicago-based DePaul University will offer what it says is the nation's first master's degree in predictive analysis, the school announced on Wednesday in conjunction with IBM Corp., which will provide resources for

Published on: June 17th, 2010 joab jackson

DePaul U to offer grad program in predictive analytics

Chicago's DePaul University has introduced what is thought to be the nation's first Masters of Science degree program in the fast-growing field of predictive analytics.The program will be available in September and will

Published on: June 17th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

SAS introduces social media analytics to enterprises

Business analytics vendor SAS Institute Inc. unveiled a new tool called Social Media Analytics (SMA) at the SAS Global Forum in Seattle this week. The enterprise-level solution gathers both unstructured and structured data

Published on: April 14th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

SAS and Accenture form predictive analytics group

SAS Institute Inc. and Accenture Plc. are teaming up to form the Accenture SAS Analytics Group, a joint venture that will develop, implement and manage predictive analytics solutions. The venture is a “first

Published on: February 17th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur