How prescriptive analytics can help your business

Both predictive and prescriptive analytics support optimization of business processes based on selection of the best possible scenarios. However, while...

October 14th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Is ‘accountability creep’ behind analytics chill?

Organizations employ analytics to improve productivity. However, in measuring existing performance, analytics may be creating a less welcomed byproduct in...

October 14th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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...

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...

October 4th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

When small data is better than big data

The current focus on big data tends to fuel the idea that very large data sets mean value. In reality...

September 29th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Why tape is still tops for storing big data

Big data storage demand is giving a new lease on life to a storage technology which only a few years...

September 29th, 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...

September 22nd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

In Conversation: Pat Finerty

SAS Canada vice-president of business development Pat Finerty helps ComputerWorld Canada editor Dave Webb negotiate the continuum from data mining...

August 15th, 2013 Dave Webb

Fairmont Raffles uses analytics to boost profits

Fairmont Raffles uses analytics to boost profits

SAN FRANCISCO – As Fairmont Raffles’ executive director of customer relationship marketing, Andrea Johnson is helping to lead the charge...

May 10th, 2013 Jeff Jedras