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Value of Data Set to Reshape Boardroom Priorities

Value of Data Set to Reshape Boardroom Priorities | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
A few years ago the idea of having a dedicated CDO appointed at board level might have seemed unnecessary and even a little far-fetched but if current trends continue, such appointments will surely become absolutely commonplace.
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The Art of Telling a Story in Analytics

The Art of Telling a Story in Analytics | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
Story telling helps to increase retention of learning and knowledge increase. Ultimately, this is the key to increased actionability.
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Infer Gets Another $25 Million From Redpoint To Provide Predictive Analytics To Sales Professionals

Infer Gets Another $25 Million From Redpoint To Provide Predictive Analytics To Sales Professionals | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
Infer has spent the last few years helping companies to improve their sales efforts using data. It's been pretty successful so far, which is why Series A..
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Adobe, Nielsen to Measure Online Video Reach, But What About Engagement?

Adobe, Nielsen to Measure Online Video Reach, But What About Engagement? | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
Adobe and Nielsen have just announced they are collaborating to track and measure digital assets including online video, and online TV.
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Your Business Is A Technology Business – Like It Or Not

Your Business Is A Technology Business – Like It Or Not | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
by Linda Bernardi and Braden Kelley
Even in 2014, there are business sectors who feel they are not ‘tech companies’.
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Silk Instantly Creates Data Visualizations With Web Tool and API

Silk Instantly Creates Data Visualizations With Web Tool and API | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
Data visualization service Silk allows users to create visualizations from their data sources and offers an API to help developers instantly create Web pages with embedded visualizations.
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Express embraces mobile predictive analytics to provide contextual content - Mobile Marketer - Messaging

Express embraces mobile predictive analytics to provide contextual content - Mobile Marketer - Messaging | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
Fashion retailer Express’ entrepreneur campaign that has been running in Condé Nast-owned men’s magazine GQ is leveraging new messaging technology from Iris Mobile that personalizes content delivered to each user.
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Life expectancy by country - the impact of war and other disasters | Tableau Public

Life expectancy by country - the impact of war and other disasters | Tableau Public | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
Life expectancy by country - the impact of war and other disasters | Tableau Public http://t.co/h9iijSwJzN via @tableau
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This is neat visualization from Tableau.

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IBM SPSS Predictive Analytics for ISVs - YouTube

Predictive Analytics is the next evolution of Business Intelligence that allows you tho optimize operations by mining historical data to predict future events.
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Serving Today's Consumers with Predictive Analytics

Serving Today's Consumers with Predictive Analytics | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it

#Consumer products companies can stay profitable by aligning their operations to the end customer—the consumer. Predictive analytics makes this possible.

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Wherescape shelves IPO plans - Business - NZ Herald News

Wherescape shelves IPO plans - Business - NZ Herald News | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
Data warehousing software provider Wherescape has shelved its plans to carry out a stock market listing, according to market sources.
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Great company.. Great tools... Did they miss the Big Data Frenzy?  

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Mapcite's Location Intelligence Blog : The Four Traps of Predictive Analytics

Mapcite's Location Intelligence Blog : The Four Traps of Predictive Analytics | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
Courtesy of MIT Sloan Management consultant James Taylor explains how to avoid common mistakes of predictive analytics. If the name James Taylor...
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Automating the Management of AWS Cloud Servers

Automating the Management of AWS Cloud Servers | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
We are using Amazon Web Services for a number of things at Waterloo Data. The cloud has revolutionized the ability to quickly iterate and experiment with new tools or stand up proof of concept environments for customers. However, as we continue to spin up proof of concepts and expand the Waterloo BI Lab (where we can give you a hands on and unbiased look at various BI technology side by side) the infrastructure bills can really pile up especially if someone forgets to turn out the lights when they leave!
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Works great for our BI Lab.
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Predictive Analytics - A Case For Private Equity? - Forbes

Predictive Analytics - A Case For Private Equity? - Forbes | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
Is Predictive Analytics a target for Private Equity? Yes! Blue Yonder raised 75 M USD from Warburg Pincus a PE fund. Uwe Weiss explains how analytics meet transaction and about the future of automated decision making.
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It’s Not About Big Data, It’s About More Data Sources

It’s Not About Big Data, It’s About More Data Sources | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
Remember that the key to gaining a strategic advantage today is by determining where opportunities exist while looking at all existing data.
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Predictive Analytics Startup Framed Data Raises $2M To Help Developers Understand User Behavior

Predictive Analytics Startup Framed Data Raises $2M To Help Developers Understand User Behavior | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
Framed Data, a predictive analytics startup that wants to make it easier for app developers to understand user behavior, announced that it has raised $2..

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Prescriptive versus Predictive Analytics – A Distinction without a Diffrence?

Prescriptive versus Predictive Analytics – A Distinction without a Diffrence? | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
By Bill Vorhies, President & Chief Data Scientist, Data-Magnum | October 23, 2014 | Predictive Analytics Series, #6

Summary:  Is the addition of “Prescriptive”
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BrightFunnel Raises $2.5 Million for a Predictive 'Analytics Cloud' for B2B ... - MarketWatch

BrightFunnel Raises $2.5 Million for a Predictive 'Analytics Cloud' for B2B ... - MarketWatch | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
BrightFunnel Raises $2.5 Million for a Predictive 'Analytics Cloud' for B2B ...
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Why It’s Dangerous to Leave Business Experts Out of Predictive Analytics Projects

Why It’s Dangerous to Leave Business Experts Out of Predictive Analytics Projects | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
Predictive analytics often suffers from an age-old issue: lack of alignment between IT and the business divisions who rely on such analytics.
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Deep Down Below - Using in-database analytics from within Tableau (with MADlib)

Deep Down Below - Using in-database analytics from within Tableau (with MADlib) | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
Introduction Using Tableau for visualizing all kinds of data is quite a joy, but it’s not that strong on build-in analytics or predictive features. Tableaus integration of R was a huge step in the...

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Also Check out www.churninsights.com .  Waterloo Data has Tableau R and Redshift integrated and available as part of the BI lab.

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Yellowfin to Hold Embedded Business Intelligence Best Practice Webinars - DigitalJournal.com

Yellowfin to Hold Embedded Business Intelligence Best Practice Webinars
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Yellowfin is a global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor passionate about making BI easy.
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The Importance of BI Specific Skill Sets

The Importance of BI Specific Skill Sets | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
BI implementations are becoming more commonplace as organizations realize they cannot overlook the management of and access to their data in order to facilitate better decision-making.
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Keynote - Tableau Conference 2014 - theCUBE

#Keynote, at #Tableau Conference 2014 @theCUBE #Data14.

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Missed the show but, here is the keynote!

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Stairs of the City | Tableau Public

Stairs of the City | Tableau Public | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
This caught my eye - useful, simple, practical Stairs of the City http://t.co/7scQZgVNv7 via @tableau
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Reflektion CEO sees predictive analytics moving past the hype and delivering ... - TechRepublic

Reflektion CEO sees predictive analytics moving past the hype and delivering ... - TechRepublic | BI-DW & Predictive Analytics | Scoop.it
Reflektion CEO sees predictive analytics moving past the hype and delivering ...
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