analytics

White Paper of the Week- Beyond Business Agility

A new week and another new white paper. This week it is Beyond Business Agility: Becoming Adaptive and Analytic Business rules are a powerful tool for developing agile systems. Moving forward, becoming analytic and adaptive as well as agile will be a source of competitive advantage. This white paper is based on my keynote from the Building […]

@TDWI Executive Summit: Moving to Real-Time Analytic Decision Making with Decision Management

I am speaking at the TDWI Executive Summit  in San Diego, August19th at 11:15am on Moving to Real-Time Analytic Decision Making with Decision Management For organizations today, the right time to make a decision is increasingly in real time. Customers want responses in real time, supply chains must adapt to disruption in real time, and fraud must […]

5 Steps to Big Marketing #ficoworld

Josh Prismon and Matt Beck came up next to walk through a 5 step plan for Big Marketing – Marketing in the era of Big Data. Admit you have a problem Stop interrupting and start understanding Create a personal dialogue guided by analytics Continuously improve your decisions Push out by building network effects The context for this […]

Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report V3U4 Update

We have updated our Decision Management Systems Platform Technologies Report with  six additional vendors: Actian Aha! Software Decisions Informatica Corp. Precog Saffron Technology, Inc. There are also First Look product review updates for: GDS Link Decision Intelligence IBM SPSS IBM Decision Optimizer Solutions IDIOM Pegasystems Revolution Anlaytics Teradata Aster You can read the free report here.  

Marketing Decision Management: Critical Elements in a Solution

As we start the series let’s begin with a set of what I consider to be critical elements in a Marketing Decision Management solution. These are not a complete set of everything a solution might do but a set of critical elements from my (decision management) perspective. A suitable marketing solution is: Multi-channel, supporting inbound […]

My work at the International Institute for Analytics

I am a faculty member for the International Institute for Analytics and recently published two new briefs on how to use decision requirements modeling in the successful application of analytics, especially (but not solely) more advanced analytics such as data mining or predictive analytics. Decision Discovery for a Major Business Function This outlines how an organization […]

Live Event: IBM Champion’s Corner Talk on modeling decisions

I am giving an IBM Champion’s Corner Talk on how to model decisions to maximize the value of business rules with reference to a forthcoming standard at this year’s IBM IMPACT event. I will be speaking at 1pm on Tuesday and you can find the IBM Champion’s Corner Talk in the Client Reference Lounge in the […]

Decision Management and Analytics 3.0

Syndicated from my blog on the International Institute for Analytics Site IIA is talking about analytics entering a new era, Analytics 3.0, The Era of Impact. What is Analytics 3.0? According to IIA, Analytics 3.0 marks the stage of maturity where leading organizations realize measurable business impact from the combination of traditional analytics and big data. High-performing companies […]

New white paper on using analytics to drive operational excellence

I recently wrote a white paper – Driving Operational Excellence with Business Analytics – sponsored by IBM. Organizations can maximize the value of analytics by moving beyond a focus on customers to drive excellence in operations. Critical Challenges in Operational Excellence Analytics and the Path to Operational Excellence Operational Success with Business Analytics Next Steps and […]

Big Data Analytics #sassb

Paul Kent, VP of Big Data, came up next and gave a white board talk with no slides. His initial focus was on parallel processing for analytics, something that SAS has been working on for a while and that is key to their HPA and Big Data approaches. He points out that some problems (min […]