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December 22, 2015 | Joanne Baginski and Eddie Kuehne

Portfolio Management in the Digital Age: How Business Analytics Can Support Private Equity Firms

As private equity firms face pressures from investors wanting to achieve quick returns as well as from regulatory agencies with certain transaction requirements, managers are turning to business analytics tools to consolidate information and support forecasting and budgeting efforts. Read on »

July 15, 2015 | Mike Tagtow and Tim Deskin

What's New in Cognos Express v10.2.2

IBM has released Cognos Express v10.2.2, which is targeted as complete solution for business intelligence and performance management for mid-size organizations. Read on »

May 19, 2015 | Bob Tinglestad and John Murphy

What’s New in SPSS Modeler 17

SPSS Modeler is a comprehensive predictive analytics platform that is designed to bring predictive intelligence to individuals, groups, and the enterprise. It provides value by enabling people and systems to make better decisions, resulting in quick payback on investment. Read on »

December 5, 2014 | Tim Deskin

How Business Analytics Can Accelerate Hospitality Company Success

Improving efficiency, launching new marketing, and increasing profit – every hospitality business has goals. Yet, not all companies have effective methods for achieving those goals. The reasons for this inability to move forward often include limited budget, limited time, or limited resources.  Read on »

August 6, 2014 | Sean McBride and Mike Lopez

Top Technology Trends for 2014 (Part 3): Strategic Big Data and Business Analytics

The third set of technology trends important for CEOs and CIOs to consider is the implications and opportunities related to, “big data”. Similar to tech trends that impact internal IT delivery and support, and external stakeholders, the impact of big data and business intelligence is substantial and far reaching. At the same time, capturing the opportunities related to this trend can be challenging and may require an initial investment of time and resources. Read on »

July 11, 2014 | Tim Deskin

Business Analytics a Top Priority for Mid-Market Businesses

Mid-market CEOs are increasingly viewing business analytics as a mission-critical capability that puts critical information into the hands of decision makers across the organization. Read on »