Analytics

Analytics

Your decision is as good as your data

Our world has become a quantified one, with data serving as the objective measure of truth. While the average consumer is happy to cipher...

Building information architectures with future scale

Many of the organizations I consult with are looking for dashboards to help them gain better visibility into their data. Most of the time,...

Understanding common data integration challenges

Working with a variety of organizations on consulting engagements and speaking with companies to learn more about their analytics initiatives, I have learned firsthand...

Healthcare analytics best practice scrum

Healthcare in Ontario received a shot in the arm this month when data specialists from hospitals across the southern region of the province met...

Vitamin Y: The app approach to building data service value

Context: New York-based Information Builders has committed to expanding its presence in Canada through a mix of community building exercises. One approach that the long-time...

Today's Big Data deployments are missing the mark

President and founder of WiseAnalytics. Lyndsay Wise has a decade’s worth of IT experience, consulting with SMBs on business systems analysis, software selection and...

YP Analytics to drive ad ROI awareness

Background Founded in 1908 as a division of Bell Canada, the now autonomous YellowPagesGroup has become a household name in directory services. The core component...

Drilling down into analytics

For the most part, industry events are designed to expose delegates to a wide range of new innovations to help them to understand the...

Six variations on the theme of analytics

InsightaaS: A conference focused on analytics featuring more than 40 formal user presentations and case studies and thousands of informal discussions is an ideal...

A deep dive into predictive analytics

Data is the new gold, but how do we mine it for actionable insight into business potential? Increasingly, organizations are turning to analytics, and...

Building infrastructure for data-driven decisioning

Beyond their intrinsic value as a showcase for new technology implementation, case studies provide additional benefit. By demonstrating the art-of the-possible, they help organizations...

Big Data facts, myths and eventualities: 8 insights and implications

Eleven years ago, Nicholas Carr published a Harvard Business Review article entitled "IT Doesn’t Matter" (followed quickly by a book with a slightly more...

Visualization & unlocking the power of analytics

InsightaaS: We have seen a surge of interest in analytics as organizations come to appreciate the power of applying data-driven analysis to business decisions....

Breakthrough Analytics: turning data into predictions

We know that analytics is becoming increasingly important because we are told that this is the case every week. Many of the most visible...

Building on BI to achieve analytics insight

Analytics have become the poster child for how IT empowers people, processes and production. As additional sources of data have emerged out of social...