Conversations in the analytics community increasingly turn toward the growing volume of data in the digital universe and our ability to analyze it. Chatter surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data suggests that by 2020 there could be
As more businesses grow to understand the merits of data analytics, an increasing number of projects are being launched. In fact, analytics has become a necessity for businesses of all sizes. The insights gathered during an analytics project help
All hail the data analyst! Hardly a day goes by without the arrival of a new article or survey touting the job as the tech industry’s hottest position. If you think that’s an exaggeration, take note: even the typically staid Harvard Bu
Statistically, you’ve got a 45% chance to succeed with your business analytics project. What do you need to know to put yourself in the successful minority?
Business analytics technology has become more mainstream and accessible, but that
“Big data” might be the defining buzzword of the 21st Century. You can hardly look anywhere these days without data being referenced as an integral part of any successful business.
Data → Key Insights → Business Decisions → Success
There exists a great paradox in the world of analytics. The least glamorous – and perhaps most boring – step in the analytics process is also the most vital: data scrubbing, cleansing and preprocessing.
It would be hard to overstate the
Remember in the Wizard of Oz, when Dorothy and her crew discovered that the all-knowing Wizard was actually the so-called “man behind the curtain”? In the world of data analytics software, there also lurks a man or woman behind the cur
Actionable insights from data can seem elusive to businesses, even those who have tried to utilize analytics software. The reasons for this are varied; it’s certainly possible their software product wasn’t as powerful as they’d a
Data is a tangled, messy, and above all – invaluable. Data wrangling has grown into a coveted skill, but it takes a knowledgeable data scientist to unravel the best and most strategic insights from the wealth of data lurking in our digital unive
The technology exists to allow you to capture, evaluate and analyze everything that is being said about your company, everywhere it is being said. Your clients, customers, and potential customers are all communicating in various outlets. They are