The International Institute for Analytics is now accepting applications for the 2017 ANNY Excellence in Analytics Award. The ANNY award recognizes an organization’s application of advanced analytics to drive measurable business results at the project or organizational level.
Apr 03, 2017
By Katherine Heires, Risk Management
Given the avalanche of information that has become available to businesses over the past several years, data-driven decision-making (DDDM), the practice of basing business decisions on data analysis rather than intuition, has become a critical tool to help organizations reduce risk, avoid costly mistakes and take advantage of opportunities.
Mar 27, 2017
The International Institute for Analytics (IIA), has named Bill Franks as its Chief Analytics Officer (CAO). An accomplished analytics executive, Franks will join IIA’s leadership team and oversee the continued growth of the research and advisory firm’s research agenda. In his new role, Franks will provide perspective on trends in the analytics and big data space and help clients understand how IIA can support their efforts and improve analytics performance. He will also help guide IIA’s global community of analytics practitioners in determining the best strategy and path forward for their particular analytics journey.
Mar 21, 2017
By Mark Feffer, Dice Insights
The challenges surrounding cybersecurity keep getting more complex, forcing security experts to constantly boost their knowledge in order to defend their systems. The number of potential security holes has also multiplied: whereas in previous years a security team would only have to secure an on-premises datacenter with a few entry points, vulnerable technology today includes everything from smartphones and wearables to cars.
Mar 20, 2017
By Lisa Morgan, All Analytics
Different companies and industries are at different levels of analytical maturity. There are still businesses that don’t use analytics at all and businesses that are masters by today’s standards. Most organizations are somewhere in between. So, who are the leaders and laggards anyway? The International Institute for Analytics (IIA) asked that question in 2016 and found that digital natives are the most mature and the insurance industry is the least mature.
By Lisa Morgan, Inc.
More companies are using analytics to compete more effectively, but not all are succeeding. We explain what separates the leaders from the laggards and the winners from the losers.
By Gil Press, Forbes
The increasing interest and investment in AI, in turn, will lead to the emergence of new tools for collecting and analyzing data and new enterprise roles and responsibilities. Here are a few predictions—based on analysis by the International Institute for Analytics (IIA), IDC, and NewVantage Partners—regarding the market for big data analytics.
Jan 12, 2017
By Nicole Laskowski, SearchCIO
Experts at the International Institute for Analytics gathered to talk about their analytics priorities for 2017. This is the second year the IIA has crafted a list of five analytics priorities in an effort to provide its constituents with a strategy for the year ahead. Last year, the analytics priorities focused on aligning the analytics strategy to the business strategy. This year, the advice focuses on defining roles more clearly and striking the right balance between experimentation and deployment.
By Nicole Laskowski, SearchCIO
The International Institute for Analytics released its list of analytics predictions for 2017, and researchers are placing their bets on artificial intelligence and cognitive technologies as the big headlines for the new year.