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By Nicole Laskowski, SearchCIO

In 2015, Hadoop will go mainstream and storytelling will be a sought-after analytics skill. Those are just two of the ten data and analytics predictions from the International Institute for Analytics (IIA).

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By Gregory Piatetsky, @kdnuggets

Highlights and discussion from IIA 2015 Analytics Predictions webinar, including Storytelling will be the hot new job in analytics; companies double investment in generating NEW and UNIQUE data, and how does one become an expert if entry-level work is automated?

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By Gil Press, Forbes

Both IDC and The International Institute for Analytics (IIA) discussed their big data and analytics predictions for 2015 in separate webcasts yesterday. Here are the highlights:

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By Julie Davis, AMA Marketing Insights

Loyalty programs with the most success use consumer analytics to drive strategy, says Jack Phillips, CEO of Portland, Ore.-based International Institute for Analytics (IIA). Seventy-four percent of companies with high-performing loyalty programs reported that data analytics was a core component, according to IIA’s 2013 loyalty program study.

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By Ann All, Enterprise Apps Today

Most people have wallets loaded with loyalty program cards and/or smartphones loaded with loyalty apps. Yet most companies are not capitalizing on this trend, hints a study from the International Institute for Analytics (IIA). Just 16 percent of companies surveyed by the IIA rated their loyalty programs as highly effective.

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By Rob O’Regan, Computerworld

The C-suite may need a bigger boardroom. As organizations expand their executive teams with new C-level titles that underscore their digital transformations in-progress, the role of chief analytics officer is gaining traction.

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By Ann All, Enterprise Apps Today

Despite advancements through the years, visualization remained largely the purview of data specialists until visualization capabilities were added to desktop tools such as Microsoft Excel. Yet even using those tools, creating visualizations was a labor intensive process that involved lots of cutting, pasting and manual entry of data.

Today, however, modern tools make it easy to create robust data visualizations, IIA Faculty Member Bill Franks said, and to combine text with visuals so analytics can “tell a story.”

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By Nicole Laskowski, SearchCIO

According to faculty at the International Institute for Analytics (IIA), advances in big data, along with machine learning and embedded analytics, will drive new products, reinvent old business processes, and quite possibly mean a lot more work for lawyers.

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By Gil Press, Forbes

Both IDC and The International Institute for Analytics discussed their big data and analytics predictions for 2014 in separate webcasts earlier this week. Here is my summary of their predictions plus a few nuggets from other sources.

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By Beth Schultz, All Analytics

Advanced analytics is morphing at the speed of light, it seems, both from organizational and technological perspectives. But the International Institute for Analytics is glad to help up keep up with what’s what.

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