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By Gil Press, Forbes

Analytics is both the lifeblood and livelihood of digital native companies such as Google and Facebook which thrive by analyzing the data generated by their Web position to drive their access to and engagement with millions of people. In response, companies in established industries have beefed up considerably their data collection and analysis activities. But how good are they in mining the data for new and profitable insights?

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By Sohini Bagchi, Livemint

As self-service BI proliferates, the new year will also bring a huge increase in advanced analytics projects across industries. However, unlike before, when big data discussions made it sound as if chief information officers (CIOs) and analytics practitioners had to think of advance analytics as something wholly separate from traditional analytics, the perspective is changing, according to a December report by International Institute for Analytics (IIA), an independent research and advisory firm.

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By Nicole Laskowski, SearchCIO

Looking to sharpen your analytics programs in the new year? Follow this cheat sheet on how to win with analytics in 2016.

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By Nicole Laskowski, SearchCIO

IIA, a Portland, Ore., advisory and research organization’s list of five analytics trends includes a mix of advanced technologies and predictions that suggest analytics will become more of a generic, everyday thing in 2016.

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By Alex Woodie, Datanami

The International Institute of Analytics sees the rise of analytics microservices to facilitate embedded analytics.

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By Gil Press, Forbes

IIA predicts that computing will become increasingly microservice-enabled, where everything – including analytics – will be connected via an API.

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By James M. Connolly, Editor of All Analytics

Earlier in the week, an International Institute for Analytics hosted a webinar with IIA founder, author, and Babson College professor Tom Davenport and IIA vice president Dan Magestro.

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By Amanda Leslie, Progress Media

In recent years, several news headlines have touted the importance of big data. It might sound intimidating, but ignoring this emerging field could be a costly mistake. Progress recently spoke to Jack Phillips, the co-founder and CEO at the International Institute for Analytics, about big data and what it could mean for businesses in Atlantic Canada and the rest of the world.

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By Alex Woodie, Datanami

During a keynote address at the International Institute of Analytics’ event yesterday, Jeff Ma related some fascinating stories about gambling in Vegas casinos, the drink preference of NBA players, and hanging out with Hollywood stars. But at the end of the day, he had important advice in the field of analytics.

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By Alex Woodie, Datanami

What’s the best way to assemble an analytic team? How important is support from the C-suite? Why is culture so important to becoming a data-driven organization, and what career path will lead me to becoming a chief analytic officer (CAO)? These are some of the topics that the International Institute for Analytics covered at yesterday’s CAO Summit at The Bellagio in Las Vegas.

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