Research

Learnings from O’Reilly AI Conference

By David Alles, Bill Franks, Jul 25, 2017

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From theoretical use to real-world implementations, Artificial Intelligence is taking a more prominent place in analytics. Last month, IIA’s VP, David Alles, and CAO, Bill Franks attended the O’Reilly AI Conference, and returned with an array of emerging best practices and insights.

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Phone Briefing: Learnings from Strata + Hadoop World and Google Cloud Next

By David Alles, Apr 07, 2017

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Machine Learning and AI continue to take center stage for many organizations as they advance their analytics practices and capabilities. If you attended the recent Strata + Hadoop World - San Jose and Google Cloud Next events, you know that cognitive computing and other advanced analytics trends are evolving at an exponential rate and adoption has its risks and rewards.

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Phone Briefing: Learnings from AWS re:Invent 2016

Dec 08, 2016

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IIA Vice President David Alles joined 32,000 AWS re:Invent attendees at the end of November and brought back his takeaways and key insights to share with the IIA community.

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Phone Briefing: Learnings from Strata + Hadoop World 2016

Nov 14, 2016

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IIA attended the 10th annual Strata Hadoop World at the end of September, and observed that the size and scope of the event is reflective of Hadoop’s growth and mainstream adoption.

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Analytics Capabilities: Bridging the Gap Between Importance and Effectiveness

Jun 28, 2016

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IIA is exploring how several BI- and advanced analytics capabilities prove to be harder to implement than others.

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Building an Analytics Leadership Council

May 12, 2016

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Formal analytics councils can play a key, accelerating role in increasing alignment, improving efficiencies, and positioning analytics as a competitive differentiator for enterprises and functions. In this briefing, IIA Research Director Dan Magestro gives an overview of analytics council types, typical responsibilities and members, and key benefits and challenges of each type.

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Decision Modeling for Predictive Analytics

Sep 30, 2015

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In this briefing, also published as an IIA research brief, IIA Faculty member James Taylor discusses decision modeling, a new technique for framing a business problem so it can be effectively solved with predictive analytics. James introduces the basic concepts behind decision modeling, discusses a real world example, and explains how decision models can be effective tools for defining predictive analytic requirements.

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In this phone briefing, Dwight McNeill distills the key points from his three part IIA series of Research Briefs on population health analytics (PHA). This includes PHA definitions, applications framework, analytics tools and approaches, best practice examples, a sustainability model for health management.

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The Power of Storytelling

By Jenny Moede, Jul 28, 2015

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In this briefing you’ll learn a few simple and immediately applicable tools for transforming data into compelling stories within your organization as well as resources to tap going forward. You’ll explore the essential elements of a narrative that can accompany your analytics to emphasize the meaning of the data and the story that it tells.

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The State of Hadoop Adoption

By Jack Phillips, Jun 29, 2015

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In this phone briefing, Jack Phillips shares IIA’s new findings from the recent research report, “The Current State of Hadoop Adoption”. In this briefing, Jack explores the pros and cons of using Hadoop, including examples of how companies get value from Hadoop and the key challenges organizations face when implementing a Hadoop solution.

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