Research

IIA Analytics Symposium: Chicago - April 13, 2016

By Daniel Magestro, Apr 29, 2016

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On April 13, the International Institute for Analytics hosted the first 2016 Analytics Symposium at the Gleacher Center in Chicago. The event brought together IIA clients, partners, and faculty for a day of open conversation, best-practice sharing, and lessons learned – all intended to provide fresh perspectives on the various aspects of building and strengthening the analytics capabilities of our member companies.

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The following is the agenda used during the 2016 Analytics Symposium - Chicago, held at the Gleacher Center in downtown Chicago, IL.

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2016 Analytics Symposium Chicago Slides

Apr 25, 2016

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The 2016 Analytics Symposium - Chicago took place on April 13 at the Gleacher Center in downtown Chicago, IL. The event brought together IIA clients, faculty and experts to participate in moderated discussions on key analytics topics, including talent, technology, industry maturity, and more. The slides presented during this event are available to members of IIA’s Research and Advisory Network.

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The Intelligent Systems Eco-System

By Kris Hammond, Apr 21, 2016

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It is undeniable. A new renaissance of intelligent systems has begun. We now have systems that are labeled as Cognitive Computing, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Predictive Analytics, Recommendation Engines, and a half dozen other names. And one way or another, they are all embodiments of the idea that there are some types of very human reasoning that can now be done by machines.

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Approach Big Data Analytics Like A Lego Kit

By Bill Franks, Apr 14, 2016

When it comes to Lego’s pre-packaged building kits, there is one aspect that ties closely to the needs of big data analytics. Namely, Lego provides consumers kits that use a combination of both custom pieces and standard pieces to create awesome models which children (and some adults!) can’t wait to get their hands on.

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IoT in Retail: Engaging the Connected Customer

By Dan Mitchell, Robert Morison, Apr 04, 2016

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The Internet of Things enables retailers to do three basics better and faster: 1) Sensing who customers are and what they’re doing, 2) Understanding customer behavior and preferences, and 3) Acting on that insight to create a more engaging customer experience.

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Cyber Security: Driven by Data and Analytics (Part 2)

By Mark Dobeck, Mar 29, 2016

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In order to establish and sustain effective corporate data security governance, an organization must periodically modify its foundational structure to support continuous cyber security improvement. This transcends technical upgrades and typically involves a commitment to changes in organizational culture. The best cyber security analytic defenses in existence cannot defeat internal human error or negligence.

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Analytics Journal: Privacy and the Customer Contract

By Daniel Magestro, Mar 22, 2016

The capture and usage of customer data are front of mind for European analytics leaders in many industries. The “customer contract” goes beyond privacy laws that govern the use of customer data to include the implied expectation that their data will be used to their benefit.

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One of the biggest hurdles faced in trying to purse the AoT is actually just a new iteration of a common, recurring problem that has vexed analytics professionals for years. Namely, we can’t analyze anything related to IoT until the infrastructure investment is made to create, acquire, and make available the data necessary for analysis.

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Analytics is a key driver for Digital in 2016

By Raman Sapra, Feb 16, 2016

Analytics continues to play an important role as organizations look to adopt digital into main stream processes. Investments in analytics can not only give you good insights but also provide guidance on future strategies for growth and revenue to the organization.

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