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How SAP plans to bring analytics to soccer

SAP and City Football Group have announced a global, multi-year partnership that will deliver data analytics to every level of CFG and its international football clubs, from business operations to fan engagement to player and team...

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How CISOs can create security KPIs and KRIs

The Information Security Forum recommends that CISOs take a four-step approach to creating key performance indicators (KPIs) and key risk indicators (KRIs) to support informed decision-making.

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Traction Watch: FollowAnalytics promises enterprise marketers fast, deep mobile and IoT analytics

Spring 2015 DEMO Traction champion FollowAnalytics has developed a "1:1 mobile marketing platform" that the company says helps enterprise marketers successfully transition to a mobile first strategy.

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Pentaho adds Amazon EMR, SAP HANA to data integration platform

The data integration specialist, recently acquired by Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), updates its platform offer support for Amazon EMR and SAP HANA.

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HDS adds to advanced analytics portfolio with Pentaho buy

With today's acquisition of Pentaho, Hitachi Data Systems looks to take a leadership role in the Internet of Things, operational technology, big data and machine-to-machine analytics.

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How the car industry is becoming an information business

Information transparency will drive business change at Toyota Financial Services, says CFO Chris Ballinger.

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Dell brings advanced visualization to analytics platform

A partnership with data visualization specialist Datawatch gives Dell's Statistica analytics platform new capabilities that better position it for business analysts.

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Teradata unveils improved QueryGrid connectors

Teradata is updating QueryGrid, which allows business analysts to use SQL to query multiple analytics engines without having to move data or learn a new language.

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Nonprofit's digital transformation puts young people to work

By becoming a data-driven organization, Philadelphia Youth Network has gained the capability to deploy funding faster and more efficiently and has also gained the equivalent of one to two full-time employees by automating workflows.

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Traction Watch: 4 Reasons Domo Will Double Its Revenue This Year

If you haven’t heard of the business intelligence company Domo, you can be forgiven because it's been in self-imposed stealth mode since 2010, while it's been growing spectacularly. Well, the cat is now out of the bag, as the company...

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Think you know your customers? You’re wrong

The majority of consumers think brands don’t understand them as individuals. However, a similar percentage of digital marketers are confident that they have a holistic view of their customers. What gives?

Why a data-driven transformation requires a cultural shift

Metrics and analytics power nearly everything IT does at online marketplace Etsy. Its CTO attributes its success at becoming data-driven to the creation of a culture of learning and discovery.

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Statistics Done Wrong: The Woefully Complete Guide by Alex Reinhart

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New Office tool brings analytics for everyone

Analytics tools are useful, if you’re a data scientist. If you’re not, then all you have is lots of useless data. Columnist Rob Enderle says BeyondCore Apps for Office is a potential game-changer because it puts an easy to use,...

Can technology speed up baseball games?

One of the reasons baseball holds a spot in the hearts of Americans is because, unlike other major sports, it’s not rigidly timed. But with games lasting longer and the pace of play getting slower every year, are fans reaching a...

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Mix data sets with analytics tools for business results

Marketing firm Crossmark uncovers valuable consumer insights for its customers with high-powered analytics.

Pizza Hut puts big data on the menu

UK restaurant chain getting a pizza the big data action

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Why businesses should focus on wide data, not big data

Data doesn't have to be big to provide your organization with important insights. True insight lies at the intersection of different data sets.

Business leaders say big data is having a 'disruptive' effect on their business

Over half reported that developing fast insights from data was "hampered" by "limitations" in the IT development process

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Traction Watch: BetterWorks Is ramping up to get your ducks in a row

Goal-setting startup BetterWorks has increased its headcount nearly sevenfold in the past 12 months as it rolls out a better way for businesses to set and track goals for each employee.

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