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How the Retail Sector Is Reaping the Rewards of Data Analytics

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips discusses some of the most powerful ways that the use of analytics has transformed the markets from supply chain and marketing to customer service and beyond.

What is the Difference Between Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing and Data Analytics

In this contributed article, Christopher Rafter, President and COO at Inzata,, writes that in the age of Big Data, you’ll hear a lot of terms tossed around. Three of the most commonly used are “business intelligence,” “data warehousing” and “data analytics.” You may wonder, however, what distinguishes these three concepts from each other so let’s take a look.

New Research from Accenture and Qlik Shows the Data Skills Gap is Costing Organizations Billions in Lost Productivity

A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Qlik, titled “The Human Impact of Data Literacy” and conducted on behalf of The Data Literacy Project, found that while most organizations understand the incredible opportunity of data, a gap has emerged between organizations’ aspirations to be data-driven and their employees’ ability to create business value with data.

Actian Survey of IT Decision Makers Reveals Top Data Management Challenges and Industry Shift to Hybrid Data

Actian, the hybrid data management, analytics and integration company, announced the results of an IT Decision Maker (ITDM) survey. The “Actian Datacast 2019: Hybrid Data Trends Snapshot” polled over 300 IT professionals with key decision-making power in a company of at least 250 employees and asked them what their critical data management pains are.

How Data Analytics Improve Business Decisions

In this contributed article, Magnolia Potter explains how data analytics have long been seen as a valuable way for businesses to refine their marketing and improve their communication. However, as we learn more about the ways that data can be applied to a business, we’re better understanding the many ways that it can improve business management.

With Wildfire Season Approaching, First Responders Should Turn to Data

In this contributed article, Anirudh Ruhil, Professor at Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, offers his unparalleled understanding of how government agencies can make use of data collection and analysis allowing him to provide unique insights into how data analysis can be used to help first responders combat wildfires.

Addressing Governmental Challenges when Engaging AI, ML and Data Analytics

Gartner recently stated that all industries and levels of government agree the top three game-changing technologies today are AI/machine learning, data analytics/predictive analytics and cloud technologies. However, there are some primary sticking points when it comes to innovation in these areas. Government organizations continue to encounter challenges when trying to pursue these initiatives due to complex security and compliance requirements, poor scalability of legacy IT infrastructure, and perceived risks associated with cloud and IT modernization efforts. How can these challenges be addressed?

Improve Your Business with Modern Analytics Infrastructure

A new report from SAS explores how a modern analytics infrastructure and IT department can help you increase productivity, maintain the highest data quality through a standard data governance model, and make critical decisions faster and with more confidence.

IT Holds the Key to a Modern Analytics-Driven Organization

Today, organizations must apply a consistent analytic vision across all functions to identify insights more quickly in a scalable capacity, providing faster responses for business advancement. Download the new white paper from SAS to explore how IT is the key to today’s analytics-driven organizations. 

Be on Top of Key Data Analytic Trends

Emily Washington: ‘Businesses are increasingly evaluating ways to streamline their overall technology stack… to successfully leverage big data and analytics’. Tech trends in data analytics are seeing the industry soar. Discover more here.