Having spent the better part of the last decade helping organisations in the U.S. and the U.K. use data to drive profit, efficiency, and performance improvements, I thought it would be helpful to jot down best practices for organizations that are looking to get the most value out of their enterprise-level financial and operational data sets.
Every organisation entering the roaring 20s knows that they must use their data as a strategic differentiator to gain a competitive advantage and…Continue
Added by Fahad Zaidi on January 19, 2020 at 6:00am — No Comments
What makes a great CEO?
First of all, the answer to that question depends on who raises it: An investor will likely come up with a different answer than an employee. What if you asked a CEO? He might give you his definition. Ask another CEO, and he will likely give you a slightly or even completely different view on this subject.
Ask five people, and you will get five answers
It seems nearly impossible to find an…Continue
Added by Rafael Knuth on February 21, 2019 at 5:00am — No Comments
Summary: Purpose Built Analytic Modules (PBAMs) such as those for Fraud Detection represent a fourth way to practice data science, a new model for the good use of Citizen Data Scientists, and a new market for AI-first companies.
Added by William Vorhies on September 18, 2018 at 9:07am — No Comments
Much of the recent AI revolution has been focused on automation through big data and/or sensors and feedback into neural networks. The resulting applications are highly valuable to businesses and consumers. They improve quality of life by optimizing labor and resources. However, these applications fall short when it comes to handling human reasoning. Much of the rationale behind the operation of these systems are implicitly embedded in the data.…Continue
Added by Sing Koo on June 22, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments
Enterprise business models evolve over time for many reasons. The Internet has been a key factor driving enterprise business model change in recent years. The recent popularity of smartphones has disrupted consumer habits in travel, investment, entertainment, communication, social engagement, dining, shopping and many daily activities. Consequently, enterprises have been forced to change their business models. While some changes are progressive, others are…Continue
Added by Sing Koo on June 1, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments
The quarterly earnings call is a critical event for publicly traded companies. Each call serves multiple purposes. It is both an important source of information for investors and an opportunity for a company to present a narrative of operational performance, financial health, and strategic vision in their own terms. It’s also an ideal opportunity for executives seeking to manage and optimize outcomes.
The advent of AI makes it plausible for…Continue
Added by Sing Koo on May 25, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments
The end goal of pervasive analytics is simple and will change the way in which the world operates today. By feeding individuals the right information, at the right time, analytics become invisible and embedded into every application and workflow of every user. It is a vision, a goal, a strategy that every individual across every industry can rally around in order to drive the business metrics that matter…Continue
Added by TJ Laher on November 14, 2014 at 10:04am — No Comments
Technology to store, manage, search and analyze Big Data leaps to the top of the agenda for Financial Institutions as enterprise NoSQL databases come of age.
Financial Institutions are focused on initiatives to survive in a world where regulatory pressure, risk mitigation and increasing volumes of data continue to pressure legacy infrastructures. Improved…Continue
A NoSQL database from MarkLogic provides the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) with the ability to unlock a treasure trove of assets. Now the RSC can publish three times as many journals and four times as many articles. It also gave the Society the ability to develop new educational applications to make chemistry accessible to a wider audience.
Modern approaches to information products replete with full text search have the power to transform your business. Built on an enterprise…Continue
Added by Tony Agresta on January 18, 2013 at 5:55am — No Comments