What’s Beneath AI and the Decision of Build vs. Buy

As the business world has grown in the 21st century, artificial intelligence (AI) has grown with it, to the point that it is no longer a rare occurrence or...

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Can Enterprises Effectively Take Advantage of AI?

Improvements in Capabilities Make AI Viable for the Enterprise Artificial Intelligence has long been viewed as the solution to all of the problems we will encounter a decade from...

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Not Your Grand-daddy’s Slicing and Dicing

Business Analytics in the Travel Industry The travel industry makes extensive use of business analytics to drive loyalty, promotions, revenue management – and ultimately, the customer experience. These are...

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The Power of One

Regardless of the ‘how’ resources are hired, one thing is for certain: knowledge workers must represent the interests of the company – what RM Dayton calls an ‘inside looking...

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How Many Business Analytics Experts Does it Take to Turn a Project?

Eliminate the Fluff I have been working in Business Analytics for about 20 years, and for a good part of that, focused on aligning teams of consultants for projects....

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Meshing Big Data and the Cloud

What Goes Around Comes Around Not long ago, a legacy system was enterprise software running on a mainframe.  Wait, I thought those supercharged Teradata screaming machines were purchased just...

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A Slice of American Pie

“A long, long time ago, I can still remember, how the music used to make me smile.  And I knew if I had my chance, I could make those...

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