Gonzalo Paredes

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Data-Driven Decision Making: A Single Source of the Truth?

Data-driven decision-making: who doesn’t think it is a good idea? But it typically has a rough go in the real world of enterprise management, in part …

Management

How VR And AR Will Change How We Visualize Data

The way we present data to others has evolved from simple pie charts and bar graphs to sophisticated interactive visualizations drawing on real-time …

Augmented Reality

If Machine Learning is the question, open source is the answer. Right?

Why Google's gift of TensorFlow is not what it seemsMachine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are extraordinarily hard to pull off in …

How do you develop effective KPIs? 10 simple steps for any business

Of course Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are important in business. But, when push comes to shove, KPIs are only really useful if you identify the …

How Analytics Has Changed in the Last 10 Years (and How It’s Stayed the Same)

Ten years ago, Jeanne Harris and I published the book <i>Competing on Analytics</i>, and we’ve just finished updating it for publication in September. One major reason for the update is that analytical technology has changed dramatically over the last decade; the sections we wrote on those topics have …

Big Data

Unleashing the value of advanced analytics in insurance

Advanced analytics can transform how insurers do business, but realizing its potential requires complex, large-scale organizational changes.<p><b>Actuaries</b> …

Big Data

6 Key Financial Analytics Every Manager Should Know

In today’s data-filled world, analytics is an essential part of staying competitive. Financial analytics help businesses understand current and past performance, predict future performance and make smarter decisions. Let’s look at some of the key financial analytics that any business, regardless of …

Data Warehousing

Insurance and the big data technology revolution

Automatic razors, jet packs and traffic jams on the skyways. The Jetsons made all sorts of predictions about life in the distant future. But the …

Starting a digital transformation? What you must get right from the start | Transform

In the very near future, every successful company will become a digital business. But not every company making the attempt will be successful. It’s …

Innovation

The Importance of a “Data Integration First” Strategy

<b></b><b>With the increasing volume of information collected through a variety of channels, businesses face a segmented approach to data. Here we explore the</b> …

Storytelling Big Data

<b>Big data and data visualization have become overwhelming for some, and an opportunity for others.</b><p>OKAPI Conversations with Yen Yen Siu: Speaker of Business, Translator of Tech<p><b>I spoke with Yen Yen Siu to get her thoughts data, story telling and curiosity.</b><p><b>How do you turn data into stories?</b><p><i>Think about</i> …

Using data visualisation to beat the call centre curse

Have you ever found yourself locked in a circular conversation about a missing bolt for your barbecue? Have you ever listened to classical hits for …

Data Visualization

Joyplot in Excel

Over on Twitter, I came across this beautiful chart, aptly titled – Joyplot. It is the kind of chart that makes you all curious and awed. So I did …

Presenting Data Effectively by Stephanie Evergreen!

The updated 2nd Edition of Presenting Data Effectively by Dr. Stephanie Evergreen was just released! This is a fabulous resource, and the new edition …

Data Visualization

Big Data Helping You Find Your Quantified Self

<b>Can data visualization help us find our true selves and make the world a better place? By</b> <b>Tom Atkinson</b> <b>for</b> <b>Tech Trends</b><p>We are on the cusp of a data boom. …

Internet of Things

The impact of data visualization on CX

Data visualization is one of the greatest innovations of our time. Today, our lives are filled up with information represented in form or …

Data visualization with googleVis exercises part 7

(This article was first published on <b>R-exercises</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p><b>Table, Org Chart & Tree Map</b><p>In the seventh part of our series we …

Data Visualization

Graphs as comparisons: A case study

Above is a pair of graphs from a 2015 paper by Alison Gopnik, Thomas Griffiths, and Christopher Lucas. It takes up half a page in the journal, …

Why “skilled in machine learning” should be the new “proficient in Excel” on your resume

It won’t be long before “skilled in machine learning” becomes the new “proficient in Excel” as a standard bullet point on your resume. The only difference? What you bring to table will be more valuable than a pivot tables or color-coded pie charts.<p>The day when any average Joe can train an algorithm …

Machine Learning

Straight talk about big data

Transforming analytics from a “science-fair project” to the core of a business model starts with leadership from the top. Here are five questions …

How Big Data Is Changing Insurance Forever

The insurance industry works on the principle of risk. Customers take out policies based on their assessment of a particularly bad thing happening to them, and insurers offer them cover based on their assessment of the cost of covering any claims.<p>So wouldn’t it benefit everyone if there was a way …

How AIG Moved Toward Evidence-Based Decision Making

New developments in data science offer a tremendous opportunity to improve decision-making. Machine learning, pattern recognition, and other predictive analytics tools can constitute a source of competitive advantage for those companies that adopt them early on; but like any new capability, there …

Harnessing the power of digital in life insurance

Big data and advanced analytics will enable a wide range of new business applications for life insurers, empowering sales forces and better serving …

Resources

Applied Innovation Exchange Innovation<p>Capgemini recognized as a ‘Leader’ in Innovation Strategy Consulting by ALM Intelligence<p>For the very first …