Analytics

This analytics firm uses one trillion Facebook and Twitter posts to predict stock movements

LONDON — You may not have heard of Crimson Hexagon, but the chances are it's heard of you.<p>Since it launched in 2008, the Boston-based analytics firm has collected, stored, and indexed over a trillion public posts from Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, and Instagram to create the world's largest database …

Business Intelligence

Track Autocomplete Search In Google Tag Manager

Autocomplete search is a tricky thing to track. The underlying logic is that when the user starts feeding characters into a search form, the search …

SEO

How might the use of analytics evolve under Blake and Stevens?

Darryl Sutter’s gruff exterior, his English pocked by uneven grammar, and even his unique agricultural background led many to place labels on him …

Ice Hockey

IoT Analytics IoT Infographic: Journey Towards Successful IoT Solutions

In order to create transparency around what it takes to develop a commercial industrial IoT Solution, we created an IoT infographic that helps people …

Internet of Things

Unlocking Business Growth through HR and People Science

<b>Written by Adam Hale, CEO at Fairsail.</b><p>For businesses to sustain growth, be more productive, and attract and retain the best talent in today’s …

Human Resources

5 Tools to Measure Instagram Hashtag Performance

Do you use hashtags in your Instagram posts? Wondering which hashtags resonate best with your target audience? Choosing the right tool to analyze …

Social Media Marketing

Your Business And The Economy

Transcript (approximate):<p>How does the economy affect your business? I’m Dr. Bill Conerly, and let’s talk about that.<p>Normal economic fluctuations impact a company’s staffing needs, physical capacity needs (machinery, offices, IT systems), inventory that it ought to have, and its capital needs, both …

Business Intelligence

The science of creativity in advertising

Some people believe that advertising creativity and science are like oil and water. It’s understandable – after all, if creativity is a scientific …

Predictive Analytics

Infor buys Birst, beefs up cloud BI capabilities to complement ERP

A nice move by Infor yesterday with the announcement that it is to acquire privately-held cloud BI, analytics and data visualization firm Birst.<p>Here …

Why the Industry Needs a Gut-Check on Location Data Use

Most Popular<p>Last year, ads for Goodwill were served to people whose mobile phones had been spotted at thrift shops or second-hand stores in the past. …

Business Intelligence

Videos about static code analysis

IT conferences and meetings on programming languages see a growing number of speakers talking about static code analysis. Although this field is …

Programming

Want To Start A B2B Tech Company? Here Are 5 Tips From A Millennial Entrepreneur

Peter Barnes didn’t take the traditional route. After briefly studying at Chicago State University and Parkland College, Barnes ended his studies …

Data Analysis

Measure your impact on the world and other people from your bank account

Every dollar you exchange for goods and services provides an incentive for a business to keep doing things the way it does them now. Just bought a …

Business Intelligence

CMOs' Evolving Analytics Imperative: A Q&A With Accenture's Matt Gay

As senior marketers continue to grapple with data — what to use, how to interpret it, what to eschew, what to see beyond — they’re flooded with perspectives and expertise and answers to those questions, depending on who they talk to.<p>In an effort to wade through the noise and get clarity around the …

Big Data

New Technologies: What Will Impact Your Business?

Chatbots, IoT, predictive analytics, and virtual reality/augmented reality all are poised to change how businesses are run and how business and the …

Predictive Analytics

Australian startup scores analytics contract for Workplace by Facebook

An Australian startup has scored a deal with Facebook to be the first global platform to offer analytics through Workplace by Facebook.<p>SWOOP …

Business Intelligence

64% of marketers believe it’s their role to collect - but not analyze - data, report suggests

Nearly two-thirds (64%) of UK and US marketers agree it’s their role to collect customer data, but not actually analyze it on a daily basis, and a …

Digital Marketing

ComScore Eliminates Fees For Viewability Reporting And Nonhuman Traffic Detection

ComScore will offer viewability and nonhuman traffic detection for free on desktop and mobile, the company said Wednesday.<p>ComScore’s move to …

Advertising

Here are five issues on which California is flying data-blind

It seems like a simple question: How many African-American boys scored proficient on California’s math test?<p>Go ahead, Google it.<p>You’ll probably end …

Education

HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum to focus on machine learning, value-based care and population health

The upcoming event will address emerging technologies, leadership insights, challenges to overcome and practicable advice about thriving in the …

Health Care

Strategy Analytics on Artificial Intelligence: Privacy Concerns and Limited & Unknown Use Cases Pose Greatest Threats to Early Success

BOSTON, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- <b>Innovations in the areas of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and deep learning are beginning to</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

So Far, So Fast in Enterprise Analytics

A special research report by UBM Tech highlights how aggressively enterprises are embracing data-driven decision making and analytics …

Business Intelligence

How Smart Is Your Big Data Platform?

<i>This article is featured in the new DZone Guide to Big Data: Data Science & Advanced Analytics. Get your free copy for more insightful articles,</i> …

Business Analytics

Capital One shortens the machine-learning curve

The bank uses machine learning to customize content in real time on its website for every user, based on their behavior during their session.

Machine Learning

April 2017

We are happy to share with you all of the recent features and improvements that we’ve released for the Power BI Mobile apps. This month we mainly …

Mobile Apps

Adventures In Data Storytelling: Three Key Traps To Avoid

As your organization seeks to become more data-driven, data will become an integral part of all communications. It should play a key role in your business meetings, internal conversations, and other daily interactions. As more of your people are exposed to data that is both relevant and crucial to …

Storytelling

Why Airbnb is Disruptive Innovation and Uber is Not

Growing quickly and being disruptive are not the same thing. Comparing these two high-growth startups can help you figure out if your product is genuinely disruptive.<p>I used to think that disruption referred to any dramatic breakthrough innovation in a certain field. But when I researched the origin …

Business Analytics

The Truth About Analytics as a Strategy

Big data and analytics continue to top the list of 2017 business buzzwords. Almost every department in every organization wants to reap the benefit …

Why Data Visualization + Storytelling Is Marketing Gold

<i>This article originally appeared on Column Five.</i><p>Data visualization, big data, brand storytelling—you’ve probably heard these terms, and you’re likely …

Storytelling

Want to 10X Your Business? Expand Into This Market, Says This Serial Entrepreneur

If you thought the U.S. was big, look at the size of this market, says a Yale lecturer on entrepreneurship.<p>Startups are incessantly hungry for one thing: Growth. One source of growth--the kind of growth that scales companies fast--is international expansion. And one of the biggest markets that pops …

Business Intelligence