Brazil’s Ministry of Social Development & Bolsa Família: Making a Difference in Poverty and Hunger for At Risk Families

May 23, 2016

Typically when we chronicle data and analytics successes, we cite new sources of revenue, high profits or reduction in manual processes. But this story is about data and analytics saving families and lives and making history when Brazil was finally removed from the UN’s World Map of Hunger in 2014. “The Ministry of Social Development… Read More »

Flex: Using the Internet of Things, Data and Analytics to Innovate in High Tech Sketch-to-Scale™ Manufacturing

March 23, 2016

Building intelligent products for the connected world, Flex is a Sketch-to-scale™ solutions company that builds all the cool devices we love to use; and they manufacture them for multiple industries: healthcare, automotive, communications, home appliance, mobile, energy, capital equipment and server/storage technology. Flex literally takes sketches and other design blueprints and manufactures devices and products… Read More »

Monsanto: Capitalizing on Analytics to Advance & Meet Customer Needs for the Increasing Global Food Demand

March 7, 2016

Empowering farmers large and small, Monsanto is a sustainable agriculture company committed to conserving the world’s natural resources.  How does this global giant use data to fulfill that mission? “In the next 35 years, we’re going to have to grow more food than we’ve ever grown in the history of mankind, and we’re going to… Read More »

Symantec: Capitalizing with Teradata Unified Data Architecture™ & the Internet of Things

February 11, 2016

How does an initiative driven by finance from the beginning impact an entire company?  When the customer journeys are captured, analyzed and improved for acquisition, expansion, and retention. This data-driven initiative is expected to reap $200M in new revenue for the global software giant Symantec in just the first year.  It includes innovations in data… Read More »

Volvo Cars: Fueling Innovation with Data, Analytics and the Internet of Things so that Every Volvo is “Designed Around You”

December 18, 2015

The use of data has exploded in this century – we’ve all heard the seemingly outrageous statistics on the exponential growth of data. And they’re true! No where is this explosion of data more evident than the automobile industry.  Mechanical engineers, design engineers, data scientists, business analysts… you name it, they are using data in… Read More »

Overstock: Revolutionizing data and analytics to connect soulfully with their customers

November 20, 2015

You know Overstock.com right? The website where you can get more than a million different items – clothing, household, jewelry, electronics, you name it. But Overstock is much more than that – self proclaiming that it is a company with a soul. What does that mean? “One of the things that I would say is… Read More »

Xerox: Innovating Marketing Applications to give clients the freedom to focus on what really matters.

November 5, 2015

Xerox has undergone a transformation!  Moving beyond multi-function devices like printers and copiers, more than 50% of their business is services-oriented global document outsourcing.  It’s about taking away the pain points for customers so they can focus on their strengths and concentrate on the business.  It’s all part of Xerox strategy, “Work can work better.”… Read More »