Do You Need A Big Data Plan?

Posted on: February 25th, 2015 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

Turning data into value doesn’t happen on its own. It requires a comprehensive strategy for gathering, analyzing and acting on a vast range of integrated information. Even if you’re skeptical about all the hype surrounding big data, the fact is it will play a significant role in shaping your business over the next few years. The         Read More…

Big Data Could Save $300 Billion for US Healthcare

Posted on: February 13th, 2015 by Carly Schramm No Comments

 

Companies that take full advantage of data and analytics open up new opportunities to develop more relevant products and services, provide better customer service and increase the bottom line. In fact the gains are expected to be 40.7 billion euros per year by 2017, according to a study by the Centre for Economics and Business Research         Read More…

A Time for Speed, a Time for Patience

Posted on: February 9th, 2015 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

“Time is money” is one of the most commonly used adages in business. Attributed to Benjamin Franklin, the saying has certainly proven itself valid time and time again. When solving business and technical problems, however, another saying—“patience is a virtue”—is more applicable. Senior technical consultant and Teradata 14 Certified Master Carrie Ballinger agrees that problem         Read More…

Data-Driven Approach Refines CFO’s Role

Posted on: February 2nd, 2015 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

The C-suite needs every edge it can get to make profitable decisions and strengthen the business. This puts pressure on CFOs to deliver more detailed analyses, better forecasting and increasingly granular information on all areas of the company—even while responding to the imperative to “do more with less.” In response, CFOs are taking a data-driven         Read More…

Overcome Common Analytics Challenges

Posted on: January 26th, 2015 by Carly Schramm No Comments

 

When businesses integrate all of their data for analysis, they gain greater insights that can lead to improved productivity, reduced costs, an enhanced customer experience, decreased churn and other benefits. Although big data analytics is quickly becoming a top priority for many organizations across all industries, there are still several common challenges: > Meeting expanded         Read More…

Bring Analytics to the Data

Posted on: January 19th, 2015 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

Businesses realize they need advanced analytics to gain the full value from their data. The challenges to turning that data into actionable insights have been the scalability and agility in the big data analytics environment. One compelling way to succeed is to bring the analytics and information closer together with an in-database analytics solution. In-database         Read More…

Your Marketing Resolution for 2015

Posted on: January 12th, 2015 by Carly Schramm No Comments

 

If you want to become an industry leader in 2015, you need to take a data-driven marketing approach. Many marketers already have trouble navigating the vast amount of information available to them, and that problem will only get worse as the volume and types of data continue to grow. Becoming a data-driven organization offers countless         Read More…

The “Other” CSI – Customer Sentiment Index

Posted on: January 5th, 2015 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

The traditional method of measuring the satisfaction of vehicle owners was to use standard surveys. While this method delivered good information, it only captured sentiment at that specific moment and did not necessarily provide an accurate picture of customer loyalty. A better way to gain a true understanding is to use a customer sentiment index         Read More…

Tap into a $5 Trillion Market with Liquid Information

Posted on: December 29th, 2014 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

While big data dominates the headlines, open data is quietly becoming a force in its own right—a force that could reach $5 trillion annually in potential value. Open data, also known as “liquid information,” is data available for anyone to use, reuse and distribute for free. It can be defined as machine-readable and accessible through         Read More…

Data-Driven Success

Posted on: December 22nd, 2014 by Carly Schramm No Comments

 

There’s no question about it—when it comes to putting data-driven innovation to work across the business, Teradata customers do it best. Telefónica U.K., one of the largest telecommunications companies in the U.K., is a good example. The company is on a mission to expand its customers’ mobile capabilities and provide a better experience across all         Read More…