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Video meets the Internet of Things

– Video-analytics technology is transforming the Internet of Things and creating new opportunities. Are companies prepared to capture growth?

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How retailers can improve price perception—profitably

– New methodologies, powered by big data and advanced analytics, can help retailers attract value-conscious consumers without sacrificing... margins.
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Creating a successful Internet of Things data marketplace

– Monetizing the flood of information generated by the Internet of Things requires a well-executed strategy that creates value.
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How advanced analytics can drive productivity

– Companies have more data than ever at their disposal, but are they doing enough with it? Taking full advantage requires tackling... legal, regulatory, and talent challenges.
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People analytics reveals three things HR may be getting wrong

– More sophisticated analyses of big data are helping companies identify, recruit, and reward the best personnel. The results can... run counter to common wisdom.
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Using analytics to turbocharge China’s e-commerce performance

– Facing market saturation and more selective consumers, online retailers will need to make better use of data analytics to gain... ground.
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Big data analytics should be driven by business needs, not technology

– Big data analytics can deliver massive value, but too often companies let technology guide their efforts. Instead, decisions must... be based on business priorities.
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Using buzz analytics to gain a product and marketing edge

– By capturing and analyzing social-media conversations, companies can improve their offerings and margins.
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How companies are using big data and analytics

– Just how do major organizations use data and analytics to inform strategic and operational decisions? Senior leaders provide insight... into the challenges and opportunities.
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The need to lead in data and analytics

– In a new survey, executives say senior-leader involvement and the right organizational structure are critical factors in how successful... a company’s analytics efforts are, even more important than its technical capabilities or tools.
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Improving the semiconductor industry through advanced analytics

– New techniques can help companies make better decisions by using accurate, reliable, and scientific information to analyze risk,... optimize processes, and predict failure.
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Big data: Getting a better read on performance

– The benefits match those of earlier technology cycles, but companies must scale up their data-analytics skills to reap the gains.

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