Data Intelligence: The Key to Empowered People and Decisions

McKinsey analysts predict that enterprise employees will rely on data for almost every decision come 2025. If true, this development would mark a significant departure from the current business modus operandi. According to our research, only 25% of enterprise data professionals believe their organization’s decision-making process is data-backed or strategic.  How are these two concepts – the perception of data…

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The Swashbuckling Guide to Building an Analytics Center of Excellence

Ahoy, data adventurers! Embarking on the thrilling journey of building a successful Analytics Center of Excellence (CoE) is akin to navigating the vast seas of data-driven decision-making. As a seasoned captain who’s steered the ship through the turbulent waters of financial services, retail, CPG, and telecom industries, I’ve charted a course that’s proven its mettle…

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How GenAI Bridges the Data Gap Between CMOs and CFOs

Marketing budgets are never entirely safe. While it may seem like pressure is easing as global economic estimates turn slightly sunnier, consumer demand is still getting more expensive to capture and close – which means scrutiny from finance chiefs is as tough as ever. To keep investment flowing, CMOs need to get better at not only boosting…

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5 Key Strategies for Making Data Visualization Accessible

“If I can’t picture it, I can’t understand it.” —Albert Einstein Research has found that 65% of the general population are visual learners, meaning they need to see information as images to understand it. The business world confirms this: Visualization is essential in driving success. Take, for instance, data visualization, or, the art of translating data into…

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Unveiling the Power of Dark Data in Strategic Decision-Making

If you’ve never heard of dark data, you’re not alone. Setting aside the ominous name, dark data isn’t something that is inherently bad – although, in practice, it usually does end up this way. Dark data is usually unstructured data, though it can also be semi-structured or structured data that a business collects and stores but…

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Qlik Acquires Kyndi to Enhance AI-Driven Business Outcomes

According to a new press release, Qlik, a leading data integration and analytics company, has announced its acquisition of Kyndi, a provider of AI-driven business intelligence solutions. This strategic move aims to bolster Qlik’s capabilities in leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance business outcomes. Kyndi’s expertise in natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning aligns with…

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Four Perspectives on the Art of Data Analytics

As data science professionals, we are often viewed as people who draw conclusions based only on data and minimize other factors. This perception usually becomes contentious when the insights and evidence from the data are inconsistent with somebody else’s “hypothesis.” Or we are confused and maybe frustrated when “qualitative” analysis trumps quantitative analysis. The next time…

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Four Ways SMBs Can Maximize the Value of Data

Businesses of all sizes are collecting more data, continuously, than ever before. But many – particularly small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) – have trouble understanding where their data sits, how to connect and act on it, how to manage it, and, most importantly, how to drive value from it.  While there’s been a huge surge…

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How to Leverage Data Management for Efficient Patient Billing

Better transparency of expenses gives great insights to patients. It also helps healthcare organizations in managing patient billing processes. But how to get this transparency in the system has always been a question for many. After thorough research, I found that proper management of patient data can do wonders for the healthcare sector. Do you want to…

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Data Management and Analytics: Are You Ready for These Worlds to Collide?

The once-disconnected worlds of data management and analytics are increasingly colliding in front of our eyes, even if not everybody sees it. We are in the midst of a quiet revolution and entering a new era in which all the key ingredients for successful decision-making are coming together. That combination will see the emergence of…

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