Business Analytics White Papers

Business Analytics is the branch of logic dealing with analysis. Business analytics is a term used for more sophisticated forms of business data analysis. Analytics closely resembles statistical analysis and data mining, but tends to be based on physics modeling involving extensive computation.
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By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 16, 2014

To compete in today’s rapidly changing business environment, organizations need to capture, analyze and act on information rapidly. If they can quickly identify trends, discover patterns and generate new insights, they can address a wide array of strategic and operational goals—from increasing customer loyalty and creating targeted marketing offers to enhancing operational efficiency and reducing risk. In their report, Business Value of Big Data on Power Systems, NC State University talks about unlocking the business value of big data, and how IBM Power Systems can deliver the foundation for organizations to bring insight to the point of impact faster.

Tags : big data, targeted marketing offers, ibm power systems, structured data, data management, business analytics, business intelligence, business management
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 16, 2014

In 2013, Bon Ton Stores invested in upgrading IT, continuing to update and expand its eCommerce sites, and launching a new mobile site supporting delivery of promotions and online purchasing. A central aspect of this technology upgrade involved the replacement of an x86 server environment, supporting eCommerce with ten IBM® PowerLinux™ 7R2 servers and IBM PowerVM® running IBM WebSphere® Commerce on SUSE Linux operating systems. This case study highlights of some of the key aspects of this significant migration and its results, including how Bon-Ton IT executives support the business and what they prioritize, why they decided to make this move, what performance and capability resulted, and how it affected full data center costs and business resilience.

Tags : stack costs, online purchasing, promotion delivery, mobile retail, application performance management, business analytics, business intelligence, customer experience management
    
By: Ghostery Enterprise     Published Date: Sep 16, 2014

Gigaom Research surveyed technology decision-makers about their use of marketing technologies and their impact on ROI and site operations. We’ll share the results of this survey and review best practices in managing your site’s marketing cloud.

Tags : ghostery, ghostery enterprise, marketing, marketing cloud, marketing applications, roi, marketing roi, marketing analytics
    
By: Arbor     Published Date: Sep 15, 2014

This Frost and Sullivan market research study comes at a time when DDoS attacks are accelerating in size, frequency and complexity. Though DDoS is not a new concern, the risk of DDoS attacks and the potential for damage is at an all-time high. As a result, DDoS mitigation is a top-of-mind consideration for IT and security organizations around the world, and demand for DDoS mitigation solutions is growing rapidly.

Tags : ddos attacks, it security, ddos mitigation, security, it management, business analytics
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 15, 2014

This white paper highlights how a real world FIS client’s utilization of IBM FlashSystem together with the FIS Profile® banking solution1 yielded dramatic performance improvements, truly accelerating the pace of global banking. This client has been an FIS outsourcing client for 14+ years and counting.

Tags : global banking, banking solutions, fis outsourcing, banking information technology, flash technology, business activity monitoring, business analytics, business process automation
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 15, 2014

In this white paper, IDC examines how IBM's Storwize family of storage offerings is changing the game by delivering a robust enterprise grade virtualization platform that is efficient, cost-effective, and optimized.

Tags : enterprise storage, big data, cloud computing, virtualization platform, best practices, business analytics, business intelligence, business management
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 02, 2014

Advanced analytics strategies yield the greatest benefits in terms of improving patient and business outcomes when applied across the entire healthcare ecosystem. But the challenge of collaborating across organizational boundaries in order to share information and insights is daunting to many stakeholders.

Tags : ibm, business analytics, analytics, data analytics, collaboration, business intelligence, analytical applications
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 02, 2014

In this short e-book, learn the top ten ways that IBM Platform Computing customers are using technologies like IBM Platform LSF and IBM Platform Symphony to help obtain results faster, share resources more efficiently, and improve the overall cost-effectiveness of their global IT infrastructure.

Tags : ibm, cloud computing, infrastructure, roi, it spending, it costs, it budget, distributed computing
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Jul 07, 2014

In this Advisory, Clabby Analytics looks more closely at the importance of implementing an integrated infrastructure — and its relationship to business analytics. The paper will examine the business analytics workloads, discuss how these workloads put different demands on the underlying systems and infrastructure, and provide guidance designing an integrated business analytics environment that will provide organizations with high performance, resiliency, and a scalable growth path.

Tags : ibm, business analytics, integrated infrastructure, workload, infrastructure, business analytics environment, integrated business analytics, resiliency
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Jul 07, 2014

In this report, Business Value of Big Data on Power Systems, NC State University talks about unlocking the business value of big data, and how IBM Power Systems can deliver the foundation for organizations to bring insight to the point of impact faster.

Tags : ibm, big data, analytics, power systems, business value, business insights, ibm power systems, business analytics
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Jul 07, 2014

Business analytics can empower your business managers to make more fact-based, data-driven decisions that improve operating results. Learn more in a report from Nucleus Research.

Tags : ibm, profitability, analytics, big data, midmarket, midsize companies, data-driven decision making, predictive analytics
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Jul 07, 2014

With so much emphasis in the business world being placed on big data and analytics, it can be easy for midsize businesses to feel like they’re being left behind. These organizations often recognize the benefits offered by big data and analytics, but have a hard time pursuing those benefits with the limited resources available to them.

Tags : ibm, analytics, big data, midmarket, midsize businesses, data-driven insights, business insights, business value
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Jul 07, 2014

The IBM Institute for Business Value conducted a global study to investigate how organizations were creating value from an ever-growing volume of data obtained from a variety of sources. This resulted from data-derived insights, which then guided actions taken at every level of the organization. The findings identified nine levers that enabled the organizations to create the most value.

Tags : ibm, midmarket, ibm global analytics study, analytics, business insights, profitability, big data, business analytics
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Apr 29, 2014

Social media is reshaping the relationships that customers have with products, services and brands. Read this white paper to learn how the right combination of technologies can help you understand emerging consumer trends and increase the ROI of your marketing campaigns.

Tags : ibm, retail, social media, social media analytics, consumer insights, customer relationships, roi, business technology
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Apr 29, 2014

Customer Profitability Analytics enables banks to analyze customer, account, product, and transaction data and apply costing models to determine a bank-wide view of profitability. Applying predictive analytics, they can model future behavior and derive a lifetime value for each customer.

Tags : ibm, banking, customer profitability, customer profitability analytics, transaction data, predictive analytics, customer behavior, business analytics
    
By: Dyn     Published Date: Mar 27, 2014

If your ads are slow to load, chances are, consumers aren’t going to wait around to see them. Just the smallest amount of latency can cost you thousands of views, clicks, and conversions. By following these 5 guidelines, you can reduce your overall network latency and keep those clicks coming.

Tags : dyn, network latency, customer retention, serve content, combating latency, own network, global network, anycast
    
By: Intacct Corporation     Published Date: Jan 02, 2014

Learn the 4 essential features to bring your accounting system out of the Stone Age. Modern businesses are, by their nature, complex. But if you're using an accounting system that forces you to struggle with manual processes—limiting your flexibility and draining your productivity—you might as well be stuck in the Stone Age. But there's great news! It's 2014, and there's never been a better time to make the move to a modern accounting system. What features should you look for? Download our new checklist, "Essential Features of a Modern Accounting System," to learn how the right accounting system can help you: • Automate financial processes and optimize workflows to fit your organization's business processes. • Access real-time data to drive business insight and improve decision making. • Lower IT costs and reduce technology risks with a best-in-class cloud architecture.

Tags : accounting, modernizing account system, automate financial processes, business processes, real-time data access, best-in-class cloud architecture, business analytics, business intelligence
    
By: Intacct Corporation     Published Date: Jan 02, 2014

Is your accounting software holding you back? Maybe it's time to trade in your aging infrastructure and embrace a new generation of cloud-based financial systems that streamline your processes, improve productivity, and generate greater insights and visibility. As you embark on a challenging evaluation cycle, download our free and concise eBook: "Best Practices for Choosing the Right Accounting Software: Achieving Best-in-Class Financial Management."

Tags : accounting, accounting software, cloud-based financial systems, financial management, accounting software, automation, lower costs, technical and operational requirements
    
By: IFS     Published Date: Dec 27, 2012

Realize the benefits of consolidating your ERP products down to one.

Tags : erp, enterprise resource planning, enterprise, integration, process management, project management, application integration, application performance management
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 02, 2014

To get timely and trusted insights from Risk Analytics while minimizing IT risk and improving time-to-value, IBM is delivering an Application Ready Solution for Algorithmics. This integrated offering, anchored on a validated scalable high-performance clustered reference architecture, delivers the timely risk insights firms need to lower Tier 1 capital.

Tags : ibm, risk management, risk analytics, data analytics, finance reports, business analytics, business activity monitoring, business management
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 02, 2014

With tougher regulations and continuing market volatility, financial firms are moving to active risk management with a focus on counterparty risk. Join IBM Algorithmics and IBM Platform Computing to gain insights on this trend and on technologies for enabling active "real-time" risk management.

Tags : ibm, risk management, data management, grid computing, grid management, business analytics
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Aug 28, 2014

Analyst report from Aberdeen on how companies using analytics as part of customer service activities perform compared to those without analytics.

Tags : analytics, service analytics, customer lifecycle, best practices, business analytics, customer interaction service, customer satisfaction, customer service
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Aug 28, 2014

Equipping IT with the resources that they need to optimize the user experience to match that of consumer applications can help you achieve the business outcomes you want, while making the most of your enterprise content management (ECM) investments.

Tags : user experience, ecm, consumer applications, business analytics, content management system, productivity, project management
    
By: TIBCO     Published Date: Aug 18, 2014

Today, the open API is one of the most powerful sources of competitive advantage. It comes down to the potential of your data and services. Download this new eBook to learn how a well thought-out API strategy can help you compete and grow in new ways.

Tags : tibco, api, byod, end user intelligence, business intelligence, byod, mobile device users, business strategy
    
By: TIBCO     Published Date: Aug 18, 2014

Digitalization—the process of exploiting digital information to maximize business success—has increased the value of your data to the point where it is arguably your most important asset. This paper explains why mastery will not be possible with merely adequate integration technology.

Tags : tibco, integration, data integration, business integration, business intelligence, intelligence, analytics, digitalization
    
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