business analytics

  • big data
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    Big Data analysis provides big opportunities - survey

    2012-06-14T11:57:17Z

    Companies appreciate big data but struggle with huge information volumes (Photo:(istockphoto thinkstock) Making better use of big data provides huge potential for productivity improvement, according to a global survey of senior corporate executives. The poll, carried out by the Economist Intelligence Unit on behalf of consultants Capgemini, found that big ...

  • ibm varicent.automotiveIT
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    IBM boosts analytics capacity with Varicent acquisition

    2012-04-14T11:08:26Z

    IBM has finalized the acquisition of Varicent Software in a move by the US IT services and software group to further grow its business analytics offering. Varicent, a privately held Canadian company, makes analytics software for compensation and sales performance management. The company's products will become part of IBM's Smarter ...