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Monthly Archives: June 2013

How can big data lead to improvements in companies' staffs?

Hiring decisions can be among the most critical choices a company makes. One successful pickup can elevate a business to new heights, while one bad one can sink the ship. Yet not enough executives are making the conscious choice to use more analytics to improve their decision-making processes.

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How data changes the recruiting game

Businesses have begun to realize a new use for big data in their operations - it can help with recruiting.

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Emphasis on data quality is paying off

As companies seek to ramp up their industrial tools, data quality has become a key area of emphasis.

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Information managers still lack consensus on data quality

Attention to data quality has greatly increased in recent years. The level of focus has changed from a mindset of neglect to one of “something has to be done about this.”

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Is there such a thing as too much data quality?

Some skeptics have argued that too much data quality is a bad thing and companies are overextending themselves to verify their information.

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Big data helps improve companies' workforce analytics

Companies have begun to use big data to analyze more than just their customers and their business-to-business clients. They’re also looking to uncover more information on their own employees, using workforce analytics to make key decisions about their personnel.

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Big data can add quantitative side to medicine

Medical researchers can develop clearer pictures of patients by examining data points including weight, age, gender and historical information such as tobacco use and exposure to toxins. All of this knowledge can contribute to building more sophisticated models.

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Mining data can help transform political campaigns

Data can be profoundly influential in political campaigns, as strategists have found ways to use big data analytics to help them win elections. By gathering information about swing voters - where they live, what demographic groups they belong to and what factors influence their voting choices - political parties can find ways to extract the most from every campaign dollar, targeting the voters who matter most.

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