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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Companies use a 'mixed bag' of data and other BI strategies

Richard Jones Archive
While many business leaders have embraced big data, some have become fearful that relying upon it too much can be problematic.

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Industries must agree on data quality standards

Paul Newman Archive
Before industries can agree on data quality standards, they must answer a few questions about their data initiatives.

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Many marketing professionals still lack data analysis skills

Paul Newman Archive
Here are a few of the reservations that today's marketing executives have about big data in marketing.

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Big data helps bring about evolution of banking technology

Paul Newman Archive
In the financial industry, companies are actively looking for ways to improve their banking technology and offer a better customer experience. Increasingly, they’re relying on big data as a means of gauging the progress of their tech initiatives. Technology can improve every aspect of banking, from accounting to record-keeping to customer service, and data can help measure its efficacy.

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Location analysis helps businesses make better decisions

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Perhaps the most important area where firms today must work to ensure data quality is in their location analysis initiatives. Companies are actively looking to make better decisions about different locales, but if they’re off even by just a mile, that misstep can be the difference between setting up shop in a thriving business hotbed or a slum.

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Examining data can help make companies more customer-centric

Paul Newman Archive
Customer centricity is vital to companies if they want to earn people’s business long-term. Data can help make that vision a reality.

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Data can help companies take risks with customer service

Rachel Wheeler Archive
There are many, many ways that companies can introduce new technologies to improve their customer service initiatives. It can be difficult to sift through all the possibilities and determine which strategy is best. Luckily, big data can help in this regard.

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Firms aim to integrate cloud technologies with identity management techniques

Rachel Wheeler Archive
One of the most notable applications of data quality is in the area of identity management. Simply put, identity management technology enables IT managers to establish consistent identities for each individual user on a network, making it easy for them to access multiple systems using the same account.

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Big data can help banks optimize mobile service

Paul Newman Archive
Banks can use data quality and analytics to determine which goals should be prioritized.

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How big data can benefit local governments

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Here’s a look at a few ways in which data analysis could help governments achieve more.

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