Analytics

Data is massive, messy, and everywhere. Deploying analytics to better combine historical and real-time data will generate unique insights about your business, city, and country. Analytics extracts value and insight from the network and the edge of your operations.

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Cathy Davidson on the Science of Decision Making

Cathy Davidson on the Science of Decision Making

Don't let 'fight-or-flight' impulses undermine your decisions. Author Cathy Davidson shares her tips for ensuring better decisions.

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Five Steps for Using Analytics to Transform Your Business

Five Steps for Using Analytics to Transform Your Business

With analytics, optimization isn’t the end game. Business transformation is. Creating a transformative analytics program requires support, focus, and action from the top.

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Using Data to Build Growth and Revenue

Using Data to Build Growth and Revenue

Data scares people, but manufacturers can’t afford to ignore it.

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The Digital Manufacturer – Resolving the Service Dilemma

The Digital Manufacturer: Resolving the Service Dilemma

For today’s manufacturers, data is every bit as important as supply chains, trucks, and industrial machines. Every manufacturer must think like a technology company to digitally transform.

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Oakland’s Golden State Warriors: From Basketball to Business Transformation

Oakland’s Golden State Warriors: From Basketball to Business Transformation

As The Golden State Warriors take a 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals over the Cleveland Cavaliers, they are well positioned for a shot at their second
straight title.

RESEARCH & ANALYSIS
40 Percent of IT Survey Respondents Look to Improve Data Capabilities to Make Effective Use of IoT Solutions

40 Percent of IT Professionals Say They Need to Capture Insights, Not Just Connect Things, to See IoT Value

Gain an edge by taking analytics to the edge. Value will come to those who focus on improving their data capabilities overall process agility—not to those who simply connect the most devices to the network.

RESEARCH & ANALYSIS
Retailers That Build Agile Business Processes to Turn Insights Into Value Can Capture Profit Improvement of 15.6 Percent

Retail Profits Can Rise 15.6 Percent When Using Real-Time Customer Insights

In retail insight is currency and context is king. Digital transformation has dramatically changed the shopping behaviors of consumers. As a result, retailers need to forget everything they thought they knew about today’s consumer, including traditional customer segmentation—digital shopping behaviors now transcend traditional demographic parameters of age and income.

RESEARCH & ANALYSIS
Survey of Oil & Gas Leaders Indicates Data Analytics as No.1 Driver for Internet of Everything Investment

Digitization is Revitalizing the Oil and Gas Industry

Complex market dynamics create urgent need for digital transformation. Forward-looking Oil & Gas firms believe today’s turbulent market landscape provides an opportunity to gain competitive advantage by harnessing new technologies.

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Big Data for Better Security

Big Data for Better Security

If it’s valuable to you, it’s valuable to hackers.

tags: Security
PODCAST
The Last Product Recall

The Last Product Recall

LNS Research's Matt Littlefield explores how the Internet of Everything can streamline supply chain processes to make the Last Product Recall possible.

PODCAST
Navigating Dark Data To Find Hidden Value

Navigating Dark Data To Find Hidden Value

A conversation with Isaac Sacolick, Greenwich Associates, reveals how to bring dark data into the light and enable a new dimension of business intelligence.

PODCAST
The Last Checkout Line

The Last Checkout Line

IDC's Leslie Hand shares how the retail landscape is evolving and what will be needed to make the Last Checkout Line ever become a reality.

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Keeping Your Organization Safe in a Mobile World

Keeping Your Organization Safe in a Mobile World

Based in Latin America, Frost & Sullivan's Bruno Tasco, shares how organizational leaders can address security in a way to reap the benefits of true mobility.

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The Converging IT Landscape

The Converging IT Landscape

Patrick Moorhead, Moor Insights & Strategy, shares how convergence is bringing together applications, systems and processes to help organizations innovate.

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How Mobility is Unifying the Retail Experience

How Mobility is Unifying the Retail Experience

A conversation with Doug Stephens, one of the world’s foremost retail industry futurists, reveals how mobility fits into an omnichannel retail experience.

ARTICLE
Finding Success in the Next Wave of Business

Finding Success in the Next Wave of Business

A new IT model is emerging that helps drive digitization and innovation across the organization.

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Defining your Application Strategy: Local Apps vs. Cloud

Defining your Application Strategy: Local Apps vs. Cloud

Application software is essential to the mission of every organization. But the key element in this debate is deciding on an application strategy – specifically, local apps or Cloud?

tags: Cloud, Mobility
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History Proves We Must Get Ahead of Transitions to Succeed

History Proves We Must Get Ahead of Transitions to Succeed

That next wave of disruption is rapidly rolling in behind you; will you make the right decisions? Or will you be a piece of history that is left behind?

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Embrace Change to Reap the Benefits of Digital Disruption

Embrace Change to Reap the Benefits of Digital Disruption

According to Gartner, only 30 percent of digital transformations will succeed. Becoming a digital organization is not an easy journey. The real victors will be those organizations that disrupt their future—for good.

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7 Steps to Consider to Be a Disruptive Retailer

7 Steps to Consider to Become a Disruptive Retailer

Hear from top retail thought leaders on how to disrupt and become an innovative retail company positioned for the Internet of Everything.

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Coming Soon to a Building Near You: Wireless Location and Tracking

Coming Soon to a Building Near You: Wireless Location and Tracking

 In-building location and tracking is more than just convenient – it’s a vital, vibrant, exciting complement to in-building wireless communications.

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Stanley Black & Decker Re-Tools its Shop Floor For Quality and Efficiency

Stanley Black & Decker Re-Tools its Shop Floor For Quality and Efficiency

An automated factory floor reduces downtime, leading to producing more product.

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Improve Efficiency and Work Smarter by Lighting up Dark Assets

Improve Efficiency and Work Smarter by Lighting up Dark Assets

When you discover new ways to harness connections among people, processes, and things, you can unlock incredible value for your business.

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The Top 7 Reasons You Need to Pay Attention to Data

The Top 7 Reasons You Need to Pay Attention to Data

Industry thought leaders share why you need to consider data for digital transformation

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In-Store Customer Experience Nirvana

In-Store Customer Experience Nirvana

Experts discuss what it takes for customers (and retailers) to experience ‘the Last Checkout Line.’

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CIOs Gather to Discuss Disruption, Digital Transformation, Security and Strategy

CIOs Gather to Discuss Disruption, Digital Transformation, Security, and Strategy

Cisco recently held its annual CIO Summit, and here’s a readout from the three-day event

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Bring Together IT and OT to Improve Your Bottom Line

Bring Together IT and OT to Improve Your Bottom Line

Operational technology and information technology are converging, thanks to mobility, so companies can remove silos and get on with business.

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The Weather Channel Embraces IoE, Leads to New Revenue Streams

The Weather Channel Embraces IoE, Leads to New Revenue Streams

The Weather Company receives downpours of data from multiple sources. Business relies on this information, beginning with how IT executives are handling it.

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Using Technology to Reinvent the In-Person Shopping Experience

Using Technology to Reinvent the In-Person Shopping Experience

Doug Stephens, founder and president of Retail Prophet, discusses how to engage shoppers and match online experiences with in-store realities by blending physical and virtual worlds.

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Convergence: The New Opportunity for CIOs

Convergence: The New Opportunity for CIOs

Converging people, places, data, and things is opening CIOs to engage in new, innovative technologies that will drive business forward in new and enticing ways.

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Fog Computing and Big Data Creates Rapid, Actionable Decisions

Fog Computing and Big Data Creates Rapid, Actionable Decisions

Traditionally, you've gathered your data and delivered it to new, innovative IT capabilities. But what if you could bring the technology to your data?

tags: Cloud