Turn insights into action for key areas in your organisation
Our three-minute guides to analytics can help you get your analytics initiatives off to a smart start. Read now to learn more about how analytics can help deliver deeper insights that can pave the way to more effective decision making.
Many business trends—such as globalisation, vertical integration, and margin pressure—are forcing manufacturers to find new and innovative ways to improve decision-making and boost performance. Analytics can help.
Managed analytics offers a smart alternative to many of the challenges companies face today, including doing it yourself. By outsourcing the analytics technology—and insourcing an analytics mindset—you can gain the capabilities and insights offered by leading in-house solutions faster and more efficiently.
For high-tech companies, analytics offers a path—not just the technology, but a business-first approach that draws from the worlds of process, technology, and talent to generate results beyond what today’s business intelligence tools can deliver.
Many companies today are struggling to develop their own in-house analytics capabilities, while others are sitting on the sidelines wondering how they will ever catch up. With subscription analytics, organisations can gain insights they need without the time, people and expense to build do-it-yourself analytics capabilities.
Social analytics—tracking and interpreting customer sentiment and activity through the lens of their relationships with one another—has become a powerful tool not only for creating stronger relationships with a wider range of customers, but also for anticipating future developments that may affect organisational strategy.
Companies that know how to perform advanced analytics may be able to extend their lead over those that merely think they do. You owe it to your business to understand what qualifies as advanced analytics today in order to better compete with—or even leapfrog—the competition.
From financial market transactions to social network chats to radio-frequency ID tag signals, the sources of big data are varied and growing. Learn why businesses are looking to big data as a competitive advantage.
With advances in technology — mobile devices, location sensors, social media, and more — organisations now have access to time and location data that can be leveraged in new ways. Using geospatial analytics, businesses can identify patterns that were previously buried in spreadsheets, resulting in better decisions
Analytics can shine a light on potential improvements within the four walls of the shared service centre. What process change could decrease call centre hold time? Which transaction type is driving up costs? Whose performance is lagging?
Supply chains are a rich place to look for competitive advantage, partly because of their complexity, and party because of the significant role they play in a company’s cost structure. If your supply chain management models are based only on past demand, supply, and business cycles, you could be missing big opportunities to put analytics to work.
Analytics can lead the way on pricing and customer profitability. This outline describes how pricing analytics can help improve margins and deliver the insights required to take pricing strategies to the next level.
Many organisations want to take advantage of the benefits of risk analytics to proactively identify and understand sources of risk to limit risk exposure, or to take certain risks to generate returns. Risk analytics can help establish a baseline for measuring risk across the organisation and offer executives clarity in identifying, viewing, understanding, and managing risk.