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Creating Value With Big Data Analytics

Author : Peter C. Verhoef
ISBN : 9781317561927
Genre : Business & Economics
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Our newly digital world is generating an almost unimaginable amount of data about all of us. Such a vast amount of data is useless without plans and strategies that are designed to cope with its size and complexity, and which enable organisations to leverage the information to create value. This book is a refreshingly practical, yet theoretically sound roadmap to leveraging big data and analytics. Creating Value with Big Data Analytics provides a nuanced view of big data development, arguing that big data in itself is not a revolution but an evolution of the increasing availability of data that has been observed in recent times. Building on the authors’ extensive academic and practical knowledge, this book aims to provide managers and analysts with strategic directions and practical analytical solutions on how to create value from existing and new big data. By tying data and analytics to specific goals and processes for implementation, this is a much-needed book that will be essential reading for students and specialists of data analytics, marketing research, and customer relationship management.
Category: Business & Economics

Creating Value From Big Data

Author : Atal Malviya
ISBN : 1472930185
Genre : Business & Economics
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Many people may be unsure of what 'structured data' means, but everyone will recognise it: data that resides within a fixed field in a record. At the same time, the web, mobile and social networks, and other platforms are producing enormous amounts of unstructured data, which can itself hold a wealth of market intelligence. Unlock this 'big data' and it has the power to build sustainable value in a number of forms. But how can such vast quantities of data be interpreted and used effectively? Creating Value from Big Data enables readers to make sense of data patterns and then link those insights to build value creation opportunities for their businesses. Using case studies such as Samsung and American Express, it presents a simple framework and a non-technical approach through which managers can produce meaningful analytics on which to base effective business decisions. With two authors and supported by Ashridge, the book offers a highly practical guide that has real-world business applications for both senior managers and postgraduate/MBA students.
Category: Business & Economics

Big Data For Managers

Author : Atal Malviya
ISBN : 9780429952609
Genre : Business & Economics
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In today’s fast growing digital world, the web, mobile, social networks and other digital platforms are producing enormous amounts of data that hold intelligence and valuable information. Correctly used it has the power to create sustainable value in different forms for businesses. The commonly used term for this data is Big Data, which includes structured, unstructured and hybrid structured data. However, Big Data is of limited value unless insightful information can be extracted from the sources of data. The solution is Big Data analytics, and how managers and executives can capture value from this vast resource of information and insights. This book develops a simple framework and a non-technical approach to help the reader understand, digest and analyze data, and produce meaningful analytics to make informed decisions. It will support value creation within businesses, from customer care to product innovation, from sales and marketing to operational performance. The authors provide multiple case studies on global industries and business units, chapter summaries and discussion questions for the reader to consider and explore. Big Data for Managers also presents small cases and challenges for the reader to work on – making this a thorough and practical guide for students and managers.
Category: Business & Economics

Creating Value With Social Media Analytics

Author : Gohar F. Khan
ISBN : 1977543979
Genre : Business analysts
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Often termed as the ''new gold,'' the vast amount of social media data can be employed to identify which customer behavior and actions create more value. Nevertheless, many brands find it extremely hard to define what the value of social media is and how to capture and create value with social media data.In Creating Value with Social Media Analytics, we draw on developments in social media analytics theories and tools to develop a comprehensive social media value creation framework that allows readers to define, align, capture, and sustain value through social media data. The book offers concepts, strategies, tools, tutorials, and case studies that brands need to align, extract, and analyze a variety of social media data, including text, actions, networks, multimedia, apps, hyperlinks, search engines, and location data. By the end of this book, the readers will have mastered the theories, concepts, strategies, techniques, and tools necessary to extract business value from big social media that help increase brand loyalty, generate leads, drive traffic, and ultimately make sound business decisions. Here is how the book is organized. Chapter 1: Creating Value with Social Media Analytics Chapter 2: Understanding Social Media Chapter 3: Understanding Social Media Analytics Chapter 4: Analytics-Business Alignment Chapter 5: Capturing Value with Network Analytics Chapter 6: Capturing Value with Text Analytics Chapter 7: Capturing Value with Actions Analytics Chapter 8: Capturing Value with Search Engine Analytics Chapter 9: Capturing Value with Location Analytics Chapter 10: Capturing Value with Hyperlinks Analytics Chapter 11: Capturing Value with Mobile Analytics Chapter 12: Capturing Value with Multimedia Analytics Chapter 13: Social Media Analytics CapabilitiesChapter 14: Social Media Security, Privacy, & Ethics The book has a companion site (, which offers useful instructor resources. Praises for the book "Gohar F. Khan has a flair for simplifying the complexity of social media analytics. Creating Value with Social Media Analytics is a beautifully delineated roadmap to creating and capturing business value through social media. It provides the theories, tools, and creates a roadmap to leveraging social media data for business intelligence purposes. Real world analytics cases and tutorials combined with a comprehensive companion site make this an excellent textbook for both graduate and undergraduate students."-Robin Saunders, Director of the Communications and Information Management Graduate Programs, Bay Path University. "Creating Value with Social Media Analytics offers a comprehensive framework to define, align, capture, and sustain business value through social media data. The book is theoretically grounded and practical, making it an excellent resource for social media analytics courses."-Haya Ajjan, Director & Associate Prof., Elon Center for Organizational Analytics, Elon University. "Gohar Khan is a pioneer in the emerging domain of social media analytics. This latest text is a must-read for business leaders, managers, and academicians, as it provides a clear and concise understanding of business value creation with social media data from a social lens."-Laeeq Khan, Director, Social Media Analytics Research Team, Ohio University. "Whether you are coming from a business, research, science or art background, Creating Value with Social Media Analytics is a brilliant induction resource for those entering the social media analytics industry. The insightful case studies and carefully crafted tutorials are the perfect supplements to help digest the key concepts introduced in each chapter."-Jared Wong, Social Media Data Analyst, Digivizer "It is one of the most comprehensive books on analytics that I have come across recently."-Bobby Swar, Prof. Concordia Uni.
Category: Business analysts

Creating Strategic Business Value From Big Data Analytics A Research Framework

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ISBN : OCLC:1053744110
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Abstract: Despite the publicity regarding big data and analytics (BDA), the success rate of these projects and strategic value created from them are unclear. Most literature on BDA focuses on how it can be used to enhance tactical organizational capabilities, but very few studies examine its impact on organizational value. Further, we see limited framing of how BDA can create strategic value for the organization. After all, the ultimate success of any BDA project lies in realizing strategic business value, which gives firms a competitive advantage. In this study, we describe the value proposition of BDA by delineating its components. We offer a framing of BDA value by extending existing frameworks of information technology value, then illustrate the framework through BDA applications in practice. The framework is then discussed in terms of its ability to study constructs and relationships that focus on BDA value creation and realization. We also present a problem-oriented view of the framework—where problems in BDA components can give rise to targeted research questions and areas for future study. The framing in this study could help develop a significant research agenda for BDA that can better target research and practice based on effective use of data resources.

Analytics Best Practices A Business Driven Playbook For Creating Value Through Data Analytics

Author : Prashanth H Southekal, PhD, MBA
ISBN : 9781634628297
Genre : Computers
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Deliver enterprise data analytics success by following Prashanth’s prescriptive and practical techniques. Today, organizations across the globe are looking at ways to glean insights from data analytics and make good business decisions. However, not many business enterprises are successful in data analytics. According to Gartner, 80% of analytics programs do not deliver business outcomes. Mckinsey consulting says, less than 20% of the companies have achieved analytics at scale. So, how can a business enterprise avoid analytics failure and deliver business results? This book provides ten key analytics best practices that will improve the odds of delivering enterprise data analytics solutions successfully. It is intended for anyone who has a stake and interest in deriving insights from data analytics. The three key differentiating aspects of this book are: · Practicality. This book offers prescriptive, superior, and practical guidance. · Completeness. This book looks at data analytics holistically across the four key data analytics domains - data management, data engineering, data science, and data visualization. · Neutrality. This book is technologically agnostic and looks at analytics concepts without any reference to commercial analytics products and technologies. Dr. Southekal proves why he is one of the leading thinkers on data and analytics today. ‘Analytics Best Practices’ is an indispensable guide for business leaders and those looking to get into the analytics field on the nuances, challenges, and immense opportunities with data. Douglas B. Laney Principal, Data & Analytics Strategy, Caserta, and author of “Infonomics” Dr. Southekal’s book is a treasure trove of best practices and practical examples from the field of Data Analytics. Upen Varanasi CEO & Co-Founder, Riversand Technologies What I like about this book is its focus on real-world best practices with an extensive set of practical tips and tricks. It provides an important bridge between the data management and business operations sides of a business. Michael Wade Professor of Innovation & Strategy, IMD Business School Prashanth’s book is accessible and practical – an excellent guide for corporate leaders who want to produce meaningful business results from the use of data and analytics to create true business value. Irina Pelphrey Senior Director, Walmart Corporation This book is a must on the desks of business executives and decision makers at all levels in an organization who want to truly understand what it takes to become a successful data driven organization. Ram Kumar Senior Vice President, Quantium Dr. Prashanth Southekal has created a practical guidebook for realizing business value from data and analytics investments. Highly recommended. Randy Bean Founder & CEO, NewVantage Partners Prashanth’s second book starts with the right title – it is always about BUSINESS VALUE. The practices explored here will help anyone interested to achieve these goals. Mario Faria Gartner Research Board The Analytics Best Practices book is one of the most comprehensive and well-researched books I have come across on data analytics. Ameet Shetty Former Chief Data and Analytics Officer, McDonald's Corporation I would encourage all professionals to read this easy to navigate, thoughtful and pragmatic book as it is relevant to all of us seeking to maximize the ROI for our organizations. Lisa M. Wardlaw Former EVP, Global Chief Digital Strategy Officer, MunichRe Deriving actionable insights from data requires that linkage to be clear between art and science and this book does just that. Chris Leonard, Director, Digital Strategy & Transformation, Plains Midstream Prashanth’s book simplifies the complex world of data analytics, and one to understand the drivers of bringing valued results to an organization. Matthew Joyce Senior Solution Architect, SAS-Institute
Category: Computers

Management In The Era Of Big Data

Author : Joanna Paliszkiewicz
ISBN : 9781000093636
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book is a wonderful collection of chapters that posits how managers need to cope in the Big Data era. It highlights many of the emerging developments in technologies, applications, and trends related to management’s needs in this Big Data era. —Dr. Jay Liebowitz, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology This book presents some meaningful work on Big Data analytics and its applications. Each chapter generates helpful guidance to the readers on Big Data analytics and its applications, challenges, and prospects that is necessary for organizational strategic direction. —Dr. Alex Koohang, Middle Georgia State University Big Data is a concept that has caught the attention of practitioners, academicians, and researchers. Big Data offers organizations the possibility of gaining a competitive advantage by managing, collecting, and analyzing massive amounts of data. As the promises and challenges posed by Big Data have increased over the past decade, significant issues have developed regarding how data can be used for improving management. Big Data can be understood as large amounts of data generated by the Internet and a variety of connected smart devices and sensors. This book discusses the main challenges posed by Big Data in a manner relevant to both practitioners and scholars. It examines how companies can leverage Big Data analytics to act and optimize the business. This book brings together the theory and practice of management in the era of Big Data. It offers a look at the current state of Big Data, including a comprehensive overview of both research and practical applications. By bringing together conceptual thinking and empirical research on the nature, meaning, and development of Big Data in management, this book unifies research on Big Data in management to stimulate new directions for academic investigation as well as practice.
Category: Business & Economics

Big Data

Author : John Storm Pedersen
ISBN : 9781788112352
Genre : Political Science
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Promise, Application and Pitfalls
Category: Political Science

Big Data Big Analytics

Author : Michael Minelli
ISBN : 9781118239155
Genre : Business & Economics
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Unique prospective on the big data analytics phenomenon for both business and IT professionals The availability of Big Data, low-cost commodity hardware and new information management and analytics software has produced a unique moment in the history of business. The convergence of these trends means that we have the capabilities required to analyze astonishing data sets quickly and cost-effectively for the first time in history. These capabilities are neither theoretical nor trivial. They represent a genuine leap forward and a clear opportunity to realize enormous gains in terms of efficiency, productivity, revenue and profitability. The Age of Big Data is here, and these are truly revolutionary times. This timely book looks at cutting-edge companies supporting an exciting new generation of business analytics. Learn more about the trends in big data and how they are impacting the business world (Risk, Marketing, Healthcare, Financial Services, etc.) Explains this new technology and how companies can use them effectively to gather the data that they need and glean critical insights Explores relevant topics such as data privacy, data visualization, unstructured data, crowd sourcing data scientists, cloud computing for big data, and much more.
Category: Business & Economics

Cognitive Computing And Big Data Analytics

Author : Judith S. Hurwitz
ISBN : 9781118896785
Genre : Computers
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A comprehensive guide to learning technologies that unlock thevalue in big data Cognitive Computing provides detailed guidance towardbuilding a new class of systems that learn from experience andderive insights to unlock the value of big data. This book helpstechnologists understand cognitive computing's underlyingtechnologies, from knowledge representation techniques and naturallanguage processing algorithms to dynamic learning approaches basedon accumulated evidence, rather than reprogramming. Detailed caseexamples from the financial, healthcare, and manufacturing walkreaders step-by-step through the design and testing of cognitivesystems, and expert perspectives from organizations such asCleveland Clinic, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, as well as commercialvendors that are creating solutions. These organizations provideinsight into the real-world implementation of cognitive computingsystems. The IBM Watson cognitive computing platform is describedin a detailed chapter because of its significance in helping todefine this emerging market. In addition, the book includesimplementations of emerging projects from Qualcomm, Hitachi, Googleand Amazon. Today's cognitive computing solutions build on establishedconcepts from artificial intelligence, natural language processing,ontologies, and leverage advances in big data management andanalytics. They foreshadow an intelligent infrastructure thatenables a new generation of customer and context-aware smartapplications in all industries. Cognitive Computing is a comprehensive guide to thesubject, providing both the theoretical and practical guidancetechnologists need. Discover how cognitive computing evolved from promise toreality Learn the elements that make up a cognitive computingsystem Understand the groundbreaking hardware and softwaretechnologies behind cognitive computing Learn to evaluate your own application portfolio to find thebest candidates for pilot projects Leverage cognitive computing capabilities to transform theorganization Cognitive systems are rightly being hailed as the new era ofcomputing. Learn how these technologies enable emerging firms tocompete with entrenched giants, and forward-thinking establishedfirms to disrupt their industries. Professionals who currently workwith big data and analytics will see how cognitive computing buildson their foundation, and creates new opportunities. CognitiveComputing provides complete guidance to this new level ofhuman-machine interaction.
Category: Computers

Digital Analytics Primer

Author : Judah Phillips
ISBN : 9780133552102
Genre : Computers
File Size : 53.65 MB
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Learn the concepts and methods for creating economic and business value with digital analytics, mobile analytics, web analytics, and market research and social media data. In Digital Analytics Primer , pioneering expert Judah Phillips introduces the concepts, terms, and methods that comprise the science and art of digital analysis for web, site, social, video, and other types of quantitative and qualitative data. Business readers—from new practitioners to experienced executives—who want to understand how digital analytics can be used to reduce costs and increase profitable revenue throughout the business should read this book. Phillips delivers a comprehensive review of the core concepts, vocabulary, and frameworks, including analytical methods and tools that can help you successfully integrate analytical processes, technology, and people into all aspects of business operations. This unbiased and product-independent primer draws from the author's extensive experience doing and managing analytics in this field.
Category: Computers

Modeling And Processing For Next Generation Big Data Technologies

Author : Fatos Xhafa
ISBN : 9783319091778
Genre : Computers
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This book covers the latest advances in Big Data technologies and provides the readers with a comprehensive review of the state-of-the-art in Big Data processing, analysis, analytics, and other related topics. It presents new models, algorithms, software solutions and methodologies, covering the full data cycle, from data gathering to their visualization and interaction, and includes a set of case studies and best practices. New research issues, challenges and opportunities shaping the future agenda in the field of Big Data are also identified and presented throughout the book, which is intended for researchers, scholars, advanced students, software developers and practitioners working at the forefront in their field.
Category: Computers

Building A Digital Analytics Organization

Author : Judah Phillips
ISBN : 9780133372816
Genre : Computers
File Size : 43.88 MB
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Drive maximum business value from digital analytics, web analytics, site analytics, and business intelligence! In Building a Digital Analytics Organization, pioneering expert Judah Phillips thoroughly explains digital analytics to business practitioners, and presents best practices for using it to reduce costs and increase profitable revenue throughout the business. Phillips covers everything from making the business case through defining and executing strategy, and shows how to successfully integrate analytical processes, technology, and people in all aspects of operations. This unbiased and product-independent guide is replete with examples, many based on the author’s own extensive experience. Coverage includes: key concepts; focusing initiatives and strategy on business value, not technology; building an effective analytics organization; choosing the right tools (and understanding their limitations); creating processes and managing data; analyzing paid, owned, and earned digital media; performing competitive and qualitative analyses; optimizing and testing sites; implementing integrated multichannel digital analytics; targeting consumers; automating marketing processes; and preparing for the revolutionary “analytical economy.” For all business practitioners interested in analytics and business intelligence in all areas of the organization.
Category: Computers

Big Data Data Mining And Machine Learning

Author : Jared Dean
ISBN : 9781118920701
Genre : Computers
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With big data analytics comes big insights into profitability Big data is big business. But having the data and the computational power to process it isn't nearly enough to produce meaningful results. Big Data, Data Mining, and Machine Learning: Value Creation for Business Leaders and Practitioners is a complete resource for technology and marketing executives looking to cut through the hype and produce real results that hit the bottom line. Providing an engaging, thorough overview of the current state of big data analytics and the growing trend toward high performance computing architectures, the book is a detail-driven look into how big data analytics can be leveraged to foster positive change and drive efficiency. With continued exponential growth in data and ever more competitive markets, businesses must adapt quickly to gain every competitive advantage available. Big data analytics can serve as the linchpin for initiatives that drive business, but only if the underlying technology and analysis is fully understood and appreciated by engaged stakeholders. This book provides a view into the topic that executives, managers, and practitioners require, and includes: A complete overview of big data and its notable characteristics Details on high performance computing architectures for analytics, massively parallel processing (MPP), and in-memory databases Comprehensive coverage of data mining, text analytics, and machine learning algorithms A discussion of explanatory and predictive modeling, and how they can be applied to decision-making processes Big Data, Data Mining, and Machine Learning provides technology and marketing executives with the complete resource that has been notably absent from the veritable libraries of published books on the topic. Take control of your organization's big data analytics to produce real results with a resource that is comprehensive in scope and light on hyperbole.
Category: Computers

Data Strategy

Author : Bernard Marr
ISBN : 9780749479862
Genre : Business & Economics
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Less than 0.5 per cent of all data is currently analysed and used. However, business leaders and managers cannot afford to be unconcerned or sceptical about data. Data is revolutionizing the way we work and it is the companies that view data as a strategic asset that will survive and thrive. Bernard Marr's Data Strategy is a must-have guide to creating a robust data strategy. Explaining how to identify your strategic data needs, what methods to use to collect the data and, most importantly, how to translate your data into organizational insights for improved business decision-making and performance, this is essential reading for anyone aiming to leverage the value of their business data and gain competitive advantage. Packed with case studies and real-world examples, advice on how to build data competencies in an organization and crucial coverage of how to ensure your data doesn't become a liability, Data Strategy will equip any organization with the tools and strategies it needs to profit from big data, analytics and the Internet of Things.
Category: Business & Economics

Planning For Big Data

Author : Edd Wilder-James
ISBN : 9781449329648
Genre : Computers
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In an age where everything is measurable, understanding big data is an essential. From creating new data-driven products through to increasing operational efficiency, big data has the potential to make your organization both more competitive and more innovative. As this emerging field transitions from the bleeding edge to enterprise infrastructure, it's vital to understand not only the technologies involved, but the organizational and cultural demands of being data-driven. Written by O'Reilly Radar's experts on big data, this anthology describes: The broad industry changes heralded by the big data era What big data is, what it means to your business, and how to start solving data problems The software that makes up the Hadoop big data stack, and the major enterprise vendors' Hadoop solutions The landscape of NoSQL databases and their relative merits How visualization plays an important part in data work
Category: Computers

Big Data In Cardiology Predicting Preventing And Managing Diseases

Author : Bikal Dhungel
ISBN : 9783346284372
Genre : Medical
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Master's Thesis from the year 2020 in the subject Health - Health Sciences - Health Logistics, grade: 1,7, Linnaeus University (School of Informatics), course: Information Systems, language: English, abstract: This study was conducted to analyze this process closer focusing on a case of Cardiology. Conducting a comprehensive literature review and qualitative expert interviews, the impact of big data in the field of Cardiology was explored. The result of the study shows that big data can play a positive role in three aspects: prediction of disease, prevention of disease and management of disease. Big data enables us to build models that can be used to predict the occurrence of disease. Based on this information, actions can be taken to prevent the disease. Data also helps to manage the disease by offering helpful insights. Medical personnel can retrieve the patient data, with the help of AI, they can make faster decisions allowing them to spend more quality time with the patients and reduce cognitive errors. Through the interviews, it was understood that even though the positive role of big data has been acknowledged, the implementation is still a challenge due to various limitations. The challenges lie mainly on technical know-how and domain knowledge. Further challenges were data security and privacy issues that need to be addressed to mitigate the risks that can be caused by them. The examples of big data implementation in various cases like in heart failure prediction or prevention shows a positive picture. The overwhelming majority of case studies analyzed in this regard show an optimistic picture. Due to growing importance and use of smart devices, IoT, genomics and the recent developments in the field of ICTs, it is expected that big data will not only leave a positive influence on the field of Cardiology, it will also change the way medicine is practiced and healthcare is offered. The statement ‘Data is the new oil’ has been broadly acknowledged due to its wide-ranging importance. Utilizing big data offers a variety of benefits. Although the health sector was late in terms of exploiting the benefits of big data, currently, the adoption is accelerating. Healthcare is increasingly becoming an information science and the implementation of electronic medical records (EMR) and other information systems is growing rapidly. The patient data originating from smart devices and other sources like genomic databases are supporting the healthcare sector offering better healthcare delivery and increasing efficiency, hence saving costs.
Category: Medical

Win With Advanced Business Analytics

Author : Jean-Paul Isson
ISBN : 9781118417089
Genre : Business & Economics
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Plain English guidance for strategic business analytics and bigdata implementation In today's challenging economy, business analytics and big datahave become more and more ubiquitous. While some businesses don'teven know where to start, others are struggling to move from beyondbasic reporting. In some instances management and executives do notsee the value of analytics or have a clear understanding ofbusiness analytics vision mandate and benefits. Win withAdvanced Analytics focuses on integrating multiple types ofintelligence, such as web analytics, customer feedback, competitiveintelligence, customer behavior, and industry intelligence intoyour business practice. Provides the essential concept and framework to implementbusiness analytics Written clearly for a nontechnical audience Filled with case studies across a variety of industries Uniquely focuses on integrating multiple types of big dataintelligence into your business Companies now operate on a global scale and are inundated with alarge volume of data from multiple locations and sources: B2B data,B2C data, traffic data, transactional data, third party vendordata, macroeconomic data, etc. Packed with case studies frommultiple countries across a variety of industries, Win withAdvanced Analytics provides a comprehensive framework andapplications of how to leverage business analytics/big data tooutpace the competition.
Category: Business & Economics

Big Data Analytics

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ISBN : 9780444634979
Genre : Mathematics
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While the term Big Data is open to varying interpretation, it is quite clear that the Volume, Velocity, and Variety (3Vs) of data have impacted every aspect of computational science and its applications. The volume of data is increasing at a phenomenal rate and a majority of it is unstructured. With big data, the volume is so large that processing it using traditional database and software techniques is difficult, if not impossible. The drivers are the ubiquitous sensors, devices, social networks and the all-pervasive web. Scientists are increasingly looking to derive insights from the massive quantity of data to create new knowledge. In common usage, Big Data has come to refer simply to the use of predictive analytics or other certain advanced methods to extract value from data, without any required magnitude thereon. Challenges include analysis, capture, curation, search, sharing, storage, transfer, visualization, and information privacy. While there are challenges, there are huge opportunities emerging in the fields of Machine Learning, Data Mining, Statistics, Human-Computer Interfaces and Distributed Systems to address ways to analyze and reason with this data. The edited volume focuses on the challenges and opportunities posed by "Big Data" in a variety of domains and how statistical techniques and innovative algorithms can help glean insights and accelerate discovery. Big data has the potential to help companies improve operations and make faster, more intelligent decisions. Review of big data research challenges from diverse areas of scientific endeavor Rich perspective on a range of data science issues from leading researchers Insight into the mathematical and statistical theory underlying the computational methods used to address big data analytics problems in a variety of domains
Category: Mathematics