Analytics: A blueprint for value
In today’s competitive marketplace, executive leaders are racing to convert enterprise insights into meaningful results. Successful leaders are infusing analytics throughout their enterprises to drive smarter decisions, enable faster actions and optimize outcomes.
In this exciting new piece of research, the IBM Institute of Business Value surveyed 900 business and IT executives from 70 countries. Through our research, we identified nine levers that together that differentiate top performing organizations from their competitors. The study also highlights how these levers work together to enable, drive and amplify the value delivered by analytics.
While leaders cite growth as a key driver for analytics investments and are more likely to make most of decisions based on data, the study also uncovers that:
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Analytics: The real-world use of big data
The IBM Institute for Business Value partnered with the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford to conduct the 2012 Big Data @ Work Study, surveying 1144 business and IT professionals in more than 130 countries. Now, with the emergence and expanding adoption of big data, organizations worldwide are discovering new ways to compete and win – transforming themselves to take advantage of the vast array of available information to improve decision-making and performance.
Analytics: The widening divide
A growing divide is developing between those companies that, see the value of business analytics and are transforming themselves to take advantage of these new found opportunities, and those that have yet to embrace them.
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Customer analytics helps organizations increase the value they generate for their customers, partners and shareholders. It helps them better integrate and more effectively manage their value chain and processes by taking real-time actions. Learn how companies are leveraging advanced analytics to obtain a rich and consolidated view of their customers, enabling them to determine the next best action to optimize customer interaction.
Transform financial processes
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Analyze big data
Ensure the delivery of trusted information across an organization that supports pervasive deployment of analytics with improved IT economics. Learn how you can build an information management platform that enables you to address your biggest challenges and opportunities by integrating, aligning, simplifying and analyzing your information so you can turn your information into actionable insight.
Gain the insight you need to become a more agile organization that is able to anticipate and respond to changes, better align operations with demand, and take advantage of emerging opportunities.
From Data to Decisions III: Lessons from Early Analytics Programs
The Partnership for Public Service, and the IBM Center for The Business of Government examines some of the successful early data projects to see how they got started, what sustained them and how the data was used to improve mission-critical programs. The report, “From Data to Decisions III: Lessons from Early Analytics Programs,” analyzes efforts that started out small, asked hard questions and used data that focused on results. Based on the experiences at various federal agencies, the report draws some basic lessons that could help agency leaders and program managers make use of data to achieve real value and accomplish mission goals
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An executive panel of innovators who lead big data and analytics transformations will share how they are using these capabilities for competitive advantage.
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