Analytics Whitepapers


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Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
By Microsoft | 16/5/2016

The BI and analytics platform market's multi year shift from IT-led enterprise reporting to business-led self-service analytics has passed the tipping point. Most new buying is of modern, business-user-centric platforms forcing a new market perspective, significantly reordering the vendor landscape.

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Chickasaw Nation Division of Commerce Case Study: Predictive analytics and statistical modeling increases the accuracy of financial forecasts
By IBM Australia | 3/5/2016

The Chickasaw Nation Division of Commerce uses advanced predictive analysis and complex statistical modeling to steer its growing operations to success, making decisions based on fact instead of intuition. In addition to more accurate financial planning, including revenue forecasts and cash flow analysis, the business analytics solution allows managers throughout the organization to track their performance in near–real time and apply valuable insights to day–to–day decisions.

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Bega Cheese: Easy mobile access to accurate group-wide insight into safety, quality and financial performance
By IBM Australia | 3/5/2016

When Bega Cheese acquired Tatura Milk Industries and became an ASXlisted company, new management and statutory reporting requirements created a need to improve its group-level analytics capabilities. Bega’s senior executives launched an analytics initiative that uses IBM technologies to automatically generate detailed financial information, including a monthly interactive dashboard for its board members as well as statutory reports for the ASX. The benefits give board members and the executive anytime, anywhere mobile access to insight. Saves one day per month on board reporting. Saves six days per year on ASX reporting. Improves information quality by harnessing robust data sources.

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IBM Planning Analytics: Self-service planning and analytics on cloud for greater speed, agility and foresight
By IBM Australia | 3/5/2016

IBM Planning Analytics is a fast, easy, flexible and complete planning and analytics cloud solution. It helps Finance organisations drive greater process efficiency and deliver the foresight they need to steer business performance. This solution not only automates manual tasks, but takes you beyond automation by providing self-service analytics that can help you uncover new insights directly from your data. It speeds decision making and improves decision quality.

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Australian National University Case Study: Entering a new age of enlightenment with advanced analytics from IBM
By IBM Australia | 3/5/2016

ANU saw opportunities to improve its financial and operational management in a range of key areas such as student retention – but to achieve these goals, it needed to gain greater insight into its data. ANU decided to reboot its analytics strategy, building new planning, reporting and modelling capabilities based on a combination of IBM software, a skilled in-house analytics team, and expert partners. ANU has already accelerated its budget process by two months, and is now developing analytics tools that will help predict student attrition, optimise research management, and improve course design.

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Allegiant Travel Relies on Linux on Power to Stay Cutting Edge in Data Analytics
By IBM Australia | 4/4/2016

Allegiant Travel is a ULTR-low cost airline that is transforming it's approach to customer service using big data and analytics, with a secret ingredient. Bryan O'Neill, Director of Data Architecture, has turned his airline into a 'technology company with wings', using high performing systems and real-time data + ACTION to pleasantly surprise their paying passengers. Got to the gate early? Enjoy that pop-up message on your phone for a discounted beverage at the bar. And he'll also be predicting your holiday choice based on your past actions, and those of your demographic cohort. Building his "cognitive business" was only possible with the massive $1.2M USD he saved by using IBM Systems (POWER8 servers and IBM FlashSystems). Exceeding the business results in a competitive marketplace was delivered with the best of IBM technology.

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Security Analytics: The Cornerstone Of Modern Detection And Response
By RSA | 5/2/2016

Keeping your company secure is as much about detecting and responding to attacks as they occur as it is about preventing attacks before they happen. Given the proliferation and sophistication of malicious entities, organizations must assume that they will be infiltrated and have an effective detection and response strategy. In this report Forrester Consulting evaluates how the capabilities of SIEM and security analytics solutions stack up against the current threat landscape.

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Big Data use cases for telcos
By Cloudera | 27/1/2016

Telecom Service Providers are now able to turn the avalanche of data they have into valuable business insights. These insights play an integral role to help telcos achieve business objectives and promote growth. This whitepaper looks at the 4 key big case data uses for telcos from customer experience management, to network optimisation, operational analytics and data monetisation.

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Elevating the customer experience in the mobile world
By CA Pacific | 1/12/2015

With mobile app sales anticipated to reach $151 billion by 2017, there is no denying applications are reshaping the way organisations interact with their clients. This whitepaper looks at the factors that contributes to a compelling experience for the application end user, and how the combination of mobile application analytics and APM solution can provide deep insights that benefits both the CIO and CMO.

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2015 Remote support trends
By LogMeIn | 13/10/2015

Remote support solutions today comprises more than remote control for PCs. With globalisation of companies, the workforce is now more mobile than ever which translates to an increased variety of devices being used.

This whitepaper looks at results from a 2015 survey showing trends of this market, showing more than 70% of surveyed businesses are adopting a remote support solution and nearly 50% have allocated budgets for this purpose in the next financial year.

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