Analytics

New Digital Technologies Will Disrupt Banking Forever

Over the past several years, digital technologies have changed the once staid banking industry. The collection and advanced analysis of data has changed the way customers are viewed, and the introduction of mobile devices has altered the way consumers access their bank. In short, digital transformation is on the front burner of all banks and [...]

Analytics in the Stock Market: Made for Each Other

The ability to accurately predict stock market activity has been the holy grail of analytics and machine learning for decades. Algorithmic trading has already had an effect on the market, being directly responsible for the Flash Crash (a brief swing of over 1,000 points on May 6, 2010) in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Can [...]

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Large Retailers need to provide quality services to their customers

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, large retailers are relying on Nastel AutoPilot to keep the holiday shopping season successful and highly profitable with uninterrupted services. Heavy loads and high volumes of sales are expected on Black Friday followed by Cyber Monday.  Nastel AutoPilot helps keeping services supporting sales highly available and highly reliable. How Large Retailers [...]

3 Essentials Of Every Digital Journey: Cloud, Data, And People

Going on a digital journey? Bring lots of cloud, data, and most of all, people. That’s the word from a new study of 105 organizations, published by Constellation Research, which found, for starters, that pursuing a digital strategy is no longer the exotic journey it once was. Now, the ability to marshal big data, employed [...]

How to Include Business Intelligence in Your 2018 Budget

How to Include Business Intelligence in Your 2018 Budget Every year when budget time rolls around, many organizations find themselves asking the same question: “what are we going to do about our data?” Organizing scattered and large data sets is one of the top business challenges that companies face, but one that many regularly put [...]

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Why You Need a (Big) Data Management Platform for Your Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is underway in practically every industry in the world. Companies, businesses and organizations throughout the world are leveraging their assets, big data and analytics for an edge over their competitors. In fact, data analytics and big data have gained popularity to the extent that data analysis for differentiation is considered advantageous by nearly [...]

Banking on analytics and machine learning – Demystifying the terms

Machine learning, a subset of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a method of data analysis that uses algorithms to iteratively learn from data and derive insights without being explicitly programmed. We can find examples of how Machine Learning is already a part of our daily lives – like Google Maps, using location data from smartphones, analyses [...]

Why Advanced IT Analytics Deployments Show Benefits That Are Too Good To Miss

In my previous blog, I shared why I felt that advanced IT analytics (AIA) is both an area of intense innovation, while at the same time a set of technologies that are truly coming of age. No longer just a technological curiosity, AIA solutions are already transforming many IT organizations for the better. As I [...]

The All-encompassing Role of Big Data in the Finance and Trading Industry

Big data is something that is setting its fingerprints in almost everything, irrespective of the business or industry you’re looking at. Nowadays, it is hard to separate the big business decisions from big data and this is especially true with regards to the finance and trading industry which is feeling the biggest influence of big [...]

Most Industries Are Nowhere Close to Realizing the Potential of Analytics

Most Industries Are Nowhere Close to Realizing the Potential of Analytics Back in 2011, the McKinsey Global Institute published a report on the transformational potential of big data—and it would take a supercomputer to process all of the articles that have appeared since then urging companies to get on board before some digital disruptor renders [...]

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