predictive analytics

Solving the Monitoring Problems of This Decade and the Next

There is a difference between monitoring technology and understanding the impact of technology on your business. One of the most stressful times for any online business is dealing with performance and availability issues that were reported by your customers. If the customer saw an issue and reported it, things are bad, the clock is ticking, [...]

Solving the application performance growth gap.

Business applications continually become more complex as we have found ever more elegant ways to describe the logic behind process and automate the delivery of this logic. This seems obvious when you see (for example) the manual steps in business be replaced by web-based applications. Where we used to hand write sign credit card slips [...]

Applying Bayes Theorem to a Big Data World

Bayes Theorem One of the challenges in analyzing Big Data is of course its volume - there is just so much of it. Then mix in high velocity, or Fast Data and standard analytical methodologies to make sense of it breakdown, and become cumbersome and ineffective. Machine learning techniques that self-adjust and improve over time [...]

Why Classic Monitoring Is Not Enough

"Round up the usual suspects." Monitoring your IT systems continues to be a critical part of ensuring that your business runs. But is it enough? With the continually increasing complexity of IT systems, many businesses struggle to ensure that everything continues to operate at levels that the customers demand. Monitoring systems generally track some or [...]

Using Predictive Analytics and Artificial Intelligence to Improve Customer Loyalty

As users/customers engage with a company (their products, services, surveys), they generate a lot of data about their behaviors and interactions with the brand. Predictive analytics and artificial intelligence capabilities provide a way to extract insights from that data to help you improve the customer experience and optimize customer loyalty. Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics [...]

Top 4 Machine Learning Use Cases for Healthcare Providers

Machine learning is generating a lot of excitement amongst healthcare providers, but what are some of the top use cases for these advanced analytics tools? Here are some of the top initiatives and most intriguing research projects that are currently harnessing these tools. Imaging analytics and pathology Improving imaging analytics and pathology with machine learning [...]

Data Mining vs. Predictive Analytics – Are They the Same?

Predictive analytics is currently one of the most important Big Data trends. But both predictive analytics and data mining attempt to make predictions about possible events in the future with the help of data models. What are the differences between them? “Data mining is an interdisciplinary subfield of computer science. It is the computational process [...]

Differences between Data Mining and Predictive Analytics

Data mining is an integrated application in the Data Warehouse and describes a systematic process for pattern recognition in large data sets to identify conclusions and relationships. Using statistical methods, or genetic algorithms, data files can be automatically searched for statistical anomalies, patterns or rules. Wikipedia defines as “Data mining is an interdisciplinary subfield of [...]

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Top reasons predictive analytics are worth it

If you are trying to sell your leadership on switching to predictive analytics, here’s a list of the top reasons that make predictive analytics worth the extra effort. Predictive metrics initially make you aware of shifts in historical patterns — Because predictive metrics are forward-looking, they begin by looking for patterns so they can let you [...]

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How Analytics Are Like Windshield Wipers

How Analytics Are Like Windshield Wipers Imagine you’re driving a Ferrari. You’re going really fast, cruising up and down mountain passes, with nothing in your way. Then it starts to rain. The only problem with your Ferrari is that you don’t have windshield wipers, so you can’t clear the rain from your screen and everything [...]