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Welcome to the Modern Sports Franchise: Building a Better Team with Analytics

December 17, 2014 By Tyler Convey

So far in our series on the modern sports franchise, we have explored how professional sports franchises can embrace analytics to change the way they think about business from both a management and an operational point of view. Today, we’re going to look at how analytics impacts the way that ...

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When Business Intelligence is Better Together

December 15, 2014 By Daphne Tan

Our MicroStrategy Community just reached a milestone of 60,000 unique visitors--and of course, we're still counting! Our community is ample with discussions (just over 3,100 posts to be exact), surrounding the questions and solutions of our BI solutions. Yet, we hope it will become so much more.

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MicroStrategy Named a Top Rated BI Platform in TrustRadius Buyer’s Guide to Business Intelligence

December 10, 2014 By Scott Templeman

MicroStrategy has earned leading marks from BI users for qualities such as customer service, ease of implementation, the ability to pull from various data sources, as well as innate data visualization capability.

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The Value of Predictive Analytics applied to Big Data

December 8, 2014 By Guest Blogger

This post is guest authored by Peter Krensky, Research Analyst, Analytics & Business Intelligence at Aberdeen Group. 
The best teams are greater than the sum of their parts. Such is the case for the pairing of predictive analytics and big data capabilities. Aberdeen took its pool of 676 respondents to ...

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Till Data Do Us Part.

December 4, 2014 By Vijay Anand

This blog talks about the evolution of business analytics and the TDWI maturity model

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Welcome to the Modern Sports Franchise: Revolutionizing the Fan Experience with Analytics

December 2, 2014 By Wesley Andrews

Today we’ll dive deeper into the operations of the modern sports franchise, focusing on how analytics can revolutionize the arena experience. When it comes to arena operations, franchises are primarily concerned with two things—attracting new fans to increase revenue and making the fan experience as engaging and enjoyable as possible ...

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Webinar Preview: Mobile Identity Management and Today’s Enterprise Pain Points

December 1, 2014 By Jenna Smith

On any given day, if you pick up a newspaper, turn on the news, or scan the web, chances are there’s a story detailing the latest high profile cyber-attack. The need for advanced authentication solutions is immediate. As companies look to bolster security, they deploy a wide spectrum of technologies ...

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Welcome to the Modern Sports Franchise: "Show Me the Data!"

November 19, 2014 By Gianthomas Tewksbury Volpe

In 2003, Michael Lewis released his bestselling book, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game.  The book tells the story of the 2002 Oakland A’s and their maverick GM, Billy Beane. Beane helped pioneer the adoption of applied statistical analysis in baseball, and his success with the A’s persuaded ...

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Embedded Analytics: Achieving In-Process Intelligence

November 18, 2014 By Guest Blogger

This post is guest authored by Peter Krensky, Research Analyst, Analytics & Business Intelligence at Aberdeen Group. Aberdeen’s research consistently demonstrates the connection between analytical activity and stronger business performance. However, few companies see success by simply placing analytical tools into the hands of business users and waiting for insights (and ...

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Hilton achieves one version of the truth across all its global brands and properties

November 13, 2014 By Jonathan Goldberg

Hilton is composed of 13 brands that represent over 4,000 properties in 93 countries around the world.  When you’re a large global company built up through numerous acquisitions, it becomes a challenge to establish one single view of aggregated corporate performance.   Similar companies accomplish this only through lots of tedious ...

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