Ford announced last week that it will use Google's new Prediction API, which uses cloud computing, storage and external data for analytics, and combine it with its own research and development on driver predictive behavior.
Markwins International produces many of the most recognized and successful brands in cosmetics. It operates its own manufacturing facilities, contracts with suppliers around the world and has four warehouses.
How can oil companies more accurately forecast well performance? Accurate analysis of reservoir behavior is fundamental for assessing reserves and forecasting production. SAS, supplier in business analytics software and services, helps oil and gas companies make better decisions by using data strategically.
Scout Analytics, which specializes in digital revenue optimization for publishers, announced the availability of an intuitive pricing solution that correlates revenue versus engagement for customers of paid content.
Collecting more data than ever simply because it's less expensive to do so misses the point. There will need to be a corresponding increase in investments in predictive analytics to make all the investments in data worthwhile, says Deepak Advani, IBM vice president for predictive analytics.
Financial forecasting tool provider eValue FE is testing smileys to help advisers explain investment risk to clients. A new system shows a fund's volatility based on the likely level of return if an investor measured performance 100 times.
Swiss Valley Farms, a four state dairy cooperative with 1,000 members and annual sales in excess of $300 million, has deployed Logility Voyager Solutions to improve forecast accuracy and help the company expand into new international markets.
Vail Resorts marketers rely on business analytics to plan, test, and deliver the right marketing offers at the right time, coordinating activities across their enterprise to boost response rates and ROI.
The big issues in the air at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos were privacy and “big data” — the vast amounts of revealing information we generate when using computers and mobile phones.
Kraft Foods is implementing a new Transportation Forecasting solution, which provides transportation and warehouse planners with forecasts and promotions by lane, mode, temperature, class and carrier, which are synchronized with the corporate demand plan.