18 janvier 2017

Big Data, secret agent (or not) of the insurances

In the area of insurance, where data have always been the raw material to forecast and anticipate the risks, the advantage of Big Data is undisputable. Objective: know the customer as precisely as possible to price him the right insurance product the most adapted to his needs. But, among the internal data of the customer portofolio, the semipublic data, the partners’s data and the personnal information collected (by sensors, smart box, internet surfing and home automation, etc...), the insurer can quickly find himself flooded in a... [Lire la suite]

19 mai 2016

IT Departments Launch a Digital SOS

The list of major disruptions induced by digital activities is long. And these disruptions put the company under pressure like never before and make the information control a strategic issue. Expansion of mobile technologies and proliferation of devices; explosion of social networks and behaviors that challenge models where each contact is a moment of truth; development of the Internet-of-Everything; advances in data analysis and artificial intelligence; demands on personalized and contextualized omni-channel experience; adoption of... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2016

Business Intelligence vs Analytics vs Big Data vs Data Mining

The business technology landscape has been shifting so fast lately that if you turn your head for a moment and then turn back you may not recognize what you’re seeing. Advances in the markets for mobile software and cloud services just in the last few years have opened the way for an entirely new type of relationship between IT and business users. One result of this rapid change is that old boundaries between areas and practices are beginning to blur. Then there are the completely new categories no one had heard of even five years... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2015

Microsoft to acquire Revolution Analytics to help customers find big data value with advanced statistical analysis

Microsoft has reached an agreement to acquire Revolution Analytics. Revolution Analytics is the leading commercial provider of software and services for R, the world’s most widely used programming language for statistical computing and predictive analytics. We are making this acquisition to help more companies use the power of R and data science to unlock big data insights with advanced analytics. Revolution Analytics provides an enterprise-class platform for the development and deployment of R-based analytic solutions that can scale... [Lire la suite]