Analyzing the Analytics Hype

The tech world is filled with buzzwords and hype. While these phrases can be meaningful or helpful, they aren’t always.

This is true of “analytics.” It’s also true of its sibling terms “predictive analytics” and “business intelligence.” [Read more…]

IBM Identifies What Great Executives Do

According to IBM, there are three very different types of C-suite executives. In a report presented at IEF 2018, they laid out the differences. They call the classes the reinventors, the practitioners, and the aspirationals. And the first thing to know about these classes is that the reinventors are the leaders. They outperform their peers both financially and in terms of innovation. [Read more…]

How IBM Planning Analytics helps you create a stronger business plan

IBM Planning Analytics

Perhaps you are a genius entrepreneur, or you have a genius business plan. You’ve developed a number of models to validate your strategy, held meetings and the buy-in is there. So, everything’s going to be great, right?

The biggest problem with running a business is that even the best-laid plans don’t always pan out in the real world. [Read more…]