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Using Big Data To Save Consumers Money
Have you ever asked a fellow passenger how much they paid for their airline ticket, only to find out they paid less money and bought it after you did? Oren Etzioni did, and he was less than pleased with the answers he received. Instead of getting mad however, he got even and started Farecast to solve...
20 Oct 2011
Studying Analytics In Your Sleep
When you wake up in the morning, do you feel refreshed or are you constantly tired? There are a number of companies working on analyzing sleep quality, and this week we talk with Ben Rubin, CTO and Co-Founder of Zeo. Because Zeo has been tackling this problem for some time, they have amassed the largest...
12 Aug 2011
How Social Media Can Make You A Hero To Your Customers
You have your brand up and running on Facebook and Twitter, but how do you grow your audience of followers? Bruno sat down recently with Dan Anderson, Emerging Media Manager at T-Mobile to get his perspective on social media. Dan shared tips on how this large corporation has grown it’s customer...
28 Jun 2011
The Gambler: Jeffrey Ma Brings Down the House
Jeffrey Ma won millions-and inspired the Hollywood film 21 -when he masterminded a card counting scheme involving his fellow MIT classmates and took on Vegas. Ma has now parlayed his love for analytics, gambling and sports into a career as an analyst, author and speaker. In the latest BITV episode, Bruno...
12 Apr 2011
Malcolm Gladwell Identifies Unexpected Success Secrets
Malcolm Gladwell, bestselling author of the groundbreaking books Outliers: The Story of Success, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, and Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking , has made a career out of challenging assumptions and finding unexpected reasons for why...
7 Apr 2011
Embrace “Big Data” Opportunities
By Joe Mullich The era of "big data" has begun, and companies are pondering how to handle the massive mounds of information being produced at lightning speed. At the moment, many people feel big data is a big problem. In a 2010 survey by Bloomberg Businessweek Research Services, a large percentage...
6 Apr 2011
BI Success From Dicey Thinking from Guy Kawasaki
By Joe Mullich When business intelligence projects fail, it is often because of poor planning: In a burst of excitement, someone at the company rushes ahead with a BI initiative without considering whether it meets the organization's needs or if anybody wants to use it. Guy Kawasaki, the renowned...
24 Mar 2011
Taking Control of Your Company's Social Media
This week's BI TV episode features Loic Le Meur of Seesmic. Seesmic is a social media management company that helps businesses track and improve their social media presence. Loic shares his social media business philosophy with Bruno, including tips on maximizing your company's presence online and why...
23 Mar 2011
Tracking Fitness Goals, Changing Lives
This week Bruno Aziza talks with Jason Jacobs of Runkeeper. Runkeeper is an exciting app for mobile phones that assembles and tracks all of your fitness data and allows you to analyze progress and get in shape. The features are pretty sophisticated and even include route suggestions, sharing your progress...
18 Mar 2011
Goals And Contracts: Best Practices for Weight Loss
For many people, deciding to lose weight is nothing more involved than a decision to do so. Losing weight and actually keeping it off can be an almost impossible feat for most people without proper planning and maintenance. In the latest episode of BI TV, Dr. Ian Ayres proposes a plan that doesn't obsess...
15 Mar 2011
New Ways to Drive Top-Line Growth
How IT Can Drive Top-Line Growth By Joe Mullich As the world emerges from 24 months of economic turmoil, "companies are looking for technology, innovation, and reinvention of their business models," says Kevin Turner, Chief Operating Office at Microsoft. In his position, Turner is responsible for...
9 Feb 2011
Where to go for Business Intelligence Solutions?
When CIOs have to pick where to go for BI, they often wonder whether they should buy a solution from their application vendor, or should they think across multiple applications. See what our panel had to say.
14 Oct 2010
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