UNSTRUCTURED CONTENT: A VALUABLE ASSET FOR YOUR BI

The other day I Googled “unstructured content is messy,” and I got a lot of interesting results. But they all reached pretty much the same conclusion: “Yes, it’s messy, but it’s also really valuable. So deal with it.”

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BOOSTING THE IQ OF YOUR BI INITIATIVES WITH TEXT ANALYTICS

We’ve been talking a lot lately about the value of data discovery—finding all the relevant data and data sources in an organization. That’s one powerful capability of the Attivio platform.

But once you’ve found and indexed all your data sources, then what? Of course, structured data can easily be provisioned for BI applications. On the other hand, unstructured content needs a different approach: taxt analytics.

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CADEON AND ATTIVIO PARTNER TO SUPPORT INFORMATION DISCOVERY IN OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

Cadeon Associates Inc. is an Information Services Company located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Cadeon helps its enterprise clients turn information into real value. Whether they use the information to keep people safe, maximize the return on their assets, predict and avoid risks or find new ways of staying competitive, Cadeon is there to show the way with modern tools and services. Their goal is to help organizations “leverage ALL of your information so that you can fuel your company with it.” 

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UNIFY: THE FINAL STEP TO DATA DISCOVERY

As we’ve pointed out in two previous white papers, data discovery is a three-part process. Profile and identify—the first two steps—reveal where data resides and what it contains. The third step—unify—is the final step to full data self-service. It provides business analysts and data scientists with the connections and relationships between data elements that unleash the power of data.

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DATA DEXTERITY: THE KEY TO COMPETING ON ANALYTICS

In a 2011 interview with McKinsey & Company, West Point graduate, former U.S. Army Ranger, and retired Proctor & Gamble CEO Bob McDonald points out that the military coined the term VUCA—volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous.[1] McDonald felt that technology—and specifically the intelligent use of data—was the only way to effectively manage in VUCA environments. It presented the key to better innovation, higher productivity, lower costs, and faster growth.[3]
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HAVE WE HAD ENOUGH FINANCIAL INNOVATION?

How UBS Changed the World of Institutional Investment

This far into the Internet-driven evolution of traditional financial services, some commentators are questioning the value and future of digital innovation.  Of course, technology has been re-directed to accomplish objectives inconsistent with legal guidelines and corporate o

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IDENTIFY YOUR DATA SOURCES. QUICKLY.

As Forrester Research points out, data scientists spend a lot of time finding the right data to analyze and preparing it for analysis—around 64 percent of any BI initiative. Likewise, business analysts often find themselves begging IT to fulfill their data requests. The goal of self-service data discovery is to give these individuals—and anyone else who needs access to business data—a means to find relevant data on their own.
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DRIVE SALES PRODUCTIVITY SOONER RATHER THAN LATER

Referring to the strategic value of data in achieving global results, Thermo Fisher CIO Joe Beery said in a recent Wall Street Journal interview, “You have to move quickly to drive revenue.” Joe was talking about Thermo Fisher’s use of Attivio to drive data discovery across disparate sources of enterprise content and power unified information applications that transform the way in which Thermo Fisher engages with their customers.

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WHAT IS HAPPENING TO CUSTOMER LOYALTY?

How Customer Service Is Driving a Revolution in Retail Banking

Banking reputation and customer satisfaction were early casualties of the financial free-fall that’s now being termed the “Great Recession”.  Followed closely by a series of expensive, very-visible trading and regulatory scandals, is anyone surprised to find that banks ranked just ahead of the U.S.

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