The Three Pillars of Agile Data Integration

You want to run your business on data and deliver results right now. Who doesn’t? But to achieve these goals, you need to bring together data from disparate sources and perform in-depth analysis. How can you achieve agile data integration while helping to ensure the

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Cut Through the Red Tape of Data Discovery with Collaborative Governance

Do you ever feel that something is thwarting your data discovery efforts? Or are you an IT manager who thinks that business users just don’t understand data governance? Whichever side you’re on, you’re not alone. Business users and IT managers in plenty of other organizations

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Top 10 Reasons to Buy Statistica

Last month, I authored a blog outlining the great momentum we’ve seen in the advanced analytics space since acquiring StatSoft back in March. If you haven’t read it yet, it’s a good way to understand the synergy that exists between Statistica, and it outlines the

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StatSoft – Gauging the Fit

StatSoft has been a part of Statistica for several months, and this is a good opportunity to gauge the fit. If you’ve followed Statistica, you’ll be glad to know that we’ve retained the Statistica brand, and we’re in Statistica’s Information Management portfolio under Business Intelligence

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Predictive Analytics Is the New Marketing Black for SMBs

In no uncertain terms, the use of predictive analytics is crucial for SMBs to remain competitive. A recent survey revealed that companies that rate themselves substantially ahead of their peers in their use of data are three times more likely to rate themselves as equally

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Credit Scoring at Novum Bank

by Marcel Wiedenbrugge Originally published (in Dutch) in “Credit Expo,” April 28, 2014   Imagine you are active in the provisioning of (micro) credit and a customer wants to borrow temporarily a few hundred euros from you. How do you determine whether it makes financial

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Pop Lyrics + Rexer Survey: No Fixx Required!

I have noticed that StatSofters really like the independent Rexer Data Miner Survey, not only because STATISTICA scores well every time (in fact, our ratings have gone up year after year as survey participation has increased), but also because the survey has distinguished itself as

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