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A Predictive Analytics Primer for Managers

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published October 27th, 2014

For companies to benefit from mining to find the business insight gems in big data, they certainly need data scientists and analysts, but it is also vital for managers to be well-versed in predictive analytics to bolster the bottom line.

Data and Analytics for Manufacturing Innovation

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published October 24th, 2014

The key to sustaining a healthy and globally competitive manufacturing sector is making better use of data and analytics, according to an article on the Center for Data Innovation website.

Automatic Vegetables: Can Technology Improve Produce Packaging?

By Paul Salvaggio | Published October 23rd, 2014
Automatic Vegetables: Can Technology Improve Produce Packaging?
Food waste is a serious problem. According to National Geographic, one-third of food grown in the United States is “lost or wasted” before it ever reaches stove-tops or dinner tables. Some is mislabeled and thrown into landfills; some is improperly packaged, leading to spoilage or contamination. Is there a better way to get food from […]

Using Big Data and Analytics to Develop Fact-Based Hypotheses

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published October 23rd, 2014

There’s little doubt that the use of big data and analytics is having a dramatic impact in helping data scientists arrive at fact-based hypotheses.

Bringing Data Visualization to the Masses

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published October 22nd, 2014

Data visualization is extremely effective in helping executives and other users to absorb information and gain new insights into business and operational trends. It opens up new ways for knowledge workers to absorb information. For instance, a study of office workers conducted by Mindlab International at The Sussex Innovation Centre found that when data is displayed more visually, workers are 17% more productive.

Three Ways to Avoid a Big Data Bottleneck

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published October 21st, 2014

As companies grapple with the tsunami of data coming from connected devices, mobile, and the Web, there is the potential for a big data bottleneck to block business innovation.