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A Q&A Series with Simon Avenell, Partner at PwC Australia

 This week, we conduced a Q&A series with Simon Avenell, a Partner at one of River Logic's long-time consulting partners PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The Q&A focused primarily on the value that prescriptive analytics has brought to PwC over the last several years. For consultants or business leaders interested in learning more about prescriptive, its value and how to get started, this is a must read!

Prescriptive Analytics: It’s More Than Rules and Big Data

I recently read Prescriptive models take analytics one step beyond, written by Scott Robinson, Louisville Metro government, and published by SearchBusinessAnalytics.

CIO Review: "Big Data: Stop Exploring the Past and Look to the Future"

Our VP Product Management, Nari Viswanathan, was featured in CIO Review with an article titled "Big Data: Stop Exploring the Past and Look to the Future." In it, he discusses how big data's ROI will come from a) the adoption of prescriptive analytics and b) shifting the focus of business planning toward addressing the right business problems.

The 3 Ways to Drive Business Outcomes With Data Analytics

Although the movie Field of Dreams makes for a great way to spend an evening, the lesson “if you build it, they will come” is about as far from “good advice” as you can get in the world of corporate decision-making. More and more, business leaders are realizing that simply building or purchasing a “big data” system does not automatically result in valuable, data-driven-business outcomes.

Series Re-Cap: Algorithms, Optimization and Modern Business

Over the past two weeks, we've been busy discussing the application of algorithms and mathematical optimization in business planning and execution. Here's a quick re-cap in case you missed any of the posts: 

5 Ways Big Data is Redefining Supply Chain

Big data incorporates data-sets on the order of terabytes and petabytes. Self-correcting and self-monitoring, big data systems make outlier data more noticeable and allow development of statistical models and trends. This facilitates predictions from supply chains to human resources and everywhere in between. Machines "learn" to operate from inductive and predictive analyses. Savvy industries worldwide have caught on and employed such inductive statistical analysis in order to diminish operation costs. Following are five ways big data has changed supply chains.

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