Tag Archives: Data Analytics


A Sneak Peek Into This Year’s Text Analytics World Chicago, June 21-22

Every year, leaders in the field gather at Text Analytics World to discuss practical solutions, new approaches, and the most interesting applications of text analytics. This year’s conference will take place June 21-22, 2016 at Hilton Chicago, and is open to professionals interested in expanding their capacities in big data and analytics. This year’s program

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Banking and IoT – The Internet of Things will redefine financial services

For the banking industry, the Internet of Things (IoT) could be the Best…Thing…. Ever. While financial institutions have traditionally focused on products, in this Age of the Customer they are increasingly challenged with delivering compelling services and experiences to stand out in a crowded market. That’s where IoT can have the greatest impact. Financial providers

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Text analytics

Hey FinTech, What’s Your Strategy for Leveraging Unstructured Data?

Financial technology has sparked a global wave of startups who are rethinking how people make and receive payments. These fintech providers have a unique challenge when it comes to satisfying their target audiences. Not only do these companies have to satisfy the consumers who send and receive money through their application, but they are at

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Upset customer contact

Resolve customer issues the first time around with a Voice of the Customer program

How many times should a customer have to call or email to address a concern? Leaders in customer experience have increased their focus on first contact resolution (FCR). This means addressing customer concerns in the initial interaction—including any “warm handoffs” (a transfer to another department with the agent still on the phone). Beyond the Arc

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Customer predictions

The New Black: Top Customer Experience Predictions for 2016

As you look ahead to 2016, it’s a good time to ponder: what’s the “new black” for improving customer experience? The Beyond the Arc team decided to play the role of #stylespotter and share some of our predictions. Leaders will retool their culture to become more customer-focused There’s an old saying that culture eats strategy

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Beyond Big Data: Big Text Analytics

Big Data is valuable for businesses because it can identify trends, uncover emerging issues, and forecast business outcomes. Yet leading companies are thinking beyond Big Data, and using Big Text Analytics to create a more comprehensive, intelligent customer analysis. Businesses can enrich Big Data with Big Text to develop a better understanding of customers, and

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Building customer empathy with insights from advanced analytics

Co-author: David Julian Can your customers “feel the love”? It’s more important than ever to build a customer-centric organization that infuses a sense of empathy into every customer interaction. Creating a positive emotional connection to your brand can be a powerful driver to increase customer retention and profitability. It usually starts by finding and fixing

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Free Workshop 4/23: Increase Business Value with Predictive Analytics

Register Now > Join us Thursday, April 23 for an exciting hands-on workshop where you can quickly learn to build predictive models with IBM SPSS Modeler to drive actionable insights from your data. Check out our previous blog to discover what kinds of business problems you can be solved with predictive analytics. When: April 23, 2015 10:00 am

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Is the CMO the new CIO?

Harnessing “big data” with advanced analytics can provide actionable insights that help Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) drive highly targeted marketing campaigns. Yet surprisingly, more than half of CMOs say big data doesn’t factor into their marketing decisions. Many say the main reason they don’t use big data is because their organization doesn’t have the right

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