Where are bankers investing in 2014?

In 2014, banking will be about Big Data. Financial institutions are investing more into their customers, and their organizations. New understanding of both structured customer data and unstructured data, is changing business strategy at some of the largest banks. To keep pace with evolving consumer preferences such as mobile banking, financial institutions are making [...]

Unlock the power of predictive analytics – PAW Toronto

Event: Predictive Analytics Word, Toronto 2014

Presentation:  “Data, Data Everywhere: Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Unlock Consumer Concerns and Eliminate Dissatisfaction”

Case Studies: Capital One/Bank of America

Speaker: Steven Ramirez, CEO, Beyond the Arc    

Date:  Thursday, May 15, 2014, 11:20 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.

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Learn what customers really want. Meet and [...]

Getting data science on your executive agenda

In today’s business world with big talk about Big Data, more and more companies are looking into data science and advanced analytics to improve customer relationships, increase marketing impact, and enhance products and services. It’s an exciting new development as data science offers an unprecedented opportunity for businesses gain insights to operate more efficiently [...]

IBM SPSS Modeler Workshop: Increase Business Value with Predictive Analytics

Want to gain insights to drive greater market share, increase customer retention, and reduce risk? Predictive analytics can get you there – learn about it in our free hands-on IBM SPSS Modeler Workshop on March 5, 2014.

Take advantage of this opportunity to get:

Experience using the intuitive SPSS software, including expert nodes for [...]

The Road to Customer Intelligence

Event: Sentiment Analysis Symposium

Workshop – “Customer Insight Analytics”

When:  March 5, 2014, 1:30 – 5:00pm

Where:  New York, NY

Register: http://www.sentimentsymposium.com/registration.html

Please join us in New York on March 5 at the Sentiment Analysis Symposium for the “Customer Insight Analytics Workshop.”

The afternoon workshop will offer a thorough, practical look at how business analysts, [...]

Leveraging customer feedback to drive business success

Event: Predictive Analytics World, Chicago 2014

Presentation:  “Open Your Eyes and Ears: Leveraging Predictive Analytics and Alternative Data Sources to Improve the Customer Experience

Speaker:  Steven Ramirez, CEO, Beyond the Arc, Inc.

Date: Tuesday, June 17, 3:05 – 3:25 p.m.

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In today’s competitive market, the name of the game is customer experience, [...]

Moving the goal posts – Variable ticket pricing comes to the NFL

Bruce Johnson, Chief Data Scientist

Nick Baldocchi, Fantasy Football League Champion

For many years, the NFL has tried to bolster ticket sales to undersold games by blacking them out on television. But as that option may soon be off the table, many NFL teams have been considering a new ticket pricing model. This week, [...]

Big Data analytics: Key insights for 2013 and what's ahead for 2014

In a recent interview with CIO Review magazine, Beyond the Arc CEO, Steven Ramirez shared his insights on the evolution of Big Data analytics in 2013, and what we can expect in 2014. 

What was the impact of Big Data in 2013? We think the most fascinating developments in Big Data have been with unstructured data. Based [...]

Using advanced analytics to know your customer and drive business

As social media adoption among consumers continues to accelerate, 2013 saw many financial institutions expand their use of social platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. While social media provides institutions with a greater opportunity to connect with their customers, it can also provide extremely valuable insights into consumer behavior. Armed with this information, banks [...]

Top 5 ways to increase business value using unstructured data

Co-author: Corrine Evanoff

Looking for the key to your business future?  Data science is unlocking significant opportunitiesto gain value from volumes of unstructured customer data. What does that mean for industries such as financial services, technology, and healthcare?  Think about all that text-based feedback available from your customers’ social media comments, call center notes, [...]