As recent studies show, organizations that apply analytics outperform their peers. Just look at their financial results: up to 1.6X revenue growth, 2X EBITDA growth and 2.5X stock price appreciation.*
Those with broad-based, analytics-driven cultures – what IBM calls a high “Analytics Quotient” – have several things in common. For one, whether in business, government or academia, they typically have an Analytics Center of Excellence (ACE). Such a center – physical, virtual or both -- provides a structured way for teams of people to work across functional lines to achieve analytic excellence. Learn more about building an ACE.
At a time when applying analytics to big data has become an imperative, IBM business analytics software uniquely enables your organization to apply analytics to decision-making, anytime, anywhere. Whether you are using traditional analytics or adding big data to the equation, you can:
Business Analytics Capabilities
Harness the data explosion, meet your organization’s needs for flexible business intelligence deployment options and satisfy user expectations with powerfully simple analytics you can’t outgrow.
Guide management strategy in the most profitable directions with timely, reliable insights, scenario modeling and transparent and timely reporting.
Discover subtle patterns and associations and develop and deploy predictive models to optimize decision-making.
Empower workers and systems on the front lines to get the most out of every customer interaction and improve outcomes.
Make risk-aware decisions and meet regulatory requirements with smarter risk management programs and methodologies.
Small and midsize business solutions
Solutions for your industry
IBM offers business analytics optimization services to help you develop and deploy solutions tailored to your needs.
*Source: “Outperforming in a data-rich, hyper-connected world,” IBM Center for Applied Insights study conducted in cooperation with the Economist Intelligence Unit and the IBM Institute of Business Value. 2012.
Better understand, anticipate and adapt to drive better business outcomes.
Take the lead with business analytics.
IBM’s comprehensive, unified portfolio of business analytics software (Cognos, SPSS, OpenPages and Algorithmics) provides a host of capabilities that help your organization achieve your objectives and exceed expectations. Based on open standards, IBM business analytics products can be used independently, in combination with each other, and as part of broader solutions to key business challenges.
With IBM SPSS predictive analytics software, you can use statistical analysis, data and text mining, predictive modeling and decision optimization to anticipate change and take action to improve outcomes.
IBM Cognos business intelligence and performance management software provides you with the integrated dashboards, scorecards, reporting, analysis, and planning and budgeting capabilities you need to gain and act on fact-based insights.
OpenPages GRC software allows your organization to manage enterprise operational risk and compliance initiatives using a single, integrated solution.
Algorithmics software helps businesses like yours to gain transparency into financial risks in advance, providing information that is vital to your organization.
Learn about IBM Analytical Decision Management and other new and enhanced products in the IBM Business analytics portfolio.
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- SPSS Analytical Decision Management - Overview
- SPSS Collaboration and Deployment Services for Linux on System z
- Cognos Enterprise - Overview
- Cognos Enterprise Development and Deployment
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Flagship Business Analytics Conferences
Business Analytics Forum at IBM Information On Demand2013
November 2-7, 2013, Las Vegas, Nevada
Tell your success story! Call for Speakers nominations open through 30.
Local or Industry-focused Business Analytics Events
IBM Finance Forum 2013
Ongoing Series beginning in March
Learn about new tools and disciplines that enable you to simplify, structure and automate dynamic and sustainable finance practices. These provide greater visibility, insight and control over the levers of performance, governance and risk.
IBM Business Analytics Summit 2013
Ongoing Series beginning in March
Half-day or full-day IT events—coming soon to a city near you! Learn strategies to meet the growing demands of business leaders while maintaining IT governance and control.
Midsize Enterprise Summit East
April 28-May 1, Chicago, IL
Other events where you’ll find Business Analytics
Enterprise Risk Management Symposium
TDWI World Conference
Sirius Decision Conference 2013
Manufacturing Leadership Summit
CFP Risk & Regulation
Association of Institutional Research (AIR) Conference
Council of American Survey Research (CASRO) Technology Conference
IASA Annual Conference
Featured web seminars
“Smarter Friday chat on People for a Smarter Planet Facebook page”
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“Big Data at the Speed of Business”
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“What’s New in 2013: Social Media Analytics and More”
Clients and Business Partners: Get the latest details on innovations in IBM Business Analytics software.
“The real-world use of big data”
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