Thought Leaders in the Mix - Oct. 2015

Our subject matter experts for Statistica keep busy, staying abreast of current trends with big data and small data, predictive software and real-world analytics solutions. And they frequently comment in industry publications, professional forums and blogs--or produce videos, in some cases. Here are a few of their recent articles.
   Dell Big Data Solution Offers Predictions For A Business' Future
featuring Danny Stout, senior analytics consultant

In a demonstration for CRNtv, Danny Stout shows the simplicity of using Statistica to reduce customer churn—that is, to predict and reduce the likelihood of customers leaving a company's consumer base—while cutting costs and building revenue. Danny further describes the value of Dell's end-to-end solution that comprises hardware, software, and services.


   Dell’s Acquisition-Driven Analytic Reformation
featuring John K. Thompson, general manager for advanced analytics

John Thompson recently described to Datanami how the internal data migration to Statistica from “a legacy software provider in North Carolina” has quickly reduced non-standard KPIs by 50 percent and synchronized 99 percent of incoming information with existing records. Impressive!


   Powering Student Learning with Data Analytics
by Joanna Schloss, business intelligence and analytics evangelist

Schools and teachers have long scrambled to keep up with the progression of educational tools. But without adequate support, pushing technology into the classroom becomes a source of frustration for teachers and a disservice to students. Joanna Schloss addresses the recent report Dell published with THE Journal about the transformative effect predictive analytics and data management can have on K-12 education.

 Analytics Migrations: The Spooky Side of Change
by David Sweenor, analytics product marketing manager

This Halloween, perhaps the creature you fear most is the 800-pound monster in your I.T. department commonly referred to as “change.” However, when it comes to migrating from one data analytics system to another, Dell is an experienced monster-killer. Dave describes how we reduced the fear of change during our own internal migration, so now the only scary thing is the thought of going back to that legacy system.