Profit-driven business analytics : a practitioner’s guide to transforming big data into added value (book)

Authors: Wouter Verbeke, Bart Baesens, Cristián Bravo This book provides actionable guidance on optimising the use of data to add value and drive better business. Combining theoretical and technical insights into daily operations and long-term strategy, this book acts as a development manual for practitioners seeking to conceive, develop, and manage advanced analytical models. Detailed … Read more

Marketing analytics : a practical guide to improving consumer insights using data techniques (book)

Author: Mike Grigsby Who is most likely to buy and what is the best way to target them? How can businesses improve strategy without identifying the key influencing factors? The second edition of Marketing Analytics enables marketers and business analysts to leverage predictive techniques to measure and improve performance. By exploring real-world marketing challenges, it … Read more

The Demand for Big Data is on the Rise in APAC

Besides the increasing interest in artificial intelligence and machine learning, companies in the Asia-Pacific region are also investing large sums of money in big data and business analytics (BDA) solutions to improve business performance, detect fraud, and maintain a competitive edge in the global economy. A report by technology research firm IDC says revenue for … Read more

Predictive analytics for marketers : using data mining for business advantage (book)

Author: Barry Leventhal Predictive analytics has revolutionised marketing practice. It involves using many techniques from data mining, statistics, modelling, machine learning and artificial intelligence, to analyse current data and make predictions about unknown future events. In business terms, this enables companies to forecast consumer behaviour and much more. Predictive Analytics for Marketers will guide marketing … Read more

The industries set to fly and fall in 2018-19

SmartCompany – 11 July 2018 As Australian businesses enter the new financial year, industry analysts at IBISWorld reveal which industries are set to have a bumper 2018-19, and which are likely to struggle. “The standout performer is expected to be intellectual property leasing, with expected revenue growth of 68.2%. Other strong performers include internet publishing … Read more

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Members of the Business Studio now have access to the full version of the ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database! This database bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly – including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings – to a full toolkit … Read more