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Faster Results From Supply Chain Analytics

In this webinar, MIT SMR authors discuss steps supply chain executives can take to make supply chain analytics a transformational and competitive resource in their organizations.

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Balance Efficiency With Transparency in Analytics-Driven Business

For companies relying on algorithms in daily transactions, transparency is a difficult issue.

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Seeing Beyond the Blockchain Hype

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The transformative potential of blockchain is real, but so are the challenges to its implementation.

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Protecting Your Data Against Hackers

To Improve Cybersecurity, Think Like a Hacker

To protect their organizations from cyberthreats, companies need to understand how hackers go about their work. The authors’ research suggests that hackers’ attacks typically involve four steps: identifying vulnerabilities; scanning and testing; gaining access; and maintaining access.

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Report: Innovating with Analytics

Analytics as a Source of Business Innovation

February 28, 2017 | Sam Ransbotham and David Kiron

The 2017 Data & Analytics Report by MIT Sloan Management Review finds that the percentage of companies deriving competitive advantage from analytics increased for the first time in four years. Incorporating survey results and interviews with practitioners and scholars, the report finds that companies’ increasing ability to innovate with analytics is driving a resurgence of strategic benefits from analytics across industries. The report is based, in part, on MIT SMR’s seventh annual data and analytics global survey, which includes responses from 2,602 business executives, managers, and analytics professionals from organizations located around the world.

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Analytics and Workforce Management

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A Data-Driven Approach to Identifying Future Leaders

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Some companies are using assessment tools to help identify employees with leadership potential.

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Is Your Company Ready for HR Analytics?

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HR analytics is the next big change in human resources management.

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Achieving Meritocracy in the Workplace

New research shows bias exists even in merit-based systems — but a data-centric approach can help.

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“The Future of New Product Development”

Get a collection of three new MIT SMR articles on how to develop innovative new products for increasingly global and digital markets. Learn how to build revenue using your company’s data, create analytics-based data products, and develop new products that are truly global. Registration required.

 

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The Intersection of Analytics and Smart Technology

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MIT SMR’s Global Research Surveys

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Data Sharing and Analytics Drive Success With IoT

The IoT creates connections among organizations and their customers, suppliers, and competitors.

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Beyond the Hype: The Hard Work Behind Analytics Success

The 2016 Data & Analytics Report by MIT Sloan Management Review and SAS finds that competitive advantage from analytics is declining.

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The Talent Dividend

The 2015 Data & Analytics Report by MIT Sloan Management Review and SAS finds that talent management is critical to realizing analytics benefits.

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The Analytics Mandate

The 2014 Data & Analytics Report by MIT Sloan Management Review and SAS finds that an analytics culture offers better outcomes.

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On-Demand Webinars and Videos

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Research Findings: Analytics as a Source of Business Innovation

In this webinar, MIT SMR authors Sam Ransbotham and David Kiron discussed why data governance is becoming more and more important to analytical innovators.

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Creating a Data-Driven Enterprise: Real-Life Cases

In a video discussion, four panelists discuss how several prominent organizations are using data and analytics to transform their operations.

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IoT and Developing Analytics-Based Data Products

In this webinar, Thomas H. Davenport and Stephan Kudyba discuss the process of developing a new generation of data products.

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Platform Strategy and the Internet of Things

In this webinar, Professor Marshall Van Alstyne discusses how platform strategy and IoT combine to produce value for all players in the ecosystem.

Case Studies: Innovation Through Analytics

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GE’s Big Bet on Data and Analytics

An MIT SMR case study looks at how GE is remaking itself from a traditional manufacturer into a leader of the Industrial Internet.

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Data-Driven City Management

Data and analytics promise to improve urban living. But are cities ready?

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A Data-Driven Approach to Customer Relationships

South Africa’s Nedbank uses analytics to help its clients reassess their customer relationships.

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When Health Care Gets a Healthy Dose of Data

American health care is undergoing a data-driven transformation — and Utah’s Intermountain Healthcare is leading the way.