Business Solutions

14 Mar 2018

Data & Analytics Governance: Change is Happening. Are You Ready?

By | March 14th, 2018|Categories: Business, Business Solutions, Strategy & Innovation|Tags: , , , , , , |

March 2018 By Geoff Speare   Governance is the ongoing process of creating and managing processes, policies, and information. This includes strategies, processes, activities, skills, organizations, and technologies for the purpose of accelerating business outcomes. It also involves creating organizations, roles and responsibilities to perform this management. In our experience, many organizations address governance once [...]

9 Feb 2018

Stop the Wrangle Over Data Wrangling

By | February 9th, 2018|Categories: Business Intelligence, Business Solutions, Strategy & Innovation|Tags: , , , , , , |

February 2018 By Crystal Meyers   According to ‘The Economist’, data is the new oil. It is now the world’s most valuable resource. The volume of data available to organizations to capture, store, and analyze has changed the ways in which organizations address innovation, and analytics is a true competitive differentiator. Unfortunately, business analysts, data [...]

1 Feb 2018

How Mature is Your Data?

By | February 1st, 2018|Categories: Advisory, Business Solutions, Strategy & Innovation|Tags: , , , , |

February 2018 By David Michelson   It seems like data and analytics is on the top of everyone’s agenda these days. If you are accountable for providing any type of reporting, business analytics, or predictive analytics, then you are aware of the demands being placed on your time, data, and systems. If you are an [...]

21 Sep 2017

Preserving Retail Profits with Data-Driven Loss Prevention

By | September 21st, 2017|Categories: Business Solutions, In the News, Strategy & Innovation|Tags: , , , |

Ironside's Greg Bonnette was featured in NRF's Magazine, STORES, in the article titled "Mapping Crime Risks: Location data helps specialty retailer minimize loss and maximize sales." written by Liz Parks in September 2017. Loss Prevention Analytics For retailers who constantly deal with the problem of theft and fraud, it’s welcome news that you can dramatically [...]

3 Aug 2017

Customer Analytics in a Competitive Marketplace

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Business Intelligence, Business Solutions, Strategy & Innovation|Tags: , , , , , |

Ironside’s Ray Haddad published an article on LinkedIn titled “Applications of Nonlinearity in Life and Customer Analytics” in August 2017.   What’s the best way to hold on to your customers in a competitive marketplace? That’s a classic business question, for which Ray Haddad uses an innovative methodology to provide surprising answers in this just-posted article. [...]

1 Jul 2016

Ironside Webinar Series: Discover a Smart, Simple Way to Aggregate and Visualize P&C Risk

By | July 1st, 2016|Categories: Business Intelligence, Business Solutions, Webinars|Tags: , , , , |

On June 23rd, Ironside hosted a webinar with Pitney Bowes on how to gain valuable insight when you seamlessly integrate Location Intelligence and business analytics.   Crystal Meyers, BI Engagement Manager with Ironside and Heidi Geronimo, Principal Product Manager for LI with Pitney Bowes presented on how Location Intelligence, regardless of size, is a strategic priority for insurers, especially in the Property & Casualty area. Insurers need precise efficient ways to aggregate, visualize, and assess P&C risk.  We will review what can be done to diminish these risks and show a live demo of a risk aggregation solution which was designed specifically for P&C Insurers. […]

1 Dec 2015

Hadoop Ecosystem Quick Start: 5 Key Components

By | December 1st, 2015|Categories: Business Solutions, Information Management, Newsletter|Tags: , , , |

By now we all know that Hadoop is a central part of many big data projects, but how do we integrate this technology with some of the more traditional approaches to data handling? Is there a way to make sure our Hadoop cluster is interacting with and enriching the rest of our analytics environment? Luckily, [...]

11 Nov 2015

Insight 2015 Recap: Real World Predictive Policing with Greg Bonnette

By | November 11th, 2015|Categories: Business Solutions, Data Science, Events, Strategy & Innovation|Tags: , , , , , |

This year at IBM Insight 2015, Ironside had the unique opportunity to tell one of our most compelling recent customer stories: how Manchester PD used Ironside's IronShield predictive policing platform to implement some highly effective crime reduction strategies. Greg Bonnette, our VP of Strategy & Innovation, delivered the presentation on behalf of Manchester PD, who [...]

6 Oct 2015

Ironside Case Study: Manchester PD’s Predictive Policing Success

By | October 6th, 2015|Categories: Business Solutions, Case Studies, Data Science|Tags: , , , |

Law enforcement is a place where data science and predictive analytics have the chance to truly change lives. These strategies and technologies can make a huge difference in crime prevention and public safety efforts, improving people's wellbeing in communities of all sizes. The Manchester, NH Police Department wanted to make this kind of impact in [...]

30 Sep 2015

Ironside Webinar Series: Exploring Data Warehouse Strategies

By | September 30th, 2015|Categories: Business Solutions, Information Management, Webinars|Tags: , , , |

On September 24th, Ironside hosted a webinar on Exploring Data Warehouse Strategies.   You will hear from our experts on different data warehouse strategies for traditional and emerging solutions.  Whether traditional, hybrid, or cloud-based, this webinar will give you insight on finding the best data warehouse option for your business. Topics covered included: Data Moving into the [...]

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