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Big Data in the Mainstream: Insights for Everyone, Everywhere

On Demand Web Seminar


CIO Audio Video On-Demand Podcast | Sponsored by Actuate

This webcast features Actuate's Allen Bonde, vice-president of product marketing and innovation and Stan Gibson, Senior Managing Editor for IDG Communications Strategic Marketing Services,

Big Data is no longer a novelty. Your job in IT is to enable access to big data insights from any device in any location - visually and interactively. In this webcast you will learn why small data is important and how to embed insights into CRM and HRMS applications to reach a broad spectrum of decision-makers.

The webcast will cover

  • What Big Data initiatives need to deliver on its promise
  • Why data visualization is critical to avoid being overwhelmed by data
  • How scale and security are key foundations for reaching new users and applications
  • How the "small data" design philosophy can drive focus and agility
  • Where development teams need to focus to show ROI and deliver sustainable value from data investments

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Maximizing the Value of Core Systems With Customer Portals

Web Seminar
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 | 10am PDT / 1pm ET

UBM Technology Webcast 2014 | Sponsored By Actuate

Actuate will be sponsoring a UBM Technology (Insurance & Technology) webcast.With the demand for digital interaction increasing daily, insurers know they have to deliver relevant policy information to their customers and agents on-demand through many preferred channels, including the call center, web, mobile devices, and soon wearable devices. The customers expect seamless access to information across the P/C, life, and health insurance spectrum. For carriers, this creates a competitively defining moment of truth as systems falter due to limited functionality and cost prohibitive enhancements are required. Current limitations result in inconsistent, potentially inaccurate, and frustrating, agent and customer experiences. Leaders have delivered individualized user experiences on the front end with access to relevant information by deploying a responsive, affordable back end.

Join this webcast to:

  • Hear as The Nolan Company’s Chad Hersh describes how to leverage customer portals to provide a common customer experience across systems and reduce the pain of core systems transformation projects
  • Find out from The Nolan Company's Steve Callahan how the volume, velocity, variety, and veracity of information has proliferated, bringing increased customer and agent demands as well as risks
  • Learn more about how companies are handling the converging demands of core systems upgrades, customer and agent information requirements, and the meaningful collection, distillation, and presentation of key information

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    DBTA Roundtable Webcast: Accelerating Your Analytics for Faster Insights

    Web Seminar
    Thursday, September 18, 2014 / 11:00amPT|2:00PM ET

    In a recent study conducted over the subscribers of Database Trends and Applications, nearly 50% of organizations polled reported spending too much time finding data to be analyzed - in some cases, it accounted for up to 80% of their projects. In a similar study, the same number of organizations reported slow query performance was inhibiting their ability to fully leverage their data for business insights. What does this all add up to? For many organizations, analytics is still a "hurry up and wait" game, and in today's hyper-competitive economy, that just doesn't cut it.

    Join us to learn about cutting-edge tools and techniques from the best and brightest minds in the industry. Don't miss this opportunity to hear how other organizations have been able to competitively differentiate themselves by improving the access, performance and productivity of their analytical systems.

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    Making Data Beautiful for Business Users: Tips for Creating Rich, Visual, and Actionable User Experiences

    Web Seminar
    September 23

    Data “democratization” is here. Data is in demand today from an ever widening community of users who seek data-driven insights to inform critical decisions and actions. To move business intelligence and analytics beyond just the specialists, applications to be “beautiful”; the user experience must be rich, visual, interactive, and actionable.

    This Webinar focuses on best practices and current technology trends to support the creation of BI and analytics applications that appeal to a broader and larger community of users while delivering the right personalized experience.

    You will learn:

  • Key success factors in creating rich, visual, and interactive user experiences with BI and analytics
  • How data visualization can help you personalize user experiences with BI and analytics
  • Why delivering a “beautiful” user experience that employs the latest in data visualization is critical to business agility
  • TDWI Research insights into how organizations in different industries are successfully broadening BI and analytics out to more users, including customers

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    Next Gen BI Summit by Brighttalk: Effective Big Data Visualization - Every Picture Tells a Story

    Web Seminar
    Thursday, October 9, 2014 | 10:00am PT

    Join Actuate for Brighttalk's Next Generation BI Summit and learn what data visualization advancements you could be making in your own organization.

    Attend to:
    -Learn how effective visualization can augment the message, not overshadow it
    -Understand when to, and when not to use certain types of visualizations based on the data you want to represent
    -Experience how BIRT delivers on the promise of effective big data visualization

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    Live Webcast: Retail Analytics for Agility and Operational Efficiency

    Web Seminar
    Thursday, October 23, 2014 | 10:00am PT/2:00pm ET

    Retail is a highly competitive sector. Companies need to be able to rely on integrated internal and external data to strategize effectively and determine stock quantities, products with the highest profit margin, high-value customers and how service quality is affecting the business. With the breadth of analytic tools available, executives need to understand which analytical activities match their strategies and organizational capabilities.