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Does Your Company Collect Data — Or Hoard It?

The impulse to collect and store all data on the off chance it might be useful is counterproductive.

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Crafting Health Care’s Future at Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente is crafting health care’s future with help from its Innovation and Advanced Technology group.

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Big Data Fatigue?

Big data is far from a fad in modern business — it’s a method of managing information that’s here for the long haul.

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The Data & Analytics Initiative

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This Big Idea Initiative is supported by Knowledge Partner, SAS Institute Inc., with whom MIT Sloan Management Review is collaborating on the development of research materials connected with analytics and management innovation.

This Data & Analytics Big Idea Initiative supplements the collaborative research content with a range of relevant, independently produced editorial, including MIT SMR original articles, interactive data, blogs, videos and case studies.

Following are links to research that SAS has developed separate from this collaboration:

Remaking the U.S. Health Care System

The new MIT Sloan Management Review case study "Preparing Analytics For a Strategic Role" examines the way one health insurer, WellPoint, is trying to bring down costs by using analytics to change its provider payment system.

Here, MIT Center for Information Systems Research's Stephanie Woerner and Boston College's Sam Ransbotham weigh in on WellPoint's efforts.

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Preparing Analytics for a Strategic Role

The way health care is billed in the U.S. system is part of the reason costs are so high. WellPoint is looking to analytics to play a strategic role in changing that.

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MIT SMR’s Annual Reports on Analytics

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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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From Value to Vision: Reimagining the Possible with Data Analytics

The 2013 Data & Analytics Report by MIT Sloan Management Review and SAS details the emergence of Analytical Innovators.

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Analytics: The Widening Divide

The second annual report by MIT Sloan Management Review and the IBM Institute for Business Value sees a growing divide in analytic sophistication.

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Capitalizing on Data Abundance

Data transforms the way many business decisions are made. Business executives today have access to far more data than any previous generation of managers. Information is widely available, and executives want to use it. Here's how they're managing.

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Harnessing Quant Power

A recent book by Thomas H. Davenport and Jinho Kim advises companies on how to capture the power of big data.

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Luminar Insights

Entravision, a Spanish-language media company, transformed its business model using big data.

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Should You Outsource Analytics?

Outsourcing analytics can offer benefits, but it requires a carefully constructed relationship.

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Reading Global Clients’ Signals

Big data analysis can help geographically distributed companies monitor customer satisfaction.

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Blog Posts, Videos, Articles and More


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How ‘Big Data’ Is Different

How do the insights from big data differ from what managers generate from traditional analytics?

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From Value to Vision: Reimagining the Possible with Data Analytics

The 2013 Data & Analytics Report by MIT Sloan Management Review and SAS details the emergence of Analytical Innovators.

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Video: Leveraging Analytics to Transform a Traditional Broadcast Business

The traditional broadcast business is being transformed through the use of data and analytics.

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Big Data’s Travails Don’t Mean It’s Derailed

Big Data tests corporate patience, but breakthroughs on big questions are emerging.