Posts Tagged ‘IBM SPSS Statistics’

Spring Cleaning with the Cloud (Part 1)

Spring has finally arrived, which means two things: There are now less than three months to the arrival of summer. Now is a very good time to do some cleaning. While the traditional habits of the season have called for cleaning out closets and tidying up the backyard, our heavy reliance on technology also requires an […]

Interview: Reducing Patient Readmissions with IBM Analytics

Predictive Analytics solutions deal with uncovering insights from trends and patterns to determine the impact of operational adjustments and market forces on your organization. Statistical analysis and predictive modeling expand on the findings gained through business intelligence solutions to answer “What will happen?” given certain business situations. Perficient’s IBM Predictive Analytics practice has seen tremendous […]

Data Consumption – Cognos TM1 vs. SPSS Modeler

In TM1, you may be used to “integer or string”, in SPSS Modeler, data gets much more interesting. In fact, you will need to be familiar with a concept known as “Field Measurement Level” and the practice of “Data Instantiation”. In TM1, data is transformed by aggregation, multiplication or division, concatenation or translation, and so […]

Mobile-Big Data-Predictive Analytics-Social Media & the US Open

So what do all of these technology solutions have to do with the US Open? Behind the scenes, IBM has helped run the show since 1990. A recent online article shows how IBM is using these tools to flow information far beyond match scores. Handheld devices used courtside feed multiple data points such as ball […]

Cognos Version 8-8.4 No Longer Supported! Now What?

Effective September 30th If your organization is currently running IBM Cognos Software version 8.0-8.4 these versions will soon be retired and no longer maintained by IBM. This means your production issues and bug fixes will no longer be supported for these following versions: Cognos Business Intelligence V8.4.1 Cognos Data Manager V8.4.1 Cognos Business Intelligence Analysis […]

Using Cognos Analytics to Improve Quality of Healthcare

The healthcare industry pressures and technology maturity are starting to converge, and as they do the organizations that are equipped to capture data, integrate and analyze it from multiple systems will be able to generate greater insights that will drive a shift from volume-based to value-driven healthcare that improves consumer engagement and care delivery. IBM […]

Attention Shoppers, Blue Light Specials, and Big Data

Remember the days when you’d hear that on the in-stores announcement? “Attention Shoppers! For the next hour K-Mart is now offering a blue light special – half off all summer beach wear.” Those announcement where a form of on-site marketing offers made only to the stores patrons shopping at the time. The offers were made […]

Innovation Born of Uncertain Times

Great innovations often are molded and born in times of uncertainty.  As economies the world over adjust to new realities, there are opportunities for companies to lead and change the game. A recent article in Forbes details some ways to take the lead.  At the core of enabling this change are social capabilities and the […]

IBM SPSS Syntax -using Functions to perform Data Transformations

I recently finished another productive mentoring session exploring Data Transformations using SPSS Syntax. We had so much fun using some basic SPSS, I just had to share, so: Getting back to my Predictive startup example, we now have a new version of the quarterly hours file. This one includes a few new columns (“variables” to […]

IBM SPSS Statistics Syntax – Restructuring Your Files

Continuing my discussion on the use of SPSS Syntax scripting to perform file operations, today I’ve investigated how to use SPSS to perform some very general physical file restructuring. Why is this important? It’s important because it again shows how SPSS can be used to arrange the data pool into the most effective format based […]

IBM SPSS Statistics Syntax & Macro Development

The SPSS Syntax Editor (by default, the name of the new syntax window is SPSS Statistics Syntax Editor). Is divided into 4 areas (or “panes”):   Editor Pane The editor pane is the main part of the syntax editor and it is here where you perform your scripting. Gutter Pane The gutter pane is adjacent […]

Adding Emptoris & TeaLeaf to The Holistic Commerce Suite

As IBM’s Premier Partner delivering Smarter Commerce solutions Perficient knows how to create a seamless and unified omni-channel commerce experience that leverages commerce, social and mobile technologies to provide the operational excellence needed to deliver a consistent brand experience that deepens your client relationships. Perficient is one of a very small delivery partner that are […]

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