Exploring the Potential of IBM Smarter Analytics Solutions

An IBM Redbooks Point-of-View publication

Published 29 November 2012, updated 30 November 2012

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IBM Form #: REDP-4942-00
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Authors: Jean Francois Puget, Baruch Schieber


Analytics can provide your enterprise with a better understanding of variability, future uncertainty, and your own clients. With the landscape constantly changing, you can gain a competitive edge by optimizing business processes, production planning, and human capital to make your business more efficient. By using analytics, your enterprise can achieve the following goals:

  • Drive real-time business decisions by using Smarter Analytics solutions.
  • Identify and follow the best course of action, based on facts and objective evaluation of alternatives.
  • Make more confident choices and anticipate and mold business results in rapidly changing environments.
  • Enable enterprise transformation by using information.

Today’s enterprises need to adopt analytics solutions that are reasonably priced and simple to use, yet robust enough that users can realize the value of the solution.

This IBM® Redbooks® Point-of-View publication describes analytics solutions that can help meet your enterprise's need.

Table of contents

Challenges of adopting an effective analytics solution
Current trends and challenges
Analytics: Effectively using all that information
Developing an analytics solution
What's next: How IBM can help

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