Analytics and reporting can keep a company’s mobile users from taking advantage of data plan

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Analytics and reporting can keep a company’s mobile users from taking advantage of data plan

 

Properly implemented analytics and reporting can help you better manage your mobile workforce and keep data roaming charges under control.

 

Analytics and reporting support mobile security by offering IT and security management a picture of the company’s security situation. Now, smart companies are extending analytics and reporting to managing billing, user management, and productivity. Increasingly, mobile service management is also going to apply analytics to the mobile workforce of large enterprises.

Analytics and reporting from your mobile security platform

Good Technology includes analytics and reporting as part of their split billing solution. Christy Wyatt, chairman and CEO, said customers can use the analytics and reporting to enforce data reimbursement policies. Analytics and reporting captures and presents roaming data.

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The Hunt For Unicorn Data Scientists Lifts Salaries For All Data Analytics Professionals

 

Unicorn Data Scientists (upgraded from “sexy data scientists”) are hard to find and are paid more than $200,000 per year. A new survey finds that the rising data science tide lifts the compensation of all other data analytics professionals , even if they don’t know how to code.

The Burtch Works Study: Salaries for Predictive Analytics Professionals is based on interviews with 1,757 data analytics professionals conducted over the 12 months ending April 2015 by executive recruiting firm Burtch Works. It is a unique source of information in that it does not rely on self-reporting or data provided by human resources departments. It also provides insights into how the demand for data scientists impact the salaries of other data analytics professionals because it excludes data scientists, covered in a separate Burtch Works study, published earlier this year (I wrote about that study here).

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How The New York Times uses predictive analytics algorithms

 

Most print media companies have struggled to make money in the 21st century, but The New York Times is using predictive analytics tools to gain a competitive edge.

 

In the middle part of the last decade, when the Internet replaced print publications as the primary source of news for many people, revenue at most news organizations plummeted. Advertisers were less willing to pay high rates for space in print newspapers and online ads were less proven. This left news organizations scrambling.

Many still have not adjusted to the new business of news. But The New York Times, for one, is starting to make predictive analytics a major part of its business model in an effort to adjust to the modern realities. From trying to get more people to subscribe to promoting articles on social media, the news organization is letting predictive models guide many of its business decisions, and it’s hoping this approach will make it as successful in the 21st century as it was in the last.

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