Improving the Customer Experience is #1 Objective for Retail Financial Services | FC Business Intelligence Survey

In a survey conducted by FC Business Intelligence in September 2014 of 150 participants in retail financial services, 87% believe that improving the customer experience is the number one objective in 2014 and 2015. However;… Look Into It

Plea From Botox Maker Allergan for Goldman’s Help in Valeant Fight

“I need Goldman to take off its white hat and put on a darker one,” an Allergan executive wrote in an email — part of a trove of recently unsealed documents related to the company’s battle against Valeant. Look Into It

New Supply Chain Management Webinar Scheduled this month from iCepts Technology Group

This month iCepts Technology Group, Inc. will host an online webinar to show the power of business intelligence (BI) and reporting through Jet Enterprise for Microsoft Dynamics NAV. (PRWeb October 24, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12198107.htm Look Into It

Guest view: Understanding business users' real BI needs

This is the age of information where data rules. Businesses today tap on business intelligence and data analytics to gain insights into their operations, better understand their customers, and project market trends. Look Into It

Oman in talks to buy local assets of Occidental Petroleum

Oman Oil Company waiting for US firm to specify terms of acquisition Look Into It

How Quantitative Easing Contributed to the Nation’s Inequality Problem

The Fed’s policies that drove down interest rates to historically low levels have actually exacerbated the inequality problem that Janet L. Yellen said concerned her, writes William D. Cohan in Street Scene. Look Into It

This is your Brain on Big Data: A Review of “The Organized Mind”

In the past few years, several fine books have been written by neuroscientists. In this blog I’ve reviewed those that are most useful and placed Daniel Kahneman’s Thinking, Fast & Slow at the top of the heap. I’ve now found its worthy companion: The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload. This […]

A Workshop Conducted at Delhi School of Economics

I had the good fortune to deliver a pre-placement workshop to students of Delhi School of Economics recently. Here are the slides. Fun fact- I saw my uncle’s picture from the class of 1951-53 Look Into It

Paulson’s Hedge Fund Urges Botox-Maker Allergan to Consider Buying Shire

John Paulson’s hedge fund has good reason to want Allergan to buy Shire. AbbVie just walked away from its deal for Shire. That sent Shire’s shares tumbling, leading to substantial paper losses for Paulson. Look Into It

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