Building an Analytical Culture for Success

July 31, 2019

The Data, Analytics and Institutional Research team collaborated with partners from across the campus. They conducted stakeholder analysis, engaged subject matter experts, and held forums with vendors and academic partners. The end result was the launch of the Insights Program, a comprehensive approach to data warehousing and predictive analytics.

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Walmart Labs

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry toward a smarter future. That’s what we do at Walmart Labs. We’re a team of 4,000+ software engineers, data scientists, designers and product managers within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and our enterprise operates. Since 1962 we’ve been dedicated to helping customers live better. While how we deliver on that promise evolves, why we do it stays the same. Today, we help customers live better by engineering services across all Walmart properties (stores, app, online) that save them time and money—innovations like Online Grocery Pickup, Walmart Pay and in-store Pickup Towers.

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THE COMPUTEINFRASTRUCTURE NEEDED FOR PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS

whitePaper | November 26, 2019

Modernized organizations are leveraging the transformative benefits of predictive analytics to propel their business forward. Predictive analytics arm you with knowledge and insights that can make the difference between profits and losses. They use modeling, machine learning, and artificial intelligence to analyze current data and make predictions about the future. Every industry can benefit from predictive analytics. Those who ignore the potential here are squandering a huge opportunity to grow or create better experiences. The recent dramatic progress in AI-based predictive analytics and machine learning provides organizations with the power to unlock tremendous value from previously hard to decipher data. Through the power of AI-enabled infrastructure, you can harness the predictive analytics/machine learning wave and gain business advantages that will not only keep you in the game, but at the leading edge. Automated server capabilities and the right server for the job will get you where you need to go. This eBook focuses in on how server automation, along with the right servers for the workload, empowers companies to make great strides in the world of machine learning and predictive analytics.

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On Artificial Intelligence A European approach to excellence and trust

whitePaper | February 19, 2020

Artificial Intelligence is developing fast. It will change our lives by improving healthcare (e.g. making diagnosis more precise, enabling better prevention of diseases), increasing the efficiency of farming, contributing to climate change mitigation and adaptation, improving the efficiency of production systems through predictive maintenance, increasing the security of Europeans, and in many other ways that we can only begin to imagine. At the same time, Artificial Intelligence (AI) entails a number of potential risks, such as opaque decision-making, gender-based or other kinds of discrimination, intrusion in our private lives or being used for criminal purposes.

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Delta Live Tables Value Proposition and Benefits

whitePaper | December 13, 2022

Modern Data Analytics Platforms (DAP) have gone through rapid architectural pattern changes over the past few years, independent of the use cases, to provide maximum benefits to the consumers.

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Why Open Architectures Matter in BI: A White Paper on Openness

whitePaper | September 1, 2022

Lock-in occurs when the cost or effort of moving away from a particular choice (platform, vendor) outweighs the benefit of doing so, even if that choice is good for the business overall. The pain of moving is simply too great to consider doing it.

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Self-Service Data Intelligence

whitePaper | September 20, 2022

Self-service is without question no longer an option for successful businesses. Find out how Alation can accelerate data-driven decisions with our Self-Service Data Intelligence white paper.

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The A-Z of Master Data Management

whitePaper | January 11, 2023

The world of master data management (MDM) is a complicated place to navigate and its native speakers use a language sometimes only they themselves understand. It is packed with complex descriptions, esoteric lingo and acronyms.

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Spotlight

Walmart Labs

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry toward a smarter future. That’s what we do at Walmart Labs. We’re a team of 4,000+ software engineers, data scientists, designers and product managers within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and our enterprise operates. Since 1962 we’ve been dedicated to helping customers live better. While how we deliver on that promise evolves, why we do it stays the same. Today, we help customers live better by engineering services across all Walmart properties (stores, app, online) that save them time and money—innovations like Online Grocery Pickup, Walmart Pay and in-store Pickup Towers.

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