Big Data Case Studies

Real-world success stories from companies that are leveraging data analytics to nail their goals.

How Patient Data Helps Hospitals
Washington State Health Care Authority has been able to reduce unnecessary use of the emergency room by adopting a system to exchange patient…
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Urban Waste Management Improves Its Age Old Service Using Big Data
The Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA), England’s largest Waste Disposal Authority, has collaborated with the University of…
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How The New York Mets Hit A Home Run With Analytics
It seems like the fans of a sports team are either die-hard lifelong fans or advantageous floaters who root for a team during their prime. So…
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How Big Data Is Driving Formula One
The fast paced, adrenaline-pumping nature of Formula One racing obviously has the daredevils intrigued, but more shocking is how many…
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The Data-Driven Proof Netflix Needs To Buy A Blockbuster
According to Netflix quarterly earnings, the company currently has over 53 million streaming customers worldwide. With such a large amount of…
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Macy’s Gets A Leg Up On Competition With Business Intelligence
Although Macy’s, an international department store, isn’t exactly the most groundbreaking business, the method it uses to incorporate big…
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Why Paychex Has Predictive Analytics To Thank For Staying In Business
Paychex, a company that provides payroll, human resources and employee benefit services to businesses, used to lose about 20% of its customer…
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LAPD Fighting Crime Before It Happens
The LAPD Foothill division is attempting to predict and prevent crime before it even happens. How do they do this? Big data, of course. …
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Tesco’s Legendary Big Data Benefits
Tesco, the largest retailer in the UK, was one of the first major companies to discover the endless benefits of big data analytics. Beginning in…
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How UPS Uses Big Data With Every Delivery
The different routes that can get a driver from point A to point B are overwhelming. What determines the best course to take? Is it the one with…
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