An Inflection Point for Dell Statistica

When Dell acquired StatSoft and its Statistica advanced analytics platform back in early 2014, we knew it was only the start of a journey toward something bigger. Certainly, StatSoft had every reason to be proud of its accomplishments up to that point. The company and its leaders spent … READ MORE

John K Thompson February 18, 2016

Statistica and Medicine: Q&A with Dr. Steven Melemis

In this post, I share highlights of a fascinating conversation with Dr. Steven M. Melemis, a long-time user of Dell Statistica and recognized expert in the field of addiction medicine. After earning a Ph.D. in statistics, Melemis went back to school for a medical degree and has merged … READ MORE

John Whittaker October 13, 2015

Postcards from the Edge of IoT Analytics

Late last month, I participated on a panel at the IoT Evolution Conference & Expo, entitled “Unleashing value from analyzing data generated by the Internet of Things.” Joining me were Syed Hoda, CMO at ParStream, and Laurie Lamberth, associate partner at 151 Advisors. Even though it was the … READ MORE

John Whittaker September 4, 2015

The Future of Analytics in Healthcare: Part Two

Q&A with Dr. Charlotte Hovet, Dell’s Medical Director of Global Healthcare Solutions In this second part of our interview series with Dr. Charlotte Hovet, medical director of Global Healthcare Solutions at Dell, we examine what healthcare will look like in 2020 and offer tips for getting started. What … READ MORE

John Whittaker May 29, 2015

Getting Smarter About Collective Intelligence

Lately, whenever I hold a whiteboard discussion on collective intelligence, customers, prospects, analysts and even my fellow Dell team members give me their full attention. Now, people have talked about collective intelligence for ages, but I think what drives the point home now more than ever before is … READ MORE

John K Thompson May 27, 2015

Analytics in Healthcare: Q&A with Dr. Charlotte Hovet, Part 1

In this two-part series, Dr. Charlotte Hovet, medical director of Global Healthcare Solutions at Dell, shares her thoughts about how healthcare informatics and predictive analytics are helping to usher in a new era of wellness and disease prevention. Part one takes a look at healthcare informatics changes happening … READ MORE

John Whittaker May 14, 2015

Flexing Your Data Muscle with Analytics Agility

The need to be more agile comes up a lot in customer conversations, especially from frustrated executives who want to be more sure-footed and flexible in moving their businesses forward. Too often, they feel stymied by a lack of useful insight, which hampers their ability to respond quickly … READ MORE

John K Thompson April 20, 2015

Social Analytics Go to the Head of the Class

As I shared in my last post, February’s TDWI event in Las Vegas held special meaning for me, since it marked the organization’s 20th anniversary and my fourth consecutive year as a faculty member. Dell Software also hosted a book signing for my latest publication, co-authored with Krish … READ MORE

Shawn Rogers April 2, 2015

When Smart People Won’t Use Smart Technologies

By Dr. Thomas Hill, Executive director, Analytics, Information Management Group, Dell Big-data predictive analytics offer the promise of better outcomes and lower costs for healthcare organizations, effectively allowing a patient to access the expertise of thousands of experts gained through treating millions of patients. But successfully deploying the … READ MORE

Amanda E March 19, 2015
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