Swivel Chair Syndrome: The Impacts of Repetition

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In this 2-part series we will break down the physical damage that multiple redundant data entries can have on your workforce, and ways to mitigate these risks for a more accurate and resilient data foundation and human workforce. Repetition often manifests through ‘band-aid’ style fixes, leaving the data owners to sacrifice any combination of the

Creating a Healthcare Data Ecosystem – A Lesson from the Business World

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CTI Healthcare blog series: A Prescription for Improving Patient and Institutional Financial Wellbeing Creating a Healthcare Data Ecosystem – A Lesson from the Business World – Part 4 of 5. The healthcare industry has been playing IT catch-up, as the IT paradigm is already changing.    Healthcare technology, by that I mean the IT that runs

The “Now” Healthcare Innovation

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CTI Healthcare blog series: A Prescription for Improving Patient and Institutional Financial Wellbeing The “Now” Healthcare Innovation Part 3 of 5. The business of healthcare is a mess. Observe the deep-rooted dual challenges of escalating costs coupled with deteriorating health – it’s an unsustainable paradox not only for the healthcare industry but for society in

The Accelerating Importance of Data Analytics in Healthcare

A Prescription for Improving Patient and Institutional Financial Wellbeing The Accelerating Importance of Data Analytics in Healthcare – Part 1 of 5.   Data is the lifeblood of the next-generation health system, and innovative use of analytics will drive better outcomes and lower costs. Data analytics tools have the potential to transform health care in

What Can Fundraisers Learn from Sales Data Science?

For the past few years we’ve worked closely with Higher Education Institutions on applying data analytics to optimize student admissions, financial aid, student retention and academic outcomes. We recognized from the onset that this student “lifecycle” has a straight progression to an alumni lifecycle which has a critical goal of fostering school loyalty and giving.

Graph Databases Not All Hype

At least that’s what I thought when I first starting hearing about graph database technology. I’m a business person, not a database expert.  Our business is simply stated, delivering high value insights for the enterprise through analytics.  So, when our CTO, Kurt Rosenfeld, explained to me what “what is possible” with graph databases I knew

CTI CustomerUniverse: Data Integration is Key to Marketing Success

In this part 2 of 6 view blog series: In a recent survey conducted by CTI, marketers listed data integration as the number one obstacle to their ability to arrive at a single, trusted and complete 360-degree analytical view of their customers. In his latest video blog, CTI CustomerUniverse Product Director, Mark Janowicz talks about

Rethinking HR Performance in the world of Cloud and Workday

I’ve been in the Data Analytics space for a long time and over the years I’ve worked on numerous HR “reporting, dash-boarding, and data warehouse projects.”  Actually,  I am in the process of wrapping up a 6 month project that integrates analytics into a Workday environment. Just to level set, Workday, is highly regarded as

Higher Ed – Everyone is Trying to Solve the Same Problem

Data Governance and Student Success — I just attended the Higher Ed Data Warehouse (HEDW) conference, which this year was hosted at the University of Arizona in Tucson.   This is our second year attending (as a sponsor).    U of A is a sizeable institution with an excellent facility to accommodate the 300+ attendees.  And Tucson

Analytics for Higher-Ed: A World of Opportunities, But Beware

Student Life-cycle at HEDW Conference —   On April 23rd – 26th, CTI is once again sponsoring the Higher Education Data Warehouse conference. Last year at the conference we introduced the concept of the “Student Lifecycle” to drive recruitment, retention and success. The impact of analytics is driving improvements in University performance across a broad