Analytics The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Analytics en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:00:00 GMT Square Rolls Out New Analytics Suite Staying competitive following Amazon's announcement of its first mobile card reader, Square unveils new features. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:00:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Wish Waiting for a Table Was Less Painful? There's an App for That. NoWait efficiently manages waits for tables, reducing stress levels for customers and restaurant owners alike. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT Katherine Duncan This Tool Promises to Find the Best Location for Your Business Piinpoint helps businesses choose where to open based on facts, not just intuition. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:15:00 GMT Vanessa Richardson In an Effort to Up Its Mobile Ad Game, Yahoo Acquires Flurry The mobile ad and analytics company is one of Yahoo's most expensive acquisition to date under CEO Marissa Mayer. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:50:00 GMT Laura Entis In Landmark Deal, Apple and IBM Join Up to Develop Business Apps The wide-ranging partnership aims to combine IBM's big data and analytics proficiencies with Apple’s ubiquity and usability. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:36:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Taking Aim at Twitter, Facebook Ramps Up Celeb Presence The social giant continues to take aim at rival Twitter with an emphasis on VIP users and entertainment partnerships. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 20:01:00 GMT Nina Zipkin What’s Roughly the Size of 9.4 Trillion DVDs? (Infographic) The world of ‘big data’ will balloon in years to come. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:00:00 GMT Linda Lacina Overcoming the Challenges of Data Analytics When used correctly, analytics can reveal insights about content and websites that are otherwise invisible. But analytics often create a lot of noise with no obvious message, turning a tool that is intended to clarify user experience into a confusing mess of numbers. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 20:00:00 GMT Allison McCartney Ever Wish You Could Decipher Social-Media Snark? So Does the Secret Service. The Secret Service is looking for new social-media monitoring tools, to among other things, help determine sarcasm. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 17:53:00 GMT Nina Zipkin This Slick iBeacon Device Helps Retailers Push Deals to In-Store Shoppers Thanks to the Internet of Things, shopping at brick-and-mortar stores just got a lot more personal. Here's how. Thu, 22 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow The Best Software Tools to Run a Startup Time and money are precious commodities for entrepreneurs. With not much of either, here are a few tools to help run your media startup more efficiently, while also saving you a few bucks. Tue, 20 May 2014 16:30:00 GMT Jake Gibson Get Comfortable With Big Data in 3 Steps Many small-business owners are feeling intimidated about the big-data wave, it doesn't have to be scary. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Debra Kaye How Big Data Helps Us Keep Pace (Infographic) Every minute, thousands of Tweets are sent, apps are downloaded and images are posted. Following these digital trails can provide interesting insights into consumer behaviors and needs. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 14:00:00 GMT Linda Lacina IBM's Watson Could Be Your Next Shopping Partner Cognitive, artificial intelligence is moving into e-commerce. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:35:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Can Twitter Be Used to Predict Crime? A newly published paper says geo-tagged tweets can assist in the prediction of crime. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:28:00 GMT Wendy Frink Should You Focus on SEO or Pay-Per-Click Marketing? What does each do, and what are pros and cons of each approach? Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:00:00 GMT Jonathan Long This Software Company Can Boost Your Retention Rate Gainsight, a customer-success management company, helps increase customer retention for small but quickly growing companies. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMT Jeff Kauflin Twitter Geeks Out on Data, Acquires Gnip Twitter has snagged six-year-old social data startup Gnip for an undisclosed amount. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:24:00 GMT Wendy Frink Big Data Isn't Just For Big Businesses Anymore With resources becoming more available and less expensive, small businesses are able to tap into big data for a deeper analysis of their company. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:30:00 GMT Dan Newman 9 Online Ad Campaign Stats You Must Track To know whether it's successful--or just a waste of time and money--you have to track the following 9 statistics of your online marketing efforts. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:30:00 GMT Richard Stokes