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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    The Culture Of Performance: Avoiding Measure Mania, The Tyranny Of Targets And Silo Working

    Using a series of real examples, this webcast will explore the underlying beliefs, assumptions and behaviors that undermine and support strategic performance management. You will learn about tools, thinking and ideas to help you move from a culture of measurement and operational focus to one of managing the performance of...

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2010

    External Predictive Indicators: Extending The Balanced Scorecard

    Using practical examples, in this webcast Phil Jones will demonstrate how simple extensions to the modern balanced scorecard approach can provide a view of the external environment, allowing us to monitor it for changes and their implications. He will introduce and explain "External Predictive Indicators" and show how these can...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    A Mind Map Exercise To Trigger KPI Engagement

    Through this webcast specifically you'll learn: What the structure of the mind map is, why it matters, and how to get familiar and comfortable with it before you try it; the kinds of details that go on each branch of the mind map, and how to quickly make the decision...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    Marketing Analytics

    In this seminar, the presenters will discuss: the power of relationship strength over more one dimensional measures such as satisfaction or likelihood to recommend. the core components of relationship strength and how to easily assess them examples of the analysis and results of assessing relationship strength for in various industries...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    Integrating Risk Management With Business Strategy

    This webcast focuses on integrating risk management framework within the business decision making process. Key business decisions impact both the strategy definition and the execution. Without integrating risk management frameworks within the decision making process, organizations will always struggle to align risk management with their business strategy and objectives. This...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    Reporting Key Performance Indicators To Improve Performance

    Many organizations are reporting too many performance measures, too late. Management is left 'chasing the horses well after they have bolted from the barn.' Organizations that think they have KPIs, which are measured monthly and quarterly, have performance reporting regimes that do not create change, alignment or growth. This webcast...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Top 10 Data Mining Mistakes

    Deeply analyzing data to discover useful patterns has delivered enormous returns in many fields and industries. But, it is easy to go too far and "Torture the data until it confesses" or otherwise doom your findings to fail where they really matter: on new situations. A key to achieving quality...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Customer Loyalty Program Best Practices

    In this webcast, Tim Tyler presents a best practice framework that guides you through a methodical, financial, customer and operational review of your loyalty program (or plans). This process determines if your programs are performing profitably, where short term improvements can be made and where integration with additional channels, direct...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Predictive Keyword Scores To Optimize Online Advertising Campaigns

    During this webcast, you will learn how to predict the chance of converting or converting odds for keywords with little or no historical data, in Pay-Per-Click programs such as Google, Yahoo and Bing (Microsoft). The presenters will discuss text mining techniques, a rule engine, KPI selection and predictive modeling (logistic...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Implementing Performance Management Methodologies - Pitfalls And Speed-Bumps

    There are techniques that can prevent failure with implementing performance management methodologies, such as strategy maps, balanced scorecards with KPIs, customer profitability reporting, and driver-based budgeting, among others. But, before using these techniques, you first need to understand what the barriers are. This webcast describes why the adoption rate of...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Minimize Costs And Maximize Productivity With ABM

    In this webcast business consultant Steve Player of TPG Consulting talks about the importance of Activity Based Management in improving cost and productivity management. ABM can drive performance improvements and help your organization thrive even in the toughest times.

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Grounds For Conversation: Tracking Your Most Profitable Customers

    This webcast is one that can obviously make a big impact on your marketing ROI and organization's revenue: Engaging high potential customers. Karen Heath, a Managing Practice Principal with HP, and Jeff Gilleland, Global Strategist of SAS Customer Intelligence Solutions speak with Michele Eggers, from SAS' Customer Intelligence Global Practice....

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Data Management With Teeth: 5 Models For Data Stewardship

    Data stewardship is getting a lot of attention in both IT and business circles. Many companies have already institutionalized the role. While in many cases data stewards are the new go-to resources for all things data, that can be as much of a problem as a solution. In this webcast,...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Why Just Count Crime When You Can Prevent It?

    Doing more with less - Why just count crime when you can anticipate, prevent and respond more effectively? Operationally relevant and actionable analysis allows command staff and police managers to leverage advanced analytics in support of meaningful, information based tactics, strategy and policy decisions in the applied public safety environment....

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Grounds For Conversation: Optimizing Your Segmenting Strategies

    In this webcast, Karen Heath, a Managing Practice Principal with HP, and Jeff Gilleland, Global Strategist of SAS Customer Intelligence Solutions welcome Brent Lever, a SAS Solution Architect, to delve into the topic of contact optimization and the specific steps needed to improve your organization's marketing campaigns and customer segmenting...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    The Data Asset: How Smart Companies Govern Their Data For Business Success

    Organizations set their business strategies and direction based on information that is available to executives. Certain critical assets are considered in business planning, but often data is overlooked by executives, boards of directors, or strategic planners. It is difficult for the IT and business groups to get sponsorship, funding, and...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    CPG Marketing: Building Customer Relationships

    In a business where share points are worth billions and actual sales lift is scratched out from a growing number of consumers that have weakening brand loyalty, relationship marketing is an undervalued and underplayed strategy. In this seminar, you'll see why traditional advertising and promotions aren't working and why building...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Achieving Better Customer Retention Through Social Marketing

    As customers become less responsive to direct marketing communications, they have become more involved with online communities and more receptive to recommendations from people like them. Increasingly, the task for commercial, for-profit, marketers is to work inside a community of pseudo-anonymous customers in sites like Facebook, YouTube or Twitter, because...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Predictive Analytics: Hot Trends For 2010

    Businesses around the globe have deployed analytics for the business impact it delivers. Across many industries and departments, predictive analytics has been applied to address a vast range of business challenges. What's next? In this webcast, Dr. Eric Siegel offers his predictions. Join Dr. Siegel and Anne Milley for a...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    Lean Information Technology

    More and more companies are closely examining IT operations, and IT leaders are constantly under pressure to provide more service with less. Research shows that corporate IT spend as a percentage of revenue ranges from 3.46% to 0.89%, and industry analysts predict IT departments will face 5-10% budget reductions in...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    Identity Resolution For Data Quality And Master Data Management

    Two of the most interesting challenges for customer data integration fall on opposite sides of the same coin: determining when two records refer to the same real-world object versus determining when they do not. Yet without the ability to make a clear connection or distinction, it is difficult - if...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    Let The Seller Beware: Today's IT Buying Trends

    How has the current global economy and new trends in social media impacted the way we buy and sell IT solutions today? What really matters? Where can I get the best, most reliable information? Is selling or buying in one country or region significantly different than selling or buying in...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    Using Lean Six Sigma For Fast Track SG&A Reductions

    For most companies, Selling, General & Administrative (SG&A) costs represent 12-20% of total revenue. With these costs hitting the bottom line directly, many companies are starting to take a closer look at how to reduce SG&A. Using Lean Six Sigma tools help companies streamline, accelerate and execute significant and sustainable...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Improve Forecasts, Reduce Lead Time, Eliminate The Bull-Whip Effect, And Increase Profit Margins

    This webcast shows how and why POS (Point-of-Sales) data provides more accurate forecasts, more market intelligence, and enables you to take full advantage of the market when it is hot, and minimize the risk when it is not. In this declining economy, it is more important than ever to improve...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Alternative Approaches For Forecasting New, Low Volume, Or Highly Seasonal Items

    Product portfolios will always evolve to meet the demands of customers, but in difficult economic times the decision to add or eliminate products has even more risk. This webcast describes alternative approaches to three particularly troublesome forecasting situations: new products, low volume products, and highly season products. For new products...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Grounds For Conversation: Learning And Improving

    This webcast focuses on enhancing the customer experience. Past webcasts in this series talked about collecting, and cleaning, and storing, and segmenting, and analyzing customer data. All well and good, but at some point we need to think about doing something with the data. We need to act on it...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Extending Sustainable Practices Into The Supply Chain

    Today's environmentally savvy media and informed consumer are holding companies responsible for the decisions they make about their own operations, as well as whom they buy from and where the source materials were derived. This is a game-changing paradigm for many organizations and, in this economy, the buyer has the...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Driving Decisions With Predictive Analytics: The Top Business Applications

    The value proposition is straight-forward and proven: Predictive analytics produces business insight that delivers. The customer predictions generated by predictive analytics deliver more relevant content to each customer, improving response rates, click rates, buying behavior, retention and overall profit. Harnessing value with predictive analytics depends on some careful choices: What...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Grounds For Conversation: Making Sure Your Investment Pans Out

    This webcast is especially relevant given the state of our economy and tightening marketing (and customer) budgets. It's more important than ever to know exactly what impact your marketing efforts are having on your organization as a whole. IN this webcast Karen Heath, a Managing Practice Principal with HP, and...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Management - One More Unpredictable Forecasting Variable

    Forecasts are often focused on predicting consumer behavior, but many leaders fail to understand how their management style can influence sales teams and send mixed messages during difficult economic times. IN this webcast William Perry blends quantitative skills and behavioral knowledge together in a discussion about how management actions can...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Fighting Fraud With Social Network Analysis

    IN this webcast Former FBI and Bank of America Executive Chris Swecker and Stu Bradley, a fraud strategist for SAS, talk about how leading financial services institutions are turning to Social Network Analysis (SNA) to leverage their data to better understand and prevent fraud. Staying one step ahead of fraudsters...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Grounds For Conversation: Measuring And Reporting What Matters Most

    In this webcast Karen Heath, a Managing Practice Principal with HP, and Jeff Gilleland, Global Strategist of SAS Customer Intelligence Solutions explore how to establish key customer-oriented metrics and incorporate accountablity into your marketing organizations and lines of business. This is all about tearing down organizational and informational silos, and...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Data Best Practices For Spend Analysis

    Do you know how your organization spends its money? Is your spend data workflow transparent and accurate? Can improved spend data really result in better and more informed decision making? If you have faced any of these questions in your day-to-day business activities, this webcast is for you! This webcast...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    View From The Top: How To Talk About KPIs With C-Level Executives

    In this webcast, Stacey asks Gary Cokins of SAS about his great experience in working with C-level executives on the issues of performance measurement and performance management. How most executives feel about performance management: their concerns, fears, hesitancies in embracing it. When performance management is working really well, how it...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    The Foundation Stones And Better Practices Of Quarterly Rolling Forecasting

    This webcast, which is an extract from David's popular QRF whitepaper, is for members of the forecasting team, consultants putting in planning tools, all corporate accountants, and those senior managers interested in moving their organization away from the dysfunctional annual planning cycle. This webcast is part two of a four-part...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    The Great Debate: Gut Instinct Vs. Analytics

    Decision making has never been more critical for success in Business than today. Your immediate and future success can come down to one decision at any given time. So, how do you make the best business decisions? Is it through gut instinct based on years of experience and business acumen?...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Converting Customer Loyalty Into Higher Profits

    You're told all the time, "All you have to do is increase customer loyalty and that will drive more profit." What they don't tell you is that just increasing loyalty will not always drive profit - it has to be the right kind of loyalty. In this webcast, the presenters...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    The Power Of In-Database Analytics

    To succeed in any market, organizations must back their strategies with careful planning based on sound analytics. In-database analytics will help you establish a cost-effective approach to gaining insights from your warranty data while spending less time and effort. Join this Webcast to find out how you can integrate business...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    The 360-Degree View Of Customer Data

    A key business driver in successful customer data integration is the ability to establish a "360-degree view of the customer." This concept has turned into the holy grail of comprehensive customer intelligence. In this webcast, David Loshin of Knowledge Integrity and Dan Soceanu of DataFlux examine the questions that should...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Evolve From a Carpenter's Apprentice to a Master Woodworker: Creating a Plan for Your Reports and Avoiding Common Pitfalls in REPORT Procedure Coding

    PROC REPORT combines features of the PRINT, TABULATE, and MEANS procedures with features of the DATA step in a single report-writing tool that one can use to produce a variety of reports. Although PROC REPORT has several options that are easy to use, there are pitfalls that are specific to...

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