Prescriptive Analytics

Blog #2: A Closer Look at Artificial Intelligence

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THE HISTORY AND ROOTS OF PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS

Blog #1 discussed the history of predictive analytics going back to 1689 with Lloyds of London, insurance company. Predictive approaches, irrespective of the computing science and machine learning underpinnings, have been here for over 337 years. Blog #2 will define predictive analytics methods in more detail and in particular, I will explore the relevance and history of artificial intelligence.

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SalesChoice Recognized as Leading Sales Management Software Provider

For Immediate Release:

SalesChoice Recognized as Leading Sales Management Solutions Provider

SalesChoice Inc. has been officially recognized by the CIO Review in their 2016 annual listing of 20 leading companies that are at the forefront of providing sales management solutions.

Todays sales managers and sales professionals are leveraging social, mobile, big data, and cloud technologies to optimize the way they gain and retain new customers.

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LevelEleven Asks Dr. Cindy Gordon “Is Sales Becoming a Science?”

SalesChoice CEO Dr. Cindy Gordon started on the topic of sales becoming a science by saying there’s a huge uptick in the market for sales forecasting and analytics.
“Analytics is the most effective factor in modern day sales,” she said.

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SalesChoice Inc. Announces Strategic Alliance Partnership with Obero SPM

August 18th, 2015
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Corporate Sales Performance is accelerated when combined with Sales Forecasting and Advanced Predictive Analytics.

Toronto, Canada August 18th, 2015.  SalesChoice, a Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics company specializing in Making Sales A Science announces a partnership with Obero SPM to help mid-market to enterprise B2B sales companies increase their corporate sales performance.

There is nothing more important to the C-suite than hitting their corporate performance and KPI goals. Obero SPM solutions allows companies to make better business decisions by enabling access to information through a centralized repository.

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SalesChoice included in Forrestor CRM Sales Automation Software Review

SalesChoice is highlighted in new Forrestor Report on CRM Sales Automation Software in two key categories relating to predictive sales analytics and prescriptive analytics:

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The Age of Distraction and Rise of Predictive Analytics

Published in Sandhill Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Did you know that the average attention span for the notoriously ill-focused goldfish is nine seconds, but according to a new Microsoft study [1], people now generally lose concentration after eight seconds, highlighting the effects of an increasingly digitalized lifestyle on the brain? Some key findings:

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Brave ‘Now’ World Part 2: Predictive Analytics Disruption in Financial Services

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By Cindy Gordon 

Part one of this three-part examined how big data has changed our approach to crafting business questions and the expectations of what information we’ll have access to when we make decisions.

Today analytics is moving rapidly into business operating processes and practices. The term being coined to describe this new field is machine-to-machine process intelligence, which at its core is predictive analytics.

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Cindy Gordon, CEO SalesChoice featured on the Financial Post’s The Climb Up

Last month, Rick Spence interviewed Dr Gordon about SalesChoice and the Science of Selling. We’ve pasted an excerpt below. See the full article here.

Cindy Gordon has been a banker, consultant, venture capitalist, and a national technology guru. Now she’s an entrepreneur running her own digital startup. What opportunity lured her onto the front lines? She says SalesChoice, which offers an easy-to-use sales-management alternative to market leader Salesforce, will leverage advanced math and predictive analysis to change the way companies sell. Her team’s ultimate goal: to win a Nobel Prize.

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Decoding buzzwords: big data, predictive analytics, business intelligence

This post was originally published by ITBusiness on February 6, 2014. It can be accessed here.

I must admit, I can get easily confused in discussing predictive analytics, or business intelligence, then adding the term big data in the mix, the sense-making becomes more challenging. With this market being so enormous and promising claims of unparalleled competitive edge, a few simple insights to decipher what’s in the market playbook – can only help us all learn more rapidly.

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