IBM's Watson Analytics cloud-based data discovery service is helping customers put advanced analytics into production without the complexity of going it alone.
Toyota Financial Services' Collection Treatment Optimization (CTO) program uses optimization concepts developed by credit card companies and applies them to auto financing. The program seeks to help Toyota's collections agents optimize which borrowers to call to help reduce delinquencies and keep customers in their vehicles.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide uses an analytics engine to alter hotel pricing rates on the fly, improving demand forecasting by 20 percent.
Echo Global Logistics' human resources function uses an analytics service from HighGround to monitor employee engagement as part of an effort to improve retention and customer satisfaction.
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