Tracking Personal Data And Applying It To The Enterprise

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOC7mwOZomg] Self-tracking and personal analytics are areas of data collection that have seen tremendous growth over the past few years.  This growth has spurred new companies such as Quantter that seek to aid individuals in the data collection process.  Bruno sat down recently with Denis Harscoat, the Co-Founder of Quantter, to get his take on…

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Strategic Business Intelligence Insight From A Top Information Manager

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smvkaNhfzL4] In this latest episode of BI-TV, Jeff Huckaby, a recent recipient of the Information Management top 25 Information Managers award, sits down with Bruno and shares success stories as a BI Supervisor at Pilot Travel Centers.  Pilot Travel Centers is one of the largest privately-held companies in the US with revenues of over $18…

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How Northwestern Mutual Uses Data To Make Smart Investments

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnNSJaH1Y0A] Today Bruno sits down with Bethany Rodenhuis, VP of Corporate Planning at Northwestern Mutual.  With $167 billion dollars in assets and 21 billion in revenues, Northwestern Mutual is the #1 individual life insurer in the United States.  Bethany shares her experience decomposing metrics, learning what drives them, and how sensitive they are to change. …

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Franck Schuurmans: Making Better Decisions Through Proper Framing

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hu7WpZiiwbU] Franck Schuurmans, Senior Consultant and a Director of Decision Strategies International, discusses some of the causes of bad decision making in the business world.  Time after time, business decisions are made based solely on past experiences with the understanding that this is a good predictor of the future.  Franck shares how to overcome the…

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Your Life In Numbers

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Kh24sJsAw0&feature=channel_video_title] You probably did not notice if your right eye twitched this morning. And you might not have attached any meaning to it, if you did notice. However, Gary Wolf, a contributing editor for Wired Magazine, sees such subtle observations as a pathway to self-illumination. “It turns out involuntary movement of the muscles in your…

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Conquer Your Calendar: Use PowerPivot To Analyze Your Time

[view:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iT6OX0ZNanA] Today we are very excited to release a free tool utilizing PowerPivot for Excel, Calendar Analytics.  Calendar Analytics is a time management application that pulls information from Exchange and visualizes that data in a very easy to use Excel dashboard.  We are releasing this application in honor of Administrative Professionals’ Day, but this application…

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The Secrets Of Time Management… Revealed

[view:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5sjEu5koGU&feature=channel_video_title] As a professional worker, you may wonder where you are spending your time and if that time is being optimized.  Bruno Aziza caught up with Eric Swift, the head of the Sharepoint division at Microsoft.  Eric walked Bruno through a typical day, one that would overwhelm just about anybody if not managed properly.  How…

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ESPN’s John Hollinger: Applying Sports Analytics To Business Analytics

 [view:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMGzPUgQNP0] Starting as a hobby, John Hollinger parlayed his love of sports and analytics into a career in sports analytics, and has had a major influence on basketball analytics. One of his major contributions is the Player Efficiency Rating (PER), which takes many different factors and parlays it into a single number. In the latest…

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An Interview With The President Of The USA’s Soccer Federation

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-yfgRaenBQ] Sunil Gulati is the current president of the United States Soccer Federation and an economics professor at Columbia University. In the latest BITV episode with Bruno Aziza, Gulati shares his thoughts on the role of analytics in soccer today and in the future.   Join the BI TV LinkedIn Group to stay up-to-date with…

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The Gambler: Jeffrey Ma Brings Down the House

[view:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tqrJoFpDrU] Jeffrey Ma won millions-and inspired the Hollywood film 21-when he masterminded a card counting scheme involving his fellow MIT classmates and took on Vegas. Ma has now parlayed his love for analytics, gambling and sports into a career as an analyst, author and speaker. In the latest BITV episode, Bruno Aziza gets Ma to…

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