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  • Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

    Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium turned to cloud-based analytics when it needed a way to better predict how many visitors would be coming on any given day. With 65% of its expenses dedicated to payroll and attendance swings that ranged from 1,200 to 5,000 people per day, finding a way to ensure that staffing levels corresponded to attendance levels represented a huge opportunity for savings. "We live and breathe by attendance at the gate," says Donna Powell, business and administrative services manager at the Tacoma, Wash., facility.

    Written by Robert L. Mitchell08 Sept. 14 17:45
  • RightShip sets sail with big data

    Melbourne-based third party ship vetting agency RightShip is redeveloping its online ship vetting information system (SVIS) with business analytics software from IBM.

    Written by Hamish Barwick31 July 13 15:01
  • Pepper Group rolling out data warehouse-in-a-box

    Financial services organisation Pepper Group is deploying what is claimed to be Australia’s first fully-integrated data warehouse-in-a-box, an appliance that doesn’t require IT support.

    Written by Byron Connolly12 Feb. 13 08:00
  • Predictive analytics pays off for Australia Post

    Manual cash flow forecasts are a thing of the past for Australia Post with the implementation of two software packages which crunch data to produce accurate daily, monthly and annual forecasting reports.

    Written by Hamish Barwick24 Oct. 12 13:47