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Tracking Good Judgement

Tracking Good Judgement

admin 22/07/2015 0
How do you know if your decisions were good? Tracking success and shortfalls has been shown to be a key ingredient to a truly successful strategy, whether personal or professional. It is frequently difficult to articulate how well a decision has play...
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BI Systems and Shelfware

BI Systems and Shelfware

admin 17/07/2015 0
Business intelligence (BI) systems and analytics are subjects of many model requests these days. What is surprising to us is that many BI systems are really not used effectively. SIL just completed a review of over 200K BI systems. More than 81.5% of...
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IT Risk Assessment Class Open for Registration

IT Risk Assessment Class Open for Registration

admin 16/07/2015 2
As part of the SIL ongoing education series, the IT Risk Assessment class has been scheduled for twice during the remainder of 2015. The registration for the class session is open, and can be found at http://www.sil-usa.com/index.php?route=product/pr...
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SIL CSE Interviewed by IBM Systems Journal

SIL CSE Interviewed by IBM Systems Journal

admin 15/07/2015 2
IBM Systems Journal has just published a great interview with SIL's Chief Systems Engineer about the challenges of implementing analytics. It makes for a very understandable summary of what customers are REALLY seeing from their analytics and why som...
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Global Security Watch Enrollment Opens

Global Security Watch Enrollment Opens

admin 14/07/2015 1
For the first time in our 35+ year history, SIL is opening up the Global Security Watch (GSW) group for open enrollment. Up to this point, membership has been restricted to those organizations that have a long-term relationship with SIL. The changing...
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Changes, Changes

Changes, Changes

admin 14/07/2015 2
The world changes.... and any business must change with it to continue to thrive and grow. SIL is no different than our clients in this. In fact, with the execution of thousands of models each day for clients, SIL is constantly faced with the ABSOLUT...
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SIL Model Growth - June 2015

SIL Model Growth - June 2015

admin 06/07/2015 1
As the participation in the SIL Security Watch (SSW) continues to grow, the magnitude of the global attacks becomes more evident. The sharp rise in both incursion counts and the cost of those incursions is a frightening inhibition to a growing econom...
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Struggling with Big Data Analytics

Struggling with Big Data Analytics

admin 28/06/2015 2
Many organizations are struggling with Big Data Analytics. They find it expensive and difficult to manage and assess value from the results. Part of the problem is that a standard view of analytics is too limiting. This is why SIL uses extended analy...
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Viewpoint on a Chaotic World

Viewpoint on a Chaotic World

admin 26/04/2015 1
Welcome to the SIL Blog! We are excited to kick off the blog as we ready our organization for the challenging year ahead. This blog will contain perspectives on the massive experiential data that SIL processes every year on business activity, market ...
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