|December 20, 2010||New England Patriots Tackle Multichannel Data
Data doubles every 18 months within companies, which adds to the challenge of managing that data holistically. The persistence of data silos on congruency problems, a lack of awareness across the organization about the problems silos create, and the availability of data not being aligned with companies' decision-making cycles are the culprits to blame - comments Mu Sigma's Founder & CEO Dhiraj Rajaram in the article
|November 16, 2010||Success secrets of the INC 500 CEOs – Interview with Dhiraj Rajaram, CEO & Founder, Mu-Sigma
Mu Sigma was recently listed in the Inc 500 list of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies. In an interview with Steve Straub (President of Get America Growing), Dhiraj Rajaram (Founder & CEO of Mu Sigma) discusses how the company grew from USD 1.4 million to USD 21.3 million between 2006 - 2009, an astounding 1424% increase, in the middle of the worst recession since the 1930s. He also talks about Mu Sigma's data-driven solutions that institutionalize decision making, the model followed, the motivation behind creating Mu Sigma, the Vision and road ahead.
|November 10, 2010||Good analytics lead to better decisions|
|September 10, 2010||Cupid should learn math to keep his job
Relationship analysis is an emerging niche in the business analytics space, and might push Cupid out of his match-making job. Unless the God of Love is willing to learn the ropes of mathematical algorithms.
Traditionally, relationships are built on basic factors like family, educational, social and economic backgrounds, and food habits. Many of these matches break as they are based only on obvious elements of likes or behavioural similarities of the people involved, not on a true sense of compatibility.
|September 07, 2010||Analytics Services Firm Mu Sigma Makes Inc. 500 List of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies
Data analytics firm Mu Sigma announces that it has made the Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing private companies in America. Mu Sigma was ranked 204 in the 2010 list, having achieved a revenue growth of 1424% for the period 2006-2009. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs.
|September 01, 2010||Three Chicago Booth Businesses named to INC. Magazine's list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies|
|August 30, 2010||Insurers Expand Views on What Can Be Sourced Externally
Economic pressures, evolving technology and increasing comfort with partner management are combining to force insurance executives to expand their views of what can be sourced externally. Dhiraj Rajaram, Founder & CEO of Mu Sigma, posts his views on the shift he has witnessed in demand from insurers for strategic data analysis rather than projects involving tactical data gathering.
|August 27, 2010||10 Predictions For Analytic Decision Support by 2015
This feature by Dhiraj Rajaram, Founder & CEO of Mu Sigma, presents ten predictions about changes in decision sciences that will have the greatest impact on business over the next five years. Developed by Mu Sigma, these predictions touch on trends that will challenge conventional wisdom, drive new business models, and enable organizations to differentiate themselves to compete and drive growth.
|August 23, 2010||Tapping Analytics to Fight Internal Insurance Fraud
Financial businesses have traditionally been susceptible to fraud - in particular internal fraud. From among millions of claims processed each year, a miniscule percentage is proven as internal fraud. Data-mining techniques leverage these historical instances of fraudulent claims and funnel out those with higher chances of being fraud, thus prioritizing claims for detailed investigation. Modeling for internal fraud can be complex due to the rarity of its occurrence. Mukund Raghunath, Senior Vice President of Mu Sigma Inc., discusses the data elements that need to be considered together with the various analytical approaches undertaken to monitor this "out of pattern" claim activity.
|August 16, 2010||The Role of Analytics in a Recessionary Economy
While the world is shifting to a new normal, much of the advice that executives have received is remarkably similar to what they heard in earlier recessions. Corporations across the world need to hone several capabilities in the right proportion if they want to be able to weather crisis of any kind and come out stronger. Dhiraj Rajaram, Founder & CEO slates the "must have” strategic imperatives that should be part of organizations’ performance dashboards if business is to confront changing realities and adapt to the new normal.
|August 15, 2010||The Power of Decision Sciences
Mu Sigma, today, is arguably the world's largest pure play analytics services company. "Our goal over the next two years is to remove the need to say 'arguably'," says Dhiraj Rajaram, founder and chief executive (CEO) of Mu Sigma. Founded in Chicago, Illinois, in 2004, Mu Sigma has seen tremendous growth over the last six years. They work with senior and middle management teams at the world's leading corporations, helping them come up with answers to complex business problems through the use of data analysis.
|June 18, 2010||Microsoft names Mu Sigma as the preferred vendor for analytics|
|April 27, 2010||Mu Sigma Partner Summit 2010 - A Report|
|February 05, 2010||Mu Sigma at the predictive modeling conference
Marketing Mix (MMX) models have become commonplace in B2C industries to determine the impact of various marketing vehicles on sales and product movement. Dhiraj Rajaram, Founder & CEO, Mu Sigma, is a Speaker at the Conference addressing the HOW of validating MMX models accuracy, adapting MMX models for decision making, and gaining executive buy-in for MMX as a tool in Marketing Finance.
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