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THE CASE AGAINST QUICK WINS IN PREDICTIVE
When beginning a new predictive analytics project, the client
often mentions the importance of a “quick win”. It makes
sense to think about delivering fast results, in a limited area,
that excites important stakeholders and gains support and
funding for more predictive projects. A great goal, says Greta
Roberts, CEO Talent Analytics, Corp.
CAPGEMINI REPORTS REVENUE UP 12.7%,
ACQUISITION OF FAHRENHEIT 212
Just months after one of the largest acquisitions in the history of
the company, Capgemini Consulting is touting its 2015 financial
performance as evidence last July’s $4 billion acquisition of
IGATE is already paying big dividends, and announced another
acquisition in service of its North American growth aspirations
in digital innovation, Fahrenheit 212. Notably, 22 percent of the
company’s revenues now come from Digital and Cloud.
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