Stories by Stacy Collett

KPMG

Data mining and analytics speed the client onboarding process at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

This 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree created an Intelligent Transportation System to keep roads safe in extreme weather.

Life Fitness

Remote diagnostics developed by this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree keep fitness equipment in shape.

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Scientists at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree can now analyze petabytes of space mission data created decades apart.

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Patients struggling to get oncology drugs get an assist from data analytics, thanks to this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree.

Qiagen

An analytics database at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree combines multiple data streams and sources to drive revenue.

CPL Online

Big data transforms this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, an e-learning business, doubling staff productivity.

Rhodes Group/TriCore

This 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree analyzes patients' records to identify those at risk and recommend care.

State of Arkansas

Data analytics helps officials at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree reward healthcare providers that offer the best quality and prices.

A.W. Chesterton

Data-driven business intelligence helps identify hidden sales opportunities at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree.

Premier 100 IT Leader: Jay Ferro

When Jay Ferro, 46, joined the <a href="http://www.cancer.org">American Cancer Society</a> as CIO three years ago, he was given a herculean task -- to transform the nonprofit's 12 independent divisions and corporate headquarters into a single entity, beginning with IT.

Four ways for IT to connect better with customers

If you walk by an IT office these days, the only sounds you're likely to hear are the dull whir of laptop fans and the gentle hum of servers -- barely a warm body to be found. The IT staff is on the loose.

Kisters

In 2012 and 2013, Belgium endured heavy rainfall as Europe's jet stream changed paths and brought flooding to central Europe. The Flemish Environment Agency needed a better way to inform citizens and water management officials about forecasted flood conditions.

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