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Unformatted text preview: IV. In the financial industry, Capital One and other banks mine all kinds of transaction data to identify, and stop, fraudulent transactions V. Cemex , the big cement company, uses global positioning satellite locators and traffic and weather data to improve delivery-time performance in Mexico VI. Whirlpool , the appliance maker, has begun using new analytics software to automatically scan warranty reports as well as manufacturing, supplier, sales and service data to try to further trim its warranty costs and improve quality. VII. supplied by companies like SAS, Business Objects, Cognos , MicroStrategy and Information Builders VIII. Basem Nayfeh has a Ph.D. from Stanford, where he did his graduate research down the hall from one of Google s founders, Sergey Brin...
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