Competing on analytics is an HBR article written by Thomas H. Davenport and this article has categorised as a must read piece in hbr.org .
Presentation points on How to compete in analytics scenario.
The case of UPS, Barclays,Capital One,EJ Gallo winery,Harrah's,Owens & Minor,P&G and Walmart have incorporated.
The major topics covered:
Analytics as a strategy, Anatomy of an analytic competitor, An enterprise approach to analytics, analytics competitor (analytics driven companies) as a source of strength which include people, strategy and technology. The technology strategy uncovers data strategy, business intelligence software and computing hardware.
Every day advances in technology and techniques gives company a better handle on the critical miniature of their operations.