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October 29, 2014 10:00 ET

Fortune 500 Leaders Convene to Discuss Big Data Analytics Opportunities, Challenges at Mu Sigma Decision Sciences Summit

Leaders From AIG, Pfizer and Others Take the Stage to Explore the "Interconnected Problem Universe"

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Oct 29, 2014) - Mu Sigma (www.mu-sigma.com), the world's largest pure-play provider of decision sciences and analytics solutions, announced today a summary of its recent 2014 Decision Sciences Summit, which took place earlier this month at the JW Marriott Essex House in New York City.

Approximately 250 attendees from more than 100 Fortune 500 organizations attended the two-day gathering. Several high-profile leaders presented on the main stage, sharing their own perspectives on decision sciences and problem solving. Speakers included Peter Hancock, President and CEO of global insurer AIG, and David Kreutter, Vice President of Global Business Analytics and Insights for Pfizer.

"Our Decision Sciences Summit is always thought provoking -- not just for our clients, but for Mu Sigmans," said Dhiraj Rajaram, CEO and Founder of Mu Sigma. "It's an opportunity for us to facilitate the sharing of learnings across functions and industries, and help clients create a new art of problem solving. The event is the highlight of our year."

Key issues discussed at the event included:

  • The interconnected nature of business problems
  • Blending art and science in analytics efforts
  • Advanced machine learning and intelligent systems
  • How asking the right questions is more important than seeking answers
  • Next-generation metrics and KPIs
  • How to scale analytics initiatives

Mu Sigma's annual Customer Summit regularly draws an impressive brain trust of analytics pros from some of the most well known companies in the world. Attendees praise the quality of the audience and presentations, and report that peer networking is a key reason they attend.

A written synthesis of the event can be found at http://www.mu-sigma.com/decision-sciences-summit/2014/customersummit2014-report.html. The company has selected Seattle as the host city for its 2015 Decision Sciences Summit, to be held next summer (exact dates and location to be determined).

About Mu Sigma
Mu Sigma is a category-defining Decision Sciences and Big Data analytics company helping enterprises institutionalize data-driven decision-making. Mu Sigma's unique interdisciplinary approach and cross-industry learning drive innovation in solving high-impact business problems across marketing, risk and supply chain. With over 3500 decision scientists and experience across 10 industry verticals, Mu Sigma has been consistently validated as the preferred Decision Sciences and analytics partner. Mu Sigma provides an integrated decision support ecosystem of products, services and cross-industry best practice processes transforming the way decisions are enabled in enterprises for more than 140 Fortune 500 clients. Visit www.mu-sigma.com.

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