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The world is entering an era where data is at the center of nearly everything businesses and consumers do. But with the massive amount of data generated every day, companies need to find smart ways to organize and collect big data so that analytics can provide insights into their customers, employees, and business management practices. For Fred Balboni, the global leader of Business Analytics and Optimization for IBM Global Business Services, all of this is just another day on the job as he helps companies solve challenges with data and analytics.
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When it comes to pets, providing a nutritious diet, taking them for regular checkups at the veterinarian, and taking dogs for walks are all great starts to keeping them healthy and happy. But for pet health researchers, they work every day to learn even more about how people can help their dogs and cats enjoy a rich life. At Purina’s pet care centers, researchers and scientists have been studying and learning new, out-of-the-box ways to provide training and therapy for dogs, including establishing training regimens at an early age and giving water-based therapy for older dogs.
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