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Join the IBM Analytics Center of Excellence Community
Discover everything the ACE Community has to offer. Visit this new resource center to download thought leadership and reference materials. Read how analytics is being used in your industry. Connect with like-minded individuals who are invested in using analytics to achieve better outcomes. There's even a special section for academic institutions.

Visit an IBM Analytics Solution Center
Hundreds of companies visit these seven centers each year. There, they can earn more about analytics in general and about their particular areas of concern.

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Connect with IBM ACE experts

Connect with IBM Experts Gino Palozzi, Senior Manager
Business Analytics Marketing Strategy & Thought Leadership
Gino manages the integrated business analytics marketing strategy in support of the company-wide analytics imperative. Gino also chairs the BI Excellence Advisory Board, and is an IBM Certified Business Strategy Consultant.
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Connect with IBM Experts Andy Kruse, Global Practice Leader
Business Intelligence Competency Center, Business Analytics
Andy works with IBM clients in a variety of industries worldwide to improve the ROI of their business analytics implementations. He specializes in helping plan, adopt and operate Competency Centers.
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Connect with IBM Experts Forrest Palmer, Solution Representative
Software Services Offerings, Business Analytics
Forrest is an expert on business analytics strategy and centers of excellence for analytics, business intelligence and performance management.

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