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Technology research on Business Intelligence (BI), analytics, and data mining software and solutions.
9 Useful Open Source Big Data ToolsNovember 11, 2015
Hadoop is not the end-all, be-all of Big Data. There are lots of other Big Data platforms and tools, many of which are open source.
Startup Spotlight: Snowflake Computing's Elastic Data WarehouseOctober 13, 2015
Created to redesign the enterprise-class data warehouse for a cloud-based world, Snowflake Computing's clients include Accordant Media, …
Should You Automate Business Intelligence?October 6, 2015
Automating business intelligence is a great way for companies to increase the likelihood of success. So how do you go about it?
Big and Fast Data: Upgrading Your InfrastructureOctober 5, 2015
Big Data and Fast Data necessitate infrastructure changes for most organizations.
Seeking Truth about HadoopSeptember 22, 2015
How many organizations use Hadoop, and more important, how many derive value from it? New survey offers different picture than one released …
Getting Data Governance RightSeptember 17, 2015
To get data governance right, organizations must benchmark their current efforts and create a data governance "road map" for the future.
9 Tips for Awesome Data AnalyticsSeptember 2, 2015
Credit Karma is on the leading edge of data analytics. One of the company's senior software engineers shares some of the ways his team uses …
5 Best Practices for Fast DataAugust 18, 2015
Big Data is so 2012. Fast Data is the latest data processing and analytics trend. Best practices are beginning to emerge, based on early use …
Humana Using Analytics to Improve Health OutcomesAugust 14, 2015
Health insurer Humana is getting good results by making analytics the foundation of its clinical operations.
Getting Good BI Without a Single Version of the TruthAugust 10, 2015
A single version of the truth has long been a business intelligence goal. But should it be?
Analyzing Archived Data Yields Big ReturnsJuly 28, 2015
Analyzing archived data is critical to driving added revenue, says IDC. So why aren't more companies doing it?
3 Limits of NoSQL Data ProcessingJuly 23, 2015
Limitations in NoSQL databases mean they are more appropriate for some use cases than others.
Big Data Analytics Goes HollywoodJuly 17, 2015
Big Data analytics are ready for a close-up at companies involved in the movie business.
Cutting through Internet of Things HypeJuly 8, 2015
The Internet of Things topped Gartner's list of most-hyped technologies last summer. But compelling business cases for IoT are beginning to …
Banking on Chief Data OfficersJuly 6, 2015
Financial services firms appoint more chief data officers than other industries. What can you learn from them about how a CDO can help your …
IoT in the SkyJuly 2, 2015
The Internet of Things can potentially improve the aviation industry, from reducing fuel costs to better utilizing maintenance crews. But it …
Stop Talking about Data: Value Lies in InformationJune 30, 2015
Is your organization "data rich" but "information poor?" Forget about data – at least at first.