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Technology research on Business Intelligence (BI), analytics, and data mining software and solutions.

Analyzing Archived Data Yields Big Returns

July 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 Processing

July 23, 2015

Limitations in NoSQL databases mean they are more appropriate for some use cases than others.

Big Data Analytics Goes Hollywood

July 17, 2015

Big Data analytics are ready for a close-up at companies involved in the movie business.

Cutting through Internet of Things Hype

July 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 emerge.

Banking on Chief Data Officers

July 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 business?

IoT in the Sky

July 2, 2015

The Internet of Things can potentially improve the aviation industry, from reducing fuel costs to better utilizing maintenance crews. But it won't be easy.

Stop Talking about Data: Value Lies in Information

June 30, 2015

Is your organization "data rich" but "information poor?" Forget about data – at least at first.

Making Government Data Less of a Disaster

June 19, 2015

Government agencies make slow but steady progress on solving their data problems.

Startup Spotlight: Interana's Self-Service Data Analytics

June 15, 2015

Interana's specialty is analyzing raw event data, which the startup's founders believe will become "the standard data format of the future."

Embedded Analytics: Sky's the Limit, but So Is Cost

June 12, 2015

While embedded analytics should help democratize data, it will not be an inexpensive undertaking, experts say.

5 Metrics for Digital Success

June 8, 2015

Measuring sales and business metrics is part of any digital strategy, but organizations must pay attention to technical metrics too, says Keynote's Aaron Rudger.

5 Lessons from Data Analytics Ninjas

June 5, 2015

What are data analytics ninjas like ConocoPhillips and Walmart doing right?

Is Hadoop Maturity in Sight?

June 4, 2015

Gartner predicts 'anemic' growth for Hadoop in the near term. What gives?

Why Walmart Doesn't Have Legacy IT

May 29, 2015

Walmart CIO Karenann Terrell details how the world's largest retailer handles app refreshes and how it views Big Data.

Data Professionals Not Going Away, at Least Not Soon

May 21, 2015

With data analysis tools doing more of the heavy lifting, are data professionals seeing a change in their roles and responsibilities?

Big Oil, Meet Big Data Analytics

May 14, 2015

An early adopter of Big Data analytics, ConocoPhillips makes it fun for employees to experiment with data using a custom data visualization environment.