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

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.

4 Data Analytics Success Stories

May 7, 2015

Yes, there is lots of hype about data analytics. But there are also some compelling success stories, involving areas like predictive analytics.

Data Lake or Information Reservoir?

April 29, 2015

A data lake's real value is shaking up the idea of an information architecture centered around a data warehouse.

Diving into Data Lakes

April 8, 2015

A diverse group of vendors are doing more than just dipping their toes into the data lake concept.