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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.
Making Government Data Less of a DisasterJune 19, 2015
Government agencies make slow but steady progress on solving their data problems.
Startup Spotlight: Interana's Self-Service Data AnalyticsJune 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 CostJune 12, 2015
While embedded analytics should help democratize data, it will not be an inexpensive undertaking, experts say.
5 Metrics for Digital SuccessJune 8, 2015
Measuring sales and business metrics is part of any digital strategy, but organizations must pay attention to technical metrics too, says …
5 Lessons from Data Analytics NinjasJune 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 ITMay 29, 2015
Walmart CIO Karenann Terrell details how the world's largest retailer handles app refreshes and how it views Big Data.