Data Management - Research
Cloud Analytics a Winner for SASOctober 24, 2014
Its cloud analytics business is booming, revealed SAS this week, also announcing increased support for Hadoop and strategies for addressing the data science skills gap.
Analytics ROI Is Strong, and Getting StrongerOctober 15, 2014
Nucleus Research found that organizations get an average ROI of $13.01 for every dollar they spend on analytics applications, up from $10.66 in 2011.
5 Tips for Buying Big Data ToolsOctober 10, 2014
Shopping for Big Data tools can be confusing, thanks to a huge list of available products. Start by outlining Big Data goals and go from there, advise the experts.
A 'Data First' Approach, in 3 PhasesSeptember 24, 2014
A Data First approach helps organizations properly assess, improve and sustain data quality in order to deliver expected business benefits and ROI.
Data Visualization: Old Practice, New ValueSeptember 23, 2014
While visualization tools can help organizations get new value from their data, there are some caveats.
Data Discovery Is Changing Business IntelligenceSeptember 18, 2014
Traditional business intelligence vendors are tweaking their software to facilitate easier data discovery. Both user demand and upstart competitors are driving the shift.
SharePoint Updates Ease Move to CloudSeptember 4, 2014
SharePoint 2013 Service Pack 1's new features are worth a look if you have any plans on integrating with Microsoft's cloud offerings.
Startup Spotlight: BitYota's Data Warehouse-as-a-ServiceSeptember 2, 2014
BitYota, a company founded by Yahoo alumni, isn't just offering traditional data warehouse technology in the cloud.
Leverage Metadata for Document ManagementAugust 29, 2014
Managing data assets based on their metadata attributes simplifies saving, organizing, securing, searching, processing and archiving documents.
Is SAP's HANA Gaining Traction with Platform Approach?August 28, 2014
Unlike its competitors, SAP has a platform vision for HANA, its in-memory database management system. But do its customers share the vision?
Put Data Quality in Motion with Passive Data GovernanceAugust 21, 2014
A passive data governance strategy is a great way to ensure data quality and relevance. Michael Collins from BackOffice Associates explains how to make this strategy work.
Business Intelligence 102: It's Come a Long Way, BabyAugust 20, 2014
Business intelligence has come a long way, baby. Among other advancements, BI can be used to create dashboards with information about critical success factors or key metrics.
Chief Data Officers Put 'Strategy' in Data StrategyAugust 19, 2014
The chief data officer (CDO) is one of the hottest C-level roles out there, thanks to the growing awareness that data is an asset that can be used to gain competitive advantage.
10 Database Design Best PracticesJuly 15, 2014
A well-designed database makes it easier to derive value from enterprise data. We asked three experts for their top database design tips.