Data Management - Research
Analytics, Business Intelligence Are Converging, not MergingMarch 14, 2014
Increasing enterprise adoption of analytics will not cancel out a need for more traditional business intelligence, say Gartner analysts.
How to Build a Data Assessment Business CaseMarch 6, 2014
Performing a master data assessment can reveal data issues that create hassles and unnecessary costs for your company, says Michael Collins of BackOffice Associates.
Open Source Vendors Blaze a Trail in Advanced AnalyticsFebruary 28, 2014
Gartner gives high marks to open source vendors in its new Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics.
Geographic Information Systems Buying GuideFebruary 27, 2014
As business cases for geographic information systems continue to emerge, more vendors are offering GIS software. Our buying guide is a good place to start.
9 Tips on Using Big Data Analytics to Improve SecurityJanuary 31, 2014
Many Big Data analytics initiatives focus on marketing. But analyzing Big Data can also help companies improve security and avoid data breaches.
Big Data Focus on Value, Not Hype, in 2014January 28, 2014
Companies are looking beyond the technical bells and whistles of collecting and storing Big Data to how to use it to benefit their business.
3 Tips for Getting More Value From Your DataJanuary 24, 2014
Companies often run into problems such as misaligned priorities when undertaking data projects. These three tips can help keep data projects on track.
Review: Attunity Cloudbeam Simplifies Moving Big Data to CloudJanuary 10, 2014
Reviewer Matt Sarrel finds the Attunity Cloudbeam SaaS platform an easy way to move Big Data locally and in the cloud.
Which Hadoop Distribution Is Right For You?December 5, 2013
Selecting a Hadoop distribution can seem pretty daunting. But it all comes down to which platform best suits your Big Data needs.
5 Hot Big Data StartupsDecember 2, 2013
These five Big Data startups are attracting the interest of investors and potential customers.
Big Data: What Will You Do for an Encore?November 27, 2013
Organizations that want to keep deriving benefits from Big Data after the initial implementation will create a customer-driven analytical process, with an architecture to support it.
Big Data and Customer Metrics: Time for a Change?November 20, 2013
Big Data is no panacea, says the author of "Innovating Analytics." Focusing on the wrong data or not taking context into account can lead to bad decisions.