January 23, 2013
While “a single version of the truth” might sound reassuring, relying on such a strategy can seriously impede real-time businesses. For many missions, it’s time to embrace a plural version of the truth.
January 3, 2013
Will this be the year of the “big data hybrid”? What will become of cross-scale architectures and next best action? Will governance finally take center stage? And will data scientists still be sexy? James Kobielus looks at all this and more in his predictions for 2013.
November 19, 2012
For 27 years, at a site bordered to its south by the bank of the Moskva River, a deep hole and sparse foundations spoke of a country whose resources proved insufficient fuel for its leader’s vanity.
November 1, 2012
The need to innovate and stay ahead of customer demands is even more imperative today.
October 9, 2012
Big data is the core of your new enterprise application architecture. In the broader evolutionary picture, analytics and transactions will share a common big data infrastructure, encompassing storage, processing, memory, networking and other resources.
October 1, 2012
Expertise is precious and hard-won. Perhaps you’ve cultivated it in-house through long-term investment in staff skills and training, in which case you risk having it walk all out the door at any time. Perhaps you’ve recruited experts externally, and paid a premium for their specialties.
September 6, 2012
According to several research firms, 70% of traditional data warehousing/Business Intelligence projects were considered failures.
August 24, 2012
Here are the quick-hit ponderings that I posted on various LinkedIn big data discussion groups this past week. I went deeper on information glut, Hadoop uber-alles, experience optimization, sexy statistics, and complex event processing:
June 5, 2012
Garbage is a precious resource. About 80% of the ton of trash that the average family discards every year could be recycled into useful materials, rather than ending up as pollution that hurts our health and destroys the environment.
June 4, 2012
Here are the quick-hit ponderings that I posted on the IBM Netezza Facebook page this past week. After I got back from the Memorial Day break, I had a few additional thoughts on experience (measuring it), Big Data analytics on smartphones (envisioning it), and next best action (modeling it).