Open source analytics is transforming every segment of cloud data services, big data analytics, cognitive computing and other key insight economy technology enablers. See what some leading industry experts have to say about what they think are the most promising open source analytics initiatives
Innovation in the CPG industry is critical. Market fragmentation is on the rise, which means established companies need to create a new competitive edge by building new business lines and adapting to meet consumers' expectations. Here's the role that big data plays in these essential product
The words "big data" and "consumer" are inextricably intertwined in the world of business-to-consumer organizations: e-commerce, retailing and consumer banking, to name just a few. As healthcare follows in the steps of these industries and becomes more "consumerized," providers need to consider how
Supply chain efficiency is the cornerstone of a healthy CPG business. It can often mean the difference between leading a market and being left behind, as complexity is at an all-time high. The typical organization needs a supply chain management system that caters to geodiverse markets, some of
In an era of almost daily news reports of cybersecurity breaches, cyber threats and cyber attacks, an attack on critical infrastructure and power grids grows more likely every day. What can be done about it? Is the US adequately prepared to thwart such an attack? Consider several factors in
Product lifecycle management (PLM) is vital for keeping product development a streamlined experience. However, as is the case in all things, this bellwether of modern operations is changing to make room for new applications, advanced technologies and next-generation, integrated analytics.
Performance management in sales is critical to business growth. The role of sales compensation leader illustrates, perhaps better than any other role in modern business, the lockstep relationship of business growth and evolving business roles. Today, the responsibilities of the sales compensation
In the highly competitive video game industry, keeping players engaged and loyal is crucial in capturing a major share of this lucrative market. Doing so involves using big data analytics to harness innovation and understand what players expect.
When looking for course-changing insight, connecting the dots of information can range from meticulous exercises to bursts of inspiration. However this wow-factor insight may be derived, it can take organizations and industries on a new trajectory characterizing the dawn of an era in which
Data engineers have much to learn from water management professionals, who have mastered the art of keeping filtered water on tap—ready at a moment’s notice. As information volumes begin to deluge data repositories and outpace traditional approaches, data professionals must use every tool at their
When it comes to customer relationships, no business wants to be caught by surprise. This is why organizations that consistently find themselves surprised by their customers should seek new data solutions to reduce unpredictability.
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Renewable energy storage and predictive analytics have the potential to solve challenges in the wind and solar energy field. Advanced analytics, IoT technologies and energy storage technologies provide energy and utility organizations the opportunity to increase the sophistication of their demand