In the past few years, we’ve seen an explosion in the number and variety of organizations that are adopting big data technologies such as Hadoop and Spark and the recent trend to leverage data services in the cloud. How are enterprises coping?
Metadata and governance might not have a long history of setting hearts ablaze, but those who are recognizing their importance to self-service are looking to metadata to help organizations fully leverage a wide range of assets across the business. Discover why metadata and governance are taking a
Without question, the Internet of Things impacts our daily lives—or it soon will be. And one key area of impact is business transformation. Hear what some business leaders in a variety of industries had to say about the impact of the Internet of Things on business transformation in a recent panel
Solving a particular challenge requires understanding it before commencing to solve it. The astronauts on the Apollo 13 mission in 1970, for example, had to apply logic when they suddenly found themselves in the direst of circumstances, and they were able to find solutions through the use of data
Implementing advanced analytics practices in the government sector can be particularly challenging because of infrastructure and software, security, agility and internal human obstacles. But there is a way to bring the community closer to analytics-driven government and to leave behind the
The rapid rise of the Internet of Things requires a new breed of developer. Often moonlighting to develop solutions that are transforming the Internet of Things, many of these developers have day jobs in a wide array of disciplines. And their job titles can range from application developer to
Cloud-based open source databases offer developers agility, but quite often no single database can meet all their needs. See how adopting a multi-database strategy empowers developers to build web and mobile applications quickly and economically without the cost and distractions that come with
Internet-based advertising and marketing channels continue to evolve, but establishing true causality between ads and sales has long remained elusive. Now, the Internet of Things is changing the game. Gain an understanding of how the Internet of Things enables the blending of sales, marketing and
Some process reengineering initiatives that were all the rage some two decades ago fell short of producing tangible changes within organizations. And the same dearth of measurements for assessing data quality improvements could mean the same fate for today’s information governance initiatives. See
In the highly competitive telecommunications industry, providers need any edge they can get. With tremendous volumes of data in transit daily, they need a way to transform manual processes into efficient, automated systems for accessing, analyzing and deriving insight. See how Idea Cellular Ltd.
Certain automotive makers are getting ahead of the competition by switching to the use of predictive analytics—rather than reactive analytics. In a recent case study conducted in partnership with Sweden’s Volvo Group, new data insights provided new opportunities for cost savings and operational
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
We all get them. Irritating or irrelevant offers from retailers and organizations seem to multiply on our devices and in our mailboxes. Although these offers were generated from a variety of data-gathering methods, their results often tend to be highly annoying, grossly off target or darkly amusing
Big data tools offer new opportunities to use real-time data to take timely actions that result in reduced cost, improved quality of care and more satisfied patients. However, the benefits are unevenly distributed across the physician community.
Today, more than ever, businesses need to put the ability to analyze data into the hands of business analysts, data scientists, stakeholders and decision makers. Take an evolutionary look at how Apache Spark and big data discovery are just beginning to open up a diverse and powerful set of