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How Big Data is Aiding in Disaster Relief

October 19, 2016 by Ryan Ayers

When it comes to disaster preparedness, predicting disasters is one of the biggest problems governments have. That is where big data technology and predictive analytics step in and provide the solution. Over recent years, big data has been able to help scientists and disaster aid agencies narrow down to the hardest hit areas.[read more]

Oracle Goes All In On Cloud

October 18, 2016 by Dave Menninger

I recently attended Oracle OpenWorld for the first time in several years. The message at this year’s event was clear: Oracle is all in on the cloud. I had heard the message, but I didn’t get the full impact until I arrived at the Moscone Center in...[read more]


The Benefits of Semantic-Based Data Modeling in the Smart Data Lake Era

October 18, 2016 by Sean Martin

The driving force behind enterprise data analytics today is obtaining valuable insights more quickly from large, diverse data sets. A key issue blocking easier access for data scientists, business analysts and IT has been finding an alternative to the current data modeling process.[read more]


Predictive Analytics: The Dos and Don'ts

October 17, 2016 by Rado Kotorov

For organizations looking to make the most out of their relationships and processes, the discovery of meaningful information via analysis can often prove valuable and lead to substantial insight. Data that reveals facts about customers, for example—...[read more]

Creating a 'culture of data': How HR can use analytics in a meaningful way

October 17, 2016 by HR Dive

Those who attended the SHRM annual conference heard over and over again the three holy words of modern HR: culture, strategy, and analytics.[read more]

Data Preparation: Is the Dream of Reversing the 80/20 Rule Dead?

October 14, 2016 by Bill Franks

I recently had someone ask me, “For years we’ve talked about changing analytics from 80% data prep and 20% analytics to 20% data prep and 80% analytics, yet we still seem stuck with 80% data prep. Why is that?” It is a very good question about a...[read more]

Is that White Smoke Coming from your CRM System?

October 20, 2016 by Gayle Nixon

It's there every time I get in my car, nagging me. There's this little wrench icon, which began to appear about a month ago. And there's the service notification in the middle of my dashboard, with the mileage indicator (-891) telling me that I should have changed my oil almost 900 miles ago. But I haven't had the time. And scheduling a...[read more]


Debunking the Top Ten Myths of Cloud Based Disaster Recovery

October 14, 2016 by Gunjan Tripathi

Introduction:Few IT or business professionals would argue over the value of a well-constructed disaster recovery plan, with so many businesses and organizations depend on data systems for their most basic business functions. Savvy business owners know that it is no longer only a matter of protecting your data, but also of saving your...[read more]