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From GPS to Genomes: “Big Data” Expanding Its Reach

May 25, 2016 by Particia Dimick

The future of computing is at an exciting, if ambiguous crossroads, with some of the biggest players in the industry, players like Intel, AMD, and NVidia starting to stray off the beaten path of relentlessly pursuing the time-honored tradition of Moore’s law: doubling chip density (and consequently halving prices) roughly every 18 months...[read more]

6 ways to maximize the value of Business Intelligence

May 24, 2016 by Joe Stangarone

The Business Intelligence playing field has leveled over the past few years. With the advancement of BI software, small businesses now have the same BI options as their larger counterparts. But, while everyone now has the same options, not everyone uses BI to its fullest potential. In this article, we explore a few reasons why this happens, and how to maximize BI’s value in your business.[read more]

Next Generation of Product Information Management Empowers Digital Business

May 24, 2016 by Mark Smith

Organizations in all industries face various difficulties in managing product information. The most serious is providing complete, engaging information to consumers and customers on the internet. Newly developed products, mergers and acquisitions, changes to pricing and promotions in online commerce spur business growth, but these...[read more]

How IoT is Revolutionizing Asset Monitoring for Utility Companies

May 24, 2016 by Annie Bustos

In a previous post we briefly discussed 3 ways that utilitiy and green energy companies are getting smarter with IoT but now I want to delve a little deeper into one important area which is asset management. Assets that are linked to IoT devices allow utility operators to see real-time conditions, predict usage spikes, and...[read more]

The Global Billboard Advertising Statistics and Dynamics

May 19, 2016 by Sarah Smith

Should marketing really abandon the billboard and other forms of outdoor advertising? Do these methods still have any benefit to businesses?[read more]

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5 Ways Big Data is Improving Gaming Experience

May 13, 2016 by Rehan Sheikh
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With $20 billion in annual revenue in the United States alone, the gaming industry is a behemoth in the way people spend their free time. Technology continues to evolve that makes gaming even more inviting and social – and the way developers implement big data has plenty to do with the success the industry is seeing.Big data has improved...[read more]

5 Causes Of Cumbersome Corporate Reporting

May 13, 2016 by Tagetik Software

Corporate reporting is a topic that virtually any organization deals with as chief executives (both CEO and CFO) expect to receive regular updates on corporate performance. Delivering on this necessity in some cases is a cumbersome exercise – but it doesn’t have to be. We identified some key causes of cumbersome corporate reporting...[read more]

6 Tips for Integrating Business Intelligence Solutions with Your CRM

May 12, 2016 by Annie Bustos

In the age of Big Data, companies are pushing to collect and analyze as many data sources as possible so they can enrich the customer experience and drive sales. One way to gather rich data is by integrating Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools with business intelligence (BI) platforms. CRM provides companies with customer-...[read more]

Digital Business Innovation and Enterprise Messaging Work Well Together

May 12, 2016 by Mark Smith

Organizations are facing a digital transformation, as I have written, that is rapidly changing the applications and services that business use to operate and deliver information. This new digital generation addresses the expectations of consumers and business partners for information and service in real time. One example of it is...[read more]

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Emotions: The Next (but not new) Frontier in Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Computing

May 10, 2016 by Luca Scagliarini

How you “feel” has never been more important in tech. This year, a number of companies are showing an interest in emotions. We’ve always believed in the value of a deeper understanding of text. While meaning and context can tell us so much, we’re leaving a lot of valuable information on the table if we’re not looking at one of the key things that makes us human.[read more]

New Generation of Enterprise Messaging Supports Digital Transformation

May 10, 2016 by Mark Smith

Enterprise messaging is the technology backbone of communications for applications and systems within and between organizations. Both its importance and its complexity are growing as organizations increasingly have to provide real-time responses to business customers and consumers as well as their own business professionals who support...[read more]

Deep Learning and Context Based Intelligent Search

May 6, 2016 by Daniel Casarin

Enterprises have a treasure trove of content in the form of Word documents, pdfs, emails, text files etc . Finding valuable information in these unstructured data has always been difficult. Traditional enterprise search engines have always been about creating indexes for all the words or phrases in the documents and using it to search...[read more]

Retail Data Monetization: Are you sitting on top of a retail goldmine?

May 4, 2016 by Ajith Nayar

The majority of sales generated in the 4.5 trillion dollar US retail market is in-store and the volume of transaction data collected at various points in the trading process is immense. This data is a treasure trove of customer insight as well as product performance. While many retailers mine this data to gain specific insights...[read more]

Going Beyond Good IT: What Makes Great Business Technology?

May 3, 2016 by Kyle Cebull

We have a lot of worthy competitors in the markets we serve. They provide really good IT services. Some of them are even Managed Services companies, and those companies are perfectly fine. But what does it take to stand out in a sea of competition with Managed Services companies? How can one company take “good” IT to the next level? I...[read more]

How Technology Can Strengthen the Relationship between CFOs and CEOs

April 28, 2016 by Tagetik Software

The relationship between a CEO and CFO is one of the most vital partnerships in any company. In the almost two-years since assuming my co-CEO role, I have come to even more deeply appreciate the value a CFO brings to a business and the immense complexity of the job.Technology Provides the Finance EssentialsI depend on our CFO for three...[read more]