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How Big Data Is Driving Airline Loyalty Programs

March 23, 2017 by Mark Ross-Smith

Look under the hood to understand how data and business intelligence is the driving force behind record profits for airline loyalty programs.[read more]

Text Analytics: It’s Not Just for BIG Data

March 22, 2017 by Tom Anderson

In a world focused on the value of Big Data, it’s important to realize that Small Data is meaningful, too, and worth analyzing to gain understanding.[read more]

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Leveraging Big Data to Boost Sales

March 21, 2017 by Sean Mallon

In today’s tech-driven world, using big data is practically a requirement. When it comes to leveraging it to boost sales, several strategies will put you on the right path, one that will help you increase revenue and stay competitive in your industry.[read more]

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How the Auto Industry Must Utilize Big Data

March 20, 2017 by Megan Nichols

Big data and IoT (the Internet of Things) will continue to play a pivotal role in the auto industry as technology like Tesla’s Autopilot and similar initiatives from Audi, Daimler, Google, and more show self-driving, data monitoring and data-driven response as increasing mainstays.Vehicles with sensor technology communicate with networks...[read more]

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The Smart Data Lake Imperative

March 17, 2017 by Sean Martin

The large volumes of data has created the need for a centralized platform accounting for every aspect of data-driven practices today—and tomorrow—best realized in the form of an end-user governed, self-service Smart Data Lake.[read more]

Big Data, business analytics revenue to reach $150B in 2017

March 16, 2017 by CIO Dive

Worldwide revenues for Big Data and business analytics (BDA) are expected to reach $150.8 billion in 2017, an increase of 12.4% over 2016.[read more]

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Strategies to Overcome the Big Data Skills Gap

March 15, 2017 by Rick Delgado

Businesses face a significant challenge today, one that has no obvious answer. That challenge relates to the use of big data analytics. While most businesses understand how big data can benefit them, it takes more effort and time to actually put big data solutions into practice. Even so, that’s a challenge that can be overcome if not for...[read more]

Ideas for avoiding Big Data failures and for dealing with them if they happen

March 13, 2017 by Peter James Thomas

In August 2016, I read an article by Paul Barsch (@paul_a_barsch), who at the time was Teradata‘s Marketing Director for Big Data Consulting Services [1]. I have always had a lot of time for Paul’s thoughts, and of course, anyone who features the Mandelbrot Set so prominently in his work deserves a certain amount of kudos.The title of...[read more]

How Analytics Is Evolving Like the Medical Field

March 13, 2017 by Bill Franks

It used to be that a doctor was a doctor for the most part. Even a century ago, unless you lived in a large city, people likely had a town doctor who handled most every type of ailment and guided most any type of treatment. Given the limited medical knowledge and lack of sophisticated treatment options during this time, these generalists...[read more]

Data for Everyone? Self-service Data Integration

March 9, 2017 by Julie Hunt

                                                   The notion of self-service data integration has been around for a while, somewhat hand-in-hand with self-service BI – both primarily coming from the...[read more]

Are you brave enough to change your Data Habits?

March 7, 2017 by Martin Doyle

Do you often go with gut feeling rather than data and insights? Is your data stored in separate databases, in different formats with different values? We all have bad habits and some are a little hard to kick. However, if there is one you must break, it is sure to make your bad data habits a thing of the past…Breaking bad...[read more]

Telling Your Story: How Data Visualization Can Propel Your Business

March 6, 2017 by Larry Alton

Data visualization is leading the way when it comes to introducing business narrative into your larger corporate strategy.[read more]

Digital Strategy and Products: Changing the Game in a Big Way

March 6, 2017 by James MacLennan

In my previous posts on the Five Core Components of a Great Digital Strategy, I’ve covered how information and technology have made significant changes in how your business works. Michael Porter pointed out that changes have come in three big waves. 30 years ago it was all about accounting systems (ERP) and automating internal processes...[read more]

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How big data is affecting social media metrics and Facebook ad strategies

March 4, 2017 by Elianna Hyde

Social media and big data are so interconnected that they have almost become synonymous in some circles. The fact of the matter is that most experts agree that over 90% of all data in the world has been created in the past few years, and a major portion of it has something to do with social media.From this ocean of information, over 80%...[read more]

The Enterprise Graph – From Connections To Customer Insights

March 3, 2017 by Peter Perera

Know more, sell more. That’s the bottom-line when looking to introduce graph databases into the enterprise.[read more]