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Using Big Data to Optimize Your Media Buying Campaign

October 7, 2016 by Sean Mallon

There are endless numbers of advertising mediums to grow your brand over the Internet. Many companies rely on Google Adwords and Facebook advertising, but there are other strategies worth exploring. Media buying is one of them.Media buying is the purchasing of advertisements from media companies. Over the Internet, it more specifically...[read more]

3 Harsh Truths about Big Data

October 6, 2016 by Eran Levy

Takeaways from Strata NYCWith this year’s Strata + Hadoop World conference in New York over, and after recovering from a hectic week of live demos, presentations and introducing Sisense to anyone who had half a mind to listen, I wanted to take a moment to look back at the event and mostly – how it reflects on the current big data...[read more]

How Big Data Is Changing Education

October 5, 2016 by Melissa Thompson

The use of big data is radically transforming most industries around the globe these days.[read more]

Dreamforce 2016 – Post One

October 5, 2016 by Michael Fauscette

 As I’m headed into another Dreamforce event I plan to keep you updated on the happenings this week. As usual, Dreamforce promises to be a whirlwind of activity and a high energy event. I attend a lot of conferences and while it can be a grind sometimes, Dreamforce is usually a high point in the conference season.Since things are...[read more]

Battling Data Silos: 3 Tips to Finance and Operations Integration

October 4, 2016 by John O'Rourke

Finance is often flying half blind.  Charged with tasks such as budgeting, planning, forecasting, and reporting Finance executives are often only able to see half the picture: the limited amount of data that they have.This data is usually limited to simply the planned or projected revenue and expenditures versus the actual revenue...[read more]


Gaining the Millennial Digital Storage Market With Metadata and Tagging

October 3, 2016 by Jonathan Ring

It’s no longer enough to simply store data — you have to give people the ability to quickly and easily search through massive amounts of data and retrieve the information they need.[read more]

What’s the Difference Between Business Intelligence (BI) and EPM?

September 30, 2016 by John O'Rourke

One of my colleagues recently asked if I could write a blog post describing the difference between business intelligence (BI) and enterprise performance management (EPM) solutions. I haven’t been asked this question in a while, so maybe this is a good time to revisit these terms and technologies, what makes them different, and how...[read more]

Companies encountering a data engineering talent vacuum

September 29, 2016 by CIO Dive

This post originally appears on our sister publication, CIO Dive. Our mission is to provide busy professionals like you with a bird's-eye-view of the Information Technology industry in 60 seconds. To subscribe to our daily newsletter click here.Dive Brief:Demand for data engineers is growing faster than demand for data scientists,...[read more]

24 Questions to Ask when Preparing Data for Analysis

September 29, 2016 by Eran Levy

Data preparation is perhaps the most important step in any type of serious data analysis. And while it would be ludicrous to attempt to cover such a broad field of knowledge in one article, we’ve prepared a quick checklist that you can run through when preparing data for analysis. Hopefully, this will help you optimize the data...[read more]


Properly Leveraging Salesforce Connect Integration

September 28, 2016 by Sumit Sarkar

Everything is about the customer experience. Delivering a smooth, enjoyable experience is critical when it comes to increasing conversion rates and improving the bottom line, which has led to the rise of Salesforce and Salesforce Connect. Given that Dreamforce ’16 is just around the corner, now is the time for those unfamiliar with the technology to review the basics of data integration and how to properly take advantage of Salesforce Connect.[read more]

What’s Stopping Cloud Analytics?

September 28, 2016 by Timo Elliott

It turns out that what’s stopping people from moving to cloud analytics isn’t what I expected.I recently moderated a web seminar with a presentation from Dan Vesset of IDC talking about the Future of Cloud Business Analytics. The recording is now available.Dan covered the big changes in BI, and how moving to the cloud can...[read more]

BI Meets Machine Learning and the Internet of Me

September 27, 2016 by Eran Levy

The Internet of Things Gets Hyper-PersonalWith any new technology, the hype tends to reach unbearable volumes far before anyone can point to tangible business benefits. But when it comes to the IoT, it is quickly becoming a force that affects our everyday lives – albeit we might not be completely aware of it. I am referring to a...[read more]

Teradata Takes On Cloud and Developers with Big Data & Analytics

September 23, 2016 by Dave Menninger

Teradata recently held its annual Partners conference, at which gather several thousand customers and partners from around the world. This was the first Partners event since Vic Lund was appointed president and CEO in May. Year on year, Teradata’s revenues are down about 5 percent, which likely prompted some changes at the company....[read more]

Geospatial Data On-Demand

September 22, 2016 by Ron Bisio

Spatial data and building information modeling (BIM) bring new tools for data visualuzation and analysis to building construction and operations. Information is now able to be shared across design teams, contractors and facility managers in real-time.[read more]

Big Data Misconceptions

September 20, 2016 by Martin Doyle

The idea and concept of “Big Data” has been around for a while now, however it seems there are many people who still believe it is shrouded in mystery. Therefore, in the following post, we are going to debunk some of the top big data misconceptions.Every business has access to data, from transactional, mobile, financial and behavioural...[read more]