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Data Management

Big Data and Lending: A Match Made in Heaven?

April 21, 2017 by Larry Alton

It’s nearly impossible to find some aspect of business that remains unaffected by the mind-boggling rise of big data and the technologies that come along with it. And in the next five or ten years, you can expect to see the lending industry changed for the better.[read more]

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Data Management and Security Best Practices

April 20, 2017 by David Kirby

Cyber-attacks are becoming more of a threat than they were 5 years ago. Unprotected online connections represent opportunities for data breaches.[read more]

Digital Strategy and Data – The Critical Connective Tissue

April 14, 2017 by James MacLennan

Data is a critical component of your "Great Digital Strategy" – it is the connective tissue that pulls these systems and processes together.[read more]

Workforce Planning and HR Analytics

April 7, 2017 by Sarah Smith

There's been quite a lot of buzz regarding workforce analytics and its benefit to companies of every kind. The real challenge lies in converting disparate types of "people data" into strategies your company can actually utilize.[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]

Smart Grid: Overcoming Data Exchange to Increase Efficiency

March 8, 2017 by Scott Allen

Recent research estimates that the Smart Grid will be a $120 Billion industry by 2020. As Industrial IoT (IIoT) drives digital transformation for utilities, there are a fair share of challenges and opportunities facing the Smart Grid industry today.To keep up with rapid growth and new technology that is shaping the utility...[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]

How Digital Experience Monitoring and Customer-Centric IT Makes Everyone Happy

March 2, 2017 by Michael Urbonas

IT teams that adopt an end-user-as-customer service model, and utilize technology ensuring the best user digital experience possible, will make end users very happy, while also establishing IT as a strategic asset to the business.[read more]

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How to Give Your Organization the Best Chance for DevOps Success

February 28, 2017 by Yaniv Yehuda

We know that the goal of DevOps and continuous processes is to ultimately provide a quicker time to market. It is important to thoroughly understand the demands in the transition from a traditional waterfall process to DevOps before fully embracing it.[read more]

How to build a dashboard that your executives will love

January 18, 2017 by Joe Stangarone

Businesses have access to more data than ever before. But, is this data actually helping business leaders make more informed decisions? In many cases, the answer is “No.” Why? Far too few businesses actually capitalize on their data. In this article, you’ll learn how effective dashboards will help you capitalize on your data, as well as tips for building dashboards that executives will love.[read more]

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3 Lessons for enterprise Businesses After Yahoo's Admission of a Massive Data Breach

January 11, 2017 by Sean Mallon

Yahoo! faced a myriad of scandals during 2016. The company is facing a lawsuit after CEO Marissa Mayer was accused of illegally terminating male employees. However, the biggest problem the company faced was a recent data breach.What can other large organizations learn from this fiasco?Background of Yahoo!’s Data BreachThe Yahoo data...[read more]

Why Lean Data Management Is Vital for Agile Companies

December 19, 2016 by Larry Alton

Data management is becoming more and more significant to a company’s success. Insights through data can allow you to improve the efficiency of your operations, understand your customers better, and ultimately make your enterprise more profitable. Unfortunately, those insights don’t always come easily; your data must go through a number...[read more]

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Understanding the Evolution from Relationship Databases to Semantic Graph Databases

December 13, 2016 by Sean Martin

In the ever-changing world of computing and data analytics, organizations are increasingly overcoming the technological constraints that come with the “data age” by transitioning from relational databases to graph databases.[read more]

Minding the KPI Gap – A Critical Part of the EPM Process

November 30, 2016 by John O'Rourke

Key performance indicators, or KPIs, are a critical component of an overall corporate or enterprise performance management (CPM/EPM) process. They play an important part in monitoring financial and operational results on a regular basis, and highlighting areas that might need attention. But there are many considerations here:...[read more]

Information Is Now The Core Of Your Business

November 14, 2016 by Timo Elliott

Data is at the very core of the business models of the future – and this means wrenching change for some organizations.We tend to think of our information systems as a foundation layer that supports the “real” business of the organization – for example, by providing the information executives need to steer the business and make the right...[read more]