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This is Why UX Design and Big Data Need Each Other

August 16, 2016 by Ellie Martin

In the digital age, there’s been a relentless decline in businesses that run on instinct. These days, it seems that all businesses talk about is “Big Data” and how to analyze huge amounts of information to boost their business. The entrepreneur is no longer a pioneer, but a researcher. Why take a guess when you can analyze the data...[read more]

Postgres vs. MongoDB for Storing JSON Data – Which Should You Choose?

August 15, 2016 by Eran Levy

In the fast-moving world of unstructured data, does it make more sense to use a database management system (DBMS) built from the start to handle the widely accepted JSON data format? Or can an SQL database that now includes JSON functionality be a better choice? Postgres with its SQL roots started offering NoSQL functionality early on...[read more]

3 Reasons Unreliable, Stagnant Technology is a Dice Roll

August 15, 2016 by Kyle Cebull

Take a moment and think about the most important day in your business. Was it your launch day? The day you revealed a new product? The day your manufacturing line got a new machine? The day that you closed a huge new account? What would happen if, during your biggest day of your business, your IT systems completely failed you? I’m not...[read more]

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Should You Move Your Business to the Cloud?

August 14, 2016 by Richard Smith

More and more business owners are moving their IT infrastructure to the cloud. The benefits are numerous: reduced It costs, reduced energy consumption, better efficiency in collaboration, scalability, and automatic updates. But maintaining the security of valuable business and client data is still paramount to avoiding data loss or...[read more]

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AWS IoT Button: Introduction

August 13, 2016 by Mihai Corbuleac

Did you heard about the AWS IoT button? Anyone who has basic programming skills can easily test out different IoT applications and create their own through the IoT button. Create the AWS IoT resources, configure your button and count items, call/text someone, start/stop a process, etc.[read more]

The Most Important Elements of Technology Project Scope

August 12, 2016 by Kyle Cebull

  When it comes to your technology projects, they should be outlined in great detail long before they’re initiated. Ideally, as part of the proposal process. We already took a moment to lay out some red flags for IT projects, but perhaps one of the most important points in that blog was to ensure that the proposal had a full...[read more]

Add More Fuel to Your Migration with these Parse Alternatives

August 12, 2016 by Ritesh Patil

Parse is the Facebook’s Mobile Backend as a Service provider that application developers use for web or mobile apps. It allows you to develop the app without worrying about creating your own backend. The reason developers like Parse is because it offers many ready-made features that can easily be customized. Some of these includes:Third-...[read more]

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Hollywood looking at big data to find the next big hit

August 12, 2016 by Melissa Thompson
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Through mining consumer blogs, social media posts, and file downloads, streaming companies and producers learn what themes, writers and actors they need to combine in order to maximize their chances of success.[read more]

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4 Disastrous Big Data Mistakes Your Brand is making

August 11, 2016 by Sean Mallon

Sun Tsu once said, “every battle is won before it is ever fought.” He was referring to the importance of information, which is a crucial asset on both the battlefield and the business world. In the 21st century, big data is the commodity that brands rely on to compete.Big data is incredibly valuable, but many brands don’t know how to...[read more]

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How to Develop your Strategy Using Data Analytics

August 11, 2016 by Mohammad Farooq

The main reason many companies fail to capitalize on such analytics is the flaw of asking ‘What can they do for your business’ when the questions executives and managers should be asking is ‘How do you use best data analytics and towards what goal?’ This is why it’s important to develop a strategy but, how do you develop your strategy using data analytics?[read more]

The Growing Fear of Excel and Why It's Finally Nearing Extinction

August 10, 2016 by John O'Rourke
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For the past 30 years, Excel has been integral to businesses everywhere.It's become the foundation of countless business processes, aiding in computing, financial tasks, IT projects, marketing, and so much more. It's no wonder Excel was such a hit from the start.With its ability to process mathematical equations, store and organize data...[read more]

Getting Serious About Big Data Security

August 10, 2016 by Melissa Thompson

Because the risk of a data breach is so high, and the potential fallout is so significant, it’s time for companies to get serious about big data security.[read more]

3 Red Flags when Making your Next Big Technology Purchase

August 9, 2016 by Kyle Cebull

Technology projects are a necessary evil. Whether it’s a server refresh or a company move, you need to get every single detail of the project laid out so that you can better understand how to manage any contractors involved, price things out and get a handle on the timeline and how it will impact your business efficiency. But not all...[read more]

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5 Ways Big Data Is Going to Change Over the Next Decade

August 9, 2016 by Larry Alton
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Big data has become a popular topic, particularly in the business community. It’s become a buzzword in its own right, but it also describes an entire category of advancements in the world of data collection and interpretation. Though to many, the idea of “big data” is still fuzzy, countless developers are pouring their efforts and resources into advancing our collective big data capabilities. The future of big data is a bright one, with lots of potential, but how exactly will big data change in the next decade?[read more]

Big Data Projects – When You're Not Getting the ROI You Expect

August 8, 2016 by Paul Barsch

Some failing big data projects get millions more pumped into them with the hope that they’ll break even. At some point good money needs to stop chasing bad projects, but it takes leadership to make the right decision.[read more]