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Can We Trust Salesforce for Business in the Cloud?

May 16, 2016 by Mark Smith

I have been meaning to write about Salesforce since its Dreamforce 2015 conference. Salesforce provides a platform, tools and applications for business and IT who claims to be the ‘no software’ company which as you will read is exactly what happened on May 10th. Heck, Salesforce is making a lot of advances on its platform, its...[read more]

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Insights into the World of Business Intelligence and Workforce Analytics: 10 Things to Know

May 16, 2016 by Richard Smith

Business Intelligence, Business Analysis and Predictive Analysis are the pillars of workforce data analytics. While the former was extracted out of automated reports, BA was actually a brainchild of user experiences, workflow discussions and multiple processes. Finally, Predictive Analysis is the more of a layered approach— involving...[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]

Why we love these 5 data visualization tools (and you should, too!)

May 13, 2016 by Jagadish Thaker

If you are from the finance, sales, marketing or operations sector, then you must have noticed that massive data is crawling into your everyday life. No doubt it will keep growing with a good reason. The only problem is how you get results out of the data before making any kind of decisions.For example, if you are having terabytes of...[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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5 Benefits of Cloud Based Video Conferencing Brands Can’t Ignore

May 12, 2016 by Sean Kidman

The videoconferencing industry is growing at an unprecedented rate. Experts from IDC reportspredict it will be worth $6.2 billion within the next four years.Why is videoconferencing becoming so popular? A number of global factors are driving the trend. It is one of the many ways that cloud technology is improving scalability for many...[read more]

Soccer player predicted as the top rising star - back in November (video)

May 11, 2016 by Jure Rejec

Did you know that Big Data can help us predict who the future soccer stars will be? This is precisely what happened in Riyad Mahrez’s case, PFA Player of the Year, who has conquered the English Premier League with Leicester City.During last year’s Big Data Week Conference in London, Malta-based entrepreneur Valery Bollier correctly...[read more]

4 Things to do to Reduce your Risk of Server Failure

May 11, 2016 by Kyle Cebull

I can’t stress enough the importance of treating your technology and equipment properly. While we recommend that our clients always have equipment that’s within warranty, when you aren’t taking proper care of it or are neglecting it in certain ways, it can absolutely fail sooner. Your server is your lifeline. It’s where you store all...[read more]

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5 Benefits of Big Data for E-Commerce Companies and Shoppers

May 11, 2016 by Sean Kidman
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Online retailers are using big data to create a better shopping experience, boost customer satisfaction and generate more sales.If you have been reading the news, you probably saw the story on how Target was aware of a young woman's pregnancy before her father did. It turns out that when a woman starts shopping for products such as...[read more]

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8 File Types, Databases and Platforms You May Not Know Can Be Rescued

May 11, 2016 by Rehan Sheikh

Compromised files and data is something we don’t tend to worry about much these days. Backup to the cloud and other forms of remote digital information storage have us accustomed to the data always being there, somewhere.Sometimes, however, this isn’t the case. Plenty of critical, crucial data for individuals and businesses wind up...[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]

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Big Data + Analytics = Beaucoup Bucks

May 10, 2016 by Melissa Thompson

Financial analysts, banks, and institutions are jumping on the big data band wagon because it means more money.[read more]