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Big Data and Its Role in Improving Women's Health

April 24, 2017 by Jared Jaureguy

Although some improvements have been made over the years, women’s health has yet to see a major breakthrough. However, with the growth of big data, that technological breakthrough could be around the corner as new developments play a large role in improving a number of areas of women’s health.[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]

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In-Memory Databases: Is it Time for Businesses to Shift from Disk Storage?

April 12, 2017 by Jenny Richards

The old database system was majorly characterized by disk storage and relational databases. Over the years, this industry has undergone an intensive revolution, eventually ushering in the now popular in-memory database.[read more]

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How Can Data Science Help in Spying Your Competitors' Moves?

April 11, 2017 by Yash Mehta

Competitive intelligence and online spying tools can provide you with concrete insight into the strategies and ideology of your competitors.[read more]

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Digital Intelligence - The New Web Analytics

April 10, 2017 by Guy Greenberg

Web analytics has transformed into “digital intelligence” -- a term that includes collecting, enriching and storing data, and then joining it seamlessly with different internal and external datasets to reveal powerful insights. Businesses that wish to remain competitive in the online space will have to employ digital intelligence to find quick answers to complex business questions.[read more]

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6 Tips to Protect Your Business’ Most Important Asset: Your Data

April 3, 2017 by Anita Sathe

Cybersecurity is a top concern for small businesses and everyday digital users. With governments and organizations now placing a greater emphasis on keeping data safe online, it is vital that personal and professional users take note of the dangers that poor cybersecurity can trigger.[read more]

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What the Dark Web Is and Isn’t

March 30, 2017 by Debiel Santos

Most businesses still shun activity on the dark web, but in doing so they may be missing out on a certain value that the dark web has to offer.[read more]

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How Big Data Can Impact Creativity in the Near Future

March 29, 2017 by Jacob Koshy

Big data has been taking over the business world by storm during the past few years and has even entered the world of art and creativity. Is this really a good trend?[read more]

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Report: Brands Use Advanced Analytics to Reach Double Digit Growth

March 28, 2017 by Sean Mallon

Forbes Insights recently published a report on the efficacy of web analytics technology. The report showed that over 66% of companies using sophisticated web analytics strategies have growth rates of 15% or higher.[read more]

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The Future of Business Intelligence is collaborative

March 27, 2017 by Julian Schulte

To make BI collaborative, a clear publishing strategy for data that satisfies the different information needs of stakeholders is necessary and requires attention of BI leaders. Leveraging communication tools like Slack helps integrating analytics to the natural workflow of every user and raises awareness for data.[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]

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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]

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How to Integrate Finance and Operations by Leveraging Cloud Storage

March 7, 2017 by Sean Mallon

Finance executives almost never get to see the full picture of the performance of the company as they are only presented with certain types of data that relate to their work. Since their tasks mainly involve things like setting budgets, preparing financial reports and planning, they only get financial data as this is what they use for...[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]

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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]

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Bottoms Up! Big Data for Busier Bars

February 24, 2017 by Andrew Armstrong

From the local dive bar to the world's largest beer brands, big data empowers bar owners and brewers with information to better serve their customers, to reduce waste, and to build their bottom line.[read more]

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Microsoft’s future is in the cloud

February 17, 2017 by Daniel Matthews

Apple and Microsoft used to be the primary competitors in tech, but that's changed. With Apple charging ahead in terms of innovation and revenue, Microsoft's biggest hope is the cloud.[read more]

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DevOps First

February 16, 2017 by Pete Johnson

It has been nearly six years since then-U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra issued his Federal Cloud Computing Strategy. Typically referred to in Federal circles as “Cloud First” because of its edict to move workloads to public cloud providers instead of building more government data centers, the February 2011 strategy document was focused on cost...[read more]