Best Practices
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Research Uncovers Keys to Using Predictive Analytics

Dave Menninger - March 28, 2012

As a technology, predictive analytics has existed for years, but adoption has not been widespread among businesses. In our recent benchmark research on business analytics among more…

Analytics
771 views

Information Management Technology Revolution and Research Agenda for 2012

Dave Menninger - March 19, 2012

In our definition, information management encompasses the acquisition, organization, dissemination and use of information by organizations to create and enhance business value. Effective information management ensures optimal…

Analytics
841 views

Revolution Analytics Hosts Contest on Business Predicting the Future

Dave Menninger - February 3, 2012

Revolution Analytics recently announced the winners of its “Applications of R in Business” contest. Revolution Analytics has built a business around supporting R, an open source statistical software…

Business Intelligence
777 views

Technology Terminology: What’s in a Name?

Dave Menninger - February 1, 2012

When it comes to technology, debates about whether a particular name suits its category are rampant. Here is a link to one such argument about the term “big…

Hadoop
858 views

Big Data Is More than Hadoop

Dave Menninger - January 25, 2012

We recently published the results of our benchmark research on Big Data to complement the previously published benchmark research on Hadoop and Information Management. (more…)

Business Intelligence
773 views

What Enterprises Can Learn from Major Events and Surprises in 2011

Dave Menninger - December 30, 2011

Rather than make predictions for 2012, which are everywhere right now, I want to look back at some of the surprising events of 2011. I think it’s…

Data Warehousing
847 views

Kalido Directs Data Governance

Dave Menninger - November 30, 2011

Kalido recently introduced version 9 of its Information Engine product. The company has been around for 10 years but has had difficulty establishing its identity in the information management…

Analytics
854 views

Spotfire 4.0 is Socially Collaborative and Interactive

Dave Menninger - November 19, 2011

Tibco recently introduced Spotfire 4.0, the most recent version of its interactive discovery and business intelligence (BI) tool. Spotfire comes at BI through visualization. It uses in-memory…

Hadoop
811 views

Informatica Parses the World of Hadoop

Dave Menninger - November 3, 2011

Informatica recently introduced HParser, an expansion of its capabilities for working with Hadoop data sources. (more…)

Analytics
1283 views

Teradata: All in the Family of Appliances and Big Data

Dave Menninger - October 18, 2011

Teradata recently held its Partners User Group meeting (Twitter hashtag #TDPUG11) in San Diego. (more…)