Big Data
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Teradata Takes Bigger Approach to Big Data

Mark Smith - June 25, 2014

Teradata continues to expand its information management and analytics technology for big data to meet growing demand. My analysis last year discussed Tera Teradata continues to expand its information…

Software
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Informatica Unveils New Platform and Tools for Information Optimization

Mark Smith - June 4, 2014

At the Informatica World 2014 conference, the company known for its data integration software unveiled the Intelligent Data Platform. In the last three years Informatica has expanded beyond…

Analytics
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Equifax Delivers Insightful Analytics for Compliance with Affordable Care Act

Mark Smith - April 10, 2014

Pressure to comply with requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a looming challenge for most organizations today. Many go through numerous manual iterations such as…

Analytics
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Cloudera Makes Hadoop a Big Player in Big Data

Mark Smith - April 7, 2014

I had the pleasure of attending Cloudera’s recent analyst summit. Presenters reviewed the work the company has done since its founding six years ago and outlined its…

Analytics
1360 views

Technology Makes a Difference for Location Analytics

Mark Smith - April 2, 2014

Our latest benchmark research into the market for location analytics software finds significant demand for location-related technology that can improve business outcomes and generate relevant information for various…

Analytics
1287 views

SAS Unifies Big Data for Business and IT

Mark Smith - March 25, 2014

Many businesses are close to being overwhelmed by the unceasing growth of data they must process and analyze to find insights that can improve their operations and…

Cloud Computing
1469 views

Oracle Has Sunny Forecast for Cloud Computing

Mark Smith - March 21, 2014

At Oracle’s recent cloud computing analyst summit in sunny Palm Springs, the company’s executive team insisted that it sees clear skies for its efforts in cloud computing.…

Analytics
1007 views

Location Analytics Delivers Geographic Insights

Mark Smith - March 8, 2014

Adding geographic and location context to business information enables organizations to develop fuller understanding and optimize the activities of people that use the information. We call this…

Predictive Analytics
1108 views

The Sales Forecast Requires Commitment not Status Quo

Mark Smith - March 6, 2014

In today’s highly competitive sales environment, where success depends on meeting the specific needs of buyers, an accurate and timely sales forecast is a critical tool for…

Analytics
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Oracle Modernizes HR with Mobile and Wearable Computing

Mark Smith - March 4, 2014

At Oracle’s first-ever HCM World conference, the technology company demonstrated its commitment to human resources customers, explaining its strategy for Modern HR in the Cloud, which is…