4 Business Risks That Might Prevent Big Data ROI
Big Data
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Big Data
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4 Business Risks That Might Prevent Big Data ROI

paulbarsch - September 9, 2016

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A Two-Stage Approach to Financial Return for Data Lakes
Analytics
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Analytics
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A Two-Stage Approach to Financial Return for Data Lakes

paulbarsch - July 11, 2016

Depending on whether you “build” your data lake in the cloud or on premise, it could take anywhere from six months to a year—and in some cases…

Big Data ROI? Not Likely in Year 1
Best Practices
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Best Practices
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Big Data ROI? Not Likely in Year 1

paulbarsch - June 2, 2016

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NPV Considerations for Open Source Big Data Technologies
Best Practices
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Best Practices
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NPV Considerations for Open Source Big Data Technologies

paulbarsch - May 2, 2016

  Mention the words “open source” and all kinds ideas probably come to mind such as “free”, “agility”, and “speed”. However, with any IT project, it is important…

3 Big Data Potholes to Avoid
Big Data
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Big Data
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3 Big Data Potholes to Avoid

paulbarsch - December 16, 2015

 Potholes—depending on the size—can really damage your automobile tires, rims and alignment. Even worse, sometimes drivers don’t see them lurking, until after an incident occurs. Similarly, a…

Is Cloud Sameness Dangerous to Competitive Advantage?
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Uncategorized
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Is Cloud Sameness Dangerous to Competitive Advantage?

paulbarsch - November 9, 2015

The rise of public cloud computing is awe-inspiring. Companies like Amazon, via Amazon Web Services, are “turning virtual iron into gold” with exponential growth in revenues and…

Wasted Breath: Data Alone Won’t Convince
Commentary
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Commentary
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Wasted Breath: Data Alone Won’t Convince

paulbarsch - October 19, 2015

In a data driven world, rhetoric is often chastised as “fluffy talk”. In fact, as more organizations adopt a culture based on fact-based decision making, the mantra…

Less Dogma Equals Better Decision Making
Commentary
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Commentary
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Less Dogma Equals Better Decision Making

paulbarsch - August 17, 2015

     Unless you’re Donald Trump—a fellow who’s always right, even when he’s wrong—there’s not much benefit to dogmatism. That’s because some of the biggest breakthroughs come as…

A Day Late and Big Data Architecture Short
Analytics
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Analytics
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A Day Late and Big Data Architecture Short

paulbarsch - June 29, 2015

As humans, we have no problems staying busy. In fact, most of us are wired to “do something first” and ask questions later. In other words, our…