15 June, 2016
Many IT companies have touted the value of data and data analytics, but the actual value is often hard to comprehend. PTC CEO Jim Heppelmann…
13 June, 2016
Harnessing the power of Big Data is without a doubt the biggest driver of business success today. For different companies and in different industries the…
2 June, 2016
Data visualizations can help business users understand analytics insights and actually see the reasons why certain recommendations make the most sense. Traditional business intelligence and analytics vendors, as well as newer market entrants, are offering data visualization technologies and platforms. Here’s a collection of 10 data visualization tools worthy…
1 June, 2016
The Cleveland Browns announced a reorganization of their front office on Monday, and three of the major hires for player personnel are or have been heavily involved in analytics — including a vice president of player personnel who has worked only in analytics…
31 May, 2016
A lot of people insist that intuition beats analytics. Each of them seems to have a favorite story about an executive who made some decision that defied both data and common sense, yet led to great success. But then, who would brag about all the bold decisions that backfired…
26 May, 2016
The big data revolution is upon us. Firms are scrambling to hire a new brand of analysts dubbed “data scientists,” and universities have responded to this demand by introducing data science courses into degrees ranging from computer science to business. Survey-based reports find that firms are currently spending an…
Publication: Harvard Business Review
25 May, 2016
For many CIOs and other IT executives at hospitals and health systems, planning a storage redesign comes with multiple angles.
For example, health IT professionals must:
Rationalize what data files and applications will be earmarked for storage in the cloud.
Determine what data will remain on-premises.
Figure out if…
24 May, 2016
Faced with more than half of all its search queries now coming from mobile devices, Google Inc. today is announcing what it calls the biggest changes to its iconic search ads since they were launched 15 years ago.
Search ads, which powered most of the company’s $67.4 billion…
20 May, 2016
By all definitions, a graph database is not big data technology; it is a NoSQL database that in a growing number of cases is beginning to supplant traditional relational databases…
19 May, 2016
If there were still any doubts about how committed Google is to becoming a leader in public cloud computing, the company’s cloud and enterprise chief tried to put them to rest today at the Google I/O developer conference.
Diane Greene, the senior vice president in charge of cloud…
19 May, 2016
At its I/O 2016 developer conference today, Google announced an expansion of Firebase, its service for helping developers build apps for Android, iOS, and the Web. At the same time, the company also simplified Firebase’s pricing in an effort to woo more developers.
Google acquired Firebase in October…
19 May, 2016
When I went to work years ago, the practice of advanced analytics had an aura of black magic. The insights from corporate data were delivered by a few highly trained scientists who worked their wonders behind a curtain. They owned all data-driven insights.
When business analysts and other users…