BI Project Management
13 April, 2017
Data fuels every marketing initiative. Strategists meticulously track each click, share, and like across all digital collateral to better understand campaign performance and make tweaks…
11 April, 2017
The big data project failure rate is 60%, according to 2015 research from Gartner. A major contributor to this failure rate is political or people…
16 November, 2015
As companies become increasingly comfortable adopting cloud-based options, multi-vendor cloud environments could become the norm in many enterprises. In fact, 2016 may be the year of the blended cloud environment, according to Lynn LeBlanc, CEO and founder of HotLink. The blended environment—which could include both cloud and…
6 November, 2015
The idea behind the #NoEstimates approach to software development isn’t to eliminate estimates but, rather, to explore other ways to solve problems without specifically asking, ‘How long will it take?’ Here are five real-world examples of teams that are doing just that…
28 October, 2015
By now, anyone who uses data has heard about the three “V”s of big data. Let’s not debate whether there are four or five or 20 “V”s. Whether your concern is millions of marketing research panel records, billions of retailer transactional records, or trillions of website tracking…
Publication: The Huffington Post
26 October, 2015
“In this era of connectedness, data isn’t the problem because it abounds plenty. Discerning patterns and insights within the data itself is the bigger opportunity.
As the famous Irish ex-international rugby player and team captain Brian O’Driscoll once said: ‘Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a…
Publication: Wall Street Journal
22 October, 2015
The $76 billion company is taking its geographic information systems mobile, helping employees answer questions in near real time…
3 September, 2015
Research shows that the most successful sales organizations are embracing analytics. I recently sat down with Ralph Lentz, a senior sales executive with 25+ years of sales management experience, to find out how analytics are changing the industry and why sales leaders must pay attention.
Here are my two key…
Publication: Business 2 Community
27 August, 2015
Business intelligence (BI) means different things to different people, but at its core, business intelligence is all about acquiring the data in your organization that allows you to make intelligent decisions about all aspects of your business, from operations to sales to marketing.
Today we’re going to be talking…
Publication: Business 2 Community
25 August, 2015
“CISOs face a stark reality,” writes Jon Oltsik, Principal Analyst at ESG, in the May 2015 report An Analytics-based Approach to Cybersecurity (PDF). “The processes and technologies they employed for the last 15 years are no longer enough… savvy CISOs will take a step back and examine the threat…
17 August, 2015
As organizations become more sophisticated in their use of Big Data, many are struggling to make real-time business decisions before opportunities disappear. Legacy infrastructure holds them back because it cannot scale to the speed and volume required to analyze Big Data in real-time.
Sluggish legacy systems force organizations…
11 August, 2015
From shared documents to smartphone data backups, the cloud touches many of the technological aspects of our daily lives.
Once merely a novelty, the cloud has become a productivity tool that is helping individuals and organizations to truly get work done more efficiently. While not right for every business, cloud…