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Business intelligence

IBM's decision to partner with Twitter would serve huge benefits

IBM's decision to partner with Twitter would serve huge benefits An executive from each company explains why they did this data analytic partnership

Nov 3 2014, 3:30pm CST

Why Facebook, eBay Measure Power And Water Consumption In Their Data Centers

Why Facebook, eBay Measure Power And Water Consumption In Their Data Centers Cloud services companies like Facebook and eBay have a vested interest in making their data centers as energy-efficient and water-efficient as possible, not just because it makes for a good public relations message but...

Mar 16 2014, 6:25pm CDT

Tom Davenport's Guide to Big Data

Tom Davenport's Guide to Big Data Big Data at Work: Dispelling the Myths, Uncovering the Opportunities, is a new book from Tom Davenport, a veteran observer of the data analysis scene. It’s a required reading for managers that need a straightforward,...

Mar 3 2014, 8:31am CST

The Perfect Fit? TrueFit's Big Data Aims To Get You the Perfect Outift

The Perfect Fit? TrueFit's Big Data Aims To Get You the Perfect Outift The e-commerce shopping mall is littered with abandoned shopping carts. Consider this: an average of 73.9 percent of carts don’t make it to the check out, according to the most recent data from SaleCycle. While it’...

Feb 28 2014, 5:06pm CST

The Hottest Cheerleader Photos of 2014 Gallery

Big Data Goes To The Oscars And Other Friday Stories Back in the last century, there was nothing I loved more than the Oscar ceremony. My first job as a journalist was reviewing movies (my first was Magnum Force, so that tells you how long ago it was). Today, if it’s not...

Feb 28 2014, 10:36am CST

Big Data Bypasses C-Suite Everywhere you turn today it seems like someone is hawking something to do with big data—today’s corporate “must have”. It seems that all the buzz and hype usually gets down to some very tactical application/outcome...

Feb 25 2014, 11:11am CST

The New Science Of Efficient Organizations A recent survey reported that the consulting industry raked in $39.3 billion in 2012, renting out their advice t0 the world’s most powerful corporations.  Yet still, a study by Innosight found that the average...

Feb 24 2014, 12:16am CST

'The Buyers Arrive' -- A Round-Up Of Strata 2014 In Santa Clara

'The Buyers Arrive' -- A Round-Up Of Strata 2014 In Santa Clara Strata, like any O’Reilly Media conference, will always celebrate the power of raw technology, the speeds and feeds. But this year, based on the keynotes, the vendors, and the attendees it is clear that Strata is...

Feb 13 2014, 10:21pm CST

Why Google Can Not Run The World: Wisdom = Data + Experience

Why Google Can Not Run The World: Wisdom = Data + Experience Google’s purchase of Nest moves it one step further into the Internet of Things and a completely connected world. There’s no doubt that data-driven decisions can make homes more energy efficient. There’s no doubt about...

Feb 5 2014, 10:06am CST

A Big Data POV for the C-Suite

A Big Data POV for the C-Suite By Wes Nichols, Co-Founder & CEO, MarketShare | Twitter As “Big Data” continues to mature from hype and techno-jargon to operational reality, business leaders must ask themselves two key...

Feb 4 2014, 5:00am CST

Infer Opens Up Its predictive Intelligence Engine

Infer Opens Up Its predictive Intelligence Engine Infer is one of a new breed of vendors that aims to use technology to “softwareize” what used to be the key differentiator between an OK salesperson and an amazing one. Back in the day, what really differentiated a top...

Jan 29 2014, 2:53am CST

The Buzz about Big Data And What It Means For IT And You

The Buzz about Big Data And What It Means For IT And You Every so often there are key words and phrases that get big play around the media, and before you know it, they are in use almost everywhere. These terms include irrational exuberance, outside the box, deliverables,...

Jan 28 2014, 6:05pm CST

Data Science At Manheim

Data Science At Manheim As ones and zeros eat the world, data is the new product and data science is the new process of innovation. The International Institute of Analytics predicts that in 2014 companies in a variety of industries will...

Jan 28 2014, 4:20am CST

Does Your 2014 Analytics Agenda Serve Your Big Rocks?

Does Your 2014 Analytics Agenda Serve Your Big Rocks?  This blog is part of Aryng’s analytics tips series for executives: CMO, Chief Product Officer, and CEO A philosophy professor stood before his class. As class started he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty jar...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11pm CST

Delivering Retail Sales Through Analytics With AgilOne

Delivering Retail Sales Through Analytics With AgilOne Retailers have known for the longest time that selling more products to an existing customer is generally easier than converting a new customer. This was a fact hundreds of years ago in the village market days and it’s...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

New Ways For Turning Data Into Dollars Now

New Ways For Turning Data Into Dollars Now By Scott Cameron, Andrew Pickersgill, Rob Turtle Big Data is transforming the way companies do business.  But many firms are finding that it requires significant investments of time and money before seeing the value. ...

Jan 15 2014, 7:21am CST

Bringing Unstructured Data Into D&B Products

Bringing Unstructured Data Into D&B Products Business data stalwart Dun & Bradstreet has been delivering business intelligence to corporations for well over 100 years but until now that information was made up from highly structured data – market analytics,...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

Birst: Making Data Into The World's Most Valuable Natural Resource

Birst: Making Data Into The World's Most Valuable Natural Resource While the 20th century was about oil, the next century is going to be about data. This is what the CEO of IBM, Ginni Rometty, thinks. She calls data a “natural resource.” While it’s heady stuff, the vision does seem...

Jan 13 2014, 9:01am CST

Marketing Through The Small Screen: The Growing Shift to Mobile App Culture

Marketing Through The Small Screen: The Growing Shift to Mobile App Culture Marketing leaders now view mobile apps as essential for gaining the edge in today’s hyper-competitive economy. Most are building and releasing apps not only for customer consumption, but also to better connect employees...

Jan 8 2014, 10:31am CST

Five Business Intelligence Predictions For 2014

Five Business Intelligence Predictions For 2014 The following guest post is by Prakash Nanduri, Co-Founder and CEO of Paxata. The dust is finally beginning to clear from the big data explosion, which is a good thing. One of the problems with big data is that it’s...

Jan 2 2014, 10:21am CST

I4U news

Big Data Variety Means That Metadata Matters Of the famous big data Vs, it’s the variety in data that holds the most potential for exploitation. While not everybody has the huge problems of volume and velocity that a Facebook or a high frequency trader has, even...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

Why Automated Semantics Will Solve The BI Dashboard Crisis

Why Automated Semantics Will Solve The BI Dashboard Crisis Right now, in most companies, there is a crisis of Business Intelligence dashboards. For good reasons, BI practitioners use the dashboard as way to deliver data and analytics to pretty much everyone. Dashboards are the...

Dec 30 2013, 5:11am CST

Why Top of the Funnel BI Will Drive the Next Wave of Adoption

Why Top of the Funnel BI Will Drive the Next Wave of Adoption Business Intelligence practitioners should steal some lessons from the marketing department in their quest to bring data and analytics to the masses. Instead of obsessing with improving existing technology, BI promoters...

Dec 29 2013, 10:46am CST

Demystifying Enterprise Performance Management For CFOs

Demystifying Enterprise Performance Management For CFOs There’s been a lot written recently – and a great deal of confusion – about the importance of enterprise and corporate performance management (EPM/CPM) and data analytics to CFOs. I recently spoke with Gary Cokins, CPIM...

Dec 20 2013, 9:46am CST

Volcker Compliance: The Ultimate Big Data Challenge Has Begun

Volcker Compliance: The Ultimate Big Data Challenge Has Begun US banks are scrambling to meet a high demand on big data management, data de-duplication and business intelligence analysis, under the stringent regulatory reporting requirements of the new Volcker rule, industry...

Dec 20 2013, 8:56am CST

Microsoft to acquire DATAllegro Microsoft today announced that it intends to acquire DATAllegro Inc., a provider of data warehouse appliances. The acquisition will extend the capabilities of Microsoft’s mission-critical data platform, making it...

Jul 24 2008, 11:39pm CDT