• 8 Challenges for the Biomedical Industry in terms of Big Data

    January 3, 2017

    We are anticipating an exponential growth in the availability of genomics big data, thank to Next-generation Sequencing (NGS) platforms that have reduced the time and cost for sequencing genomes. NIH data (see Figure 1) indicates a reduction in the cost of ... Read More
  • Turning Big Data into Big Insights

    January 2, 2017

    Companies are expected to spend $92 billion on Big Data by 2026, but will they see ROI? If they focus on actionable insights, they can. Numbers cited in a recent blog post by Brian Hopkins, vice president and principal analyst at ... Read More
  • The Smart Way to Deal With Messy Data

    December 27, 2016

    Unstructured data — data that is not organized in a predefined way, such as text — is now widely available. But structure must be added to the data to make it useable for analysis, which means significant processing. That processing ... Read More
  • The Smart Way to Deal With Messy Data

    December 27, 2016

    Unstructured data — data that is not organized in a predefined way, such as text — is now widely available. But structure must be added to the data to make it useable for analysis, which means significant processing. That processing ... Read More
  • What Big Data Means for Customer Loyalty

    December 22, 2016

    There’s no question that Big Data analytics represent the next big wave of innovation in customer experience and advocacy. These collective technologies give companies powerful new tools to enrich the human dialogue and make it more effective in earning customers’ ... Read More
  • Using Advanced Analytics to Improve Operational Decisions

    December 20, 2016

    Operations leaders routinely make critical decisions across the entire value chain. What combination of raw materials will minimize total cost? How can we plan production to maximize throughput? How can we schedule maintenance tasks to minimize disruptions? Although such decisions typically ... Read More
  • How Machine Learning Will Unlock Big Data’s Full Potential

    December 19, 2016

    Over the next two years, 75% of companies report that they will invest in technology that collects big data. The big data industry has quickly solidified itself as a growing and increasingly essential part of the business environment. But big ... Read More
  • Straight Talk about Big Data

    December 16, 2016

    The revolution isn’t coming—it’s already under way. In the science of management, the revolution in big data analytics is starting to transform how companies organize, operate, manage talent, and create value. Changes of this magnitude require leadership from the top, ... Read More