• How can a business extract value from big data

    July 10, 2017

    There is value to be had from the big data phenomenon. But it requires the right strategy and execution. Put simply, for a moderate return on investment, you’ve got to leverage and optimal mix of traditional and big data technology ... Read More
  • Data scientists & data engineers – the answer to your big data nightmare?

    July 10, 2017

    Over a beer with a customer recently, he told me his biggest frustration; ‘I don’t have a big data problem, I have a big data management problem!” I was able to quickly reassure him he wasn’t alone; the explosion in big ... Read More
  • Will Machine Learning Disrupt the Marketing Industry?

    July 7, 2017

    As the digital era spreads its influence, emerging innovations will disrupt the way different industries operate. In the field of marketing, strategies already consistently transform to meet evolved consumer preferences. Traditionally, consumers were pulled to a physical shopping space using ... Read More
  • Propelling Data-Driven Decisions with Real-Time Analytics

    July 6, 2017

    Before the Internet age, sellers and buyers were able to get feedback in real time — the old fashioned way. They asked for it right on the spot during the purchase. In an online world where there’s no real interpersonal ... Read More
  • How IoT is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

    July 5, 2017

    Supply chain management is a foundational business process that impacts nearly every enterprise, whether you’re a manufacturer who must transport parts into a factory and finished goods to the point of sale, or a farming operation tasked with transporting produce ... Read More
  • How Analytics Has Changed in the Last 10 Years

    July 4, 2017

    Another key change in the analytics technology landscape involves autonomous analytics — a form of artificial intelligence or cognitive technology. Analytics in the past were created for human decision makers, who considered the output and made the final decision. But ... Read More
  • 40 Techniques Used by Data Scientists

    July 3, 2017

    These techniques cover most of what data scientists and related practitioners are using in their daily activities, whether they use solutions offered by a vendor, or whether they design proprietary tools. When you click on any of the 40 links ... Read More
  • Machine Learning Is the New Hadoop

    July 3, 2017

    Machine learning is so prevalent that we run into (or pass) it every day, and the most common need I hear from CDOs I talk to is to figure out how to implement and get benefit from machine learning. This is ... Read More