Tag Archives : analytics and Big Data


When should organizations consider predictive analytics?  

Many organizations have been leveraging Business Intelligence (BI) for years and are slowly taking advantage of Big Data platforms to gain access to diverse data and address complex analytical needs. But with increased competition, organizations also require the ability to look ahead as well as back to get the sense of how to improve performance, […]

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Mary Allen, managing editor, InsightaaS

Data strategy matrix to drive data value

Data is one of those rare birds that crosses the business/IT divide that exists in many organizations: while business managers depend on the insight data can provide to refine product and market tactics, IT can optimize operations based on data generated through monitoring of IT infrastructure and services. For both groups, however, data also represents […]


Achieving Big Data value

Organizations may be leveraging Big Data, but many still struggle with the need to realize value from their initiatives. In the edited interview below, Teradata’s Dan Graham provides some insight into what organizations need to achieve this transition. Dan Graham is well qualified to speak to Big Data opportunity. In the 1980s, he was an […]

Dan Graham, general manager, Enterprise Systems, Teradata Corporation

Dan Grady, social media analytics and enterprise search sales manager, Information Builders

Cloudera and IB partnership delivering Big Data “sizzle”

For many organizations, Big Data is “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma,” but as the celebrated British wartime statesman advised, “difficulties mastered are opportunities won.” Potential opportunity in Big Data has been defined, many times, as the ability to gain new business insight from analysis of new and existing sources of data […]


Benefits of broader access to open source BI

The appeal of open source software to developers has included the promise of free source code, quick development cycles, and community collaboration contributing to software development projects on a broad level. Over the past several years, some of these attributes of open source have also made their way into the business intelligence (BI) market. Open […]

Lyndsay Wise, president, Wise Analytics