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Content tagged with Big Data Analytics posted in January 2017
What 2017 Will Bring for the Analytics Field
Commentary  |  1/30/2017
Enterprises have plenty of data; now it's time to put that data to work, answering questions such as "why" and "what's next".
Target CIO Transforms Retailer With In-house Talent, Agile
News  |  1/27/2017
Target hired Tesco veteran Mike McNamara 18 months ago as CIO and Chief Digital Officer to transform the company's IT and software development organization. Here's what he did.
Big Data Leadership: CIO, CAO, Or Maybe The Big Dog
Commentary  |  1/27/2017
In the discussion over who should lead a corporate big data initiative, maybe it should be someone other than the CIO, CAO, or CDO.
IT Service Management In Disruption, Moving Toward Automation
News  |  1/26/2017
A wave of change is sweeping through the suppliers of ITSM, reflecting the enhanced ability to add analytics and automation to the field.
Harnessing Analytics' Disruptive Power
Commentary  |  1/26/2017
For a company, product, or service to be disruptive, it takes more than technology. Analytics can point you to your opportunities.
Kinetica Uses GPUs for Advanced In-Database Analytics
News  |  1/24/2017
GPU-accelerated databases aren't new, and they're not all that popular, but that will likely change over time. Here are some of Kinetica's latest improvements and why that matters to big pharma company GSK.
Harnessing Analytics Disruptive Power
Commentary  |  1/23/2017
People in business and tech love to use the latest, popular buzzwords. "Disrupter" is one of them. But IS your company really leveraging analytics disruptive capabilities?
5 Ways to Be Successful with Open Source Software in 2017
Slideshows  |  1/20/2017
Open source software has matured over the years, often serving as the primary piece of a corporation's software strategy. But questions remain in the minds of many managers. Doug Cutting of the Apache Software Foundation, and known for creating Hadoop, shares his thoughts on how to achieve success with for open source.
Bain: Is Container Use Optional? Probably Not
News  |  1/17/2017
Containers are less an option and more an essential technology for achieving the agile company needed to survive in the digital economy.
AI Technology Takes Center Stage At Retail Convention
News  |  1/16/2017
Artificial intelligence (AI) and other leading-edge technologies will be highlights of this year's National Retail Federation (NRF) Big Show in New York, but many retailers are still struggling with more rudimentary analytics.
3 Ways Shadow Analytics May Be Working Against You
Commentary  |  1/16/2017
Analytics is popping up in more functional areas of businesses, outside of IT's control. Like BYOB, the trend is inevitable. How will your organization manage it?
Be Recognized For IT Excellence
Commentary  |  1/12/2017
Organizations of all sizes and from all sectors are invited to apply for the 2017 InformationWeek IT Excellence Awards.
Managers: Do They Help or Hinder?
Commentary  |  1/11/2017
Is your manager a help or a hindrance when it comes to your analytics work and initiatives?
4 Ways Data-First Competitors Are Killing You
Commentary  |  1/10/2017
Data is the new oil. Those that figure out how to use it more effectively than their competitors are realizing significant, strategic benefits. But what's so unique about data-first companies? Technology? People? Culture? It turns out, there's more than meets the eye.
Supplying The Supply Chain
Commentary  |  1/9/2017
The supply chain is changing rapidly, often outside of the traditional IT structure. IT needs to get involved, bringing its skills and experience to the table.
Amazon: The Self-Fueling, Perpetual Motion Machine
Commentary  |  1/9/2017
Amazon's retail operation is now paired with what's known to be a highly successful cloud business: Are the two accelerating each other?
5 Tips: How to Move into An Analytics Career
Commentary  |  1/9/2017
Looking to jump start an analytics career? Here are five tips to make the move easier.
For 2017: Put Data, Big or Small, into Action
Commentary  |  1/6/2017
Still standing by a prediction that big data as a buzzword will die as we turn our focus to the analytics, not the scale of the data.
The Battle Over Analytics: Who Should Lead The Charge?
Commentary  |  1/5/2017
The IT organization has to carve out its role in a company's analytics strategy. What works? Either of two approaches.
Excel Still is not an Enterprise Reporting Solution
Commentary  |  1/5/2017
Using Excel as an enterprise reporting solution will always put you on a path to failure.
GoDaddy Revamps BI Tools To Enable Self-Service
News  |  1/4/2017
Domain registrar and web hosting provider GoDaddy generates a lot of data, and it wanted to help its internal users get better insights without requiring intervention from the technical staff.
Why Healthcare is Behind the Data Curve
Commentary  |  1/4/2017
The healthcare sector has been trailing industries such as banking and retail when it comes to adoption of data analytics, but a growing number of success stories in healthcare provide proof of concept for other organizations to get on board.
Can Critical Care Analytics Overcome Ethics Concerns?
Commentary  |  1/3/2017
When it comes to life-or-death decisions about critical care for a loved one, would you trust predictive analytics software to decide how much care IS warranted?
Server Survey: Footprint Can Be Cut 54% Via Upgrades, Cloud
News  |  1/3/2017
TSO Logic examined data from 10,000 customer servers and found how much upgrades can save in server count; right-sizing saves VM resources.


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