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Archive for October, 2012

31
Oct

BI: Applying Intelligent Solutions To Advanced Threats

All you have to do is glance at the headlines to know that security threats aren’t just becoming more pervasive, they’re becoming smarter and more sophisticated. These days, cybercriminals are tailoring slippery, highly mutated attacks designed to dodge most security solutions, and sit silently undetected on users’ machines.

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30
Oct

Biz Study: BPM, Analytics Driving Business Outcomes

A new study from APQC underscores the importance of business process management, alignment of strategic objectives, and strong use of analytics among the best practices driving bottom line results.

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29
Oct

Analytics Driven Business Processes

Big data doesn’t exist in a void. Collect all the data you want and without analytics capacity it won’t have much value. A good analytics program requires a combination of software, developers, and the skills and knowledge to use them. In a recent survey conducted by IBM, more than 75 percent of respondents reported using core analytics capabilities such as query, reporting, and data mining. More than sixty-seven percent reported using predictive modeling.

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25
Oct

2013 Priorities Should Strategize for Deep Future

With 2012 coming to a close, CIOs should think about how and where to budget for 2013. But this time around, prioritizing resources for the future may require more foresight than a year’s time. We stand on the precipice of a mobile and cloud technology wave that will require more forward-thinking attitudes, such as thinking about how technology in the near-future will lay the foundation for the far-future.

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24
Oct

Mobile BI: Intelligence on the Road

There are few things that business intelligence doesn’t touch upon at some level. Its far-reaching arms have certainly touched mobile platforms — so much so that mobile business intelligence is expanding as a viable niche market.

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23
Oct

Improving Customer Experience with Analytics

This year’s survey finds an increased importance being placed on driving customer engagement with big data analytics. Find out what analytics leaders are doing to spearhead this effort within their organizations.

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23
Oct

Cloud PaaS ‘Pioneers’ Cite Flexibility, Impact

When it comes to cloud computing services, platform-as-a-se Read more

22
Oct

Building Competitive Advantage Through Analytics

With three years of data, which skills/competencies are emerging as required for building data-driven competitive advantage.

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18
Oct

BYOD Challenges Are Growth Engine for Future

Most CIOs likely view consumerization of IT with a sense of trepidation. Tablets beget security issues, smartphones beget data loss and most user devices are completely different from one another — it could be a nightmare. But it doesn’t have to be.

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17
Oct

BI: Performance Enhancer, Business Enabler

These days, it’s hard to read about new technology trends without coming across business intelligence (BI) or analytics – and for a lot of reasons, ranging from improved security to customer behavior analysis. But perhaps the biggest reason is improved business performance.

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