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Posts from the ‘Business Analytics’ Category

15
Jul

What’s your big data budget? According to research firm Ovum, take whatever your answer is and multiply it. A lot.

According to the firm’s most recent report, Ovum Software Market Forecasts: Information Management, 2015, the big data software market is expected to grow by nearly six times by 2019. In fact, it is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate of 50 percent through 2019, making big data analytics – and, in theory, the data warehouses that store all that data – a necessary core capability for businesses across the globe.

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19
Mar

Care Needed as Big Data Tech Evolves

The rush of promises to harness the power of Big Data has, over the last year, created a lot of excitement — and an equal amount of anxiety — among enterprises eager not to be left behind.

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14
Mar

Why Analytics and Social Media Go Together

It’s pretty safe to say most C-suite executives are convinced of the need to interact with customers using social channels, and some new research from BRANDfog underscores that theme.

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5
Mar

Miami-Dade Infuses Intelligence into Operations

Florida’s Miami-Dade County is using a new intelligent business system with a module that alerts parks managers about leaky pipes in real time. Water savings from the technology investment is projected at $1 million this year, and that savings is earmarked to support after-school programs and swim lessons for 10,000 kids this summer.

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1
Mar

The Practicality of Intelligent Business Processes

Business process management these days is on a more “intelligent” journey toward its promise of organizational agility and performance. Strategies and solutions are increasingly focused on business process improvement.

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26
Feb

Biz Intel on the Road and on the Rise

New numbers are pegged on the rapid growth of the global mobile business intelligence market. Driving it, of course, is widespread adoption of tablets and smartphones, along with improving technology crafted for mobile devices.

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12
Feb

‘Invisible’ Analytics Get Better Big Data Results

The last couple of years featured lots of big numbers and discussion about the explosion of data and a theoretical gold mine of intelligence awaiting enterprises best-equipped to glean competitive information from it.

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15
Jan

Find light of opportunity in gloom of IT forecasts

If the somewhat tepid predictions for technology investments has you feeling a bit gloomy about expansion in the coming year, it’s important to look at the numbers within the numbers to find the real bright spots in IT. To hear analysts tell it, even in these lackluster times, there’s few better opportunities out there right now than those afforded by the growing areas of analytics, Big Data, mobility, collaboration and cloud.

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2
Jan

2013: BI Do’s and Don’ts

It’s the dawn of a new year, and users are compiling 2013 resolutions. For businesses, these likely include new strategies and revised best practices to accelerate business, increase profits and achieve a higher ROI. Their laundry list of resolutions should also include a refreshed perspective on business intelligence and analytics strategies.

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19
Dec

BI and Midmarket: Overcoming the Identity Challenge

Enterprises recognized early on the potential ROI and benefits of business intelligence and analytics solutions and have since become some of its most ardent adopters. And, these large organizations, with their unique, high-value demands for specialized software, database tuning and other niche systems, are the only ones with enough resources, scale and reach to justify a costly and time-consuming BI investment. Right?

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