- March 04, 2015
Creating and enforcing data governance policies is a must in self-service BI initiatives, but a collaborative approach can avoid stifling users -- and produce good analytics results.
- March 04, 2015
The adoption of self-service BI and analytics tools continues to grow. But understanding how to support their use is a must -- and that starts with a solid architecture for analytics.
- February 20, 2015
Health data is notoriously difficult to analyze due to privacy rules, but a new project is showing it can be done.
- February 16, 2015
In a Q&A, consultant Rick Sherman discusses operational business intelligence and offers advice to companies looking to use the approach to manage their operations more effectively.
- February 13, 2015
To give healthcare providers a real-time view of the claims processing operations its systems support, RelayHealth is augmenting its Hadoop cluster with Spark's stream processing module.
- February 10, 2015
This news recap looks at IBM's announcement of a cloud analytics suite for energy and utility companies and a study showing that anonymized data sets can easily be reidentified.
- February 06, 2015
IT observers caution organizations against data for data’s sake, urging instead a focus on the best technology for the business problem at hand.
- January 30, 2015
This news recap looks at Microsoft's planned purchase of R analytics software vendor Revolution Analytics and a new report from the FTC on securing Internet of Things data.
- January 29, 2015
TechTarget's 2015 IT Priorities Survey shows that while businesses are still investing in basic BI and data warehousing capabilities, big data initiatives are becoming almost as prevalent.
- January 27, 2015
President Barack Obama has introduced proposals for data security, but not everyone thinks they will address key questions for businesses.