- March 14, 2014
Professional teams are moving quickly to adopt sports analytics. But not everyone is sold on the benefits of data analysis.
- March 12, 2014
Businesses need to know how big data tools will fit into their larger business goals before adopting them, says a BI manager at Time Warner Cable.
- March 07, 2014
The world of sports is rapidly embracing data analytics techniques. Businesses have a lot to learn from professional teams' experiences.
- March 05, 2014
There are risks to be aware of when business users take responsibility for self-service business intelligence, but there are ways to mitigate them.
- February 28, 2014
Data discovery tools are a high priority for businesses, but vendor products can be lacking, the latest Gartner Magic Quadrants say.
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Sponsored by SAS Institute Inc. - Interactive data discovery and predictive analytics technologies allow business users and analysts to identify important trends and relationships in data sets and drill down into questions from any angle. They also allow business users to collaborate with specialists to create, refine and select the best predictive models. See More
Sponsored by SAS Institute Inc. - You’re getting started with a big data analytics project on Hadoop and are impressed by the cost savings on storage compared with your data warehouse. You’ve read that TrueCar, a company that collects vast volumes of car price data for its online car-buying business, has cut its monthly data storage cost from $19/GB to $0.23/GB. So you’re wondering, should you consider moving all your business intelligence efforts to Hadoop? See More
Sponsored by SAS Institute Inc. - You want to get started with a big data project at your company, but you're unfamiliar with Hadoop and you're unsure your project will deliver value. Relax. Many organizations are struggling to implement Hadoop for a variety of reasons. In "The Current State of Hadoop in the Enterprise," by the International Institute for Analytics and sponsored by SAS, you'll find a handy list of five steps to maximize the value of a Hadoop big data project for your organization. See More
- February 27, 2014
Creating an analytics architecture out of thin air may seem like a daunting task, but it can help make businesses more competitive in a hurry.
- February 21, 2014
A new survey reveals industry hot topics, including a lack of skills and leadership in the industry, two big data trends that are likely to continue.
- February 14, 2014
Revolution Analytics brings the R programming language to the cloud, while SAS readies a new in-memory analytics platform to run on Hadoop.
- February 07, 2014
Uplift modeling programs can be labor-intensive and tricky without the expertise of an experienced marketing team.
- February 06, 2014
An O'Reilly Media survey on data scientist salaries reflects a strong demand for skilled analytics workers. Get details in this podcast discussion.
- January 31, 2014
Forrester analysts Boris Evelson and Michael Facemire discuss what to do, and not do, in deploying mobile business intelligence applications.
- January 27, 2014
Mark your calendars for a tweet jam on big data best practices and business value, led by Forrester's Boris Evelson and TechTarget's Wayne Eckerson.
- December 26, 2013
Big data hype continued to grow throughout 2013. The year ahead will determine whether the hype is justified.
- December 26, 2013
In a podcast interview, consultant Lee Feinberg discusses the potential benefits of data visualization and details best practices and common missteps.
- December 19, 2013
In a Q&A, author David Loshin details how business intelligence managers can enhance BI success, from building dashboards to demonstrating value.