- August 29, 2012
A new Gartner hype cycle breaks down the big data market into 47 technologies and titles, with many clumped along the "peak of inflated expectations."
- August 27, 2012
Giving analytics professionals control of small amounts of space in data warehouses lets them experiment with data sets in a managed environment.
- August 22, 2012
Mobile BI and collaboration tools are natural partners, but supporting that kind of an environment may require more philosophy than technology.
- August 14, 2012
When "big data" rolled into town, data management received top billing. Experts now say another player should share the spotlight: analytics.
- August 06, 2012
Industry analyst Colin White is tired of all the talk about the three V's of "big data." He instead wants to focus on the use cases -- the analytics -- of big data.
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- August 03, 2012
Data scientists are hot, but, according to Teradata's Bill Franks, hiring one means asking different questions than you would a statistician or data modeler.
- August 03, 2012
At the Pacific Northwest BI Summit, consultants and vendors get together for a weekend retreat -- and discussions on the big business intelligence and analytics topics of the day.
- August 02, 2012
Attunity and EMC want to make it easier for organizations to replicate "big data" sets, and more big data news from around the Web.
- August 01, 2012
A new report outlines the characteristics to consider in a data visualization platform, and the questions to ask before investing.
- July 20, 2012
Pacific Northwest BI Summit attendees' predictions focused on analytics, data management and integration. But they couldn't avoid mentioning big data.
- July 12, 2012
Mobile BI continues to revel in popularity. But to take advantage of the technology, businesses need to make sure their data houses are in order, a Gartner analyst says.
- July 09, 2012
What are the must-have capabilities for self-service BI platforms? And what vendors are providing those functions? A new Forrester Wave report gives its take.
- July 06, 2012
Get insight on "big data" analytics, mobile collaboration and other business intelligence and data warehousing trends from participants at this year's Pacific Northwest BI Summit.
- July 01, 2012
Slicing and dicing data cubes is no longer the best way to uncover spatial relationships in corporate data. A new set of tools is mapping the route to improved business intelligence.
- June 29, 2012
"Big data" is still going strong, but conversations about it have changed compared to a year ago as businesses focus less on what it is and more on what to do with all the data they're collecting.