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  • September 28, 2011 28 Sep'11

    Dark Data

    Data hidden within the enterprise will inevitably be challenged, and it will be up to enterprise information management to tame it.

  • September 28, 2011 28 Sep'11

    Data scientists dig open source tools, transaction data

    Michael Driscoll, the chief technology officer of Metamarkets, discusses the data scientist’s relationship with transaction data and open source tools such as R, Mahout and Hadoop.

  • September 28, 2011 28 Sep'11

    Google’s chief economist examines the data scientist factor

    Hal Varian, Google’s chief economist, talks about the emerging role of the data scientist -- both the trade and the tools.

  • September 26, 2011 26 Sep'11

    Increasing Patient Satisfaction with Business Intelligence

    Increasing patient satisfaction is a critical goal for healthcare organizations of all types, especially in these times of increased competition, scrutiny and demand for services. Business intelligence based on satisfaction analytics can help you ...

  • September 26, 2011 26 Sep'11

    What is Mixed Workload?

    When selecting a database system for use in a mixed query environment, it is important to carefully evaluate the workload management capabilities of the product.

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  • September 26, 2011 26 Sep'11

    Wineries uncork predictive analytics with tools from e-commerce provider

    Wineries are preparing to tackle customer retention with predictive analytics tools thanks to a new partnership between an e-commerce provider and Information Builders.

  • September 26, 2011 26 Sep'11

    In an age of predictive analytics, data scientists help bridge the gap

    Michael Driscoll, the chief technology officer of Metamarkets, talks about how data scientists are using predictive analytics to shed light on the future.

  • September 13, 2011 13 Sep'11

    Health care supply company prescribes itself mobile BI software

    Realizing the ubiquity of mobile devices among medical professionals, health care supplies contracting services provider Novation LLC plunged into the mobile business intelligence movement.

  • September 02, 2011 02 Sep'11

    TDWI survey explores the evolution of 'big data' analytics

    Soon-to-be published TDWI survey results show that businesses are increasingly tying their hopes to big-data analytics and related tools.

  • September 01, 2011 01 Sep'11

    IBM to acquire i2 and Algorithmics

    IBM has announced plans to acquire British security analytics software company i2 and Canadian financial risk analytics software company Algorithmics.

  • August 31, 2011 31 Aug'11

    Success with real-time BI technology doable – if you avoid the perils

    Real-time business intelligence isn't rocket science. But various pitfalls can trip up organizations that aren't properly prepared for a real-time BI project, analysts warn.

  • August 30, 2011 30 Aug'11

    'Big data' analytics fulfilling the promise of predictive BI

    While conventional business intelligence drills into historical data, big-data analytics often adds a forward-looking dimension in an effort to help users unlock predictive insights.

  • August 26, 2011 26 Aug'11

    From the Editors: Businesses strive for mature data analytics systems

    The BI industry is abuzz about "big data" analytics. But for some organizations, the priority is finding better ways to make use of the data they’ve been gathering all along.

  • August 25, 2011 25 Aug'11

    Davenport: Invest in your human capital with talent analytics

    In this interview, Babson College professor Thomas H. Davenport discusses how businesses like Google are tapping into employee data to further invest in the company’s greatest assets.

  • August 25, 2011 25 Aug'11

    Business case for real-time BI tools rests on data-access speed needs

    Justifying investments in real-time business intelligence systems depends on demonstrating the business value of faster decision-making capabilities, according to analysts and IT pros.

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