- July 28, 2015
Balancing data access and security in an organization isn't the most glamorous task, but several chief data officers at an MIT conference said it's something CDOs need to take charge of.
- July 24, 2015
It’s indisputable that technology is displacing many of today’s jobs. The question is: what should, or can, we do about it? This series explores the possible consequences of this shift and how ...
- July 16, 2015
All smart businesses these days want to be data-driven. With a shortage of knowledgeable workers, getting to that point can be hard -- but the head of BI at online lender Avant is helping it to do so.
- June 30, 2015
Apache Spark is about more than just data processing. The software libraries included in the big data platform make it suitable for a variety of analytics applications.
- June 29, 2015
The current mayor of Boston is moving to make data analytics a key part of how city services are run, which is a major departure from his predecessor's approach.
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- June 29, 2015
MicroStrategy has introduced the first major new version of its BI software in six years, and it's playing for self-service customers with the MicroStrategy 10 release -- but with a focus on governance.
- June 29, 2015
Spark Summit 2015 brought announcements that data scientists and other users will soon have two cloud-hosted options to run the big data framework. This podcast takes a deeper look.
- June 26, 2015
Employers may have trouble finding data scientists and other analysts with all the technical skills they want, but some are starting to zero in on general abilities that can lead to analytics success.
- June 24, 2015
The Apache Spark engine can be a powerful tool for encouraging big data adoption among front-line workers thanks to its fast processing speeds.
- June 23, 2015
As self-service analytics software becomes more common, users are calling on vendors to beef up governance capabilities.
- June 15, 2015
After nearly a year of limited availability, software vendor Databricks has made its cloud-based version of the Spark processing engine generally available.
- June 13, 2015
The need to clarify the context of information is becoming vital as big data and the Internet of Things become ever more important sources in today’s biz-tech ecosystem. Suddenly, it seems, it’s ...
- May 29, 2015
Two new reports from Dresner Advisory Services assess the features that users are looking for in BI tools and which vendors are delivering.
- May 28, 2015
Varying privacy laws on data collection and analysis in different countries can make unified business intelligence approaches difficult for global companies.
- May 26, 2015
Everyone knows executive support for analytics initiatives is important, but CEOs are starting to get behind analytics like never before.