In many cases, data analysts can find the results they're looking for by examining only a sample of the data that's available in big data systems.
Hadoop vendors are trying to position the distributed processing technology as a real-time analytics tool. But some real-time roadblocks remain.
09 Dec 2013 Hadoop cluster implementations take IT teams into uncharted waters (SearchDataManagement.com)
Hadoop confronts deployment teams with unfamiliar challenges, particularly with knowledge of its inner workings still elusive in many organizations.
Top five enterprise Hadoop stories of 2013 (SearchDataManagement.com)
Here we revisit the little elephant that seeks a place alongside existing corporate data warehouses. A set of enterprise Hadoop stories tell the tale.
06 Dec 2013 Top analytics technology stories from 2013
Some analytics technology trends continued this past year, despite the fact that users say they are overhyped or misunderstood.
Ancestry.com teams work together to use Hadoop framework for DNA app (SearchDataManagement.com)
A CTO sits data scientists and software engineers together to successfully employ the Hadoop framework for a DNA app that finds family tree limbs.
04 Dec 2013 SAP: UK, US companies hit automation barrier with predictive analytics (ComputerWeekly.com)
Companies are hitting a wall in the use of predictive analytics, with lack of time and resource cited as their biggest problem
29 Nov 2013 Mobile business intelligence adoption slows, BARC BI survey finds (ComputerWeekly.com)
Mobile BI adoption is slowing and much vaunted social media analytics are little deployed, according to the latest BARC BI global survey
26 Nov 2013 Take an issues-driven approach to business intelligence (ComputerWeekly.com)
Accenture advises CIOs to put business issues ahead of data, know the users, look beyond ERP data, and embed analytics in BI
22 Nov 2013 Security services company uses MapR HBase to calm data downpour (SearchDataManagement.com)
A security services company uses MapR HBase to calm a data flood. The software drops JVMs to gain better performance.
The problems with the HealthCare.gov website show that IT-business alignment is key in large projects. Is your BI team on the same page with users?
21 Nov 2013 Strata Conference East 2013: Data professionals confront privacy, access issues (SearchDataManagement.com)
In a podcast, SearchDataManagement's Jack Vaughan reports on data issues as discussed at Strata East 2013 in New York, and IBM IOD 2013 in Las Vegas.
19 Nov 2013 Little foundation for adoption of healthcare analytics tools (SearchHealthIT.com)
The healthcare industry has to get better at data management basics before they push headlong into the adoption of analytics tools.
15 Nov 2013 Taming the big data analytics tiger (SearchDataManagement.com)
Big data analytics has potential, but it also needs better governance and training, said data leaders at IBM Information On Demand 2013.
Top Business Analytics Story
Marketing and advertising remain sweet spots for big data technology SearchBusinessAnalytics.com | 14 May 2013
Marketing and advertising are the sweet spots for big data, but those who serve up marketing insights and ad space will need to evolve to survive.