Big data analytics
- January 31, 2012
Does your organization have a firm grasp on what "big data" is? That's a good place to begin on a big data analytics project, but don’t forget about basic IT blocking and tackling.
- January 27, 2012
Enterprise Strategy Group provides a few tips on how to narrow down the product and deployment options before investing in a “big data” analytics platform.
- January 24, 2012
SAS Institute CEO Jim Goodnight celebrates another profitable year for the privately held software vendor and considers the data and analytics road ahead for 2012.
- January 09, 2012
Faculty members from the International Institute for Analytics, a research firm that focuses on how organizations use analytics, weigh in on their predictions for 2012.
- January 01, 2012
A shortage of skilled data scientists and a user-unfriendly set of technologies are the biggest obstacles impeding big data analytics programs, say analysts and IT professionals.
- December 30, 2011
The terrain may seem foreign, but many proven data management and business intelligence best practices translate well to big data analytics programs, according to analysts.
- December 22, 2011
Big-data analytics and other forms of advanced analytics will be a big battleground for BI vendors in 2012. Our recent coverage highlights that, and ways users can up their analytics game.
- December 22, 2011
The term ‘big data’ took on bigger meaning in 2011 with new product releases from major vendors as well as new terminology to describe the big data analytics landscape.
- December 09, 2011
James Taylor, CEO of an independent consulting firm, discusses the need for advanced analytics to build “decision management systems,” which he believes are critical to staying competitive.
- December 06, 2011
"Big data" analytics grapples with huge data sets coming at a quickening pace. Read about one company's move toward a big-data architecture and Gartner's view of challenges posed by more data variety.
- November 30, 2011
Achieving success with data visualization tools is largely a matter of keeping it simple and adopting new thinking about how to present information, according to experts.
- October 02, 2011
Skilled professionals known as data scientists have become highly sought-after by companies such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Google to perform advanced analytics on growing data sets.
- September 28, 2011
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.
- August 30, 2011
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.
- July 29, 2011
Will all of the buzz about "big data," and big-data analytics, turn out to be justified? Yahoo is putting its money where its mouth is, but there are big-data challenges and limitations to consider.