- 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 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.
- 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.
- June 13, 2012
TDWI director of research Philip Russom deconstructs the 12 most misconstrued Hadoop characteristics and replaces rumor with fact.
- June 01, 2012
XL Insurance Inc. has a three-part formula for predictive analytics success: Be a programmer, learn statistical analysis and know how to spin a good yarn.
- March 30, 2012
Analytics software can provide big benefits to organizations -- or trip up the unwary. Before you get started, make sure your company is ready to reap the rewards and avoid the roadblocks.
- March 27, 2012
Predictive analytics requires support and know-how to create a sustainable program, recent research suggests.
- February 20, 2012
A small startup has developed a “temporal analytics” engine, which sifts 100,000 Web pages an hour, extracting data and associating it to time. But can it also predict the future?
- 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 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 12, 2012
In an interview, analytics and data mining consultant John Elder offers advice on managing successful predictive modeling initiatives and a head’s up on common mistakes to avoid.
- January 10, 2012
To generate useful predictive analytics results, predictive modeling teams need a combination of analytical and business know-how plus close ties to business users, say analytics pros and consultants.
- 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.