- March 19, 2015
Professional sports teams are increasingly embracing analytics tools to help them implement dynamic pricing strategies designed to enable them to capture as much ticket revenue as possible.
- March 18, 2015
GIS data analyst Andy Cain always knew location analytics could help develop deep business insights. Now he has the opportunity to show how as part of an initiative at Con-way Freight.
- March 17, 2015
In this edition of Talking Data, we discuss why businesses are looking to cloud-based data management systems and how analytics is reshaping sports media.
- March 16, 2015
When it comes to externally-sourced data, data scientists are left to pick up the pieces. New tools can help, but let’s also address the deeper issues. Trifacta presented at the Boulder BI Brain ...
- March 05, 2015
Analytics are gaining a high profile in sports media, but some fans and commentators say the stats just aren't what they're looking for.
Sponsored by CloudHealth - As enterprises continue to add new use cases and workloads to their cloud portfolio, the stakes keep rising for potential governance speed bumps. Business users and IT professionals alike are now using the cloud for everything from compliance and security to cloud-native application development and infrastructure optimization. But this makes policy management more difficult, time consuming and costly, especially with so many cloud services being purchased and deployed outside the scope, visibility and control of a centralized IT operations group. See More
Sponsored by CloudHealth - In the era of Cloud 1.0, early adopters were often drawn to the cloud because it allowed them to reduce Capex and move to a more predictable subscription pricing model. In recent years, cloud adoption has surged because organizations have recognized that it not only reduces their hardware purchases and per-seat software licenses but provides many operational benefits as well. See More
Sponsored by CloudHealth - For more than a decade, the biggest gating factor in cloud computing adoption was perceived security risks. IT professionals and business leaders alike were often extremely concerned about a perceived loss of control of mission-critical data and essential applications when moved to the cloud. See More
- March 04, 2015
Creating and enforcing data governance policies is a must in self-service BI initiatives, but a collaborative approach can avoid stifling users -- and produce good analytics results.
- March 02, 2015
Remember lastminute.com? How is this for their last word on personal data? What’s wrong with the following e-mail I received from @lastminute_com today? “Dear Customer Important information about ...
- February 20, 2015
Health data is notoriously difficult to analyze due to privacy rules, but a new project is showing it can be done.
- February 16, 2015
In a Q&A, consultant Rick Sherman discusses operational business intelligence and offers advice to companies looking to use the approach to manage their operations more effectively.
- February 16, 2015
In building out its Internet of Things, is HDS acquiring a data refinery, a data lake or a data swamp? See also Part 1 The Data Lake has been filling up nicely since its 2010 introduction by James ...
- February 13, 2015
To give healthcare providers a real-time view of the claims processing operations its systems support, RelayHealth is augmenting its Hadoop cluster with Spark's stream processing module.
- February 12, 2015
Teradata is the latest technology vendor making a play for businesses looking for easy-to-implement big data apps.
- February 12, 2015
In building out its Internet of Things, is HDS acquiring a data refinery, a data lake or a data swamp? This week’s announcement of Hitachi Data Systems’ (HDS, @HDScorp) intention to acquire ...
- February 10, 2015
This news recap looks at IBM's announcement of a cloud analytics suite for energy and utility companies and a study showing that anonymized data sets can easily be reidentified.
- February 06, 2015
IT observers caution organizations against data for data’s sake, urging instead a focus on the best technology for the business problem at hand.