- February 27, 2014
Creating an analytics architecture out of thin air may seem like a daunting task, but it can help make businesses more competitive in a hurry.
- February 21, 2014
A new survey reveals industry hot topics, including a lack of skills and leadership in the industry, two big data trends that are likely to continue.
- February 14, 2014
Revolution Analytics brings the R programming language to the cloud, while SAS readies a new in-memory analytics platform to run on Hadoop.
- February 07, 2014
Uplift modeling programs can be labor-intensive and tricky without the expertise of an experienced marketing team.
- February 06, 2014
An O'Reilly Media survey on data scientist salaries reflects a strong demand for skilled analytics workers. Get details in this podcast discussion.
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- January 31, 2014
Forrester analysts Boris Evelson and Michael Facemire discuss what to do, and not do, in deploying mobile business intelligence applications.
- January 27, 2014
Mark your calendars for a tweet jam on big data best practices and business value, led by Forrester's Boris Evelson and TechTarget's Wayne Eckerson.
- December 26, 2013
Big data hype continued to grow throughout 2013. The year ahead will determine whether the hype is justified.
- December 26, 2013
In a podcast interview, consultant Lee Feinberg discusses the potential benefits of data visualization and details best practices and common missteps.
- December 19, 2013
In a Q&A, author David Loshin details how business intelligence managers can enhance BI success, from building dashboards to demonstrating value.
- December 18, 2013
There's talk about the imminent demise of the cookies used in tracking and analyzing Web activity, but online advertising insiders say it's all hype.
- November 25, 2013
The need to understand customers more deeply is driving an increased focus on marketing analytics, according to attendees at a SAS conference.
- November 07, 2013
Marketing analytics tools can help marketers optimize campaigns. Step one is gathering large amounts of customer data.
- November 01, 2013
Many people know the "three Vs" definition of big data, but it's the third V -- variety -- that creates the most challenges.
- October 30, 2013
Traditional executives may base a lot of decisions on their gut, but successful companies leverage data-driven decisions for important initiatives.