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Big Data, Great Potential: Why We Need to Do More with Big Data

In Big Data by Marina Erulkar1 Comment

“Everything comes back to Big Data.” This was a network security consultant’s conclusion. He was telling me about an international retailer’s data breach. The retailer had warnings that a breach was imminent. However, those warnings were lost among the millions of ultimately benign but undifferentiated notices of possible attack. What was missing, my friend concluded, was some type of signal …

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Capitalizing on Real-Time Data Streaming

In Big Data by Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

In the business world, there’s nothing more frustrating than putting all your efforts—and resources—into implementing a data-backed decision, only to find that in the time it took to analyze the data, a new trend had already emerged. In the fast-paced world of digital transformation, that’s an increasingly common phenomenon—which is why real-time data streaming is such an important development. How …

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Data Storage: The Need for Flexibility and Scalability

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If you feel like you’ve got your head in the clouds these days, you’re not alone. In the last few years, 60 percent of businesses say they’ve set aside funds for additional storage space to help manage the immense amount of data being created every day within their markets. That includes public and private clouds, which generally offer agility and …

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Millennials Driving Big Data Adoption

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Millennials are changing our world, through sheer numbers and through sheer force of will. As a generation that has grown up with technology, smartphones, and search engines, Millennials are also responsible for driving technological development—and now even the use of Big Data. Despite the promises, Big Data has been slow to become the game changer it was predicted to be. …

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How Real Time Stream Processing Changes Everything About Big Data

In Big Data by Shelly KramerLeave a Comment

Technology is constantly evolving. Big Data, for example, went from buzzword to business staple a long time ago, exploding and offering actionable insights on how businesses approach everything from HR to marketing analytics. Today, instead of just using data in retrospective reports or to project future trends, companies are using it to harness that insight in the now. It’s called …

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How Data is Driving Employee Burnout—and What to Do About It

In Big Data by Eric Vidal1 Comment

Big data has gone from buzzword to business staple, affecting everything from how companies recruit and hire to how employees perform core functions in the workplace. It’s indisputable modern tech has infiltrated work habits and boosted the potential for team productivity; nowhere is this observation more evident than in employees’ usage of mobile devices both in and out of the …

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The State of Manufacturing

In Big Data by Shelly KramerLeave a Comment

From the early days of steam power, through the growth of automated production lines powered by electricity, and right up to the use of computer technology and robotics, manufacturing has been at the vanguard of innovation and technological development. It’s not just an historical phenomenon though. It’s an evolution that continues—with innovative manufacturers now building on cloud technologies to connect …

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Making Data-Backed Decisions

In Big Data by Daniel Newman1 Comment

It used to be that the best people in business seemed to have a gut instinct about the perfect deal. It was like magic, leaving all of us to wonder how we could sprinkle the same fairy dust on our own projects to be similarly successful. Fast forward a couple decades, and gut instincts are being replaced by hard data. …

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Simplify Customer Data Acquisition, Improve Customer Experience! 

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The customer experience (CX) is increasingly driving business success worldwide. With customers able to share their experiences online in real time, companies in every sector—from retail to healthcare—are realizing CX has the ability to make or break a reputation, and to do it even faster than ever before. Not buying it? Consider this: Research from Forrester shows that in 2016, …