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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

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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, …

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Five Vital Elements for Disaster Plan Success

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A disaster recovery (DR) plan is an essential part of your company’s Business Continuity Plan (BCP), the living document that details how your organization guards against future disasters—ranging from viruses to terrorist attacks to hurricanes and natural disasters. And while people often use the terms business continuity and disaster recovery interchangeably, the two mean very different things. A BCP is …

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6 Steps To Clean Up Your Data Swamp

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If you’re one of the millions of companies worldwide gathering data like a chipmunk gathers nuts, you’re not alone. Big data holds big promise for nearly every industry. And yet, many companies are currently finding themselves with huge pools of data that provide very little actual value. While the term “data lake” conjures up images of beautiful, pristine, life-affirming waters, …

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Data as a Service: The Big Opportunity for Business

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Big data is imperative to business—and the amount of data in circulation and storage needed increases daily. Most forward-thinking businesses recognize the value of this data and leverage it as a decision-making factor for business strategy, but they don’t use it to its full potential. Unfortunately, most big data exists in silos that bog down its effectiveness. Break Down Data …

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Overcoming Hurdles of Data Usage

In Big Data by Daniel Newman1 Comment

Big Data is many things, but easy is not one of them. While companies the world over have raced to jump aboard the Big Data train, few have seen tangible results from their efforts. A recent Experian report showed that although 95 percent of CIOs believe data is changing how their organizations are doing business, nearly two-thirds of those also …

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Data Center Automation is the Way to Go

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IT departments and data center personnel take on an ever-increasing set of tasks in today’s world. From compliance to application management, manual data management is more than a full-time job. If your data center team needs extra support, consider the opportunities in data center automation. Define Data Center Automation Companies define “data center” in several different ways. It may refer …