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Navigating the Intersection of Analytics and Data Management

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by Kimberly Nevala As analytics becomes pervasive, standard operating paradigms for data management are being challenged. In some cases new models compliment established practices while others are on a collision course. Successfully responding requires a shift in the operating models we are willing to consider. Which does not imply an either/or proposition. It’s no coincidence…

Improving Big Data Analytics with Machine Learning-as-a-Service

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by Jelani Harper  Machine Learning-as-a-Service (MLaaS) exists as the nexus point for some of the most promising technologies and applications of Big Data analytics. The availability of sophisticated Machine Learning algorithms on demand via the Cloud has significant ramifications for: Big Data: In many ways, the predictive capabilities of Machine Learning are the only means…

7 Alternatives to the Bar Graph for SMB Business Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Adam Bluemner recently wrote, “Stop. Take a deep breath. Let go of the mouse. There is a better answer. And it’s probably not another bar graph. As technology advances and business management techniques continued to be refined, there’s an increased focus on enabling data-based decision making. These days it’s hard to find…

Hubble Brings Real-Time Reporting, Analytics, and Planning to Oracle

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “At the HubbleUP 2015 User Conference, insightsoftware.com today announced the Hubble Performance Management Platform, the industry’s first complete business performance management solution that offers business financial managers real-time insight for reporting, analytics, and planning fully integrated with your enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. The…

What is Content Intelligence?

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by Ann Kelly All organizations have it. It’s the human in­telligence found in every organization, every impression, perception, experience, decision and reasoning process of the people around you. It hides in e-mails, contracts, technical documents, meeting notes, blog posts, pro­posals, project plans, online chats and customer support records. It’s stored in con­tent management systems, on…

Self-Service Data Integration

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by Jelani Harper The self-service movement throughout the data landscape predicated on empowering the business end user is a reality. The numerous analytics and Data Discovery options designed to give the business more ownership and access to their data and data integration techniques with an unparalleled degree of swiftness largely attests to this fact. Nonetheless,…

Big Data Tools for Publishers

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by Angela Guess Writing for EContent Magazine, Kashyap Kompella reports, “After a period of relentless hype, clarity is emerging on use cases for Big Data, and the toolsets are also showing signs of maturity. Digital media publishers may have been slow to join the Big Data party, but it is not too late. This article…

Infographic: Business Intelligence in Healthcare

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by Angela Guess Brendan FitzGerald of HIMSS Analytics recently wrote, “If Big Data is the new oil in healthcare, clinical & business intelligence is the refinery. Data alone is like crude oil – the value is tied to its potential. In the era of Big Data our healthcare organizations have learned that gathering data for…

Data Governance for Better Customer Interactions

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by Angela Guess Sid Banerjee recently wrote in Computer Weekly, “We are living in the ‘age of the customer,’ as Forrester Research recently dubbed it. There are more and more communications channels — from company websites to call centres to social media — for customers to interact with the companies they do business with… Companies…