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Register Today for ERworld 2015

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by Angela Guess Registration is now open for ERworld 2015, happening online from March 18-19. According to the announcement, “ERworld is back by popular demand! We’re hosting our fifth annual FREE online data management conference from March 18-19, 2015. ERworld is an online interactive venue to discuss today’s hot topics surrounding data – for data…

Marketing Automation Requires Scale Data Analytics

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by Angela Guess Doug Bewhser of Leadspace recently wrote, “At the 2014 Dreamforce event last fall, Leadspace and Bluewolf presented the results of their most recent State of Salesforce study. We asked more than 1,000 marketing executives to quantify the value derived from their marketing automation (MA) investments. The results showed that only 7 percent…

Taking Big Data Analytics for a Test Drive

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by Angela Guess Adrian Bridgwater of Forbes recently wrote, “Cloud-centric ‘autonomic’ application management company Qubell has announced Qubell for Hadoop Developers. The software is intended to enable Hadoop programmers and data engineers to get access to on-demand test environments for big data analytics projects. The assertion here (made by IDC analyst Melinda Ballou) is that…

How Small Businesses Can Take Advantage of Big Data

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by Angela Guess John Mason of Entrepreneur recently wrote, “Only 18 percent of small businesses and just more than half (57 percent) of mid-size companies use business intelligence and analytics solutions, according to market research firm The SMB Group. What about the others? Many smaller businesses are reluctant to invest in leading-edge technologies. Limited capital…

Haystax and Franz Inc. Partner to Deliver Insider Threat Detection Solutions

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Haystax Technology, Inc., and Franz Inc., announced a technology partnership that will enable Haystax to leverage Franz’s AllegroGraph technology for patented algorithms and sophisticated behavior models used in Haystax’s insider threat detection solutions. Haystax’s solutions, which are being rapidly adopted by the U.S. government and…

2015 Trends in Business Intelligence: Self Service

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by Jelani Harper The transformation of Business Intelligence (BI) from an IT-centric, centralized process to a self-service, decentralized process is clear: According to Gartner, “By 2017, most business users and analysts in organizations will have access to self-service tools to prepare data for analysis” (Parenteau et al, 2014). Forrester’s top prediction for BI is, “Managed…

10 Business Intelligence Trends for 2015

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by Angela Guess Ellie Fields of Tech Radar reports, “We’re proud data geeks at Tableau, and each year we put our brains together to look forward at the trends we expect to see during the coming twelve months. Our predictions for 2014 included data moving from specialists to the everyman, the mainstreaming of cloud business…