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Knowledge Management: Data Access Platforms and Analytics

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by Jelani Harper The movement towards self-service data access, integration, and analytics is at the core of the growing trend of empowering business users and utilizing data-centric processes to influence business and operations across vertical industries. Subsequently, there are more tools, databases, and data sources for analysts or business users to examine to purportedly influence…

A Recap of the Sell-Out Enterprise Data World 2015 Conference

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by Angela Guess Francine Adams recently wrote for the Examiner, “Enterprise Data World (EDW) 2015 has been the best ever week long conference, in this writer’s opinion. The attendance was outstanding, amidst some construction going on at the Grand Hyatt in Washington DC. Some 900 attendees were non-plussed, however, as they enthusiastically greeted colleagues whom…

MarketShare Buys Analytics Company DataSong

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “MarketShare, the global leader in advanced marketing analytics software for enterprise, today announced it has purchased DataSong, a San Francisco-based analytics technology company with deep retail sector expertise in multi-channel attribution and customer targeting. The acquisition of privately-held DataSong further bolsters MarketShare’s role as…

How the Internet of Things is Changing Mobile Analytics

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by Jelani Harper As the Internet of Things (IoT) looms ever closer and its purported future becomes clearer with each new wearable, and smart appliance offering remote data access, the emphasis within Data Management on mobile analytics becomes all the more profound. The continuous connectivity and massive quantities of varying data types facilitated by the…

Slides: Integrating Structure and Analytics with Unstructured Data

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on March 24, 2015 Integrating Structure and Analytics with Unstructured Data from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this webinar, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar How can you make sense of messy data?  How do you wrap structure around non-relational,…

Webinar: Integrating Structure and Analytics with Unstructured Data

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on March 24, 2015 Integrating Structure and Analytics with Unstructured Data from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar How can you make sense of messy data?  How do you wrap structure around non-relational, flexibly…

Game On: The Analytics of Gamification Activities

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by Jennifer Zaino Is your business gamified? If not, it likely will be soon. The gamification market is estimated to grow from $421.3 million in 2013 to $5.502 billion in 2018, according to recent research. Gamification can have many tentacles, such as helping companies to achieve business goals through established use cases that include performance…

Best Business Intelligence Dashboard Apps for Small Businesses

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by Angela Guess Christophe Primault recently wrote for SmallBizTrends, “The modern business is bursting at the seams with data, but making sense of it all can feel like the job of a master mathematician. Because there’s now so much data available, business intelligence applications have become a vital part of a small business’s arsenal of…

Data Science and Data Storytelling: Friend or Foe?

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by Kimberly Nevala Here’s the conundrum. Our ability to influence change is proportional to our ability to alter people’s perceptions and motivate action. Generally, doing so requires evidence. But our ability to provide convincing evidence is, paradoxically, often stymied by the inscrutable analytic methods which generate that evidence. Not to mention the nature of the…