Tag Archive for business

Stop Relying on Intuition Alone

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by Angela Guess Asha Saxena of Entrepreneur recently wrote, “Relying on intuition to guide decisions is an age-old practice that’s pointed many successful business leaders to historic breakthroughs. Take Steve Jobs, for example. He developed and released the iPad without any market demand for such a product. Despite industry criticism, the iPad was a success…

Why Apple Should Get Into the Big Data Game

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet of Venture Beat recently opined, “Apple captures billions in revenue every quarter by selling devices, music, and movies, but it could be missing out on a big opportunity: big data. Analysts at Wells Fargo believe the company could become smarter when it comes to tapping lots of the data it’s privy…

Predictions, Predictions: What to Look for in Enterprise Data in 2014

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by Angela Guess Philip Cohen of Smart Data Collective recently wrote, “Technology and data can make or break a business. With the right management, enterprise data is a valuable tool and resource. Since different departments and employees are able to access it instantaneously, in-the-moment analyses of problems or new projects is easier, as is providing better…

Big Data is Big Business’ Friend

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by Angela Guess Quentin Hardy of the New York Times reports, “For big sellers of computer technology to business that are looking to stay relevant, there’s no friend quite like Big Data. Things like cloud computing and mobile technologies are changes in the ways that computing is done. That makes them a threat to an…

Interactive Maps: Big Data Business in the US

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by Angela Guess Recorded Future has mapped Big Data business in the United States. According to the company, “We took a look in Recorded Future’s big data to get a sense of big data business in the U.S. What you’re seeing in the map above is online discussion of and news about big data related…

Is DG Driven by IT or Business

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by Angela Guess Nick Kolakowski of Slashdot recently posed the question, does business or IT drive Data Governance? He writes, “Data governance is one of those amorphous terms that businesses struggle to define, much less implement. In broad strokes, it involves the implementation of processes and methods that govern how data analysts and others within…