Tag Archive for Gartner

Internet of Things Tops Big Data as Most Hyped Technology

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by Angela Guess Earlier this month, Gartner announced, “The journey to digital business is the key theme of Gartner, Inc.’s ‘Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2014.’ As the Gartner Hype Cycle celebrates its 20th year, Gartner said that as enterprises set out on the journey to becoming digital businesses, identifying and employing the right technologies…

What’s The Word On Enterprise Search?

Context is king – at least when it comes to enterprise search. “Organizations are no longer satisfied with a list of search results — they want the single best result,” wrote Gartner in its latest Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Search report, released in mid-July. The report also says that the research firm estimates the enterprise…

Don’t Jump Into a Data Lake Without a Boat

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by Angela Guess Ben Rossi of Information Age recently wrote, “The growing hype surrounding data lakes is causing substantial confusion in the information management space, according to Gartner. Several vendors are marketing data lakes as an essential component to capitalise on big data opportunities, but there is little alignment between vendors about what comprises a…

Accenture Positioned Highest in Leaders Quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Business Analytics Services

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Accenture has been named a ‘Leader’ in independent analyst firm Gartner Inc.’s first Magic Quadrant for Business Analytics, Worldwide and was positioned furthest within the Leaders quadrant on the ‘completeness of vision’ axis and highest on the ‘ability to execute’ axis. The new Magic Quadrant evaluates…

Term “Big Data” May Die, But the Data Will Live On

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by Angela Guess Pedro Ozores of BN Americas reports, “One of the most hyped technology trends nowadays, big data – or at least the term ‘big data’ – is poised to die in the next couple of years. The death sentence was declared by Donald Feinberg, VP and distinguished analyst at Gartner’s Intelligence and Information Management group. ‘The…

5 Technologies Pushing Big Data Forward

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by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM recently wrote, “We’re on the cusp of a real turning point for big data. Its applications are becoming clearer, its tools are getting easier and its architectures are maturing in a hurry. It’s no longer just about log files, clickstreams and tweets. It’s not just about Hadoop and what’s possible (or not) with MapReduce.…