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Bright Future For Data Scientists

Bright Future For Data Scientists

A company that forgoes using the data its collecting is a prehistoric one nowadays. The future of most companies is tightly related to data and the insights you can gain from it. This highlight by Harvard Business Review essentially uncovers the true value of Data Scientists, those who engage with…read more →

Sport Meets Big Data

Sport Meets Big Data

Big Data has been a hot topic of late and the sports world isn’t immune to the hype. Here are four applications of data in sports, ranging from insightful data visualizations to full on analytics. 1. London 2012: Olympic Spending This interactive infographic breaks down spending for the 2012 Olympics in…read more →

What Is Big Data?

What Is Big Data?

Big Data. We hear about it all the time now, especially if we work in the industry, but what is it exactly? In this video Patricia Florissi, CTO at EMC in the Americas, narrates an illustrated explanation of ‘Big Data’ and how big it really is. Enjoy!

Dialing the Power of Mobile

Dialing the Power of Mobile

Mobile Intelligence has made its way onto the Business Intelligence scene and the breakthrough has experts and business users alike assessing its place in today’s world. As nearly 70% of enterprises see mobile BI as critically important (up 16% from 2010), the perceived value of mobile in the workplace is…read more →

Making Data More Human

Making Data More Human

A recent talk by Jer Thorp at TEDxVancouver, explores the ideas of making data more human. Check out the entire talk below. Also check out Jer Thorp’s blog for more information on his projects involving data visualizations with a human touch.

Go Figure, Teradata Has Done It Again

Go Figure, Teradata Has Done It Again

Teradata recently announced a new platform that offers the newest generation of hybrid storage that will serve to further enhance the data warehouse’s capability to help companies make the best decisions possible. Through the Teradata Active Enterprise Datawarehouse Platform 6690 (affectionately termed to the Teradata Active EDW), businesses can benefit…read more →

Big Data Is Here. Are You Ready?

Big Data Is Here. Are You Ready?

In information technology, the term “big data” consists of datasets that grow so large that they become awkward to work with using on-hand database management tools. Difficulties include capture, storage, search, sharing, analytics, and visualizing. This trend continues because of the benefits of working with larger and larger datasets, which…read more →

Old Dogs, New Tricks

Old Dogs, New Tricks

The ability to build and deploy any information-driven app you can imagine has always been an extremely powerful concept. The fact that this has transformed to a mobile arena has re-revolutionized the game. These days, there’s several platforms that enable organizations to build a wide variety of mobile apps that…read more →

Microstrategy World 2012: Bienvenido a Miami

Microstrategy World 2012: Bienvenido a Miami

MicroStrategy World is coming up in just a few days and we’re gearing up for a week of BI best practices, live demos, and an opportunity to meet with key players in our close-knit industry. Keynotes and new application reveals from MicroStrategy executives and BI heavy-hitters, along with a full…read more →