Blogs

Are Companies Ready for the IoT Revolution?

In 6 Trends Shaping Analytics Strategies in 2016, Deloitte identified the internet of things (IoT) as a key driver of business innovation. Sensors and beacons on countless objects connected to the internet are generating and transmitting a wealth of data around the...

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Moving Beyond Predictive Analytics

The most common form of analytics that businesses use is descriptive analytics, which provides insights on past performance or actions. Predictive analytics takes this a step further to identify likely future trends or what is about to happen. Knowing what is about to...

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The Current State of Data Analytics

Data from and about consumers is growing exponentially. Some estimates place growth at 2.5 quintillion bytes of data per day. A key factor in this growth is the popularity and widespread consumer adoption of technologies such as social media, cloud computing,...

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How to Bridge the Analytics Skills Gap

In the big data era, companies are frequently turning to data analytics to make important decisions. However, with the rise in demand for analytics, most companies don’t have enough employees with expertise in data science. As part of its 6 Trends Shaping Analytics...

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Open Technology – Not Your Father’s IBM

There’s a tendency in the tech world to view IBM as a pusher of closed technology ecosystems. We don’t blame you if this is what you think about IBM, but we’re here to say that in regards to today’s IBM, that perception is flat-out wrong. Along Comes Linux As we move...

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What Is Data Centric Design?

In our last article, we discussed how analytics acceleration helped to deliver faster insights using infrastructure designed for complex analytics. In order to accelerate analytics, IT leaders need to become the architects of the future and employ a new data approach....

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