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28% Of All Digital Investments Will Be Spent On Big Data Technologies
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According to a recent report released by Tata Consultancy Services, enterprises are recognising the importance of digital initiatives to their success. The study, titled “The Road to Reimagination: The State and High Stakes of Digital Initiatives” explores how Global 2000 companies are using five transformative technologies – Big Data and

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Big Data Technology Series – Part 2
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Max Kanaskar is an Associate for Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company). He has extensive experience in IT capability development and data management, and has advised companies in transformational data management programs, including data strategy, management and governance. He’s a regular commentator on big data and technology. His views can be found

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Qlik Introduces New Data Visualisation Discovery Tool For Free
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The explosion of data in recent years has resulted in huge demand for not only storage and processing solutions, but also techniques and tools to make sense of this data. The emergence of visualization tools – interactive dashboards, bar graphs, animations – to effectively analyse the information coming from inside

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Oracle Offers New Data-As-A-Service To Help Companies With Marketing And Social
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Almost six months after the purchase of BlueKai, Oracle has announced two new services to “help business users drive smarter, more informed decisions across the enterprise.” The newly released service, dubbed Oracle Data Cloud, will have two offerings involved: Oracle DaaS (Data-as-a-Service) for Marketing and Oracle DaaS for Social. The

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The Humanisation Of It: Overcoming The Data Deluge
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In the 1940s, IMB President Thomas Watson allegedly predicted the world would need only five computers. Over the past decade, this statement has been recirculated and mocked as the consumerisation of technology has led to the creation of an estimated 2.35 billion devices (PCs, tablets and mobile phones) as of

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Understanding Big Data: Analytics
BI & AnalyticsUnderstanding Big Data

Follow @DataconomyMedia So far in the “Understanding Big Data” series, we’ve looked at what “big data” actually means; what the big data landscape looks like; and some of the infrastructural approaches you might look into when you’re taking the first tentative steps away from the data warehouse. In this edition,

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Three Forecasts You Should Know: Big Data, Business Intelligence &Amp; Analytics
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Follow @DataconomyMedia (Big Data) Hadoop Market Expected to Grow 25x by 2020: According to a report by Allied Market Research, the global market for Hadoop along with related hardware, software and services is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 58.2 percent between 2013 and 2020.

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The Big Three For 2014 -- Cloud, Mobile And Big Data
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Follow @DataconomyMedia In this article, I’m going to suggest three spaces that enterprise-class organizations should invest in over this year. The basis of these suggestions are as follows: Reduce operational costs over the long term Shift funds from operations to investment Orient the company for changes in the compute landscape

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The History Of Bi: The 1960'S And 70'S
BI & AnalyticsData Science 101Uncategorized

Business intelligence, or BI as it is commonly referred to, has gained considerable popularity over the past decade. Although the term was first introduced in 1865, and picked up momentum in the mid-late 1980’s, it was only up until the early 1990’s that the phrase entered public discourse. Now it

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Thoughtspot: Looking To Make Bi &Quot;Google Easy&Quot;
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Follow @DataconomyMedia ThoughtSpot, a business analytics company aiming to revolutionise the way organisations do business intelligence, announced $30 million in Series B funding yesterday. The funding round was led by Khosla Ventures with participation from existing investor Lightspeed Venture Partners. ThoughtSpot’s aim is to make searching for enterprise data “Google

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