Privacy is an ongoing conversation in the world of big data. And it’s no wonder, as the mountains of data available to enterprises who wish to dive into its wealth of knowledge continues to expand. Today, it’s more than possible to connect the dots between user history across devices, helping companies glean information not only […]
Businesses continue to struggle with hiring the talented data scientists they need to manipulate their corporate data for insights, according to new research from consultant A.T. Kearney. A shallow talent pool of skilled workers to analyze big data, combined with the challenge of weeding out bad information, continues to cause nightmares for CIOs. Read the […]
Understanding and working with big data is not exclusively a technology question. It’s increasingly apparent that your organization’s ability to derive the value from big data hinges on the skills sets and processes that comprise the human parts of the equation. It’s also about the cultural norms that will either make or break the best […]
Facing mounting subscriber losses, Dish Network is banking on new technologies to lure brand partners and customers accustomed to ordering digital services online and from mobile devices. The satellite TV provider’s new digital advertising platform relies on sophisticated analytics, as well as software that allows subscribers to track the whereabouts of service technicians en route […]
Download Now A recent IDG study explores how cloud analytics can unleash the power of big data. According to 76% of the IT and business leaders surveyed, cloud analytics is arguably the best way to traverse big data initiatives. It all comes down to deriving the most value from data in the shortest time. And […]
Download Now A recent IDG study reveals the need to augment Hadoop with data management tools to quickly and fully extract the value of big data. This infographic gives you an at-a-glance look into promise and pitfalls of Hadoop—from the challenges to the solutions.
There are many reasons why big data projects fail to live up to the hype. This video touches on a few of the root causes, and what steps organizations can take to minimize the risk.