Cant live with it? Cant live without it? Has your relationship with data seen better days? When the business is ticking over nicely, and data is fresh, everyones content and happy. They can get on with their work, free from the burden of decrepit databases and phone numbers that never connect. But then the honeymoon period ends, and the relationship needs work. Its getting … [Read more...] about Do You Have a Love-Hate Relationship With Your Data?
Great insights are achieved when you combine different data sources. This Mixed Data approach enables organizations to have a better understanding how their organization is performing and what the different areas of attention should be. Such insights will enable manager to make better decisions and improve an organizations performance. In fact, research by Bain has showed that … [Read more...] about Why Big Decisions Require Big Data Analytics
The holiday season operation is a big deal for Santa Claus. Getting the wide range of presents to kids all over the world is a complex operation that needs to be carried out within just a few days. Of course, nothing can go wrong, as that would significantly depress kids and their parents. Fortunately he can turn to Big Data to drive his different operations, which range from … [Read more...] about Three Ways How Santa Claus Uses Big Data this Holiday Season
Many businesses were presented with a no-win situation as smartphones and tablets exploded in popularity and employees began bringing them into the workplace. They could either ban personal devices and stick with providing workers with company-owned technology, which risked alienating employees. Or they could accept the personal devices into the office through bring you own … [Read more...] about The Latest Security Challenges Involving BYOD and Big Data
When was the last time you thought about the steps your company is taking to avert a potential crisis or quickly respond to one of those crises? And when was the last time you took an in-depth look at your companys vulnerabilities, as opposed to simply acknowledging them and then moving on? These may not be the most exciting questions to ask, nor the most popular ones. … [Read more...] about Is Big Data The Key to Crisis Management?