Posts by Brittany McKeon:


Cloud Security Requires a Diverse Skill Set

by   |   September 28, 2017   |   Leave a comment

The cloud is a daunting place, but it is also full of growth and potential. As cloud technology grows, businesses can see increased productivity, flexibility, and efficiency, but securing the data can be a difficult job. Cloud security has roots Read More…


From Transactions to Data Management, the Blockchain Can Have a Huge Impact in Establishing Smarter Cities

by   |   September 25, 2017   |   Leave a comment

The blockchain has made a big impact on financial industries, but it can also have a positive effect on data and transactions across smart cities. When you hear the word blockchain, the first things to come to mind are probably Read More…


Businesses Get Closer to the Cloud

by   |   September 22, 2017   |   Leave a comment

Bridging the gap between IT professionals and the C-suite As cloud services provider (CSP) offerings continue to mature, the benefits of cloud-based workloads are becoming easier to realize and, when leveraged properly, these benefits can significantly impact a business’ bottom Read More…


Because Seconds, Inches, and Heartbeats Count

by   |   September 21, 2017   |   Leave a comment

Sports analytics blocks out human bias and picks up patterns and correlations to beat the competition. In sports, data scores big as a team player. In fact, other than finance, no other industry competes with the intensity of sports fans, Read More…


3 Tips for Monitoring Databases in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

by   |   September 20, 2017   |   Leave a comment

The public cloud continues to garner the spotlight with its alluring price effectiveness and ease of management. In fact, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Database Migration Services have grown nearly 43 percent in the past year. But is the public cloud Read More…


How to Lose a Customer in 10 Seconds

by   |   September 19, 2017   |   Leave a comment

We are in the age of immediacy. The pervasiveness of connected products, big data, and machine learning capabilities has created — and continues to feed — consumer demand for speed, accuracy, and thoroughness in virtually every interaction. The transformative impact Read More…


The IT Shift from Computer Science to Data Science

by   |   September 18, 2017   |   Leave a comment

You may think that the words “artificial intelligence” or “machine learning” sound like trendy buzzwords. In reality, much of the hype about this technology is true. Unlike past periods of excitement over artificial intelligence, today’s interest is no longer an Read More…


3 Ways the Database Revolution Has Changed Business

by   |   September 18, 2017   |   Leave a comment

The past decade has seen profound changes in the data world. The process of storing and querying unthinkably huge amounts of data has become cheap, fast, and easy. But just because companies can use big data, doesn’t mean they know Read More…


Motivating and Mobilizing your Organization around Analytics

by   |   September 15, 2017   |   2 Comments

Over the past few years, organizations have come to embrace data as a strategic asset. In so doing, advanced analytics has emerged as a critical tool across nearly every industry sector and within almost every department in the enterprise.  Outcome-based Read More…


How Businesses Can Use Machine Learning to Improve Customer Engagement

by   |   September 13, 2017   |   Leave a comment

The hype surrounding machine learning has led most, if not all, businesses to seriously consider the benefits of incorporating the technology into their core business functions. While the thought of making the leap to implement machine learning can be daunting, Read More…