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Webinar: Search Data is Your Secret Weapon

by   |   July 20, 2013   |   Leave a comment

This webinar is part of the Data Informed Big Data Academy Marketing Analytics & Customer Engagement series. Every search term entered into a search engine is a digital footprint that a marketer can follow. Today, members of your search marketing Read More…


Webinar: Streamlining Insights Out of Core Transaction Data

by   |   July 17, 2013   |   Leave a comment

This webinar is part of the Data Informed Big Data Academy Marketing Analytics & Customer Engagement series. Core transaction data is the best source for insights to improve operating results. Traditional approaches to sourcing core transaction data make it hard Read More…


Webinar: Make Better Decisions Using Unstructured Data

by   |   July 15, 2013   |   Leave a comment

This webinar is part of the Data Informed Big Data Academy Marketing Analytics & Customer Engagement series. Hear critical business considerations for big data analytics projects and find out what key questions you should ask to get the most out Read More…


Webinar: Staying Ahead of the Social Conversation in an Always On World

by   |   July 11, 2013   |   Leave a comment

This webinar is part of the Data Informed Big Data Academy Marketing Analytics & Customer Engagement series. Join Jamie de Guerre, VP at social analytics pioneer Topsy, for expert advice on how to stay ahead of “always on” social conversations Read More…


Webinar: How Being a Data-Driven Organization Changes Your Relationship with Your Customers

by   |   July 8, 2013   |   Leave a comment

This webinar is part of the Data Informed Big Data Academy Marketing Analytics & Customer Engagement series. In 2005 former Google CEO Eric Schmidt famously estimated the size of the Internet to be five million terabytes of data. But that Read More…


Webinar: From Hype To Reality: Targeting Success in Data Driven Marketing

by   |   June 17, 2013   |   Leave a comment

This webinar is part of the Data Informed Big Data Academy Marketing Analytics & Customer Engagement series. It’s hard to escape the big data hype these days. But the hype is happening for a reason, and that’s the massive flood Read More…


Webinar: Establish Competitive Advantage Through Customer Centricity

by   |   June 2, 2013   |   Leave a comment

More and more companies are talking about “customer centricity” as a new management framework that allows them to build stronger relationships with customers by better understanding their behaviors and anticipating their needs. But many firms have very different perspectives about what customer centricity means, and these definitions are often quite contradictory. Dr. Peter Fader will clarify this important concept and convey what executives really need to know about this area. Read More…


Sponsored Post: Locking Down the Cloud For Healthcare

by   |   May 28, 2013   |   Leave a comment

A secure cloud isn’t a myth or even out of reach when dealing with healthcare information.  In fact, implementing an intelligent security model around virtualized infrastructure is not only doable, but also provides unprecedented value to healthcare organizations and businesses Read More…


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New Executive Survey Underscores Need for Data Science Talent

by   |   October 16, 2012   |   Leave a comment

Two-thirds of executives surveyed in a recent NewVantage Partners report say they find it very difficult or impossible to find or hire data scientists. Faced with such an uphill battle to acquire big data talent, “companies need to identify exactly Read More…


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Making “Big Data” Work: Q&A with SAP’s Timo Elliott

by   |   April 26, 2012   |   Leave a comment

SAP’s big data processing framework is focused on integrating analytics, big data, and applications in the enterprise.  The foundation of SAP’s processing framework is SAP HANA, an in-memory database which improves the performance of analytics applications.  SAP’s BusinessObjects Predictive Analysis, Read More…