Posts by Drew Harris:


Top Three Business Drivers as Enterprises Embrace the World of New Data

by   |   May 2, 2017   |   Leave a comment

According to the recent State of Cloud Analytics 2016 report, cloud is a key — or at least a very important — part of enterprise analytics strategies for 91 percent of survey respondents. Read More…


What if We Were ALL Wrong about Data Democratization?

by   |   May 1, 2017   |   3 Comments

Roman Stanek believes the principle that giving everyone in the enterprise access to more raw data creates a competitive advantage is flawed. Read More…


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Passport to Analytics Anywhere

by   |   April 28, 2017   |   Leave a comment

Cloud BI and analytics are secure answers to providing on-the-go staff with analytics insight. For decades, analytics was exclusively a “power-user” activity that required physical access to a large server platform. The advent of desktop BI tools began to chip Read More…


Creating and Leading a Data-Driven Culture: Turning Complex Data into Insights Everywhere

by   |   April 27, 2017   |   1 Comment

One of the major challenges every modern business is encountering today is the acceleration of the pace at which it needs to be run – and the reality is that it’s only getting faster. There is a new generation of Read More…


Finding the Logical Middle Ground with a Hybrid Cloud Approach

by   |   April 26, 2017   |   Leave a comment

For many companies, moving to the cloud can seem like a risky move. Companies may be reluctant to make the leap from on-premise systems to a cloud solution for a variety of reasons. However, it is possible to have the Read More…


3 Essential Ways To Use Data Strategically

by   |   April 25, 2017   |   1 Comment

Today, every business is a data business and it is imperative to understand how you will use the data you collect to improve your business decision-making, operations, and revenue streams. Read More…


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A Revolution in Analytical Technology

by   |   April 24, 2017   |   Leave a comment

Tom Davenport shares an annotated list of some of the most impactful changes over the past decade to the world of analytical technology. Read More…


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Why Hyperconverged Infrastructure is Gaining in Popularity

by   |   April 21, 2017   |   Leave a comment

In an effort to improve business efficiency and increase their capabilities, companies usually look toward the most recent technology trends they could be adopting. While much of the emphasis in recent years has been on how beneficial the cloud is Read More…


Performance Metrics: What’s Your Data Center Trying to Tell You?

by   |   April 20, 2017   |   Leave a comment

In this age of instant gratification, the digital experience can make or break a business. Downtime or subpar performance can cause customer attrition and decreased productivity, leading to lower revenues. Read More…


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Why Supply-Chain Visibility Matters to the Global Economy and How to Get There

by   |   April 19, 2017   |   1 Comment

In today’s market, efficient operations are a must to prevent closed storefronts and bankruptcy. The issue is that supply-chain visibility remains largely misunderstood. Read More…