Posts by jrounds:


Hot? Warm? Cold? Which Data Should You Move to Hadoop?

by   |   August 6, 2015   |   1 Comment

William Peterson of MapR lists considerations and steps that can minimize disruption to your business while offloading data to Hadoop. Read More…


Manage Data through Corporate Transformations

by   |   August 5, 2015   |   Leave a comment

Enterprise Solutions CEO Dr. Werner Hopf offers tips for protecting data and intellectual property through mergers and divestitures. Read More…


Optimize IT Performance with Big Data Analytics

by   |   August 4, 2015   |   Leave a comment

Blazent CEO Gary Oliver discusses how a big data view of the IT department can improve performance, compliance, and security, and save the organization money. Read More…


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For Analytics to Have an Impact, Keep it Simple

Insight into the analytics process can boost decision makers’ confidence in the results. Tyler H. McCormick, Cynthia Rudin, Dmitry Malioutov and Kush Varshney offer tips for how to make analytics transparent and, therefore, more impactful. Read More…


Cloud, Mobile Drive Insight, Disruption on the Third Platform

by   |   August 3, 2015   |   1 Comment

In this edition of the Data Informed podcast, IBM Executive Architect Nitin Gaur talks about the disruptive impact of the convergence of social, mobile, cloud, and analytics technologies. Read More…


How to Use IT to Enable Competitive Advantage

by   |   July 31, 2015   |   1 Comment

Joe Weinman, author of the forthcoming book “Digital Disciplines,” discusses novel ways in which companies are using big data and cloud technologies to create value for themselves and their customers. Read More…


Preventing Cyber Attacks Requires a Cooperative Approach

by   |   July 30, 2015   |   Leave a comment

In the wake of the high-profile data breach at the Ashley Madsion website, Al Berman of DRI International discusses the need for the public and private sectors to work together to bolster data security and prevent costly attacks. Read More…


In Indiana, Data Drives an Improved Approach to Healthcare Delivery

by   |   July 29, 2015   |   Leave a comment

The Indiana Partership for Healthy Communities is using data to improve access to healthcare among underserved populations and geographic areas. In this Q and A, Karen Comer and Sharon Kandris discuss the data sources and methods they are using to identify those with the greatest unmet need. Read More…


Predictive Analytics Revolutionizes Risk, Governance

by   |   July 28, 2015   |   Leave a comment

Nanda Ramanujam enumerates ways in which organizations are applying predictive analytics to their business processes and the benefits this provides. Read More…


Simplify Data Cleansing for More Accurate, Timely Analytics

by   |   July 27, 2015   |   Leave a comment

UNIFI Software CEO Rob Carlson discusses the problem of latency due to manual data cleansing and normalization, and how tools that automate this process lead to more accurate insights and an improved bottom line. Read More…