Posts by Scott Etkin:


The Role of Hadoop in Digital Transformations and Managing the IoT

by   |   August 25, 2016   |   1 Comment

As the economy continues its digital transformation, organizations are making decisions in real time with data stored and processed with Hadoop, writes SAP’s Ken Tsai. Read More…


The Untapped Potential of Video Analytics

by   |   August 24, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Bernard Marr writes about the unrealized benefits that video data has to offer to fields such as marketing, security, and law enforcement. Read More…


The IoT and the Changing Leadership Landscape of the Smart City

by   |   August 23, 2016   |   Leave a comment

New data sources brought online by the Internet of Things enable cities to deliver a growing number of new services designed to improve the lives of their citizens. But how should governments evolve and organize to ensure that sensor data is collected and analyzed effectively, and that smart services are being administered in the best way possible? Read More…


How to Turn Dark Data from a Problem into an Advantage

by   |   August 23, 2016   |   1 Comment

Data that goes unused leads to increased costs and, worse, missed opportunities. Kevin Petrie of Attunity offers tips for how enterprises can cut costs and increase opportunity by shedding light on their dark data. Read More…


How APIs are Changing the Face of Enterprise Cybersecurity

by   |   August 22, 2016   |   1 Comment

With cyberthreats constantly mutating to avoid current detection methods, enterprises need an API-driven security approach that can evolve with and protect against current and future threats, writes Amol Kulkarni of CrowdStrike. Read More…


Consumer Lenders Show Growing Interest in Big Data

by   |   August 19, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Paul Siegfried of TransUnion describes how the lending industry is using big data to assess risk, and how the evolving technology landscape is helping lenders and their customers get the best results. Read More…


Data without Context is No Data At All

by   |   August 18, 2016   |   2 Comments

Reference data provides meaning to data and the information that enables data integration, analytics, and governance, as well as applications such as machine learning and natural language processing. But the market lacks a focus on skills and solutions for governing this data. Read More…


Great Data Teams Play Both Offense and Defense

by   |   August 17, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Tom Davenport and Tom Redman write that an effective data analytics initiative incorporates strategies for data quality, security, and compliance as well as for insights that help companies better understand customers and grow revenue. Read More…


IoT

Maximize the Value of your Perishable Data

by   |   August 16, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Mike Flannagan of Cisco discusses the shrinking value window of IoT data and how organizations are adjusting their analytics and data-storage approach to maximize the value of this data while reducing costs. Read More…


From Disparate Data to Tell-all Dashboards at Talkdesk [Webinar]

by   |   August 16, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Date: August 24, 2016 Time: Noon ET/ 9:00 a.m. PT When you don’t have a solution for data, you fall back on slow, suboptimal tactics for accessing data, denying business users and decision makers access to the most accurate, up to date, and relevant information. Read More…