Posts by Steve Zurier:

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Networking Analytics Increase Visibility into Systems Performance

by   |   December 21, 2012   |   Leave a comment

When the network goes down at an organization, it’s the network manager who gets the call from a department head, a disgruntled user or worse, top management. But while users—who are creating more demands for IT by bringing their own Read More…

Razorfish to Pilot Teradata-Aster Analytics Appliance

by   |   November 5, 2012   |   Leave a comment

New York-based marketing analytics company Razorfish plans to pilot the new Teradata-Aster Big Analytics Appliance, saying the integration of the Teradata-Aster database with MapReduce functions and the Apache Hadoop distributed file system will make the company more efficient and enable it to streamline how it manages the technologies. Read More…

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Colleges Use Analytics to Track Student Engagement, Performance

by   |   October 16, 2012   |   2 Comments

In business, customers won’t buy a product or service unless it delivers a unique experience or competitive advantage. In the business of running a college, the ongoing health of the enterprise depends on being able to attract, retain and graduate Read More…

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How Analytics Changed a University Accounting Course–and Student Behavior

by   |   September 6, 2012   |   2 Comments

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County has seen its stock rise in national rankings in recent years, and administration officials say their use of analytics clearly contributed to improved results. Read More…