Data Informed http://data-informed.com Big Data and Analytics in the Enterprise Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:10:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Big Data and Analytics in the Enterprise Data Informed clean Data Informed reply@data-informed.com reply@data-informed.com (Data Informed) Big Data and Analytics in the Enterprise big data, analytics, predictive analytics, hadoop, cloud computing, machine learning, data mining, real time, data visualization, bi, business intelligence Data Informed http://data-informed.com/wp-content/uploads/powerpress/Data-Informed_Logo_podcast_iTunes_300x300.jpg http://data-informed.com Dedham, MA Weekly Use Near-Line Data Storage to Cut Costs and Speed Access http://data-informed.com/employ-near-line-storage-cheaper-data-storage-faster-access/ http://data-informed.com/employ-near-line-storage-cheaper-data-storage-faster-access/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:30:38 +0000 http://data-informed.com/?p=14903 Businesses in all industries are balancing the need for fast access to data for analysis with cost-effective data storage. Elvira Wallis of SAP Labs writes that near-line storage offers cost savings over online data storage and more rapid access to data than offline storage. Read More...

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Businesses in all industries are balancing the need for fast access to data for analysis with cost-effective data storage. Elvira Wallis of SAP Labs writes that near-line storage offers cost savings over online data storage and more rapid access to data than offline storage. Read More...

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What Hadoop’s Limitations Mean for Business http://data-informed.com/hadoops-limitations-mean-business/ http://data-informed.com/hadoops-limitations-mean-business/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:30:06 +0000 http://data-informed.com/?p=14892 Many organizations have turned to Hadoop to manage their massive data stores. But when it comes to production applications, Hadoop has limitations that make it not ready for prime time, Sean Suchter of Pepperdata writes in this opinion piece. Read More...

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Many organizations have turned to Hadoop to manage their massive data stores. But when it comes to production applications, Hadoop has limitations that make it not ready for prime time, Sean Suchter of Pepperdata writes in this opinion piece. Read More...

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Zillow Estimates Improve with New Algorithms, Better Data http://data-informed.com/zillow-estimates-improve-new-algorithms-better-data/ http://data-informed.com/zillow-estimates-improve-new-algorithms-better-data/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:30:31 +0000 http://data-informed.com/?p=14886 Access to cleaner, higher-quality data and refined algorithms has helped online real estate database Zillow to improve its property-value forecasts and even launch a predictive value estimator. Read More...

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Access to cleaner, higher-quality data and refined algorithms has helped online real estate database Zillow to improve its property-value forecasts and even launch a predictive value estimator. Read More...

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Pharma Sales Reps Can Use Data to Drive Efficiency, Results http://data-informed.com/pharma-sales-reps-can-use-data-drive-efficiency-results/ http://data-informed.com/pharma-sales-reps-can-use-data-drive-efficiency-results/#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:30:47 +0000 http://data-informed.com/?p=14865 Sales representatives in the pharmaceutical industry can take advantage of big data analytics, including physicians’ prescribing habits, market conditions, and patient social sentiment, to increase sales and stay ahead of the competition, Sumit Prasad writes in this opinion piece. Read More...

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Sales representatives in the pharmaceutical industry can take advantage of big data analytics, including physicians’ prescribing habits, market conditions, and patient social sentiment, to increase sales and stay ahead of the competition, Sumit Prasad writes in this opinion piece. Read More...

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Predictive Analytics at Work at eBay, Redbox http://data-informed.com/predictive-analytics-work-ebay-redbox/ http://data-informed.com/predictive-analytics-work-ebay-redbox/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:30:09 +0000 http://data-informed.com/?p=14851 Ongoing projects at the two well-known retail organizations underscore the many ways in which businesses can realize value from predictive analytics. Read More...

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Ongoing projects at the two well-known retail organizations underscore the many ways in which businesses can realize value from predictive analytics. Read More...

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How to Innovate Using Multi-Source, Multi-Structured Data http://data-informed.com/innovate-using-multi-source-multi-structured-data/ http://data-informed.com/innovate-using-multi-source-multi-structured-data/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:30:38 +0000 http://data-informed.com/?p=14843 Products and services leveraging multi-source, semi-structured data allow businesses to compete better and function more efficiently, but analyzing heterogeneous data presents challenges to conventional relational databases. In this opinion piece, Harmeek Bedi of BitYota writes that the solution is a new class of cloud-based Data Warehouse Service designed for fast, low-latency analytics. Read More...

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Products and services leveraging multi-source, semi-structured data allow businesses to compete better and function more efficiently, but analyzing heterogeneous data presents challenges to conventional relational databases. In this opinion piece, Harmeek Bedi of BitYota writes that the solution is a new class of cloud-based Data Warehouse Service designed for fast, low-latency analytics. Read More...

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Use Big Data Analytics to Evaluate Potential Business Partners http://data-informed.com/use-big-data-analytics-evaluate-potential-business-partners/ http://data-informed.com/use-big-data-analytics-evaluate-potential-business-partners/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:30:27 +0000 http://data-informed.com/?p=14824 Using analytics to gain financial insight during the research process will streamline due diligence for sales and lock in strategic partnerships, Avention CEO Johnathan Flatow writes in this opinion piece. Read More...

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Using analytics to gain financial insight during the research process will streamline due diligence for sales and lock in strategic partnerships, Avention CEO Johnathan Flatow writes in this opinion piece. Read More...

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Tableau’s Story Points Puts Analytics Power in the Hands of LOB Users http://data-informed.com/tableaus-story-points-puts-analytics-power-hands-lob-users/ http://data-informed.com/tableaus-story-points-puts-analytics-power-hands-lob-users/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:30:25 +0000 http://data-informed.com/?p=14796 Tableau Software’s Story Points, a feature of Tableau 8.2, enables users without analytics expertise to combine and embed information into graphics and visualize their data in real time. Read More...

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Tableau Software’s Story Points, a feature of Tableau 8.2, enables users without analytics expertise to combine and embed information into graphics and visualize their data in real time. Read More...

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How Smaller Merchants Can Take Advantage of Big Data http://data-informed.com/smaller-merchants-can-take-advantage-big-data/ http://data-informed.com/smaller-merchants-can-take-advantage-big-data/#comments Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:30:20 +0000 http://data-informed.com/?p=14787 While retail giants enjoy the benefits of big data insights, smaller merchants are playing catch-up. Terapeak President and CEO Kevin North explains how smaller merchants can use big data to improve margins and compete with larger retailers. Read More...

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While retail giants enjoy the benefits of big data insights, smaller merchants are playing catch-up. Terapeak President and CEO Kevin North explains how smaller merchants can use big data to improve margins and compete with larger retailers. Read More...

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Three Things the World Cup Taught Us About Data Visualization http://data-informed.com/three-things-world-cup-taught-us-data-visualization/ http://data-informed.com/three-things-world-cup-taught-us-data-visualization/#comments Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:30:53 +0000 http://data-informed.com/?p=14739 Media coverage of the World Cup 2014 produced many inventive data visualizations that managed to be both visually appealing and informative. Andy Cotgreave, senior software data analyst at Tableau Software, shares his favorite visualizations and lessons learned from tournament coverage. Read More...

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Media coverage of the World Cup 2014 produced many inventive data visualizations that managed to be both visually appealing and informative. Andy Cotgreave, senior software data analyst at Tableau Software, shares his favorite visualizations and lessons learned from tournament coverage. Read More...

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