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2017 – Top 10 Big Data Trends

Top 10 Big Data Trends for 2017 2016 was a landmark year for big data with more organizations storing, processing, and extracting value from data of all forms and sizes. In 2017, systems that support large volumes of both structured and unstructured data will continue to rise. The market will demand platforms that help data custodians govern and secure big data while empowering end users to analyze that data. These systems will mature to operate well inside of enterprise IT [...]

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Cloud Trends for 2017 – Top 10

2017 Top 10 Cloud Trends In 2016, cloud technologies went mainstream. But with maturity came the realization that moving to the cloud doesn’t happen overnight. CIOs are prioritizing hosted computing and cloud data storage. But they’re approaching the shift as a gradual, multi-year journey. Many startups and small businesses will continue to go all-in on cloud. But enterprises will find success in a slow but steady move from on-prem. Hybrid ecosystems—of data, software, and infrastructure—will be the reality for most established [...]

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The Modern Approach to Business Intelligence

The Modern Approach to Business Intelligence Learn how to evaluate a BI solution that is both flexible and secure for your organization. Your organization has plenty of data, and you understand the nuances of your marketplace. You need an approach to business intelligence that is governed and scales yet allows your business users to ask and answer their own questions with data. A recent Economist Intelligence Unit survey found that 43 percent of senior executives believe data is “extremely important” to strategic [...]

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2017 Top 10 Business Intelligence Trends

2017 Top 10 Business Intelligence Trends See the Trends That Will Shape 2017 Over the last few years, data has become the lifeblood of organizations. Those that harnessed the power of this data by empowering business users found competitive advantage and were able to innovate faster. This change caused tension in organizations between the old way and the new modern approach to BI. Tension grew between control and agility, self-service and governance. IT and the business started partnering together to maximize [...]

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Six Trends in Retail Analytics for 2017

Six Trends in Retail Analytics for 2017 Learn six new ways leading retailers are getting more from their data. Business intelligence norms are evolving across the retail industry, and leading retailers are prioritizing analytics initiatives as a result. While the trend toward retail analytics isn’t new, maturing technologies and techniques are. As mobility and artificial intelligence collide with data, both the consumer and the retailer inch closer to a more accurate, real-time analytics experience. This paper highlights 2017’s newest trends in retail [...]

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Live Webinar – Becoming data-driven starts here

5 traits of successful data-driven organizations Cloudera Now: A virtual conference Wednesday, August 23, 2017 REGISTER NOW Becoming a data-driven organization requires far more than the right technology. In fact, most successful companies look inward first to ensure that they are fostering a culture where data can thrive. Join Cloudera and our guest speakers in this virtual conference to learn the common traits of data-driven organizations and the 5 key things that companies must do to achieve big data success. Presented by: • Tom Davenport, [...]

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Self Service? Full Service? What Gives With Business Intelligence?

Business intelligence, once a coveted technology for only the elite enterprises, has evolved to the point of mass consumption. While a 2011 Bloomberg study revealed that 97 percent of companies with revenue of more than $100 million used a business analytics solution, self-service business intelligence has changed the game. Five years later, as Gartner points out in its latest release of its BI Magic Quadrant, there are more tools than ever to choose from, resulting in mid-market and even small [...]

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