Business Intelligence (BI)
Best practices, news, tips and trends for capitalizing on BI (business intelligence).
Mon, December 09, 2013 - The new systems share common infrastructure components so they can be managed together more easily
Mon, December 02, 2013 - Ford is using big data to drive virtually every aspect of its global turnaround.
Mon, November 25, 2013 - Not happy with the Google Analytics interface? We show you how to use a programming language like R to bypass Google Analytics and retrieve the data you want.
Tue, November 19, 2013 - Open source big data application platform specialist Concurrent has released a new version of the Cascading application framework and simultaneously released Cascading Lingual 1.0, an ANSI SQL interface for Hadoop.
Mon, November 18, 2013 - Want to succeed with predictive analytics? These CIOs say it takes a lot of front-end data work and angst about cultural change.
Fri, November 15, 2013 - So far, it isn’t clear which C-level exec will lead the big-data charge. CIOs, if they want a shot at this job, will need to focus on business innovation, not technology.
Wed, November 06, 2013 - Facebook has released Presto -- a distributed SQL query engine optimized for running ad-hoc interactive queries on data sources up to petabytes in size -- to the open source community under the Apache license. It says Presto is 10x better than Hive.
Wed, November 06, 2013 - Facebook's Presto can sift through petabytes of data and swiftly return query results, according to the company
Mon, November 04, 2013 - Companies are taking matters into their own hands with internal controls, open privacy policies, ethical codes and greater candor over how they're collecting and parsing personal data. But many wonder whether it's enough to allay consumers' fears as techniques for manipulating data multiply.
Thu, October 31, 2013 - The coffee-and-doughnuts chain operates in 60 countries, so it uses a threat-assessment tool to keep employees safe during international conflicts.
Tue, October 29, 2013 - Don't discount the value of relational database technology, Ken Rudin told a big data conference
Mon, October 28, 2013 - After a year of in-the-field testing, the Windows Azure HDInsight Service, which allows customers to spin up Hadoop clusters in the cloud, gets the green light for release into general availability.
Fri, October 25, 2013 - Device management, basic server infrastructure, SEO analytics, and more are available for affordable subscription prices.