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SAP wants to embrace all your data stores with Data Hub

If data warehouses are for tidiness freaks (information packaged into neat inferences, sorted and stacked, the rest discarded) and data lakes are for hoarders (tip everything in, you never know what might be useful) then SAP's new...

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3 ways CIOs can save money by capturing more data

Corporations are eager to embrace new efficiencies and creatively apply new insights.

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4 pillars of analytics strategies

If you are not actively leading your data analytics strategy, you are not fully leveraging the power of data in your company. Start today.

What is BI? Business intelligence strategies and solutions

Business intelligence (BI) leverages software and services to transform data into actionable intelligence that informs an organization’s strategic and tactical business decisions.

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Your data accessibility problem is costing you $65 million

According to Forrester, less than 0.5% of all data is ever analyzed and used. Yet, just a 10% increase in data accessibility will result in more than $65 million additional net income for a typical Fortune 1000 company. For all the...

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Oracle's Hurd, AT&T's Donovan on their massive cloud migration deal

In this Q&A, AT&T Communications CEO John Donovan and Oracle CEO Mark Hurd talk about their deal to collaborate on AT&T's digital transformation by migrating thousands of databases to the cloud

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Data governance in the world of “data everywhere”

With data sources, uses and solutions on the rise, data governance is becoming even more important. But what are the phases of a successful and scalable data governance program?

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How Netflix built a House of Cards with big data

Big data is changing everything – including the way small and mid sized enterprises do business

IDG Research: Younger workers have stronger belief in big data

IDG Research addresses the data and analytics space

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How big data is disrupting the oil and gas industry

Big data is changing everything. The oil and gas industry is finally catching up.

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Got big data? Go public cloud or go home.

By 2020, firms that are not fully leveraging the public cloud for big data analytics will be hard-pressed to keep the pace set by digital leaders that innovate with emerging technology faster than their competitors.

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Robots aren't coming – they're already here

What is your AI vision? To stay competitive it is critical to define how AI and machine learning can take your business to the next digital level and build your plan of action.

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How big data is disrupting education

A deep dive into how big data technology is disrupting the education industry.

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Trailblazers: Notes from the new data frontier

Trailblazers have to overcome obstacles – both old and new – as they navigate new terrain. And their reward for choosing to pioneer, rather than follow, gives them a first-mover advantage.

3 keys to keep your data lake from becoming a data swamp

3 keys to keeping your data lake from becoming a data swamp

Data lakes can store all your business data with ease, but beware: That massive repository of data can get bogged down, choking your data off from your users. Here’s how to prevent your data lake from turning into a data swamp.

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Plausibility as a data quality metric...Are you kidding, ECB?

European Central Bank has introduced Plausibility as a Data Quality Metric. This article explains the practicalities of implementing a fuzzy data quality metric like "Plausibility"

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What Quest Diagnostics’ new study tells us about healthcare IT and value-based care

The shift towards value-based care is real, however the pace of change will depend on addressing several structural and technology challenges.

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The 5 key drivers of digital transformation today

Five key trends emerged from Forrester's recent Digital Transformation Summit, held May 9-10 in Chicago. These include the rise of AI and a heightened urgency for legacy enterprises to accelerate the rate of their digital evolution.

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The AI fight is escalating: This is the IT giants' next move

Artificial intelligence is where the competition is in IT, with Microsoft and Google both parading powerful, always-available AI tools for the enterprise at their respective developer conferences, Build and I/O, in May.

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6 ways to manage your data – and team

Decision-making without data is as unwise as it is archaic. Companies must invest in software and products that crunch numbers effectively and allow the team to make decisions in a meticulous and calm manner.

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