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insideBIGDATA Guide to Retail


In this new insideBIGDATA Guide to Retail, the goal is directed toward line of business leaders in conjunction with enterprise technologists with a focus on the above opportunities for retailers and how Dell can help them get started. The guide also will serve as a resource for retailers that are farther along the big data path and have more advanced technology requirements.

This article is the first in a series that explores a high-level view of how the retail industry has been influenced by big data technologies.

Self-Service Access to Data Increases Sales Success


Greater access to data, frequent use of analytic tools, and the adoption of data at higher levels of the organization lead to better sales performance, according to the findings of a global study released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), sponsored by Qlik®.

Impact Report on Big Data Analytics Initiatives Unveils ROI, Trends


Teradata Corp. (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, issued a global report on the state of big data analytics as currently practiced across six industries.

The Business Value of Cisco UCS as a Platform for SAP HANA and Other SAP Mission-Critical Applications


A valuable new 17 page IDC white paper sponsored by Cisco is now available that presents IDC’s analysis of the business value organizations are achieving by using Cisco UCS as a platform for SAP HANA and other SAP Business Suite applications.

Study Shows 93 Percent of IT Pros Consider Wire Data Foundational to ITOA


ExtraHop, a leader in real-time wire data analytics for IT intelligence and business operations, today released the findings of a report conducted by industry research firm TechValidate, revealing how organizations are building out their IT Operations Analytics (ITOA) practices.

Publishers Struggle to Derive Value from the Data Deluge As Digital Ad Budgets Grow


An important key to capturing share of the growing digital spend comes down to the ability for publishers to leverage real-time data. According to research released by Forrester Consulting, access to real-time data analytics helps publishers make timely and informed decisions that uncover new revenue opportunities.

Artificial Intelligence is Not Killing Jobs


Narrative Science, a leader in advanced natural language generation for the enterprise, published their 2015 State of Artificial Intelligence & Big Data in the Enterprise Report. The report includes a survey and analysis revealing numerous insights.

Enterprise Archiving with Apache Hadoop


A valuable new 27 page white paper is now available from Solix, a company that leverages the Apache Hadoop big data platform to provide low cost, bulk data storage for Enterprise Archiving – “Enterprise Archiving with Apache Hadoop.”

2nd Watch Survey: Big Data, IoT and Cloud are Driving Digital Marketing


2nd Watch has completed a survey of 500 IT and marketing professionals in large and midsize companies regarding the use of big data, Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud-based data warehouse technologies to support digital marketing plans and programs.

Text Analytics Market to Reach $6.5 Billion by 2020


According to a new market research report by Allied Market Research entitled “Global Text Analytics Market- Size, Industry Analysis, Trends, Growth and Forecast, 2014- 2020,” the global text analytics market has a potential to reach $6.5 billion by 2020.