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NewVantage Releases 4th Annual Big Data Executive Survey 2016 Survey – Big Data has Achieved Mainstream Adoption

NewVantage Partners, a management consulting firm whose exclusive focus is the delivery of world-class expertise in Data Strategy and Big Data Execution for Fortune 1000 clients, has released the results of its 4th annual Big Data Executive Survey, entitled “An Update on the Adoption of Big Data in the Fortune 1000”.

Leveraging Big Data to Gain a Competitive Advantage Across a Range of Industries

In this special technology white paper, Leveraging Big Data to Gain a Competitive Advantage Across a Range of Industries, you’ll see how organizations around the world are turning to the Hadoop data collection, management and analysis platform to optimize their efforts to extract value from big data.

Five Data Science Predictions for 2016

The data science industry generated many headlines this year, from the U.S. Department of Commerce hiring its first chief data scientist to the National Science Foundation launching four regional data science brain trusts. But now that 2015 is winding down, it’s time to figure out where this buzzworthy industry is headed. Here are some predictions for next year from the CEO of DataScience.

Survey Reveals Enterprise Disconnect on Real-Time Streaming Data Analysis

VoltDB, a leading provider of an in-memory fast data platform to power mission-critical real-time applications, today announced the results of one of the industry’s first surveys to uncover the state of real-time data analysis in today’s enterprise. Conducted by independent panel research firm Research Now, the survey examines how different roles within the enterprise view real-time data capabilities and requirements.

Dell Hadoop Solutions for Big Data

In this special technology assessment report, Dell Hadoop Solutions for Big Data, the premise is to unlock business critical insights from data of any type and size. Data growth is exploding, and analyzing large datasets—Big Data —has become the next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity. IDC estimates that in 2012 alone, the amount of data created and replicated surpassed 2.8 zettabytes. One forecast from IDC estimates that data will grow to an overwhelming 44 zettabytes by 2020.

TPC-DS 2.0: The First Industry Standard Benchmark for SQL-based Big Data Systems

Today the TPC is announcing the first industry standard benchmark for measuring the performance of SQL-based Big Data systems, TPC-DS 2.0. Building upon the well-studied TPC-DS benchmark, Version 2.0 was specifically designed for SQL-based Big Data, while retaining all key characteristics of a decision support benchmark.

State of Cloud Analytics Research Shows Category Poised for Considerable Growth

Informatica, an independent software provider focused on delivering transformative innovation for the future of all things data, announced the results of a new global survey of more than 400 IT and business decision makers conducted by IDG Research Services on the accelerating adoption of cloud analytics.

IoT Industry Predictions for 2016

In order to give our valued readers a pulse on important new Internet of Things (IoT) trends leading into 2016, we here at insideBIGDATA reached out to all our friends across the IoT ecosystem to get their insights and predictions for what may be coming.

Global Study Reveals 90 Percent of Companies Benefit from Big Data in Today’s Application Economy

If 84% of companies are adopting Big Data projects this year, why are 92% of them still seeing obstacles in their implementation? That is what a global study commissioned by CA Technologies explored.

Manage the Surge In Unstructured Data

A massive surge in unstructured data creates tough challenges for IT. Businesses need more intelligent network infrastructure to support their Big Data plans. The infographic below from XO Communications, highlights this need.