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A collection of big data white papers reviewed by the editors of insideBIGDATA. Please visit the insideBIGDATA White Paper Library for a comprehensive list of white papers focus on big data strategies.

The State of Data Management – Why Data Warehouse Projects Fail

Based on new research commissioned by SnapLogic and conducted by Vanson Bourne, who surveyed 500 IT Decision Makers (ITDMs) at medium and large enterprises across the US and UK, this whitepaper explores the data management challenges organizations are facing, the vital role data warehouses play, and the road to success.

Big Data Performance Report

To shed light on how IT operations teams are dealing with working in challenging environments, Pepperdata has carried out a period of customer research. This report revealed a wealth of insights regarding the condition of enterprise workloads that lack the benefits of observability and continuous tuning. Combined with cloud computing statistics and a more general understanding of big data industry trends, there is much to learn here about the present and future of the data analytics industry.

The Impact of Data Science On Customer Intelligence, Space Strategy and Supply Chain Optimization

In a new white paper recently released, “The Impact of Data Science On Customer Intelligence, Space Strategy and Supply Chain Optimization”, 84.51° explains how this innovative data science has become embedded- specifically in three of its missions: Customer Intelligence, Space Strategy and Supply Chain Optimization.

A Comprehensive Guide to Evaluating Customer Data Platforms (CDPs)

This white paper by our friends over at HGS Digital aims to help you evaluate Customer Data Platform (CDP) vendors on various key areas. Investing in a CDP should be done with a long-term aim – various systems from which the data is imported and systems to which data is exported may change over time, but the CDP becomes the master repository of data and should be leveraged by the marketing organization for a very long time.

Special Report: The State of AI and Machine Learning

Appen Limited, a leading provider of high-quality training data for organizations that build effective AI systems at scale, released its annual State of AI Report for 2020. The report highlights increasing C-suite involvement and investment in enterprise AI projects as well as data being a key challenge as AI models get more frequent updates in production. The report also reveals the recent acceleration of AI strategies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Future Starts Now – Achieving Successful Operation of ML & AI-Driven Applications

Operationalizing AI and ML has become an unavoidable need in business, as various industries heavily rely on large volumes of real-time data as input to automated decision-making processes to yield the best results. Use cases in the data science field have shown that ML models and AI have few tangible business benefits until they are operationalized. In this e-book, our friends over at MemSQL show us how to successfully deploy model-driven applications into production.

Building Powerful Enterprise AI Infrastructure: How to Design Enduring Infrastructure for AI

Our friends over at cloud-neutral colocation data center company Interxion have published a whitepaper titled, “Building Powerful Enterprise AI Infrastructure: How to design enduring infrastructure for AI,” which details the requirements of an ideal infrastructure environment when it comes to reaping the benefits of today’s growing volume of data and enabling AI at scale. By automating repetitive processes, delivering new strategic insights, and accelerating innovation, AI has the power to revolutionize business.

Everything You Need to Know about Customer Data Platform (CDP)

This whitepaper by HGS Digital on Customer Data Platform Vendor Evaluation provides a detailed look at the 10 broad areas and what questions organizations should ask vendors while evaluating the CDP vendors.

New Study Details Importance of TCO for HPC Storage Buyers

Total cost of ownership (TCO) now rivals performance as a top criterion for purchasing high-performance computing (HPC) storage systems, according to an independent study published by Hyperion Research. The report, commissioned by our friends over at Panasas®, a leader in HPC data storage solutions, surveyed data center planners and managers, storage system managers, purchasing decision-makers and key influencers, as well as users of HPC storage systems.

Enterprise Search in 2025

This white paper by enterprise search specialists Lucidworks, discusses how data is eating the world and search is the key to finding the data you need. The enterprise search industry is consolidating and moving to technologies built around Lucene and Solr. In the next few years we’ll see nearly all search become voice, conversational, and predictive. Search will surround everything we do and the right combination of signal capture, machine learning, and rules are essential to making that work. Fortunately, much of the technology to drive this is available to us today!