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Real-Time Analytics from Your Data Lake Teaching the Elephant to Dance

This whitepaper from Imply Data Inc. introduces Apache Druid and explains why delivering real-time analytics on a data lake is so hard, approaches companies have taken to accelerate their data lakes, and how they leveraged the same technology to create end-to-end real-time analytics architectures.

Introducing Apache Druid

This whitepaper provides an introduction to Apache Druid, including its evolution,
core architecture and features, and common use cases. Founded by the authors of the Apache Druid database, Imply provides a cloud-native solution that delivers real-time ingestion, interactive ad-hoc queries, and intuitive visualizations for many types of event-driven and streaming data flows.

Understanding Intention – Using Content, Context, and the Crowd to Build Better Search Applications

This white paper by enterprise search specialists Lucidworks, points out that unlike consumer search, which has become a seamless part of our everyday lives, the enterprise side might as well still be running Windows 95. Imagine if Amazon, Google, or Facebook treated every user the same, regardless of who they are, where they are, what they’re searching for, and what they’ve clicked. Your users expect that same sophistication in their enterprise apps.

Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Data with Excel and Google Sheets

The “Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Data with Excel and Google Sheets” eBook by Inzata Analytics discusses how poor data quality is the kryptonite of good reporting and credible analytics. Managing and ensuring data is clean can provide significant value to any business. This guide details useful steps and tips to cleaning data in a Google […]

Chief Data Officer Survey and Research Results

Exasol released the findings of a survey of nearly 1,000 IT directors in the US, UK and Germany about their organization’s use of data and the role of Chief Data Officers (CDO) in their organizations. The survey found – among other things – that 72% of businesses worry that their inability to generate insights through the analysis of data will have a negative impact on financial performance.

2019 Data Decisions Report by Exasol

Our friends over at Exasol recently released the findings of a survey that asked over 1,000 IT decision makers across the US about how their organizations use data to make critical business decisions, and the obstacles that stand in their way. The 2019 Data Decisions Survey found – among other things – that 57% of […]

insideBIGDATA Guide to Optimized Storage for AI and Deep Learning Workloads

This new technology guide from DDN shows how optimized storage has a unique opportunity to become much more than a siloed repository for the deluge of data constantly generated in today’s hyper-connected world, but rather a platform that shares and delivers data to create competitive business value. The intended audience for this important new technology guide includes enterprise thought leaders (CIOs, director level IT, etc.), along with data scientists and data engineers who are a seeking guidance in terms of infrastructure for AI and DL in terms of specialized hardware. The emphasis of the guide is “real world” applications, workloads, and present day challenges.

AI in the Enterprise: Trends & Insights on Vendor Selection and Implementation

A new report was released by our friend over at Leverton, a data extraction startup recently acquired by MRI Solutions, titled “AI in the Enterprise: Trends & Insights on Vendor Selection and Implementation.” The report lends insight into the experiences and preferences of “leaders,” “lookers,” and “laggards” (defined below) when it comes to AI deployment.

The Modern CMO: Advancing Marketing from Reactive to Predictive

CMOs have always been expected to predict the future. But, now they actually can. Today, emerging technology with artificial intelligence (AI) enables CMOs to see patterns and anticipate client needs at a scale and speed never before possible. Our friends over at Intapp recently released a new whitepaper on the topic, “The Modern CMO: Advancing […]

Future of Data Talent Report

Correlation One released its Future of Data Talent Report, which helps organizations: Define a framework to identify the most important data workflows and roles. Establish a standard assessment methodology for accurately and efficiently evaluate data skills when hiring.