Big Data Forum

Digital Leaders + Data: Higher Margins, Revenue and Profits

Gene De Libero 1
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A recent Harvard study confirmed that companies which have wholeheartedly embraced the digitalization of our world are significantly outpacing those who haven’t quite figured the whole digital thing out yet. While I don’t think that discovery is terribly surprising, it’s interesting to delve into what exactly these “leading digital companies” (like GE) are doing differently […]

‘Digital laggards’ must harness data or get left behind

IDG Contributor 0
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Digital leaders post higher gross margins, revenues and profits than digital laggards, according to new research from a Harvard Business School professor. Data is a big reason why. Read the full article on CIO.com

VR, machine learning drive tech job market

IDG Contributor 0
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Demand for virtual reality experts and machine learning engineers is on the rise Hiring companies are seeking the same talent: “They’re people who create algorithms through code that allow computers to self-learn,” Leighton says. “That’s the future. That’s artificial intelligence, that’s [IBM] Watson, that’s everything that is predictive analysis, forecasting, analytics. That’s what we get […]

Self-driving warehouse robots give Giant Eagle a lift

IDG Contributor 0
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Retailer uses Seegrid vision-guided, autonomous vehicles to increase productivity at distribution centers Wheels turning and forklifts filled—that’s one measure of success in any warehouse. If you can increase the amount of product picked up and put away, the more productive and cost efficient you are. Read the full article on Computerworld.com

The Sky’s the Limit For Big Data Value with Cloud Analytics

IDG Contributor 3
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Download Now A recent IDG study explores how cloud analytics can unleash the power of big data.  According to 76% of the IT and business leaders surveyed, cloud analytics is arguably the best way to traverse big data initiatives.  It all comes down to deriving the most value from data in the shortest time. And […]

The Scoop on Hadoop for Big Data Value

IDG Contributor 10
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Download Now A recent IDG study reveals the need to augment Hadoop with data management tools to quickly and fully extract the value of big data. This infographic gives you an at-a-glance look into promise and pitfalls of Hadoop—from the challenges to the solutions.

How Hadoop Helps Realize Big Data Value

Jennifer Mariani 7
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Download Now Today, many tools support the big data movement—perhaps none more so than Hadoop. But you may need some extra help to tap its full potential. According to a recent study by IDG, IT leaders see real value in augmenting Hadoop with data management tools to speed and strengthen analytics. Read this  research report […]


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When Is Data Quality Good Enough?

Jennifer Mariani 0
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We all know that quality serves as the foundation for any solid big data strategy. However, at what point should we be satisfied?

What’s stopping your Uberization efforts?

Jennifer Mariani 0
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The digital transformation is finally here, and as this blog post discusses, the opportunities to thrive are all around us.  Of course, making the most of each opportunity means overcoming the obstacles first.