Big Data and the Data-Driven Enterprise

  Since its introduction, the idea of “big data” has been widely associated with a single data management platform—Hadoop. Hadoop’s popularity as a platform to store and process large amounts of multistructured data probably has a lot to do with this association. However, Hadoop is not the full answer to the question of “what is [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Business Intelligence, John Myers|0 Comments

PODCAST: Cloud Data Warehousing

  In mid-October, I had the opportunity to sit down with Jon Bock of Snowflake Computing to discuss the world of cloud data warehousing – it’s not just implementing your “father’s” EDW in the sky…   Listen to segment #1 (approx 9 mins) Jon Bock and I discussed the new era the data warehouse: Agility [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Business Intelligence, John Myers|0 Comments

How the EMA HDE Information Management Layer Impacts the Growth of Analytical Platforms

The ability to execute in a low latency time frame is a core component of the concept of next generation data management architectures such as the Enterprise Management Associates Hybrid Data Ecosystem (HDE). One of the key business drivers of the HDE is speed of response,  which stems from an organization’s drive to execute faster [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Business Intelligence, John Myers|0 Comments

Expanding analytics to include embedded applications

Many embedded analytics systems are leveraged within third-party applications as customer-facing solutions that provide access to analytics within other applications. We use them all the time by looking at our smart meter usage, online investment portfolios, or our athletic performance. The reality is that we use these embedded applications on a regular basis in our [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Business Intelligence, Lyndsay Wise|0 Comments

Defining The Business Value of Analytics

I have covered the business intelligence market for several years and have had the opportunity to work with organizations to help them get their business intelligence projects up and running. Behind all of the research, case studies, and consulting projects, the drivers are always similar – organizations need a way to gain insight into what [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Business Intelligence, Lyndsay Wise|0 Comments

The beginnings of IoT related business value

At EMA, we recently finished IoT research to identify trends and adoption of device related implementations. The research identified projects, industry adoption, business drivers for IoT adoption, and types of devices leveraged for different types of analytical applications. All of the data supports the increasing adoption of IoT and a focus on data driven organizations [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Business Intelligence, Lyndsay Wise|0 Comments

The evolution of data prep

There is no valid argument against the value of good data preparation as part of an analytics and data management strategy. Organizations require self-service access to valid and reliable data that can be leveraged to make better decisions. Historically, organizations have separated out business and technology decisions and development of business analytics applications. But effective [...]

By | July 29th, 2016|Business Intelligence, Lyndsay Wise|0 Comments

PODCAST: Discussing Qlik unSummit and QlikView 12

This week in the Analytics Exchange “weekly” podcast,  Alison Jepsen chats with Lyndsay Wise and I about: Our recent trip to the Qlik unSummit in Austin Texas Release announcement of QlikView 12 Upcoming developments for Qlik Sense in 2016 Growth of Qlik into an analytics platform company Listen to the entire podcast (approx 9mins)

By | January 5th, 2016|Business Intelligence, John Myers|0 Comments

Developing an Information Management Strategy Within the EMA Hybrid Data Ecosystem

Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) has recognized that big data implementers and consumers rely on a variety of platforms to meet their big data requirements. These platforms include new data management technologies such as Hadoop, MongoDB, and Cassandra, but the collection also includes traditional SQL-based data management technologies supporting data warehouses and data marts; operational support [...]

By | March 13th, 2015|Business Intelligence, John Myers|0 Comments
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