Return on Investment (ROI) of Data Science as a Service


In skiing, the “black diamond” run or ski slope is often referred to as “high risk/high reward.” You receive lots of “reward” skiing the black diamond slopes, but you have a significant amount of “risk” associated with variable terrain, such as the presence of trees and the possibility of injury. However, the black diamond slopes [...]



By | August 18th, 2014|Business Intelligence, John Myers|0 Comments

Beyond BI to EI: Why Big Data and Hadoop may be Keys to Building Next Generation “Big APM” and “Enterprise Intelligence (EI)”


I am in the process of briefing with vendors and developing survey questions for a research study to be kicked off in the very near future. The survey-based research, entitled “Integration Technologies for Cloud Services”, will be followed later this year by an EMA Radar Report on a similar topic. There can no longer be [...]



By | May 14th, 2012|IT Management, Julie Craig|0 Comments

Corporate Data Return on Investment


Informatica Goal: Maximize Return on Data The theme of last week’s Informatica Analyst Conference was utilizing the “secular megatrends” of information technology to energize data integration across organizations at an enterprise scale.  These megatrends, described as trends we can all agree upon, are the following: Cloud Computing Social Media Mobile Big Data Informatica’s message is [...]



By | February 22nd, 2012|Business Intelligence, John Myers|0 Comments

Information Governance in the Age of Analytics, Big Data, eDiscovery and Social Media


As the digital world becomes increasingly more connected at the individual and organizational levels, our desire to derive insight from the collective stacks of electronically stored information (ESI) has fueled technology innovation and enabled companies to leverage these technologies and to transform their businesses as well as people’s lives. Meanwhile, organizations are in danger of [...]



By | January 5th, 2012|Enterprise Content, Gary MacFadden|0 Comments

Behind Oracle’s Disappointing 2nd Quarter Numbers: Europe, Big Data, Competition, The Setting of Sun or All The Above?


After a blisteringly hot day for all of the US stock indices yesterday, the news following the close of the markets that Oracle had missed its quarterly numbers for the first time in 10 years came as a bit of shock to investors. Whether or not continued world economic woes, especially in Europe, will affect [...]



By | December 21st, 2011|Enterprise Content, Gary MacFadden|0 Comments

IBM Gives Industry Analysts Glimpse of the Future: How Will They Meet the Challenges Ahead?


Despite a generally lackluster world economy, IBM is thriving. This year IBM celebrated the 100thanniversary of its founding and there is much for IBMers, their customers and stockholders to be happy about. Today, IBM is without a doubt the premier enterprise technology company in the world admired by millions and the envy of other technology [...]



By | December 16th, 2011|Enterprise Content, Gary MacFadden|0 Comments

This Week in New York: A Real-World Workshop on Big Data and Security Intelligence


With the acquisitions of Q1Labs and NitroSecurity last week, the industry’s attention has been drawn anew to the value of security information and event management (SIEM). In the enterprise, SIEM is often the focus of security operations, collecting data from a variety of point products, management and monitoring systems. But as I wrote on Tuesday, [...]



By | October 10th, 2011|IT Management, Scott Crawford|0 Comments

Data-Driven Security Trendspotting: Big Data


I’ve been looking over this year’s Black Hat agenda with an eye toward new thinking on a topic I’ve been blogging about over the last several months: the rise of data-driven security. By this I mean the increased leverage of data mining and analysis to deliver more detailed and accurate insight into the reality of security posture [...]



By | August 1st, 2011|IT Management, Scott Crawford|0 Comments
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