Big Data

Business Insights through Big Data

Gagan Saxena  (@gagan_s) will be speaking on Business Insights through Big Data – Improve Decision Making Capabilities by Effectively Analyzing Big Data at the upcoming  Predictive Analytics and Business Insights 2014 conference in Philadelphia, PA on September 22, 2014, 11:00 am EDT, Track B. Click here for more information and registration.  

Some thoughts on KDNuggets’ top trends ahead of Strata Hadoop NYC

Gregory over at KDNuggets had an interesting post with some Top Analytics and Big Data trends ahead of Strata Hadoop NYC Conference based on input from their readers. Three trends struck me: The challenge of communicating complex analyses to non-technical clients/partners We are having increasing success using logical decision models to show how data and analytics drive better […]

Decision Management and a business perspective on Big Data

Check out this article – Business leaders need Rs not Vs: The 5 Rs of Big Data. I met Merritt,the author, at the TDWI Solution Summit on Advanced Analytics this spring. In the post, and in his subsequent work, he makes some great points. I really like his 5Rs and think they illustrate the power of […]

Decisions First: How to stop wasting money on Big Data – SV Forum BI SIG April 15, 2014

Join James April 15, 2014 at the SV Forum BI SIG in Palo Alto, CA for this talk on getting value out of big data: “Big Data” challenges are leading to new technologies and new investments in those technologies. For too many organizations, however, investments in Big Data have become semi-detached from their business goals and […]

Highlights of the Predictive Analytics in the Cloud Study

Check out James’ guest post over on KDNuggets for highlights of our recent Predictive Analytics in the Cloud Research Study. Here are a few of my favorites: Success breeds success: Early adopters with one or more predictive analytics solutions deployed in the cloud were significantly more likely to have plans to expand deployment and were […]

New Research Results To Be Announced Tuesday for Predictive Analytics in the Cloud in the Era of Big Data

Results from our recent survey and research will be announced this Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in this complimentary web seminar, “Predictive Analytics in the Cloud: Opportunities, Trends and the Impact of Big Data” hosted on Information Management. Early survey results show a significant increase in both the adoption of predictive analytics in the cloud and […]

Survey Seeks Input on the Potential of Big Data and Predictive Analytics in the Cloud

Decision Management Solutions launches survey to study the intersection of predictive analytics and cloud technologies in the era of Big Data. Palo Alto, CA September 10, 2013 Decision Management Solutions today launched an online survey for business, IT and analytic professionals to voice their opinion about the exciting intersection of predictive analytics and cloud technologies. […]

Big Data – Big Cost or Big Opportunity? Decision Management Solutions News

Doing the same thing the same way and expecting different results is often used as a definition of insanity. Decision management is a saner approach to Big Data, and one that focuses on value. Read more in today’s Decision Management Solutions News, “Big Data – Big Cost or Big Opportunity?“. Also in our newsletter are […]

Big Data and Decision Management Systems: The impact of Velocity

The third and final post in my series on the impact of Big Data on Decision Management Systems: The impact of Velocity. As more data arrives more quickly we have to deal with velocity in two ways – we have to decide more quickly and we have to deal with data “in motion” – streaming […]

Big Data and Decision Management Systems: The impact of Variety

The second in my series on the impact of Big Data on Decision Management Systems: The impact of Variety. Big Data involves adding more types of data, from more sources inside and outside of the organization, to your analytic toolkit. Social, mobile, local and cloud data sources are exploding and organization must find ways to […]