Category Archives: BLOG

How Amazon could use Big Data to change the way you shop.

Stephen DiFranco – CEO and Founder IoT Advisory Group writing as a guest writer in Entrepreneur magazine bring a fresh perspective on the recent acquisition of Whole Foods by Amazon by describing this buy as a “playground for disruption of retail”. As this gives Amazon a shot at retail analytics, customer traffic management and in–store […]

Best 5 tips for successful BI initiative.

While trying to catch-up on what’s happening in the BI space, I ran into this wonderful article on zdnet.com. It featured Martin Draper, technology director at a luxury retailer, he had listed his “Best 5 tips for a successful BI initiative”. Let me start with a quote which appeared in the end, “Great BI is […]

Big Data: Separating Hype from Reality.

Brett MacLaren – Vice president, Enterprise analytics of Sharp HealthCare writing in CIOReview documents the complexities involved in the adaption of Big Data in his attempt to separate the hype from reality   created among with executive boardrooms. As according to Brett MacLaren  data  has enormous business value and helps enterprises embark on the digital transformation […]

2016, Big Year for Big Data

Writing recently in insideBigData, Linda Gimmeson, a technical writer focusing on Big Data, machine learning and IoT, takes a look back on the year 2016, and tells how Big Data contributed technologically and socially, she then sets out to make a list of six disciplines which has benefited by the application of Big Data. AI […]

6 Ways Business Intelligence is going to change in 2017

Ralph Tkatchuk – a freelance security consultant writing in Dataconomy, a leading portal for news, events and opinion on data driven technology talks about six ways the business intelligence is going to change in 2017. Writing how decision based on data is more effective than those based on intuition, perception and assumptions, he goes along […]

On GPUs (Graphical Processing Units)

We are excited to share an article by Eric Mizell in RT Insights.com – a web magazine dedicated to the advances in real time analysis, IOT and Big Data. Writing about how recent advances in input/output devices has pushed performance bottleneck to processing, he writes how the advent of a new technology – Graphical Processing […]

Text Mining for Claims Management in Insurance

Writing in the Claims Journal, a magazine dedicated to the claims industry, Judith Vaughan and Michael .W. Elliott, experts in claims and risk management, writes how text analytics is helping claims industry in claim processing, fraud detection and in increasing efficiency in claims process. The authors quotes a report from Accenture which compares the revolution […]

Technology Trends for 2017

Kasey Panetta, Brand Content Manager for Gartner gives us a first glimpse of the technology landscape in the year 2017. While writing in a blog he expands on the theme of the technology trends expounded by David Cearley, VP and Gartner Fellow in Gartner Symposium/IT Expo 2016, Orlando Florida. While writing on the technologies trends […]

The All Pervasive Cloud

Joe McKendrick – an individual contributor for the Tech Blog of Forbes magazine writing in his latest blog quotes Cisco estimates to tell how cloud computing is becoming all pervasive technology in the coming years. He deploys significant figures from the Cisco estimates estimate to establish this, like with cloud traffic increasing 3.9 zettabytes ( […]

The Public Cloud – A Two Horse Race

Amazon Web Services – AWS, the public cloud pioneer with its first mover advantage is safely perched on top of the heap with 31% of the market share (this is for Q4 of 2015 for which numbers are publicly available). But going by the way Microsoft with its Azure is notching up numbers, the race between AWS and […]