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The Emergence of the Citizen Data Scientist

By becoming citizen data scientists, business users are more invested in the data discovery process as they’re given the tools for performing deep analysis.

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How Next-Generation Databases Boost Performance

The majority of organizations predict that their deployment of next-generation database tech will outpace traditional database deployment within the next two years, according to a recent survey from Datos IO. The resulting report, titled "Data Protection for Next-Gen Databases," defines next-generation... Read More »

Why Simplifying Data Is Complicated Business

In assessing big data capabilities, few CIOs and tech and business leaders give their organizations high marks, according to a recent survey from Snowflake Computing. The report, titled "Read More »

Why Dark Data Shouldn’t Be Taken Lightly

For enterprises to keep up with the impending surge of data—most of which will be unstructured—they must first understand what dark data is and how it will affect their operations. Gaining that knowledge is the first step toward developing a set of data management processes that will "light up" and extract value from more data. There is a pressing need to do so. Today, 80% of all... Read More »

Execs and Their Role in Digital Transformations

At this point, everybody's talking about the need for a digital transformation. And, fortunately, words are translating to action, according to a recent survey from Pegasystems and The Economist Intelligence Unit. The resulting report, titled "The Digital... Read More »

Are You Ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

If your CEO seems a bit distracted these days, give a benefit of a doubt: Today's corporate leaders have a lot on their minds, according to KPMG's most recent U.S. CEO Outlook survey. The accompanying report, titled "Now or Never: CEOs Mobilize for the Fourth Industrial... Read More »

Data Integration Is Vital to Customer Experience

Most organizations are now using analytics and metrics in a broad range of ways to measure the impact of customer engagement, according to a recent survey from Forbes Insights and SAS. The resulting report, titled "Data Elevates the Customer Experience: New Ways of Discovering and Applying Customer Insights," reveals that... Read More »

Does Data Collection Waste Time and Resources?

While IT and many organizations are in the midst of an unprecedented explosion in data-gathering, a new study finds that only 15 percent of all stored data contains business-critical information. The remaining 85 percent is either dark, meaning its value is unknown, redundant, obsolete or trivial. The reason, according to... Read More »

Why Data Pros Have a Need for Speed

As a means of achieving what's called "fast data/big data," a majority of organizations are deploying tech tools which enable near real-time data pipelines, according to a recent survey from OpsClarity. The resulting report, titled "Read More »

How Business Benefits From Self-Service Analytics

CIOs and their tech teams could better support line-of-business units by enabling what's called "self-service" data analytics, according to a recent survey from Alteryx and Harvard Business Review. The accompanying report, titled "Read More »

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