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Why Business Needs Machine Data Analytics

Businesses must boost operational efficiencies enterprisewide if they want to keep up with rapid market and technology shifts. And many are investing in machine data analytics to do so, according to a recent survey from Logtrust and 451 Research. The resulting report, "The Need for Speed: Machine Data Analytics in... Read More »

10 Ways to Harness the Power of Data Analytics

The digital universe—which incorporates the data we create, copy, distribute and store—is growing approximately 40 percent a year, and that growth rate is expected to continue into the next decade, as the internet of things (IoT) creates an enormous volume of traffic. The explosive growth of business data has created an urgent need for organizations of all sizes and industries to... Read More »

Arc'teryx Takes a Self-Service Approach to Data

Arc'teryx, a manufacturer and retailer of technical, high-performance outerwear and equipment, relies on data analytics to improve its bottom line.

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The Evolving and Vital Role of the Data Scientist

While there are no simple answers and no one-size-fits-all approach, there are ways to tap into the talents of data scientists and citizen data scientists.

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Why Businesses Are Investing in Content Analytics

Content analytics is expected to be essential within five years, even though most organizations are just beginning to explore this developing technology, according to a recent survey from the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM). The accompanying report, "Using... Read More »

How to Optimize Business Intelligence

Some organizations are reaping returns from their investments in business intelligence (BI), but less than half of them feel they are getting the full benefit of such programs, according to a recent report from Forbes Insights. These executives report the following issues of concern about BI: less than optimal adoption... Read More »

Why Many Organizations Don't Trust Their Data

Despite all of the talk about the potential of data and analytics (D&A), most of the professionals who work closely in these areas are not confident in the integrity and reliability of the resulting insights, according to a recent survey commissioned by KPMG International and conducted by Forrester Consulting. The accompanying report, "Read More »

Managing the Complexity of Machine Data Storage

Thanks primarily to the growth of the internet of things (IoT), machine data is expected to account for a huge volume of all data within several years. This influx presents a tremendous opportunity for businesses to analyze their information in real time and gain valuable insights, but CIOs often overlook a major roadblock: Data storage today cannot handle the capacity or the complexity of... Read More »

Why Few Data Centers Are Fully Optimized

Very few tech executives feel that their IT operations are running at an "optimized" level, according to a recent survey from Datalink. The resulting report, titled "Data Centers in Flux: The IT Optimization Challenge," indicates that many of these execs feel that they need to expand cloud initiatives to reach a... Read More »

Making the Case for Employing Software Robots

RPA tools are software robots that use business rules logic to execute specifically defined and repeatable functions in the same way that a person would.

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