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Reducing Business Costs With Wellness Programs

Companies are saving hundreds of thousands of dollars each year through the use of employee wellness programs, but the collection of personal health data involves some serious privacy issues.

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11 Ways to 'Game Plan' for Big Data

By now, CIOs realize that there's potentially endless value in big data. The road to analytics deployment, however, is lined with many pitfalls, as seven of 10 of these initiatives fail to achieve their anticipated value, research findings reveal. Clearly, any success here depends upon a number of variables—including many that have little to do with technology. It's safe to say, in... Read More »

How to Work Well With Your CMO on Big Data

Who owns big data—the CIO or the CMO? We know what your answer would be. However, industry research reveals that CMOs view marketing as the natural leader of big data and analytics efforts. So, obviously, there's disagreement there, along with great potential for conflict. It doesn't have to be that way, as long as CIOs and CMOs agree to proceed... Read More »

Big Data Demands Big Changes in Storage

As big data takes shape and organizations accumulate larger volumes of data, many CIOs are reexamining storage strategies and technologies.

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11 Great Things Companies Are Doing With Big Data

One company is using big data to improve the aviation industry's on-time performance. Another is turning to analytics to streamline the launch of complex marketing campaigns. A third is reducing its environment impact through these tools. By now, it's clear that the potential for data analytics is limited only by the human imagination. That's great news for businesses as they deploy these... Read More »

Every Organization Needs a Data Analytics Champion

For analytics to gain widespread acceptance and usage across an organization, an analytics champion can play an important role.

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Companies Investing Heavily in Digital Strategies

Organizations are allocating staggering amounts of money toward digital investments to better reach—and engage—customers, according to a new survey from Tata Consultancy Services. The accompanying report, "The Road to Reimagination: The State and High Stakes of Digital Initiatives," reveals that virtually all... Read More »

Anticipate Your Customers' Future Desires

CIOs need to gather meaningful customer data and turn it into business intelligence that informs our future business decisions.

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Doing Big Data Analytics Right

Big data analytics offers revolutionary capabilities but achieving results requires a strategic vision—and a view into how it can create business value.

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Key Data Storage Trends That Every CIO Should Know

These days, CIOs and their organizations are getting consumed by all things data. This change is driven by ongoing innovations in analytics, of course, as these solutions are establishing profound new levels of data visibility, including lending insights to expand market share, improve customer and user engagement, and increase productivity, among other benefits. Given the stakes, CIOs need... Read More »

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