Interest in business intelligence (BI) is surging, as big data is expected to explode into a $50 billion market in 2015—nearly doubling its current size. Why not, when BI supports so many business-critical functions, such as analytics, business performance management, text mining and predictive analytics. And while BI presents virtually limitless potential with regard to transforming... Read More »
A minority of top execs express high confidence in their organization's data quality management (DQM), according to a recent survey from Blazent. The resulting report, titled "The State of Enterprise Data Quality: 2016 Perception, Reality and the Future of DQM," indicates that... Read More »
Eighty percent of respondents to a new survey know of data leakage incidents in their organizations, and while most have implemented technical controls and auditing, only 16% are highly confident in their file security investments. Consequently, there is a gap between file security policies and the efficacy of technical controls, including encryption, to monitor and enforce compliance. David... Read More »
A significant number of organizations can't completely fill vacant digital/analytics positions, according to a recent study from A.T. Kearney, a global management consulting firm. The accompanying "2015 Leadership Excellence in Analytic Practices (LEAP) Study" reveals that there's... Read More »
A majority of CIOs are concluding that it's time to dispense with dirty data once and for all: Within the last year, organizations have spent nearly half a million dollars to correct inaccurate data, according to a recent survey from Experian Data Quality. The accompanying report, titled "
Planning and forecasting the capacity of data centers is without a doubt challenging, but it’s surprising that slightly less than half of data center managers still rely on manual methods to do so. The main reason? Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) tools are too expensive, according to a recent survey, so managers resort to tape measures and spreadsheets. Redshift Research... Read More »