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Why Organizations Struggle With Data Quality

A significant amount of data within organizations is inaccurate, and many executives admit that they frequently can't fix data quality issues before they negatively impact business, according to a recent survey from Experian Data Quality. One problem: Most companies haven't yet adopted a platform approach to profiling,... Read More »

Challenges Abound in Unlocking Data’s Potential

It's no secret that data increasingly defines the enterprise. In fact, a growing number of observers believe that it will emerge as a genuine currency in the years ahead. But putting it to maximum use and achieving optimal results remains a huge challenge. PwC's 2015 CEO Survey findings on “unlocking data... Read More »

How to Overcome Big Data Barriers

A clear majority of senior leaders feel that big data capabilities will determine whether their organizations remain relevant and competitive. But most say IT development processes are creating barriers with respect to arriving at crucial insights when needed, according to a recent survey from Capgemini and EMC. The accompanying Read More »

Why Companies Struggle With IoT Data

With the Internet of things poised to grow into a nearly $9 billion market by 2020, organizations are only beginning to tap into its potential. And, like any relatively new technology, they're running into obstacles in attempting to translate tech investment into business-benefiting results. For starters, a great deal of companies struggle to collect and analyze IoT project data in a timely... Read More »

The Benefits of Predictive Customer Analytics

Predictive analytics can provide highly accurate predictions that allow for more effective business decisions and product investments.

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IT Systems Fall Short of Contact Center Needs

A significant number of CIOs and other executives believe digitally enabled customer interactions will play a key role within their organizations' contact center operations, but many said their IT systems aren't supporting current needs, according to a recent survey from Dimension Data. The "2015... Read More »

Businesses Find Value in Real-Time Data Streams

Real-time data streams provide companies with such insights as customer spending patterns, purchase behaviors and even age and gender.

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Adjusting to Expanding Data Center Demand

To accommodate the staggering growth of big data, CIOs and other IT decision makers anticipate a significant increase in data center demand, according to a recent survey from Mortenson. The accompanying report, titled "Insights into Executive Challenges: Data Center Decisions," indicates... Read More »

Why Some Big Data Efforts Come Up Short

A new report from consulting firm Capgemini examines critical success factors in big data and why many organizations aren't hitting the mark.

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Why Poor Data Quality Is Impacting Profits

While nearly all organizations view data as an essential sales and marketing asset, a staggering majority are struggling with inaccurate information, according to a recent survey from Experian Data Quality. The report, titled "Data Quality Benchmark Report," indicates that much of the issue is caused by managerial... Read More »

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