A Crisis of Data Confidence

Posted : 02-03-2014

Many business executives lack confidence in the accuracy of the data they use for business decisions. IT needs to improve the quality of the data and develop self-service apps. Read More »

More C-Suite Support Needed for Analytics

Posted : 11-21-2013

Most CIOs want to implement new analytics projects—and can demonstrate a track record of ROI to justify their proposals. And they're getting the required support from the business side. However, they're still facing headwinds, according to a recent survey from IBM. The accompanying report, "Analytics: A Blueprint... Read More »

Big Data Experience Is Much Needed—and Wanted

Posted : 10-31-2013

While there's no shortage of interest in big data, a new survey of 1,500 IT leaders and 2,000 IT professionals conducted by TEKsystems, a provider of IT services, finds that at this point only... Read More »

The BI Collaboration Challenge

Posted : 10-25-2013

One of the larger assumptions that IT organizations make is that end users want to collaborate with each other within the context of the business intelligence (BI) application they are using. But a new global survey of 1,182 IT and business executives... Read More »

How Companies Can Improve Their Big Data Analytics

Posted : 10-17-2013

If you had a car with a fantastic engine in your garage, you'd drive it, wouldn't you? After all, it makes no sense to invest in such a product and leave it hidden under a tarp, right? If so, then think of big data as the great, potential "engine" within your organization that remains, well, pretty much in storage, as... Read More »