HelloFresh Moves Analytics To Hadoop

HelloFresh Moves Analytics To Hadoop

Today’s enterprises are threatened by a broad range of online attackers using an even broader rang HelloFresh, one of the popular new fresh meal delivery services, was outgrowing its home-grown business intelligence system. To meet the needs of its growing business and data volumes, the company moved to MapR’s Hadoop. When the box from HelloFresh arrives at your doorstep with …

75 big data terms you need to know

75 Big Data terms to make your Father Proud Of You

My earlier article on ‘25 Big Data terms you must know to impress your date’ had a pretty decent response (at least by my standards) and there were requests to add more. Look, it is fairly easy to impress your date. Depending on the gender, all you may need is a romantic dinner and my ‘25 Big Data terms’ cheat …

Boost Your Digital Marketing with Business Intelligence

Boost Your Digital Marketing with Business Intelligence

With the emergence of social media, search engine optimization and social media have become the foundation of marketing strategies for numerous companies, including local as well as global brands. From Facebook to Instagram, numerous social media channels are now drowning in data. Every day, more than 4 million hours of content is uploaded to YouTube alone, while 4.3 billion Facebook …

Why Behavioral Analytics is Your Company's Secret Weapon

Why Behavioral Analytics is Your Company’s Secret Weapon

In recent years, companies have spent hundreds of millions of dollars on web analytics software, support, and personnel. But surprisingly, only a small percentage of those investments have translated into positive returns. It’s not that companies aren’t compiling web data. In fact, they’re gathering and storing vast quantities of it at record speed. But somewhere between data extraction and actionable …

3 keys to keep your data lake from becoming a data swamp

3 keys to keep your data lake from becoming a data swamp

For years, buoyed by technologies like Apache Hadoop, organizations have been seeking to build data lakes — enterprise-wide data management platforms that allow them to store all of their data in their native format. Data lakes promise to break down information silos by providing a single data repository the entire organization can use for everything from business analytics to data …

New Tech Humanizing Analytics for the Masses

New Tech Humanizing Analytics for the Masses

In this webinar, security experts discuss methods for doing better security with fewer people, inc We have entered the immersive age, where machines are controlled with human gestures and voice, and the concept presents an exciting future for analytics. We are witnessing a fascinating change happening in analytics and across all industries. Novel immersive user experiences are just beginning to …

8 Ways Business Intelligence Software Improves the Bottom Line

8 Ways Business Intelligence Software Improves the Bottom Line

Can business intelligence (BI) solutions, software that helps organizations mine and analyze big data and small, help your company improve its bottom line? To find out, CIO.com asked dozens of BI experts and IT executives. Here are their eight top suggestions regarding how you can get a positive return on your BI software investment. 1. Get fast answers to critical …

Twelve Emerging Trends in Data Analytics (part 1 of 4)

Twelve Emerging Trends in Data Analytics

Business analytics is a practitioner movement uniting several disciplines to drive value-creating decisions from data.  Central disciplines include IT / computer science, statistics, data management, decision science, and scientific research methods.  Descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive approaches are often used to categorize particular methodological approaches, themselves derived from the fields of business intelligence, financial forecasting and econometrics, and operations management, respectively.  …

5 Reasons That Business Intelligence on Hadoop Projects Fails

5 Reasons That Business Intelligence on Hadoop Projects Fails

Hadoop has its own set of constraints and problems, and when you throw BI into the mix, it’s a whole other ballgame. As companies move their EDW to Hadoop, they expect to be able to migrate their analytical applications as well. While workloads such as ETL, predictive analytics, and Machine Learning work great on Hadoop, the more performance-sensitive BI applications …

Does A Data-Driven Culture Need To Be Implemented From The Top Down?

Does A Data-Driven Culture Need To Be Implemented From The Top Down?

In a recent report by the Aberdeen Group, organizations classified as data-driven were found to experience a 27% year-on-year increase in revenue, as opposed to 7% for other organizations. Furthermore, 83% saw their process cycle times improve, compared with just 39% of those organizations not classified as data driven, and 12% cut their operating expenses from the prior year, compared …