The Power of a Data Value Chain For Your Business

The Power of a Data Value Chain For Your Business

A quick look around the 21stcentury marketplace reveals a simple truth: the value of data has changed. Industries that once stood alone and operated in silos, have become interconnected by sheer necessity – collecting, analyzing, sharing and even selling data. Thus, calculating the value of data has become a rather complex task. Companies supporting critical infrastructures have transitioned from tracking …

Survey Shows US CIOs Getting A GDPR Headache

Survey Shows US CIOs Getting A GDPR Headache

US companies that don’t have a presence in Europe still have to be sure that they comply with the EU’s privacy laws regarding personally identifiable data. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now law, with full compliance mandated by May 2018. As the far-reaching impact of the GDPR sinks in, a recent Vanson Bourne survey of CIOs shows …

Big Data Analytics Use Cases: R/X For Healthcare

Big Data Analytics Use Cases: R/X For Healthcare

In the US, more money is spent on healthcare – about $3.2 trillion last year – than in any other discrete segment of the economy. By some estimates, that is about $600 billion more than should be spent, given the country’s size and wealth. These costs are pummeling consumers and their employers around the world. This year the global costs …

4 Barriers to Leveraging Big Data for Operational Innovation

4 Barriers to Leveraging Big Data for Operational Innovation

Applying Big Data to product, service, and process innovation will be challenging if data remains segregated in various departmental, systems or channel silos. To create a complete picture the data needs to come together. For example, the customer service department and marketing department might each uncover information that together would provide deep insights about possible new products & services. However, …

How Dataviz can help business to be more efficient

How Dataviz can help business to be more efficient

Visualization is one of the most primitive forms of communication known by people. That is why vision is the single main faculty that a person uses to communicate and share information. Over time, new ways to visualize information have been found. So, in this sense, Data visualization (or Dataviz) becomes particularly important in Communication. Dataviz is viewed as a modern equivalent …

5 Tools to Consider for Healthcare Data Integration

5 Tools to Consider for Healthcare Data Integration

The healthcare industry is home to some of the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking new technologies. While healthcare organizations continue to be early adopters of new technologies to assist medical professionals in cutting costs, advancing care, and improving outcomes, challenges remain when it comes to utilizing data in profitable ways. The biggest challenge is likely how medical firms will deal with the growing …

Smart Learning Platform Recognized as Finalist in Gartner Data & Analytics Award

Smart Learning Platform Recognized as Finalist in Gartner Data & Analytics Award

Data has hit the classroom! I repeat… the classroom has been struck by data! OK, maybe I’m being a little dramatic. Data is no stranger to the classroom. How else would teachers dish out those highly anticipated report cards at the end of the semester? As the system goes: students complete assignments, teachers grade them, the results are logged in …

Data Viz At Tesla: Love Hate Relationship Between HR And Data

Data Viz At Tesla: Love Hate Relationship Between HR And Data

Tesla Motors is a good example of a fast-growing company who acknowledge that the more you scale, the larger volumes of data you need to analyze and translate into forecastable results, new business opportunities, and manageable solutions. Boryana Dineva, Tesla’s Head of HRIS & Analytics, who spoke at the Data Visualization Summit in San Francisco, believes that when a company …

The 38 security statistics that matter most

The 38 security statistics that matter most

Security by the numbers The 38 cybersecurity stats that matter most Analyst reports, vendor surveys, and research studies offer a wealth of statistics on the current state of cybersecurity within industry and government. They help organizations get a sense of emerging threats and how their security controls and processes compare against industry best practices and trends. But keeping on top …