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Top 10 Big Data Trends in 2017 for Financial Services

In the past year, the big data pendulum for financial services has officially swung from passing fad or experiment to large deployments. That puts a somewhat different slant on big data trends when compared to 2016 trends. While the hype has subsided, banks appreciate that big data is not a panacea for all woes. Of [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|Big Data, Financial Services|0 Comments

Big Data Analytics: What Is There In Store For 2017 And Beyond

Big data has come in a big way and is gaining momentum in the same way. In a very short period, it has become a familiar phenomenon all across the globe. So much so that it is no longer a new technology. In fact, it is introducing newer terms and technologies as a rider. Most [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|Analytics, Big Data, Big Data Analytics, blog|0 Comments

7 Ways to Effectively Utilise Big Data in Organisations

The buzz around Big Data is undeniable. Regardless of the size of the organisation, managers can use this information, to help drive better, more effective organisational decision making, as a result of accurate analysis.   1. Improve Business Intelligence Business Intelligence is a process of analysing data which helps managers and corporate executives make more [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Big Data, blog|0 Comments

How Retailers Use Big Data to Gobble Up Sales

Billions of dollars will be spent this weekend as the Thanksgiving holiday gives way to Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the beginning of the end-of-the-year shopping extravaganza. For retailers eager to get “back in the black,” big data analytics provides a great opportunity juice profits by successfully converting on ample sales opportunities. The volume of [...]

By | November 28th, 2016|Big Data, blog|0 Comments

Why Big Money and Big Data Win Elections

Political campaigns are anything but simple. They’ve gotten even more complex over the years as industries lobby for their own interests by sending money to the candidates they believe will serve them best. While campaigns have used whatever data they could get their hands on in the past, the amount of specific information now available [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|Big Data, blog|0 Comments

Using Big Data Analytics to Improve IT Operations

To deliver high-performance and stable IT operations, staffs end up taking shortcuts, bypassing automated and manual processes. Eventually, it leads to applicaton defects and infrastructure failures. Nevertheless, IT departments need to be able to control their environments, diagnose and pre-empt problems and incidents. Unfortunately, most of existing IT tools don't collect adequate data and don't [...]

By | November 2nd, 2016|Analytics, Big Data, Big Data Analytics, blog, IT Ops|0 Comments

How HR Departments Can Obtain and Use Big Data

Enterprises are constantly seeking new ways to use analytics across their organizations, and the human resources department is no exception. According to a Towers Watson survey, companies are spending a good portion of their HR technology budgets on big data and analytics to improve the hiring process, retain employees, and make better business decisions. While [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|Analytics, Big Data, Big Data Analytics, blog|0 Comments

2016 Big Data, Advanced Analytics & Cloud Developer Update: 5.4M Developers Now Building Cloud Apps

Key takeaways from the study include the following: 6M developers (29% of all developers globally) are involved in a Big Data and Advanced Analytics project today. An additional 25% of developers, or 5.3M, are going to begin Big Data and Advanced Analytics projects within the next six 13% or 2.6M of all developers globally are [...]

By | October 18th, 2016|Analytics, Big Data, blog, cloud, developers|0 Comments

Big Data And A Shocking Waste Problem

It’s a shocking fact that in the 21st century more than three quarters of a billion people do not have access to enough food to keep themselves healthy, while 30% of the food produced around the world goes to waste. It’s partly a problem of logistics – it’s expensive to keep food fresh and get [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Big Data, blog|0 Comments

What every CEO/MD needs to know about Big Data & Data Analytics

In order to remain competitive, and viable, businesses now have to deal with a vast and rapidly growing sea of what has been termed ‘Big Data’.  They need to be able to transform this raw data, often in real-time, into more meaningful insights about their markets, customers, competitors, and to measure and manage their performance [...]

By | September 14th, 2016|Analytics, Big Data, Big Data Analytics, blog|0 Comments