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Sales and operations planning--a perfect pick for big data projects

Big data in marketing is all the rage. Everyone wants to know all there is to know about their customers and pump those sales ever higher. Alrighty, let's say you do that. Can you deliver on all those new sales? Do you have enough inventory? Can you make or get more product on time? Are margins where they need to be? 

Visier's new release offers real-time workforce analytics

Visier's new release includes succession planning, employee recognition, talent flow analytics, automated personalized reporting, and even a one-of-a-kind interactive talent flow visualization that enables` real-time analysis of how people have developed in their careers and moved over time.

Using big data to compete with the collaborative economy

Enterprises using big data only to improve their operations or marketing efforts are not leveraging data to maximum effect. 

Resistance to Hadoop is futile, says Forrester

Forrester analysts say in a  new report  that Hadoop is no longer an option but a necessity for all businesses. The report also predicts that SQL will become Hadoop's killer app next year. But is it true that Hadoop is the be all, end all in big data? Let's take a look. 

On omnichannel and the retail data wars

Omnichannel is the newest, biggest, baddest buzz word in retail today. It means combining data from both the brick-and-mortar and online worlds in order to both optimize the customer's shopping experience and reap far more customer data than is possible from one or the other alone.

Spotlight: How to identify fake big data products

How to identify fake big data products

Strata NY 2014 news roundup

Here are a few of the product announcements made at Strata to give you an overview of the direction products and partnerships are now trending, or at least leaning.

How to get the most from descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics

Put all three types of analytics together and you get an entire picture of the situation and possible solutions. 

HR's big data challenges for 2015 aren't what you think

By now, you've heard all about big data being used by HR for hiring. In all likelihood, you wondered just how much value big data could be in hiring people. It might be useful in finding and identifying good candidates in highly specialized fields, maybe, but for general HR purposes?

Dentist data points to economic slowdown, says new Sikka report

Based on correlations between American dentist performance and U.S. economic performance between 2008 and 2014, Sikka Software is actually predicting an economic slowdown in the U.S. in the short term.