You can expect to see more integration between big data tools and a wide variety of other business and consumer software as big data shifts from standalone works to the very backbone of all software.
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 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.
Enterprises using big data only to improve their operations or marketing efforts are not leveraging data to maximum effect.
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.
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.
How to identify fake big data products
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.
Put all three types of analytics together and you get an entire picture of the situation and possible solutions.
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?