Why in-memory will be one of the big trends of 2015

Jan 23, 2015 | By admin

It's an inescapable fact that with more business and consumer activities than ever taking place via digital channels, this year will see a huge increase in the amount of information that will be available to companies. Therefore, what will separate the best-performing enterprises from their competitors will be how they harness this and convert raw…

Read more

Scattered silos ‘biggest challenge’ to big data success

Jan 21, 2015 | By admin

Information that is spread all around an organisation in silos that make it hard to easily get a complete picture has been identified as the biggest barrier to successful big data analytics programmes. This is according to a new survey by Capgemini, which found 79 per cent of companies have not yet fully integrated data…

Read more

How can your firm tackle common big data challenges?

Jan 19, 2015 | By admin

When firms are looking to implement big data analytics programmes in their operations, a few key questions and challenges crop up time and again, and it is often how companies deal with these issues that determine how successful their overall rollout of the technology will be. It was noted by AdAge contributor Owen Shapiro that…

Read more

Hadoop ‘high on the CIO agenda’ for 2015

Jan 14, 2015 | By admin

Many chief information officers (CIOs) are set to invest in Hadoop technologies as a central part of their analytics investments in 2015, according to new research from Deutsche Bank. The company found many executives are shaking off early reticence towards the solutions, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports, with 12 of the 26 CIOs interviewed…

Read more