Big data ‘fundamental’ to business performance, survey finds

Mar 11, 2015 | By admin

Big data analytics solutions are becoming increasingly essential to firms around the world, as a new survey has revealed the technology is creating a huge amounts of disruption and changing traditional business boundaries. A report produced by Capgemini, entitled 'Big & Fast Data: The Rise of Insight-Driven Business', found that 65 per cent of the…

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Retailers ‘must do more’ to make big data work

Mar 09, 2015 | By admin

Large retailers have been urged to make a greater effort to gather relevant details on their customers' opinions and buying habits in order to make the most of their big data investment. A new report from consultancy firm AT Kearney, which looked at the activities of firms in Australia, revealed that even though investment in…

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How can big data boost a firm’s information security?

Mar 06, 2015 | By admin

With recognition growing about how the use of big data analytics can bring positive impacts to all aspects of a business, more companies are exploring how they can use the technology to protect their assets and react quickly to emerging threats, as well as boost areas such as customer engagement. This could be especially important…

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Big data ‘high on the agenda’ for European firms

Mar 04, 2015 | By admin

Companies across Europe are set to devote more resources to big data analytics developments this year, with a growing number of firms investing in advanced technologies to make the most of their information. The annual TechTarget/Computer Weekly IT Spending Priorities survey for 2015 revealed data management and analytics emerged as a stronger focus for this…

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Digital information ‘to reinvent 80% of business processes’

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The transformative effect that good use of big data analytics can have on a firm's operations is set to become even clearer in the coming years, as a large majority of activities are expected be disrupted by this. It was forecast by Gartner that by 2020, 80 per cent of business processes and products will…

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