Tag Archives: big data

20% profitability boost predicted for users of business analytics

From Dan Quirk, SAP National Practice Leader A new study from Gartner quantifies the benefits of adopting predictive business metrics. According to the study, businesses that invest in analytics that provide predictive tools will see a 20% profitability bump by 2017. However, …read more

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New research highlights the benefits of cloud-based BI solutions

As the business intelligence (BI) market reaches $13 billion, IT leaders searching for new solutions are increasingly choosing cloud-based tools to analyze their operations. For good reason, too—BI solutions with their roots in the cloud consistently receive higher satisfaction scores …read more

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The Information Management Crisis: Are You Ready?

Gartner predicts that one third of Fortune 100 companies will be facing an information management crisis by 2017 due to the large amounts of unmanaged data that has been acquired. Within the walls of these large corporations, data has been …read more

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What’s the deal with dirty data?

Guest author: Dan Quirk, SAP National Practice Leader While it’s widely believed that big data is worth the investment, a 2013 survey revealed 60 percent of IT leaders admitted that their organizations aren’t held accountable for the quality of the data. …read more

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Help! I’m outgrowing my data center!

Guest author: Paul Miller, Senior Solution Architect, Data Centers Managing the day-to-day operations of an on-site data center is a lot of work, but when there is an issue, it can be daunting. While there is no “quick fix,” there are …read more

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