March 28, 2016

    Data Discovery Requires the Right Data and the Right Connections

    There’s no mistaking that you need to leverage your data to gain a competitive advantage. We hear it from the analysts, experts and those who have been there and know what the power data can do. Finding the Right DataBut it’s not as simple as pulling up all your data sources, connecting them together and then doing the analysis. What happens instead..
    March 24, 2016

    Towards Data Democratization: Thoughts on the Gartner BI & Analytics Summit

    Some Attivio folks flew to the annual Gartner BI event last week to take the pulse of Business Intelligence, data discovery, and data democratization. We wanted to hear the latest from Gartner thought leaders and the several thousand data practitioners. In the opening keynote, there were 5 key takeaways. I’d like to zero in on numbers 2 and 3.Number 2: Acc..
    March 23, 2016

    Getting More From Your Big Data Supply Chain

    In a recent blog post about data exploration, Forrester's Boris Evelson discusses Tableau's recent acquisition of HyPer. He notes that HyPer addresses Tableau's previous lack of in-memory data exploration capability.Though Evelson's blog mentions Tableau and other BI providers, his broader points center around the importance of removing barriers to data disc..
    March 22, 2016

    How to Triple Your AML Bet … and Win

    What Casinos Can Learn From BanksAccording to the latest evidence, The US Treasury estimates that over $300 billion in money laundering flows through casinos annually.  The two leading sources of funds, fraud or drug trafficking, account for just over $64 billion alone.    Recently, officials at the federal Financial Crimes Enforcement Ne..
    March 17, 2016

    AML Failures Up Enforcement Ante

    Addressing the Problem: Investigator ProductivityOccasioned by the announcement of a consent order with Florida bank Gibraltar Private Bank and Trust, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (or, OCC) announced two significant updates to its policies and procedures for calculating civil money penalties for non-compliance or persistent, uncorrected BSA/..
    March 15, 2016

    The Rise of the Citizen Data Scientist

    Two or three years ago, when Big Data had started to gain serious traction in large enterprises, there was a rush to hire data scientists. Of course, disagreement reigned about what credentials made a true data scientist. Wonky math geeks were a good place to start. The rush to hire data scientists echoed the trend some decades earlier when investment firms ..
    March 14, 2016

    Empowerment without Chaos: the Dream and the Possibility

    Most chief executives have dreamed of leadership that permeates their organizations at every level. Yet to have that, every decision maker from the C-suite down would need data. And they fear that such data democratization may invite anarchy.Despite that fear, their dream persists, and for good reason. Organizations with democratized data tend to have more b..
    March 11, 2016

    Accelerate ROI on Hadoop by Making All Data Accessible

    Despite Gartner’s observation that 41% of organizations are unsure if their Big Data ROI will be positive or negative, they remain keenly interested in investing in Big Data technology so as to take advantage of data-driven use cases in an effort to improve predictions and forecasts, exploit IoT opportunities, identify new products and services, and improv..
    March 9, 2016

    Attivio Celebrates Its Grand Entrance into the Big Data Market

    Another fiscal year has come to a close, and we at Attivio have never been more excited about what’s to come. Our entry into the Big Data market is filling a void that enterprises struggle with every day.We understand that data is a strategic asset that, when made accessible to everyone in the organization, can lead to smarter, faster decisions, pushing pa..


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