February 24, 2016

    Consider the Alternatives to GSA Migration

    Search Is Not at a CrossroadsGoogle’s recent announcement that it would discontinue support for the Google Search Appliance (GSA), in favor of a cloud-based implementation for its Google Search for Work offering seems to suggest a dilemma for enterprise architects.  But the dilemma is false and enterprise application developers don’t have to make a ..
    February 22, 2016

    Big Data Profiling – Finding and Understanding Information at Scale

    You’ve got Big Data? Sure, everyone’s got it. But how many organizations have indexed it all? The volume, variety, and velocity of data in a typical enterprise has by far outpaced the ability to catalog it in an orderly, easy-to-retrieve fashion. Along comes automated big data profiling.Your data lake needs a survey, along with the data warehouse and all..
    February 9, 2016

    Attivio Accelerates Big Data Initiatives in Life Sciences

    Today we announced an expanded relationship with PerkinElmer, a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, making them the exclusive OEM of Attivio licenses in the life sciences vertical. With this new partnership, PerkinElmer’s deep expertise across life science fields will be coupled with Attivio’s data disc..
    February 4, 2016

    Risk and Compliance SCREAM HOLISTIC

    The Impossible Isn’t Your FaultThe challenges you face as a risk and compliance professional reflect forces beyond your control.  You’re between an accelerating expansion in technology – which offers new avenues for misbehavior  - and a rising tide of regulatory expectations.  It’s a classic problem of supply and demand.Start with the ..
    January 28, 2016

    Data Dexterity is the Last Mile in Agile BI

    For all the talk about competing on analytics, little is said about what that takes. Strong visualization? Speed? Easy to use tools? It takes all that, of course, but one thing comes first: ready access to the data — the right data, for the people who need it, when they need it. As I said in my 5 predictions for BI and Big Data in 2016 post, without access..
    January 20, 2016

    Chief Data Officers Look Forward to 2016

    Will this be the year of the CDO? It looks that way based on recent conversations we’ve had. The time has come for a data advocate in the C-suite.I previously wrote about my 5 predictions for BI and Big Data in 2016, and the emergence of the CDO is at the top of my list.There is no mistaking the ever greater demand for data — good and usable data for a v..
    December 22, 2015

    The Holiday List

    What to Get for A Person Who Calculates EverythingTalking with colleagues and friends in business lately, I’ve taken a new tack.  After all, it’s the season that celebrates gifts - large and small.  After greetings, I’m asking, “What’s on your list this year?”  I get all sorts of answers - from the sublime (typically, peace) to the..
    December 17, 2015

    5 Predictions for BI and Big Data

    As Nate Silver points out often—and humorously—in his book The Signal and the Noise, the world is full of noisy data. Inside the untapped potential of Big Data and Business Intelligence is the signal. When the power of data is fully harnessed, it enables executives to transform productivity and act with certainty. My predictions for 2016 are about the tr..
    December 10, 2015

    Enhanced Views Are A Winning Play

    Competing on Innovation and Insight“The only thing better than certain insight is certain insight you don’t have to work hard to find.”Our view of any business situation is enhanced when every relevant insight is available for consideration.  In the early days of search, our queries determined precisely what we found.  We were limited by the ..


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