Category: Enterprise

Panning for Golden Insights in Your Data Lakes

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Data lakes provide an economical means for storing and processing data. However, gaps remain in the maturity and capability of data lakes, leaving organizations struggling with how to reap their benefits in analytic scenarios.

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Breaking Down Data Silos With Networked BI (VIDEO)

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Enterprises are trying to support two ends of a spectrum: agile, decentralized discovery and governed, trusted, centralized BI. The dirty secret is this dual approach creates more data silos with increasing data feeds and extracts. Conversely, leading organizations are breaking the mold, by connection their enterprise through an interwoven fabric of data: enabling agile, trusted discovery and centralized BI.

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No Country for Legacy BI

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If money talks, then CIOs’ spending habits have a lot to say about the state of Business Intelligence (BI). For the past decade, BI and analytics have been a top investment priority for businesses, but the technology has yet to meet business needs and live up to the promise of BI.

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Spinning Enterprise Data into Revenues with Analytics

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It was Rumpelstiltskin who had an amazing alchemic device – a spinning wheel – that turned straw into gold. Since then, many companies have attempted to replicate this type of magical transformation, with limited success. But, in all seriousness, business-savvy CIOs are now using enterprise analytics to monetize the vast stores of data generated every day through customer interactions and the businesses itself.

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CIOs: The Path to Influence is Paved with Revenue

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From any angle, last week’s Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando was crackling with excitement. Twitter was on fire as “masterminds” such as IBM’s Ginni Rometty and GE’s Jeff Immelt took the stage for keynotes in a cool interview format. But the keynote that resonated most with me was Gartner research VP Mary Mesaglio’s. She talked about how “CIOs should become trusted allies to move from a culture of control to one of influence.”

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