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What comes next for big data management?

Posted by Laura Hayes on May 12, 2015 7:55:00 AM

With so many firms getting involved in big data strategies given the relative ubiquity of accessible solutions, the best practices of management and optimization are beginning to transform and evolve. One of the key matters in this discussion has been the increasing need for flexible, speedy and reliable computing power to back the storage, processing, access and uptime demands of analytics strategies, and the cloud has thus far proven to be a champion in this regard. 

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Overcoming big data deployment, management challenges

Posted by Laura Hayes on May 6, 2015 2:43:00 PM

Big data is still among the hottest trends in corporate computing, but a wealth of companies do not have the time, resources or in-house talent to integrate it correctly. Not only will these solutions need to be properly set up, deployed and configured for use, they will also need continued maintenance, refinement and general optimization to continue fueling the insights that businesses need to function properly. 

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How is big data spreading across departments?

Posted by Laura Hayes on Apr 22, 2015 5:03:00 PM

One of the most important trends to watch in the big data market is the increasing desire of IT leaders and other executives to enable the use of the tools among other employees, which is no easy task given the complexity of the technology. For example, individuals in the human resources department might have no idea what the best practices of general data management entail, not to mention advanced analytics and business intelligence. 

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Medical firms move on big data security initiatives

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Apr 7, 2015 6:07:14 PM

Security has been one of the more exciting themes in big data's progression throughout the past several years, as more organizations are looking to improve threat mitigation and reduce risk through the use of modern intelligence and analytics solutions. Because so much valuable information is generated both within a company's infrastructure and outside of it every day, the use of big data for security purposes has proven to be a next-generation pursuit with significant advantages to come.

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The backend impact of big data

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Mar 13, 2015 10:07:21 AM

Big data has been a highly popular tool for externally facing business process and requirements, but more companies are beginning to leverage the technology to improve IT frameworks internally as well. Analytics have progressed to a point where predictions can be made quite accurately, with the tools even reaching a state in which leaders receive preemptive suggestions on how to plan for emerging trends. 

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A closer look at big data in modern business

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Mar 13, 2015 10:07:20 AM

One would be hard-pressed to find a corporate executive who has not experienced a constant stream of commentary regarding the importance of big data in crafting and acting on a modern competitive strategy in today's private sector. However, this does not always get the job done, as commentary that is too broad will not really sell any business leader on the concept of investing in a new technology, with decision-makers needing a bit more specificity. 

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How modern is your information management strategy?

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Mar 9, 2015 8:07:18 AM

Trends that have surfaced in the past few years have come with massive information governance and data security implications, especially those involving mobile devices and digital payments. Companies have largely struggled to gain a handle on the modern demands of information management in light of the Internet of Things, enterprise mobility and big data, but cloud computing is stepping up as a critical resource to embrace all of these trends in stride. 

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Safeguard big data strategies from future challenges

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Mar 3, 2015 12:08:03 PM

Information governance and data management best practices have gone through at least a decade's worth of constant transformations and adjustments, especially given the speed with which modern analytics solutions have hit the market and subsequently been adopted. Big data is now among the most commonly cited needs of businesses in a range of industries and regions around the globe, and rightfully so, given the breadth of advantages that come along with more timely reception of intelligent insights. 

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Landmark report gives helpful guidance on big data in health care

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Mar 3, 2015 12:08:00 PM

One of the more popular discussions with respect to big data being applied in various industries is the way that modern intelligence and analytics can be used to improve population health. Considering the speed with which big data has evolved and how, in the same time frame, electronic medical records became a norm among health care providers from around the globe, the potential is relatively boundless. 

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Big data strategies reach a turning point

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Mar 3, 2015 12:07:58 PM

Information governance and analytics have been two of the hottest topics in boardroom discussions among business leaders for several years now, as big data has presented firms with opportunities to become more intelligent, agile and efficient. While big data solutions have indeed reached more intuitive and accessible characteristics for companies that do not have much of a background in analytics, getting the most out of the investment takes plenty of work. 

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