Helpful or Creepy? Avoid Crossing The Line With Big Data - May 7, 2013 One of the most discussed concerns surrounding big data today is privacy. While many powerful analytics are possible with the detailed data that is now collected on each of us, the sensitive nature of much of that data requires rethinking data practi [...]
A Unified Environment For Big Data Analytics - April 10, 2013 It is challenging to make big data simple to access and easy to analyze. While there are many reasons for this, the one I want to focus on here is that handling big data, given how big data projects are usually implemented today, requires users to le [...]
Think Differently To Maximize Value From Big Data Analytics - March 14, 2013 There are many challenges to incorporating big data into analytic processes - technical, skill set, and cultural challenges for example. But you must also consider the challenge of thinking differently about the analytics you need to do and how you w [...]
The Global Nature Of Big Data And Analytics - February 14, 2013 In the past few months, in addition to my usual travel around the United States, I have had the pleasure of visiting both Europe and Asia to meet with customers and discuss analytics and big data. It was very interesting to me how similar the convers [...]
Driving Analytic Value From New Data - January 11, 2013 One of the best ways to improve the power of your analytics is to include some totally new information. The use of new information can enable huge leaps in the effectiveness, predictive power, and accuracy of your analytics.