SAS and SAP bringing in-memory analytics and in-memory databases together

ORLANDO – A new strategic partnership between SAS Institute and SAP AG will see the vendors bringing their respective in-memory...

October 23rd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

3 approaches to pricing analytics

Pricing is one of the most powerful tools a business has for improving profitability, according to professional services firms Deloitte....

October 20th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Starbucks tries new location analytics brew

Location analytics tools collect data from smart phones, sensors and other devices to help businesses arrive at insights based on...

October 20th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

How prescriptive analytics can help your business

Both predictive and prescriptive analytics support optimization of business processes based on selection of the best possible scenarios. However, while...

October 14th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Is ‘accountability creep’ behind analytics chill?

Organizations employ analytics to improve productivity. However, in measuring existing performance, analytics may be creating a less welcomed byproduct in...

October 14th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Dealing with caution over analytics adoption

You could figuratively say that Tom Moroney and his technology team swim in big data. For the deepwater technology deployment...

October 4th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

How analytics can help communities visualize the future

An urban development initiative in Austin, Texas is using enormous amounts of data pulled from various agencies to create astonishing...

October 4th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

When small data is better than big data

The current focus on big data tends to fuel the idea that very large data sets mean value. In reality...

September 29th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Why tape is still tops for storing big data

Big data storage demand is giving a new lease on life to a storage technology which only a few years...

September 29th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano