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By Irfan Khan
American Football, although confusing with its complexity, provides great opportunities for statistic generation. And if you disagreed with your team’s coach decision to punt on the fourth down yesterday - there’s data that backs up your choice.
Typically, you can’t have your cake and eat it too, however, with a hybrid cloud you just might be able too. You get both strategic benefits of a private and public cloud that meets the needs of your organization.
By Irfan Khan
Although Gartner says big data’s big hype is at its peak, Irfan doesn’t quite agree. Big data, in his opinion, is totally underinflated especially for business, science, government and education.
The social enterprise, one where all team members participate in collecting and acting upon information exemplifies the best run businesses. Richard Barrett suggests 6 steps for enterprises to achieve this collaborative set up.
I never knew you could compare mobile and big data to an American all-you-can-eat buffet, but Eric Lai pulls it off. Learn how Big Data and Mobile should be brought together to drive right time experiences, instead of crude ones.
Analytics give insights to the broader business audience. In fact, recent research has shown analytics to give an ROI of $10 to every $1 spent. Theirry Audas presents a few ways to drive down the analytics cost to increase that ROI even more.
Technology providers are now offering powerful cost-effective backup solutions. Michael Brenner helps bring to light some different solutions that your business might benefit from.
By Eric Lai
Your employees demand as much from their personal mobile upgrades as they do from their business. Make sure your company is a front runner in the race to deploy the latest and greatest.
Forbes.com author Alistair Croll shared his best bet on where big data will make the biggest impact. I may not have captured it as humoursly as him, but check out the top three places it will transform.
Security, data ownership, and a luck of customization. Richard Barrett addresses your finance team’s three biggest concerns against moving to cloud based solutions and where he would start the implementation.