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Added by William Vorhies on September 9, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments
Summary: These are the features common to most NOSQL databases. Be on the lookout for any fundamental differences.
Before we get to the specific pros and cons of the four NOSQL database types there are some features and capabilities true of most of these that you should know.…Continue
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Added by William Vorhies on September 5, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
Summary: This blog series is designed to help you understand which NOSQL Big Data database is right for you. It is addressed to business executives and managers who need a primer on how this decision should be made.
Starting a Big Data Initiative is…Continue
Summary: In general, it is true that NOSQL databases can do everything that RDBMS can do. And almost always when data is ‘big’ they can do it faster and cheaper. There is one exception where you’ll need to pay close attention.
In a technical…Continue
Summary: Gartner says that predictive analytics is a mature technology yet only one company in eight is currently utilizing this ability to predict the future of sales, finance, production, and virtually every other area of the enterprise. What’s holding them back?
In an earlier posting we argued that much of what is holding companies back from…Continue
Summary: Gartner says that predictive analytics is a mature technology yet only one company in eight is currently utilizing this ability to predict the future of sales, finance, production, and virtually every other area of the…Continue
Added by William Vorhies on August 13, 2014 at 10:54am — No Comments
Summary: A survey of 20 opportunities for CFOs, Auditors, and other financial professionals to put Big Data and predictive analytics to work to create value and competitive advantage in your company.
As CFO, Controller, Auditor, or other finance professional busy with the financial controls of your company you have probably heard about Big Data and Predictive Analytics. In preparing for this informational series we thought it would be valuable to simply…Continue
Added by William Vorhies on August 6, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
Summary: If you have your finger on the company’s financial pulse you need to start thinking about these risks and benefits posed by Big Data.
Big data is the latest buzz phrase in business but what does it mean and why is knowledge of Big Data so important…Continue