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Category: 'Big Data' Blog Posts

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Cognitive Heuristic Big Data Algorithms and other buzzwords of perhaps putative benefit.

by Michael Maoz  |  October 6, 2015

While driving 1,750 kilometres to deliver a student to a university campus on the East Coast of the United States we drove past strip malls, that most American contribution to...

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Amazing IT Plus Low Employee Engagement Equals Failure

by Michael Maoz  |  October 5, 2015

What do you think about when you here the company names Starbucks and Walt Disney and Apple, Unilever, Salesforce, GE and Southwest Airlines? All of these companies are successful first...

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Strata Standards Stories: Different Stores For Different Chores

by Merv Adrian  |  October 4, 2015

Has HDFS joined MapReduce in the emerging “legacy Hadoop project” category, continuing the swap-out of components that formerly answered the question "what is Hadoop?" Stores for data were certainly a focus...

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BI Maturity and Are You Stressed?

by Cindi Howson  |  September 16, 2015

Are you the type of person who likes to take those self-assessment quizzes? You know - how stressed are you? Are you eating right? Are you paid fairly? I like...

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A Data Lake without any information governance is a data cesspool

by Andrew White  |  September 9, 2015

I had the good fortune of speaking at two briefings last week - one in Dallas and the other in Houston.  The sun was out, the heat was on, and...

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Navigate Your Way to Digital Business

by Don Scheibenreif  |  August 31, 2015

Digital business is quickly moving from concept to reality. CIOs and digital leaders need to harness resources to begin the transformation journey. To help clients on this journey, Gartner has curated a...

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Massive innovations in data science yet to come

by Alexander Linden  |  August 27, 2015

Of course, clients ask us, Gartner's Advanced Analytics team, about the key trends in Advanced Analytics and Data Science...  Well, here is a somewhat dated overview of advanced analytics trends we...

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The Digital Marketing Slush Fund

by Andrew Frank  |  August 27, 2015

A CIO, CMO, and CFO walk into a bar. The CFO says, “OK gentlemen, who’s buying?” (Yes, they’re all men.) The CIO points to the CMO and says, “He should,...

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Back-to-School Special: Big Data Analytics

by Martin Kihn  |  August 26, 2015

More tragic than the dying bleats of summer is this sad story: Big Data is not intrinsically suited to analytics. I'm sorry, but it's true. Distributed storage and massive scale can...

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The end of Big Data. It's all over now.

by Andrew White  |  August 20, 2015

So there you have it.  After just a few short years, "big data" is no more.  It's gone.  Kaput.  All over.  I jest, of course. Gartner retired the big data...

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