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Category: 'Big Data' Blog Posts

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Who Owns Your Data Lake?

by Nick Heudecker  |  August 15, 2018

Over the past few weeks of client interactions, it's becoming more common for Chief Data Officers (CDOs) to “own” the data lake initiative in enterprises. The data warehouse and mart...

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Without Advanced Behavioral Segmentation Retailers Will Fail

by Robert Hetu  |  August 2, 2018

Providing every existing or potential customer with one view of the retailer, where the customer has a consistently good experience in and among the retailer's physical and digital channels, is...

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Hyping DataOps

by Nick Heudecker  |  July 31, 2018

This year’s Hype Cycle for Data Management included a new innovation profile for DataOps, a fledging term that’s just entering the story of some data integration and data pipeline vendors....

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Data for Good: Movement or Moment?

by Cindi Howson  |  July 20, 2018

A few weeks ago, we published a research note on how to Use Data for Good to Impact Society. For me, this note is from the heart and soul; I...

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"Lite" Works for Beer, but not for MES

by Rick Franzosa  |  July 16, 2018

There's a phenomenon that has become prevalent in the Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) market that is a source of confusion with manufacturers.  New solutions described as "MES-Lite" or "Thin MES" rely in...

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The Post-GDPR Polarized Privacy Personalization Paradox Blues

by Andrew Frank  |  July 5, 2018

Whatever good or ill may come from the GDPR, one thing is clear: it has focused marketing’s collective mind on issues of privacy and control in data-driven marketing. While vendors...

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SAP Sapphire 2018 on Analytics and BI

by Cindi Howson  |  June 25, 2018

This year’s Sapphire was one of the biggest, with an estimated 21,000 people attending in Orlando, Florida.  Sapphire is a huge event, at times overwhelming as the content can range...

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Bamboozled by the Analytics and BI MQ? Four Things To Do

by Cindi Howson  |  June 8, 2018

Are you feeling bamboozled, confused, or hornswoggled by the Analytics and BI MQ? I confess, I had never heard the word hornswoggled before, until a customer used it while heatedly...

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Qlik on Change, New Innovations, and Data Literacy

by Cindi Howson  |  April 30, 2018

Last week I attended Qlik’s annual partner and customer conference in Orlando, Florida. With a new CEO, recently reduced workforce, and shift in strategy (see the MQ), I wasn’t sure...

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SQL the Eternal Golden Data Language*

by Henry Cook  |  March 27, 2018

[caption id="attachment_273" align="alignleft" width="220"] The Original 1970 Paper by Edgar Codd[/caption] Recently I got involved in a conversation about why SQL remains so popular. My friend and colleague Svetlana suggested I blog...

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