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Category: 'Big Data' Blog Posts

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Data and Analytics from a Mexico Perspective

by Cindi Howson  |  October 8, 2018

We held our inaugural Data and Analytics Summit in Mexico City last month. Here’s what I learned about data and analytics from the Mexico perspective. Data and analytics is hot....

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The Big Data Obituary

by Svetlana Sicular  |  October 3, 2018

Today, the rivals and big data pioneers Cloudera and Hortonworks announced their merger. In our last year’s Hype Cycles, we marked “Big Data” and "Hadoop Distributions" as obsolete before plateau....

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More on Security Data Lakes - And FAIL!

by Anton Chuvakin  |  August 29, 2018

Naturally, all of you have read my famous “Why Your Security Data Lake Project Will FAIL!” [note: Anton’s ego wrote this line :-)] Today I read a great Gartner note...

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RPA as Part of a Retail Automation Strategy

by Robert Hetu  |  August 22, 2018

Robotic process automation (RPA) can help automate existing manual processes, but is only a step on the path toward transformational automation and algorithmic retailing. For modern retail, speed kills or,...

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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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