• Top Six Signs of Data-Driven Maturity in Your Organization

    Top Six Signs of Data-Driven Maturity in Your Organization

    Organizations in the 21st century aim to become data-driven. However, being data-driven is a journey where companies continue to learn how to better use data as a tool to create meaningful products and experiences. In order to define a data-driven…

  • Data Exploration and Self Service BI: Welcome to the DataWeb

    Data Exploration and Self Service BI: Welcome to the DataWeb

    Data science disciplines have evolved rapidly in recent years. Fueled by the rise of big data and the internet of things, advanced analysis of large data sets are driving science, business and marketing decisions. At the same time, the exponential…

  • Smart City. Big Data and Internet of Things

    Big Data: The Modern Flintstone Knife Used to Achieve Full Interoperability in a Smart City

    As governments worldwide aim to become smarter like Dubai, Barcelona or Singapore, their ultimate goal is to become percipient, astute, shrewd, and quick. That means that smart city governments need to use emerging technologies like Big Data and Internet of…

  • Data Silos

    Data Silos: Beat the Gremlins!

    While companies focus on obtaining a holistic view of their data to make insight-driven decisions, chief data officers struggle with the uncontrollable growth of hundreds of data silos and different information systems that prevent them from delivering true business value….

Is Data Virtualization the Holy Grail

Is Data Virtualization the Holy Grail?

Anyone working in business intelligence and analytics must count themselves lucky. And I’m feeling lucky too. We were here when Tableau and Qlik set a seismic market shift in motion, from reliance on IT to business user independence, creating the…

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Logical Data Warehouses and Why They Matter

Recently there has been a lot of discussion around the concept of the logical data warehouse. What is the cause of this buzz? Why are logical data warehouses so important for data professionals? To understand this, we first need to…

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The 3 Stage Evolution of Data Federation

First there was EII (Enterprise Information Integration) otherwise known as data federation. Data federation technologies allow one central data store (virtual or physical) to link to one or more remote data sources. The central store allows the consuming application to…

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Big Data Requires the Context of Small Data

Big Data Requires the Context of Small Data

Big data has entered many companies’ data centers and is already transforming whole business models. The grade of adoption varies from initial test and educational projects towards fully-fledged big data landscapes; on-premise or leveraging the flexibility and power of cloud…

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