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Tag Archives: analytics

Big Data confusion slows growth of BI and Analytics

Big Data confusion will constrain spending on business intelligence and analytics software to single digit growth for the next two years, according to Gartner. However, the CIO focus on BI looks set to continue and Gartner has mapped out the progress of the proliferation of Big Data, giving key predictions until 2017. Gartner said that the benefits of fact-based decision-making are clear to business managers in a broad range of disciplines, including: marketing, sales, supply chain management, manufacturing, engineering, risk management, finance and HR. Managing vice president, Ian Bertram, said major changes were imminent in the world of BI [...]
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Is The Investment In Big Data Analytics About to Change?

By: Thomas Davenport Those of us who have spent years studying "data-smart" companies believe we've already lived through two eras in the use of analytics. We might call them BBD and ABD: before big data and after big data. Or, to use a naming convention matched to the topic, we might say that Analytics 1.0 was followed by Analytics 2.0... Some of us now perceive another shift, fundamental and far-reaching enough that we can call it Analytics 3.0. It is a new resolve to apply powerful data-gathering and analysis methods not just to a company's operations but also to [...]
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