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5 Differences Between Business Intelligence and Analytics

Technology solutions that define themselves as “business intelligence” (BI) or “analytics” both provide insights based on past and present data in order to shape decisions that will help to achieve business objectives. What are the similarities and differences between business intelligence and analytics solutions? Both types of solutions help to organize data and present it…Read More

Big Data is Better Data…Right?

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Is big data always better data? In other words, is it always helpful to have more data? Not necessarily — and here’s why.  From the time we first got excited about big data, we were told that the magic lies in the ability to find meaningful insights from large data sets, or data so voluminous…Read More

4 Big Data Challenges For Businesses

In recent years, a large number of enterprises planned and implemented projects based on big data analytics with the aim of gaining insights that would further their business objectives. Unfortunately, not all those initiatives succeeded in delivering tangible business value. It’s not surprising that a 2019 survey by NewVantage found that 77% of businesses reported…Read More

7 Emerging Big Data Trends

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In an article published in 2005 entitled, “What is Web 2.0?”, Tim O’Reilly first used the term “Big Data” to refer to a large set of data that is almost impossible to manage and process using traditional business intelligence tools. The use of that term peaked between 2013 and 2015, and even found a place…Read More

6 Big Data Software Requirements

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What is big data analytics?  Big data analytics helps users collect and analyze large-sized data sets that have a varied mix of content. This analysis delivers insights into the content through the exploration of data patterns. This data set can include of variety of subjects, from buying preferences of customers to trends setting the markets….Read More