Why Data Strategy Needs to Include a Robust Data Architecture

Recently, on the Treehouse Technology Group blog we’ve discussed the importance of data strategy.  However, an important factor in establishing an effective data strategy is to include a robust data architecture.   Let’s begin with defining data architecture.  According to the Harvard Business Review, data architecture “describes how data is collected, stored, transformed, distributed and…Read More

How Data Analytics Will Transform Private Equity

The private equity industry is just beginning to tap into the power of data to evaluate potential investment targets and grow portfolio companies. There are several underlying technology trends at play to enable the rise of big data, including enormous increases in computing power, cloud computing architecture and inexpensive storage. Leveraging the right data analytics…Read More

The Importance of Data Integration for Your Business Success

When quality data is used for insights, enterprise businesses perform better. Extracting these insights from high volumes of data requires a robust and seamless data integration system. Businesses store their data in a variety of formats from databases to data warehouses.  Information gets added to these data stores on a daily basis, although much of…Read More

Structured vs. Unstructured Data

The rise of big data has raised many questions for decision makers of enterprise businesses.   One of these questions revolves around the topic of structured vs. unstructured data.  Understanding these data types can help companies make better data-based decisions and develop cost-saving solutions.   Data analysts and business stakeholders rely on data to produce actionable…Read More

Guest Blog: Best Network Security Practices For 2019

A guest blog from Andrew Gazdecki at Foxpass. Foxpass increases your organization’s server and network security by ensuring employee accounts have access only to what they need. Their cloud-based LDAP, RADIUS, and server access control systems help you bring best security practices to your infrastructure. The network security industry is in a perpetual game of cat and rat (sorry,…Read More

Why Craft Breweries Need Data Management Systems

In a time when Goliaths with massive market shares control almost every sector, there exists an extraordinary anomaly: craft breweries.  In fact, between 2008 and 2016, the number of breweries expanded by a factor of six, and the number of brewery workers grew by 120 percent. With all this growth has come an overwhelming amount…Read More

Got Budget? Need ROI.

Every year, Spiceworks, a professional network for the information technology industry, produces an annual report looking at IT budgets and tech trends. Their latest report, released this month, includes the results of a survey of more than 700 business technology buyers in North America and Europe. According to the report, nearly 90 percent of companies…Read More