Indicators of Project Success

Defining the success of a project can be a difficult endeavor.  This is because project success is subjective. One project might be deemed a success if it adheres to the planned timeline, another if it stays within its initial budget, and still another if it avoids scope creep.   As projects are a major investment…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

Top 10 Blockchain Investments to Make in 2019

Earlier this year, professional services network Deloitte released it’s 2018 Global Blockchain Survey. The report includes the results of a survey of 1,000 blockchain-savvy executives from seven countries and nine industries. According to the report, 74 percent of respondents say their organizations see a “compelling business case” for blockchain technology. Additionally, 34 percent say their…Read More

Avoiding Visualization Failures

An important component to big data management is transforming your analytics into a visual representation that can be easily digested by stakeholders. Data visualization can be a powerful tool that has a strong impact. Unfortunately, there are also a number of ways in which data visualization can go awry. There have been numerous examples of…Read More

Rapid Application Development in Healthcare

In 2014, Becker’s Hospital Review, a hospital business magazine, released a report exploring the various benefits of technology innovation in the healthcare industry. Overall, the report details how IT investment has an impact not only on an organization’s performance but also it’s bottom line. One of the hospitals mentioned in the report saw complications decrease…Read More

IoT and Healthcare: Safely and Effectively Merging Devices in the Healthcare Data Universe

  In 2017, Aruba Networks, an information technology and security company released a report looking at the impact Internet of Things (IoT) technology would have on the healthcare industry. According to Aruba Networks, the healthcare industry ranks third when it comes to IoT implementation. The company’s report found that 60 percent of healthcare organizations had…Read More

Unleashing Your Data to Increase Profits

  Last year, American software company Monetate released a report exploring how personalizing business communications can benefit a company.  The report included the results of a survey of more than 130 senior marketers at companies across the country. Among the report’s key finding was that personalization efforts increase profitability.  According to the report, 95 percent…Read More

3 Ways Automation is Revolutionizing Small Businesses

According to the most recent Small and Medium Business Trends Report, small businesses that are embracing automation are thriving, while those not embracing automation are struggling. As part of the report, Salesforce Research, a cloud computing company,  surveyed 500 small business owners representing companies with less than 200 employees. The study found that small businesses…Read More