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The Role of Big Data in Preventing Healthcare Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Big data has massively transformed the healthcare industry in so many ways, contributing largely to today’s more efficient, value-based healthcare system.

Why It Pays to Bet Big on Big Data in Healthcare

The ability to analyze and understand large data sets has become a huge factor in how enterprises identify new opportunities and improve overall customer experience. But not only is big data changing the way businesses compete and operate, it’s also creating a significant impact in the healthcare industry.

Tableau and Hadoop Data Lakes: Three Ways to Get Data Where You Want

Tableau is one of the most popular (if not the most popular) desktop data visualization and discovery tools on the market. And Hadoop-based data lakes are growing dramatically to serve up the massive volumes of data that analysts need to answer pressing new business questions.

Four Ways Telefonica Uses Big Data to Put Customers First

Competing in any market today is incredibly difficult. But competing in the telecommunications market, where there is an incredible degree of industry disruption and digital transformation, can be more difficult than most.

5 Big Data Challenges (Plus Free Resources to Help)

While most big data teams have similar goals, they often stall in different areas. These areas can range from deciding exactly what to do with the data to deciding how to provide more people with more access to data. But we’re here to help. Today, we’re going through the top five challenges that big data teams face, and how you can address them.

5 Big Data Job Descriptions to Hire an All-Star Team

So you’ve made the business case for hiring a big data team to spearhead your company’s analytics initiatives – now what? Once you’ve identified the operational value proposition and business insights that big data offers you, then (and only then) is it time to add the talent that can deliver on those expectations.

Five Highly Effective Approaches to Governance

It also creates an environment that makes data available to the right people, encourages trust around data and makes it easily discoverable. Good governance is crucial to a data-driven culture, and understanding its potential can be the launchpad for data-driven success and business transformation. But how do you achieve that?

What’s Needed for Data Governance Today?

Hear from Andrew Brust, blogger at ZDNet and Datameer’s Senior Director of Market Strategy and Intelligence, or skim through the transcripts to learn about what’s needed for data governance in the modern world.

Hate Hadoop? Then You’re Doing It Wrong

A lot has been written about Hadoop’s alleged demise, about its fall from grace. And there’s been a lot of Monday morning quarterbacking saying Hadoop never made sense in the first place. “Hadoop is slow for small, ad hoc jobs.” “Hadoop is hard.” “Hadoop is dead and Spark is the victor.” And on and on and on.

Best Practices for Data Lakes

Today, we’re bringing you introductory videos about the concept of data lakes. Hear from Andrew Brust, blogger at ZDNet and Datameer’s Senior Director of Market Strategy and Intelligence, or skim through the transcripts below.

Why Can’t I Get More Value From My Data Lake?

Many have applied the old adage “if I build it, they will come” to their data lake projects. The simple notion of having all that data in one place is appealing, and one would think everyone would want to come drink from the lake.

Four Questions To Ask in Every Enterprise Tech Purchase

There’s a certain process everyone goes through when considering any purchase. Depending upon whom you ask, there are five, sometimes six steps you take between first recognition of a problem and final purchase (or re-purchase, if you subscribe to that buyer cycle methodology). Arguably, one of the most time-consuming parts of the process can be gathering all of the pertinent information.