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Five Big Data Use Cases for Retail

The retail industry continues to accelerate rapidly, and with it, the need for businesses to find the best retail use cases for big data. Sales alone are expected to grow by 3.5 percent in 2017, and e-commerce continues to make massive gains with an expected growth of 15 percent this year (Kiplinger, 2017).

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.

More Thoughts on SQL on Hadoop

My colleague @KarenHsuMar recently wrote about considerations for SQL on Hadoop. In short, putting SQL on Hadoop really limits the innovation Hadoop brought to the table, and purchasing managers should beware.

AI’s Potential and Challenges

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 AI’s potential today.

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.

Four Ways Big Data Helps Deliver Value from AI

Long having an intriguing mystique, Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to struggle when it comes to delivering business value. The question remains: can new tools and/or packaged solutions help organizations obtain better business results from AI?

The Role Big Data Will Play in AI’s Future

AI has been hyped up for ages. Remember the 60s, and Herbert Simon predicting, “machines will be capable, within twenty years, of doing any work a man can do”? Well, we know how that turned out.

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.

Your How-To on Successful GRC

Before all the hype, before all the security breaches and before the EU passed Governance Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), governance, risk and compliance (GRC) mandates were always initiatives for companies.

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.