Big Data. The term is found everywhere, but so is the data. As consumers, employees, and citizens we leave a trail of data everywhere, and the odds are that someone is mining all those bits of information. As an analytics professional all that data is core to your job, and critical to the success of your organization. Big data is driving the growing interest in analytics.
In less than a decade we have gone from trying to understand what big data is to fulfilling an endless stream of business unit requests for greater analytics capabilities.
At AllAnalytics.com, the name says is all. A2 is an interactive community created for the advancement of the analytics discipline. AllAnalytics.com is the place to turn for great technology insight, best-practices advice, and big-picture thought leadership on the business of data intelligence.
Here, a rich and varied group of participants, including corporate executives, IT professionals, and line-of-business managers share their experiences and know-how on big data, business intelligence, advanced analytics, privacy, IoT, AI, machine learning, data management, and other analytics-related topics. Our bloggers provide guidance based on concrete experience and deep research through topical blogs as well as streaming audio interviews – All Analytics Radio – the A2 Academy educational series, and message boards.
You can conquer the challenges of big data, and AllAnalytics will give you the tools to do so.
We welcome your thoughts, input, and participation in the Web's only B2B community devoted to the business of analytics.
James M. Connolly
Editor in Chief
Jim Connolly is a versatile and experienced technology journalist who has reported on IT trends for more than two decades. As editor of All Analytics he writes about the move to big data analytics and data-driven decision making. Over the years he has covered enterprise computing, the PC revolution, client/server, the evolution of the Internet, the rise of web-based business, and IT management. He has covered breaking industry news and has led teams focused on product reviews and technology trends. Throughout his tech journalism career, he has concentrated on serving the information needs of IT decision-makers in large organizations and has worked with those managers to help them learn from their peers and share their experiences in implementing leading-edge technologies through publications including Computerworld. Jim also has helped to launch a technology-focused startup, as one of the founding editors at TechTarget, and has served as editor of an established news organization focused on technology startups and the Boston-area venture capital sector at MassHighTech. A former crime reporter for the Boston Herald, he majored in journalism at Northeastern University.
Jessica Davis has spent a career covering the intersection of business and technology at titles including IDG's Infoworld, Ziff Davis Enterprise's eWeek and Channel Insider, and Penton Technology's MSPmentor. She's passionate about the practical use of business intelligence, predictive analytics, and big data for smarter business and a better world. In her spare time she enjoys playing Minecraft and other video games with her sons. She's also a student and performer of improvisational comedy. Follow her on Twitter: @jessicadavis.