Flexibility, scalability, efficiency, and speed to market are some of the reasons enterprises are turning to cloud-based applications in their efforts to enable data-driven decision making. Organizations of all sizes are discovering that taking advantage of big data may not require huge investments in IT infrastructure and that cloud-based analytics tools can eliminate the need for massive development efforts.
All Analytics Radio will be examining why the cloud makes good sense for an enterprise analytics initiative, and why organizations have to consider the cloud for big data based applications. Our guest for this show is Jeff Kaplan, who is founder and managing director of THINKstrategies, a consultancy focused on helping organizations find business benefits and new market opportunities through Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), cloud computing, managed services and other service solutions. Jeff, who also is an All Analytics blogger, will discuss how cloud services and applications can help an enterprise optimize its data analytics initiatives.
In this show you will learn more about:
How the cloud enables a company to implement an analytics strategy quickly and efficiently
Why the cloud provides the flexibility and scalability that an enterprise needs as their analytics strategy evolves and grows
The questions that an enterprise executive needs to ask cloud providers about factors such as data security and cost
When a cloud-based strategy is right for an enterprise
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