A2's Latest Content on Big Data
posted in May 2015
20 items
Don't Mess With Facts, That is if You Have Them
James M. Connolly  
5/29/2015   15 comments
There are lessons for all of us in the publishing mess unraveling around a UCLA grad student's "research".
Avoid 'Big Data Paralysis” - A Guide for Hoteliers
Kelly A. McGuire  
5/27/2015   25 comments
Given how competitive the environment is becoming and how fast technology is moving, hotels cannot afford to wait until everything is perfect before moving on to the next step in their big data analytics initiative.
 Analytics: Your Defense Against Cyber Threats
Digital Audio  
5/27/2015   60 comments
Real-time analytics step forward as a key to cybersecurity.
Digital Data World: Living in Your Digital Wake
Emmett Cox  
5/27/2015   16 comments
Consider just how clear a data trail we might be leaving behind us every day, but also how much of that data is or isn't of value to an organization.
A2 Radio Wednesday: Analytics Boost Cybersecurity
James M. Connolly  
5/26/2015   22 comments
Join All Analytics Radio Wednesday at 2 pm (EDT) when security expert Ray Boisvert discusses the opportunities that organizations have to tighten up their cybersecurity defenses by implementing analytics-based security technologies and techniques.
Humans Will Keep Jobs, Guiding a Machine
James M. Connolly  
5/22/2015   58 comments
Stop blaming machines -- those analytics-driven engines -- for job losses. Computers and other machines are changing, not eliminating jobs.
Why You Need to Care about Driverless Cars, AI & Robots
Susan Nunziata  
5/21/2015   39 comments
Everybody loves to talk about a future filled with driverless cars, robots to tend to our every need, and artificial intelligence that can solve our problems. But does it all really matter for CIOs?
Transparency and the Information Arms Race
Leo Sadovy  
5/21/2015   6 comments
Our reliance on data and the threats that reliance brings to an organization or individual could mirror what happened back in the Cambrian explosion.
Explain Data Scientist to a Kid: Hmmm!
James M. Connolly  
5/21/2015   5 comments
All Analytics asked attendees at the InformationWeek Conference how they would explain the role of a data scientist to a 5-year-old. How would you word it?
 Big Data & Big Pharma: How Analytics Might Save Your Life
Digital Audio  
5/19/2015   37 comments
There are lessons you can learn from the pharmaceutical industry's use of big data analytics.
Television Upfronts Explain the Impact of Content Marketing
John Balla  
5/19/2015   21 comments
Content marketers can learn a lesson from the annual television preview events known as Upfronts.
Healthcare Transformation Starts With the Data
James M. Connolly  
5/18/2015   16 comments
SAS will host its Health Analytics Virtual Forum on Wednesday, May 20, from 8 am to 4 pm.
Data Scientists Score on Payday
James M. Connolly  
5/14/2015   11 comments
While pay for data scientists edges upward, one way a data scientist can pad their wallet is by changing jobs.
Utilities: Time to Adopt Analytics
James M. Connolly  
5/13/2015   17 comments
A Capgemini Consulting report shows that utilities have been slow to embrace analytics, but that they are starting to see the opportunities that data can present.
Virtual Forum: Data-driven Decisions in Financial Services
James M. Connolly  
5/11/2015   1 comment
Leaders from the financial services sector and SAS experts will participate in the SAS Financial Services Virtual Forum on Thursday.
Analytics Unite Farmers and Underwriters
Mary E. Shacklett  
5/11/2015   5 comments
Analytics play a key role in precision farming and, increasingly, help farmers get insurance on their crops.
Hiring: When Money Takes a Back Seat
James M. Connolly  
5/8/2015   20 comments
Following up on advice from A2 Radio Show guest John Reed, we want to know what it would take to get you to change employers.
SAS's Goodnight & Davis: The Road to Data-Driven Decisions
James M. Connolly  
5/6/2015   18 comments
The Internet of Things and data-driven decision making have made plenty of progress but general adoption, in the corporate world has a way to go. SAS CEO Jim Goodnight and Executive VP Jim Davis shared their thoughts with A2.
A2's CIO Townhall: The Big Data Business Challenge
James M. Connolly  
5/6/2015   2 comments
CIOs voice confidence in how they are managing big data, but they are getting negative feedback from the business managers. A couple dozen IT leaders aired their thoughts on big data at the All Analytics Townhall during the InformationWeek Conference.
The New Map of Global Manufacturing
Leo Sadovy  
5/5/2015   9 comments
The collaboration between SAS and the United Nations is opening up cloud-based access to key UN international trade data for companies of all sizes.