A2's Latest Content on Big Data
posted in August 2015
16 items
Going Digital Won't Be Cheap or Easy
James M. Connolly  
8/31/2015   19 comments
The costs of modernization and a move to data-driven decision making aren't minor, but there are a couple of ways to make an infrastructure upgrade work for your company.
Intel Says We Don't Know Big Data
David Wagner  
8/31/2015   26 comments
If you want to find success in using big data focus on how well you can get facts into the hands of managers who want to make better decisions.
Our Fall Curriculum: Build a Great Analytics Team
James M. Connolly  
8/27/2015   38 comments
Our A2 Radio Show on Tuesday, September 1, kicks off a four-month focus on building and managing the enterprise analytics team.
Big Model: The Necessary Complement to Big Data
Leo Sadovy  
8/27/2015   11 comments
Matching the right model with the right data in a big data world requires a careful balancing act.
It's Time for Analytics Pros Against Data Abuse
James M. Connolly  
8/26/2015   16 comments
Maybe it's time for analytics professionals -- those of you who seek the truth through data -- to take to the streets to lead the world in a quest for proper use of good data.
Does Your Company Need A Chief Data Officer?
Thomas Claburn  
8/25/2015   5 comments
Companies that have CDOs tend to perform better than those without, according to a report from Forrester.
A Peek Into the Analytics-Business Relationship
James M. Connolly  
8/25/2015   1 comment
We've seen some thawing in the relationship between analytics teams and business leaders. The question is about how much progress really has been made.
You Have the Right Data; Now Use It!
Lauren Tucker  
8/21/2015   25 comments
If you are waiting to get some big data, look around, you might have more good data than you think.
 Survive the Digital Transformation
Digital Audio  
8/18/2015   85 comments
Analytics are helping to drive a digital transformation and can help you survive it.
For the Big Data Newbie: Fundamentals Matter
James M. Connolly  
8/17/2015   11 comments
Sometimes we need to be reminded that what we can do with big data isn't what we should do. Keep the focus on how data can solve business challenges.
The Data Grab Bag Game
8/13/2015   28 comments
A Flood Model for the Rest of Us
Matthew Brodsky  
8/11/2015   9 comments
A new modeling tool promises to help property buyers assess their coastal flood risks, but it also raises a few questions.
How to Foster Innovation in Analytics
Bryan Beverly  
8/6/2015   22 comments
The corporate challenges remain, figuring where to innovate and balancing time spent on innovation with the requirements of operations.
Visualize This: The Bosses Like Your Report
James M. Connolly  
8/5/2015   4 comments
Experience with visualization tools and techniques is one of the most desired skills among analytics professionals, whether they want to improve their own lot or hire great talent.
Self-Service Business Intelligence Proves Itself
Jim Schakenbach  
8/4/2015   21 comments
There's growing interest in giving more mid-range managers access to self-service analytics, with some organizations opting for a combined centralized/decentralized analytics structure.
What IoT Is & What IoT Ain't
James M. Connolly  
8/3/2015   18 comments
Our new slide show guides you through some of the key takeaways from the recent All Analytics Academy program on the Internet of Things, and offers some perspective on what you can do with IoT today.