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Best business intelligence and data articles, 2 - 9 March

Antivia's weekly round-up of the best BI and data articles of the past week.

Big Data Demands Big Computing

Big data has been around a long time. Here are four best practices to help you tap into the big computing power that is finally unlocking value. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) The world has gone gaga for big data.

Ten examples of IoT and big data working well together

Summary:The Internet of Things and big data are strategic partners, especially in the enterprise. Here are 10 examples of IoT and big data operating symbiotically to get work done. Many of the conversations taking place around the Internet of Things (IoT) are incomplete without a mention of big data.

Looking to Use Big Data? Ask These 4 Questions.

Data streams are constantly flowing from the technology we use in our daily life. Phones, televisions, computers, credit cards and even sensor-equipped buildings are all contributing to the data stream. And all this data is not only growing in volume, but it's growing at a monstrous speed, doubling in size every two years.

IoT Will Save (or Destroy) Sports

In 2015, Major League Baseball will trot out 6 new rules to speed up the pace of play including limiting time between innings and allowing intentional walks to be simply conveyed instead of pitched.In a great study commissioned by the Wall Street Journal back in 2010, "the average telecast devotes 56% more time to showing replays."

Data Discovery, data lakes and the need for lean BI

In a recent LinkedIn Pulse post, Bill Nicely expressed frustration with the current Business Intelligence (BI) vogue for Data Discovery, which is being over-marketed as meaning "you don't need IT anymore" to do BI. He's right to be frustrated.

What Is Big Data Really Supposed To Achieve?

The time comes during a technology's evolution into the general consciousness when its actual definition comes into question. That's especially true with something as amorphously named as big data. I've increasingly noted that some people take it literally, equating "big data" with "lots of data." That's in direct contradiction to how [...]

Gartner predicts 3 Big data trends for business intelligence

Big data has given businesses a window into valuable streams of information from customer purchasing habits to inventory status. However, internal data streams give only a limited picture, especially with the growth of digital business. Three trends Gartner has identified describe information's ability to transform business processes over the next few years.

Don't Drown in Your Data Lake!

You've probably heard of data warehousing, but now there's a newer phrase doing the rounds, and it's one you're likely to hear more in the future if you're involved in big data: 'Data Lakes.' So what are they?

How to share dashboards

You know those awesome dashboards you've created and designed for your business? The interactive ones that show business insights that will help your team make better, data-driven decisions? Don't let them gather virtual dust - sharing them is a lot easier than you think!