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Top 13 business intelligence and Big Data articles, 6-13 April

Antivia's weekly compilation of the best Big Data and business intelligence articles from the past week.

Using Big Data And Machine Learning To Enrich Customer Experiences

We are in a time of unprecedented flux in consumer behavior, customer expectations and company business models created by technologies that simultaneously disrupts established businesses and spawns new ones. The genesis is the symbiotic interaction of three seminal tech-enabled developments: mobile devices, cloud services and big data analytics. The turmoil [...]

Big Data: is IT delivering?

In a recent article, Paul Gittins at Capgemini wrote about a Big Data survey which asked 1,000 C-level executives and senior decision makers how data is changing businesses. Among the results were the expected 64% of companies who believe Big Data is changing traditional business boundaries and the 24% who report disruption from new competitors moving into their industry.

Big Data Dissonance: The reality vs expectation of big data solutions

Undoubtedly, big data has generated a lot of hype with solutions promising to radicalise business practices. By aggregating and analysing mass volumes of (previously untapped) data, CEOs are expecting to boost operating margins, improve value propositions and build entirely new revenue streams... and scale.

How to use maps to boost your business intelligence

Geographic information is crucial for organizations trying to understand how location impacts their business performance. Using maps in your business intelligence gives you a powerful tool for integrating the location of assets (e.g, customers, vehicles, people, and products) and areas (e.g. country, region, city and zones).

Three 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. Gartner has identified three trends that describe information's ability to transform business processes over the next few years.

CMaps Analytics Maps Roadmap for SAP

Our mission is "Location Intelligence for Everyone." Our path to get there is through CMaps Analytics Designer . We have been carefully evolving our blueprint and platform to to "mapify your business KPIs" using location, proximity, and distance. Our unique cloud-first approach is ever-expanding along with our partner integrations.

Capturing Big Data: Are you ready? (part 1 of 2)

"Time is made up of captured moments and things shared..." (unknown) Capgemini's recent study, in collaboration with Emc²: " Big & Fast Data: The Rise of Insight-Driven Business ", concludes that Big Data is here and here to stay. Getting the most out of Big Data is the new challenge.

Meet DJ Patil: Obama's Big Data dude

Though Patil is focusing on health care for now, nearly every government entity could be revolutionized with the help of data. After collaborating with companies like Waze during Hurricane Sandy , the Federal Emergency Management Agency has invested in data-driven infrastructure that swiftly identifies areas of need during a disaster.

Capturing Big Data: Are you ready? (part 2 of 2)

"Time is made up of captured moments and things shared..." (unknown) In the previous blog I've discussed why selecting data is essential to keep your datasets governable and healthy. Selecting data starts at the gate: the capture process. When you aren't prepared for the major influx of data, you might miss important upcoming business threads and opportunities.

Research: Most companies baffled by Big Data

Analytics Software This is a contributed piece by Jerome Buvat, Global head of research at Capgemini Consulting The image conjured up by new research from Capgemini Consulting on Big Data is one of multiple organizations floating on a sea of information, unable to hook the big fish.

You can't have Big Data until you have Good Data

Businesses are beginning to understand the need for Big Data, the large and often disparate information generated by staff, systems and websites. Across all industries, big data enables companies to analyse their information and interactions to improve customer or supply chain engagement and of course, operational performance.

Optimising eDiscovery: The role of Business Intelligence in legal processes

Modern day legal disputes and investigations are awash with data. Making sense of the data and gaining the insights necessary to win cases off the back of it, is becoming increasingly difficult. As a result, lawyers have no choice but to ask as many questions about the existing data as possible.

Data holds key to unlocking population health

Healthcare is at a pivotal moment - one unlike any before - where troves of data are now available at our fingertips, helping to inform more effective and efficient care. "No longer is the data storage repository in healthcare the doctor's brain," said Paul Grundy, MD, founding president of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative and IBM 's Director of Global Healthcare Transformation.