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Top 8 Big Data and business intelligence articles, 13 - 20 April

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

10 Things We've Learned About Cloud Computing, So Far

Cloud computing -- in its current form -- has been around for well over a decade now. While it takes on many dimensions, the earliest roots of current-day cloud formations can be traced back to 1999 with the launch of, and to 2004,with the first Amazon Web Services offering.

Why Data Discovery is not for everyone

I like to cycle. When I'm out riding my bike I have a little computer attached to the handlebars that, amongst other things, tells me how fast I'm going with a little arrow alongside indicating whether I am travelling faster or slower than my average speed for the ride.

Saying Goodbye to EverythingXcelsius -RG

I remember 7 years ago, getting a call from Mico with a vision to create a community around Xcelsius. From that one discussion was born

How to use Excel to analyze your social data

Analyzing data is an important part of any business and it's fast becoming one of the most important parts of a marketer's job description. Data comes from everywhere - social media platforms, your blog and website, your CRM systems - and this data is crucial to understanding your customers and what they want.

Do you need big data for big results?

Big data is all the rage in IT and in business publications. Supposedly producing big business results from big data requires big upfront investments. But is that really true? Do you need to make big investments upfront to achieve big business results?

Business intelligence vs. competitive intelligence

Tags: Business - Management, business intelligence, competitive intelligence Both serve an important purpose in today's ever-changing and increasingly competitive business environment Download Business intelligence vs. competitive intelligence CALGARY, AB, Apr 13, 2015/ Troy Media/ - In today's fast-paced business world, the sheer number of terms (and their associated acronyms) is enough to baffle even the most seasoned professional.

Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Understand Big Data

Data is just data, right? Okay we know that's not true anymore; there is structured data (like figures and some spreadsheets), semi-structured data (like some documents) and unstructured data (like emails, video and images) - plus there's big data which may well be the sum of all those parts.

Beneath big data: building the unbreakable

Print this page Email article Businesses hear plenty about the various methods of extracting value from data, but much less understood is the best infrastructure to house and manage big data for the next ten years. Big data, as a technology, is a simple premise to understand: transforming data, of which there is lots, into valuable information.