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The Data Vault: Top 10 data articles, 29 June - 6 July

Antivia's weekly news roundup of the best data articles from the past week.

How wall-mounted KPI dashboards help increase BI adoption

BI adoption rates have been stuck at 20% for several years. This potentially means 80% of business people don't have access to the information they need to do their jobs as well as they could do.

Why Consumers Should Care About Apple's War on Big Data

In recent remarks to the Electronic Privacy Information Center, Apple's CEO Tim Cook declared that "people have a fundamental right to privacy." He has begun an assault on the business model of Big Data as currently shaped by Internet giants Google and Facebook.

Squeeze more value from Microsoft Dynamics

If you're using one of the flavors of Microsoft Dynamics (Nav, AX, GP) in your business, it has probably helped you to improve cash flow, increase productivity and reduce inventory carrying costs.

Mini-glossary: Big data terms you should know

When it comes to assembling a list of key big data terms, it makes sense to identify terms that everyone needs to know - whether they are highly technical big data practitioners, or corporate executives who confine their big data interests to dashboard reports. These 20 big data terms hit the mark.

Enterprises Don't Have Big Data, They Just Have Bad Data

PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel commonly harps on the tech community for overusing buzzwords like "cloud" and "big data." He's not the only one who's been saying this, but the message still doesn't appear to be sinking in with most enterprises.

Big data in the cloud - where next?

Print this page Email article Big data is to the information age what the steam engine was to the industrial revolution. From expanding user intelligence to improving operational efficiencies, big data has revolutionised market places. IDC predicts that by 2020 we will create 44 zettabytes, or 44 trillion gigabytes, of data annually.

American scientist Dr John Corbett uses geo-analytics and big data to help guide on-farm decision making.

Updated July 03, 2015 14:40:47 Big data could help farmers understand and adapt to weather variability, shoring up the future of the family farm in Australia. The future prosperity of the family farm may depend on farmers' willingness to take up new technologies, according to American scientist Dr John Corbett.

Why Big Data didn't help Tesco

In the last six months of so there has been much commentary about Tesco's difficulties, including a number of posts by me. One of the questions I have been asked many times since is "Why didn't ClubCard (Tesco's loyalty card scheme) data warn them? Why didn't big data help?

Do You Really Know the Value of Your Data?

In this special guest feature, Martin Doyle of DQGlobal discusses the ways that data quality is tantamount to business success. Martin is CEO of DQGlobal, providers of data deduplication software, address verification and data cleansing software. Do you know where your passport is?

As big data hits the Tour de France, cycling will never be the same again

Which Tour de France cyclists are on a good day and which ones are desperately fighting the gears in the grupetto a kilometre behind the leaders? Normally, this sort of precious information is guesswork even to expert cycling commentators and journalists who rely on race radio broadcasts and the same confusing TV feeds as everyone else to build a picture of how each of the 21 stages is unfolding.