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The Data Vault: Top 10 data articles, 20 - 27 July

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

A Bleak Future for Flash and Xcelsius/SAP Dashboards

SAP have said that there is going to be no further development of Xcelsius/SAP Dashboards but that they are committed to supporting its output for the foreseeable future. However, given what is happening to Adobe Flash, effective end of life may be very much nearer than we had previously thought.

Systems Of Insight: Next Generation Business Intelligence - Boris Evelson's Blog

Earlier Generation BI Needs A Tune Up Business intelligence has gone through multiple iterations in the past few decades. While BI's evolution has addressed some of the technology and process shortcomings of the earlier management information systems, BI teams still face challenges.

Using BI for investment and tax planning

DecisionPoint™ For Excel is growing from strength to strength and has seen a 50% increase in customers every quarter since its launch. Senior Partners was one of the first customers to start using DecisionPoint™ For Excel and I was delighted to catch up recently with Emily Toothman and Dax Vincent from Senior Partners to hear how they are getting on with the product.

7 big data management best practices for your IT playbook

Big data projects are well underway in most companies, but we are only now beginning to distill a set of IT management best practices for big data that can be plugged into IT playbooks. This is what we've learned, and how companies are incorporating big data projects into well managed and capably executed IT efforts.

Tapping the big data goldmine could improve student success

Universities are sitting on a goldmine of data that could be tapped to enhance student success, according to a Deakin University academic. "Big data is used by retailers to understand, and influence, shopper buying habits; Facebook uses it to target advertising; hospitals use it to predict patients most likely to get infections post-surgery, and universities should be using it to help improve student success," Associate Professor Stuart Palmer said.

Use case - Leveraging the Internet of Things and Big Data Analytics

Moving from potential to realityIt is now possible to use a single sensor based wearable solution that truly integrates vitals and fitness monitoring with big data analytics that can predict a whole host of health crisis before they become life threatening.

Using Big Data to discover the next Lionel Messi

According to TV pundits, there are many factors that go into winning a football match: flair, guts, tactics, set-pieces, luck. There's another one that probably isn't on Robbie Savage's list of clichés, but most definitely should be: data.

How big is big data - and what can I do with it?

Print this page Email article One of the biggest phenomena of modern technology is big data. But how many organisations actually know what it means? And how big is big? Over the last few years there have been plenty of definitions doing the rounds.

Big Data Keeps on Truckin'

The trucking industry is the latest sector to embrace big data as fleet owners look for new ways to improve operating efficiencies and schedule maintenance. According to market researcher Frost & Sullivan, a handful of OEMS and Tier-1 suppliers have begun incorporating data analytics to drive efficiencies.

Commercial Passengers Hate Big Data - Will Private Flyers Love It?

The U.S. Department of Transportation has recently approved a highly criticised passenger data collection system that would allow airlines to collect and use customer information for the purpose of marketing different products and services at different prices. The European Commission has followed the path by introducing a law with regard to surveillance on all travellers' data.