Our brains are made up of special cells called nerve cells. A nerve cell has a bulb-like cell body attached to a long nerve fiber, which is like a wire, and it actually carries very tiny electrical signals. These signals are the information that tell us what we feel, what we think, what we see, what we touch.
A pioneer is one of the first to explore and develop a new idea, concept or activity. The concept of big data isn’t groundbreaking but it is important for organizations that have multiple data sources and want to use all of the data in their applications. I believe there is a misconception that only large organizations have big data, but that is not true.
As a kid of the 1970’s most likely you read comic books. I am sure you came across an ad for a product called “X-Ray Specs”. For only a $1.00 plus $0.25 postage you could get your very own x-ray glasses. Not only could you see through walls like Superman but you could view bones in your own hand and see through women’s clothing. This was probably more intriguing to young boys than girls. But the concept was quite ingenious.
There is no “perfect” dashboard, and perhaps there never will be because of the pace of change itself. Accuracy in your processes and software is required, but planners really need encouragement to embrace BI because it's just as much about their knowledge and intuition.
NASHVILLE, July 15, 2013—As poultry processors evolve, so does their use of technology. And attendees at the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association’s 2013 Information Systems Seminar will benefit from a presentation on how processors may leverage Big Data.
CLEVELAND, Ohio (January 24, 2013)—The explosion in the number of applications claiming to be the Holy Grail of Business Intelligence has left many companies with a “solution” that is bigger than the problem itself. Visual Data Group, one of the leading BI consultancies in North America, has a new partner in the war on application bloat: LogiXML, the fastest and easiest way to develop web-based, agile Business Intelligence applications.
Every Friday I participate with business intelligence thought leaders in a tweet chat hosted by BIWisdom’s Howard Dresner, of Drenser Advisor Services. One particular week the subject was Big Data. What we all agreed was that Big Data was misunderstood by many therefore a bit scary. So what is it? Basically it’s a lot of data with a lot of challenges.
Qonnections is the most exciting time of the year for a QlikView partner. The annual conference is filled with tons of information, fun, friendship and inspiration. Unfortunately I was not able to attend this year, but that didn’t mean that I couldn't participate. Thanks to my good friends at Industrial Code Box (QVSource) and the Twitter hash tag #Qonnections, I was able to communicate with my QlikView Social Media friends.
As sales processes change with the economic conditions, marketing has been expected to become more responsive to return on investment. Obviously collecting customer data is not enough; marketing must contribute to the analytical process. Unfortunately, data is collected in multiple sources such as internal databases and external social networks. How can marketing effectively and successfully add value and dollars to the bottom line with the data available within the organization?