6 Ways to Get Users to Love Self-Service Analytics
If your enterprise wants to spread self-service analytics throughout the organization, buying the platform or tool is just the first step. It's just as important to get people to actually use it. Here's how some successful companies are doing it.
DevOps Futures: SREs, Re-Skilling, and New-Ops
It's time to ditch the phrase no-ops. DevOps gives IT the opportunity to expand their current skill sets in new roles and become better leaders by managing cross-functional teams. No, all we see are new-ops.
Outbrain Outgrows Initial Big Data Infrastructure, Migrates
Content discovery platform Outbrain launched its first Hadoop pilot about 5 years ago, on the free version of the technology, giving it the flexibility to experiment. But the company recently made some changes to update its big data program.
Extending Your Reality
Non-traditional technologies shaping the future of business include virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality.
Avoid These Pitfalls to Get Maximum Value from Data Science
Data science techniques are getting better, cheaper, and easier to use. Even small and medium sized organizations can now tap these technologies. But, if you fail to properly introduce, support, and integrate data science capabilities, a lot of money can be wasted.
Ebates Migrates the Data Analytics Stack: SQL Server to Hadoop
Ebates, the business that provides discounts and incentives to customers of online retailers, needed to move from its SQL server to a system with more processing capacity. The Hadoop cluster it chose fit the bill and provided some unexpected benefits.
How AR/VR Analytics May Help Your Business
Alternative and virtual realities provide organizations with new opportunities to reimagine product demos, employee training and more. As the systems collect and generate data, there are opportunities to use the new streams in innovative ways.
5 Keys to Asking Better Questions of Data Scientists
Some enterprises struggle to drive business value from data science efforts because the business and data scientists are not communicating or collaborating well. Here are five things you can do to improve the cross-functional relationships and ROI.
The Business Case for AI
For all of the attention that tools like Siri have generated, we're still only at the dawn of the artificial intelligence revolution.
Public APIs: Advice for a Producer
If your company is exploring the possibility of sharing internal data through public APIs, here are some considerations that you should address.
7 Fastest-Growing Tech Job Skills
Which terms do IT employers and job seekers search for most often? There are some significant disconnects between what IT pros offer and what employers want.
5 Survival Tactics for Enterprise CIOs in 2018
Longtime tech industry pundit Tim O'Reilly sat down with InformationWeek to talk about the future of business, society, and the enterprise. Here's what he says enterprises must do to compete in a changing business environment.
Beware Analytics' Mid-Life Crisis
Analytics is spreading out to more departments that want to optimize their operations, but that may give users a false sense of freedom from IT. Here are some dynamics currently affecting IT.