Next Best Action Needs Next Best Data

The investment in analytics has accelerated. In fact, for most organizations the investment in analytics has outpaced the investment in data management. Organizations have been in an ‘arms race’ to fuel their digital transformation with Next Best Action, Next Best Experience, and Next Best Offer analytic engines. Most have received mixed results. Insights have been... more

The Human MDM

I experience Deja-Vu every single time I visit a CIO, VP IT or Analytics at a manufacturing organization. Then again, it does not really matter what industry the client operates in. The Deja-Vu has to do with the appearance of one or two staffers, often organizationally situated in the Line-of-Business IT function of a core... more

When It Snows, It Pours – Accelerate Snowflake Cloud Data Warehouse

It’s snowing everywhere! Even though it’s almost spring, big beautiful snowflakes are swirling about everywhere! Are you seeing flurries outside your window? If you’re like other customers, Snowflake may be at the center of your new cloud analytics initiatives. Customers select Snowflake for its modern, built-for-the-cloud SQL data warehouse, zero management and ‘pay only for what... more

How Intelligent Are Your APIs?

Panic ensued in the Sanyal household last Saturday when my daughter’s MacBook stopped working. Life, as we know it, came to an end. And so, I did what any reasonable parent would do: wrote her a $3,000 check to buy a new laptop. Okay, I know you may be ROFLing, so settle down—I was just... more

Ergotron’s Data Strategy Focuses on Customer Satisfaction

Ergotron is a leader in the digital mounting technology industry, with a clear mission: “To use ergonomic and human-centered design principles to build kinetic work environments that help our customers thrive.” Ergotron’s focus on its customer’s health, comfort and ultimate success has extended beyond its products and led to its journey to improve their customer’s... more

Driving Analytics Modernization with Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 GA

There’s a lot of industry talk and customer movement towards analytics modernization. After all, analytics is the proverbial rubber hitting the road when it comes to data answering business questions and guiding business decisions. The analytic visuals are critical to understanding, the sliders key to finding outliers, and mobility essential to answering business questions when... more