Tag "Cloud Analytics"
Data analytics guru Tom Davenport says he plans, along with co-author Jeanne Harris, to publish an update to their seminal work, Competing on Analytics, to be released in September. In honor of the 10th anniversary of its first release, he took a look back at the progress that’s been made since 2007. His observation: It’s... more
Life Time Fitness has been able to build "customer intimacy" by taking a hybrid approach to analytics. The case study shows how they have benefited from hybrid's fast deployment and flexibility to drive business results for the organization.
Anything in life worth doing comes with some kind of learning curve. Take riding a bicycle. Wouldn’t it be great if you could skip the training wheels and go straight to popping wheelies and riding with no hands. Well the same is true for business applications. While Informatica Cloud makes it possible for any business... more
There is an old Business Intelligence Axiom that has always held true: BI Axiom: Dirty data in -> Dirty data out When trying to perform analytics or reporting over a large data set it has been proven over and over again that if the underlying data that you are analyzing is dirty then the reports... more
The hype around cloud analytics continues unabated, and upcoming announcements at Dreamforce will no doubt add to the noise. So I thought it would be useful to take a moment to share some actual data around what’s going on in cloud analytics, combined with some anecdotal observations. And to note a few points where survey... more
Are you ready to answer “Yes” to the questions: a) “Are you Cloud Ready?” b) “Are you Machine Learning Ready?” I meet with hundreds of Informatica Cloud customers and prospects every year. While they are investing in Cloud, and seeing the benefits, they also know that there is more innovation out there. They’re asking me,... more
I have two kids. In school. They generate a remarkable amount of paper. From math worksheets, permission slips, book reports (now called reading responses) to newsletters from the school. That’s a lot of paper. All of it is presented in different forms with different results – the math worksheets tell me how my child is... more
We are halfway through Dreamforce and it’s been an eventful and awesome couple of days so far. The biggest launch by far was the announcement of Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud, Salesforce’s new entry into Cloud analytics and business intelligence. Informatica has been the integration leader for enterprise analytics for 20 years, and our leadership continues... more