Tag "cloud data"

Federal Migration to Cloud Computing, Hindered by Data Issues

As reviewed by Loraine Lawson,  a MeriTalk survey about cloud adoption found that a “In the latest survey of 150 federal executives, nearly one in five say one-quarter of their IT services are fully or partially delivered via the cloud.” For the most part, the shifts are more tactical in nature.  These federal managers are... more

Building an Enterprise Data Hub: Choosing the Data Integration Solution

Building an Enterprise Data Hub with proper Data Integration Data flows into the enterprise from many sources, in many formats, sizes, and levels of complexity. And as enterprise architectures have evolved over the years, traditional data warehouses have become less of a final staging center for data, but rather, one component of the enterprise that... more

Take These Steps to Avoid Wasting Your Marketing Technology Budget

This year, the irresistible pull of digital marketing met an unstoppable force: Girl Scout cookies. It’s an $800 million-a-year fundraiser that is only expected to increase with a newly announced addition of digital sales. The New York Times reports that beginning in this month and into January, for the first time, the Girl Scouts of... more

Once Again, Data Integration Proves Critical to Data Analytics

When it comes to cloud-based data analytics, a recent study by Ventana Research (as found in Loraine Lawson’s recent blog post) provides a few interesting data points.  The study reveals that 40 percent of respondents cited lowered costs as a top benefit, improved efficiency was a close second at 39 percent, and better communication and... more