Loraine Lawson

Loraine Lawson

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Big Data Turns Partisan as Political Powers Get Tech Savvy

30 Oct, 2014

Big Data is ingrained as a key part of political strategy for both Republicans and Democrats.

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In the Future, We’ll All Be Data Geeks

29 Oct, 2014

An SAP survey revealed some interesting numbers about data and its future in the business world.

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Who Benefits from Internet of Things Data? For Now, Mostly Cloud Providers

28 Oct, 2014

Although right now, the Internet of Things may still be finding sound footing, it will eventually find its way via the cloud.

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In Era of Big Data, BI Success Still Depends on Defining Business Goals

27 Oct, 2014

To have a successful BI and analytics program, it's important to discuss the goals of the program and consider your integration options.

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Nine out of 10 Executives Happy with Big Data’s Outcomes

24 Oct, 2014

A recent survey has shown that larger enterprises are more satisfied with the business outcome from Big Data.

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A Tale of Two Data Analytics Success Stories

23 Oct, 2014

One company with a bottleneck and one city with a crime problem found success in data analytics projects.

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Teradata Shows How Improving Integration Can Lead to Better Business Alignment

22 Oct, 2014

Teradata's pushing "data fabric," or connecting multiple systems and retaining flexibility.

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How an IoT Smart Device Is Expanding British Gas’ Business Model

20 Oct, 2014

British Gas' Hive Active Heating smart home device allows customers to control their energy use via a smartphone or mobile device.

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Emerging Trend: Data Scientist as Humanitarian Worker

17 Oct, 2014

Data companies are joining DataKind in providing data scientists to work with organizations to help find efficiencies toward vaccine delivery and poverty eradication.

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Where Is the Data in the Fight Against Ebola?

16 Oct, 2014

Both Big Data and mobile data are helping health care organizations pinpoint where to send necessary help, and when to send it, to fight Ebola.

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Cost of Data Breaches Raises Questions About ‘Fragmented Integration’

15 Oct, 2014

A study connects two well-known factors in data breaches, governance and security, to questions about IT’s integration strategy.

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Does Salesforce Have the Integration Hoodzpah to Back up Wave Hoopla?

14 Oct, 2014

The recent launch of Salesforce Wave seems to be a marketing success, but time will tell if the product can really deliver.

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Industrial Companies Say Big Data Analytics Top Priority

10 Oct, 2014

Executives feel pressure to adopt Big Data analytics, and soon.

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Is ROI a Bad Way to Measure Analytics Success?

10 Oct, 2014

Focusing on ROI is an old standby for IT, but when it comes to data, it’s just not an appropriate measurement.

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Internet of Things Data Poses New Challenges for Cloud-Based Predictive Analytics

08 Oct, 2014

The problems become more complicated when you consider one major use case for IoT data: predictive analytics.

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A Five-Step Strategy for Developing Business-Savvy APIs

06 Oct, 2014

It may be time to rethink how APIs are developed as more established companies use APIs to open up and integrate existing enterprise apps.

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Integration Tools Help Push Data Quality, Integration to Business Users

03 Oct, 2014

As organizations become more data driven, tools are being developed to help business users take a more active role in data governance.

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Why Your CMO Worries About Data Integration

02 Oct, 2014

A survey by Teradata found that in the move toward more "digital marketing," customer satisfaction is the goal and data integration is the barrier.

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The Open Payments Controversy: A Case Study in Open Data Problems

01 Oct, 2014

The controversial release of the Open Payments database as part of the ACA is at issue for both what the data may show and how it is shown.

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Why It’s Dangerous to Leave Business Experts Out of Predictive Analytics Projects

30 Sep, 2014

Predictive analytics often suffers from an age-old issue: lack of alignment between IT and the business divisions who rely on such analytics.

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