big data

July 3, 2017
Jul 3, 2017

Redefining Asset Management in the IoT Era

The next wave of Internet-enabled devices bound to revolutionize the way we live, work and conduct business, is here. Devices that have an added layer of intelligence on them, collectively referred...
June 27, 2017
Jun 27, 2017

The 2017 Guide for CIOs: Part Three

It is expected that there will be over 50 billion smart connected devices in the world capable of collecting, analyzing, and distributing data by the year 2020. At the same time, 61% of C-suite...
April 5, 2017
Apr 5, 2017

How to Do Customer Service in a Mobile World

Most companies see customer service as a cost center. As a customer, I see customer service as a core part of the brand I’m doing business with. Good customer service means I’m a happy...
January 18, 2017
Jan 18, 2017

Enabling Connected Vehicles with IoT Cloud

A critical part of our connected future is to find a way to seamlessly work with IoT Big Data and the IoT Cloud Platform to achieve: Real Insights Real Pattern Recognition A Sixth...
September 27, 2016
Sep 27, 2016

Evolution Making IoT Possible

The “Internet of things” or more popularly known as “IoT” could further be expanded to say “Inter-network of Things.” When talking about IoT, we are talking about connecting millions...
February 19, 2016
Feb 19, 2016

Data Veracity – Is it OK to Overlook?

In today’s Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data is the result of connected devices driving information to the clouds. Data is generated from a variety of sources, such as vehicle performance, web...
January 14, 2016
Jan 14, 2016

Toying with the Future of Digital Experiences

When designing digital experiences, we attempt to learn as much about the users as possible. What type of smart devices do they own? What social media applications do they share in? How comfortable...
January 12, 2016
Jan 12, 2016

How to Optimize Omni-Channel through Big Data

As a savvy retailer you have mastered your multi-channel strategy, making your mobile apps more customer-friendly and creating an in-store and online experience that accommodates how individual...
December 10, 2015
Dec 10, 2015

Black Friday: How Retailers Stayed on Top

Well if you don’t know… now you do. The news is out! How retailers fared during Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year most likely depends on how well they have mastered their multi-channel...
October 22, 2015
Oct 22, 2015

Leveraging Big Data Big Time

Even as the buzz around Big Data keeps growing, a myriad of technical and management related issues continue to challenge its successful implementation. IT experts suggest only a handful of big data...
September 8, 2015
Sep 8, 2015

A Foundation to Build Your Big Data Program

The word “Big Data” had rapidly transitioned from buzz word to reality, not only the big giants, like Facebook or Yahoo, even small companies have started adopting this technology and trying to...
August 26, 2015
Aug 26, 2015

Lambda Architecture – Best of Both Worlds

With the data generation and consumption exploding at a rapid pace in every industry, there is an increasing need to have a solid IT architecture that can support the high velocity and volume of...
August 18, 2015
Aug 18, 2015

Does Your Enterprise Need NoSQL?

It is interesting to rewind 15 years back when it was time to get ready for my job interview. I was advised to refresh concepts behind Normalization, Referential Integrity, Constraints, etc. It...
July 15, 2015
Jul 15, 2015

360 Degree Customer Analytics

"Just 13% of digital-business professionals track their companies' mobile audiences across online and offline channels." - Retail Me Not Online (mobile) has become an important channel for most...
September 11, 2014
Sep 11, 2014

Digital East 2014: 3 Biggest Takeaways & Trends

Over the past two days, DMI sponsored Digital East 2014, a digital marketing conference in Tysons Corner, VA. We were honored to be among the talented group of presenters at the event, participating...
April 9, 2014
Apr 9, 2014

Big Data: Payment Processors Hold the Key

The payment processing landscape has changed and the old ways of doing business are rapidly becoming obsolete. For merchants accepting most forms of payment is a necessity, but card processing...
March 5, 2014
Mar 5, 2014

It’s About Real-Time!

Imagine pulling into a shopping mall parking lot and getting a special offer that entices you to visit a particular store. Or that you are browsing in a department inside a store you’ve visited...
February 14, 2013
Feb 14, 2013

Becoming a Big Data Storyteller

Remember when you went on vacation as a kid and your dad stopped off at the local gas station or AAA to get the coveted “map” that was the size of today’s iphone but unfolded to take up the...
December 17, 2012
Dec 17, 2012

Seven Marketing Trends to Watch in 2013

So, we’ve arrived at that time of year when everyone steps up on his or her soapbox and prognosticates about the future of marketing. It’s a ritual of sorts – a right of passage as we move into...
October 24, 2012
Oct 24, 2012

Xcelsius Dashboards as a Prototype Tool

Recently, we had to build a simple web application visual prototype containing a few pages. In the past, we created static pages showing the visuals. Even though the static pages were put together in...
September 12, 2012
Sep 12, 2012

SAP Predictive Analytics

I have attended quite a few analytics seminars recently. Today I listened to one on predictive analytics and I got to thinking about how fast the analytics world is changing! The Analytics world...
June 26, 2012
Jun 26, 2012

SAP BI 4.0 SP 4 Released 3 Months Early!!

On June 15th, SAP announced the much anticipated release of Service Pack 4 (SP4) for BI 4.0. SP4 contains all the features of FP3 and can be installed on top of 4.0, SP1, or SP2. It is currently...