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Big Data: Data and Analytics are Driving the Creation of new Vertical Market Applications

By Dick Weisinger

Another report on Big Data market growth was recently made available by Orbis Research.  The report estimates that the size of Big Data market will grow to $57 billion in 2017, a figure that includes hardware, software and professional services and

Big Data and Analytics: BDA Spending Dominated by Companies with More than 1000 Employees

By Dick Weisinger

The Big Data and Business Analytics market sector is growing at a rate of 12 percent annually and is expected to reach $150 billion this year and $210 billion by 2020, according to IDC.  The IDC report identifies companies with more

Big Data: Businesses Find Big Data Success Stories Possible, but Hard to Replicate

By Dick Weisinger

Big Data has made big promises, and that has been a problem.  While Big Data has had many successes, many companies trying to achieve similar successes have struggled.  Using technologies like Big Data and Analytics is getting easier, but still, being successful

Predictive Analytics: Not Just for Blue Sky Projects, But can Successfully Impact Daily Business Problems Too

By Dick Weisinger

Predictive Analytics is the combination of big data, analytics and forecasting algorithms.  The algorithms make predictions based on models that use real-time, historical and third-party information.  The predictions help businesses more accurately plan for business conditions, consumer sentiment, and market

Big Data Analytics (BDA): Analytics Capable of Enhancing and Optimizing Processes Across Many Industries

By Dick Weisinger

Big Data Analytics (BDA) is expected to reach more than $150 billion in global revenues in 2017, an increase of more than 12 percent compared to 2016, according to IDC. Dan Vesset, group vice president of analytics and information management at