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Compliance and Analytics: Businesses Need to Embrace and Support Analytics by Investing in Technology and Training

By Dick Weisinger

Even as businesses increasingly use data and analytics (D&A) within their organizations, a majority of executives at those same companies distrust the findings, according to a study by KPMG.  48 percent use D&A for finding new customers and 47 percent

Smart Manufacturing: Optimizing Manufacturing Operations with Technology

By Dick Weisinger

Smart manufacturing.  It’s the use of advanced data analysis and software algorithms to optimize the workings of manufacturing.  The goal is to increase efficiency, eliminate waste, and be significantly more cost efficient.  Smart manufacturing incorporates technologies like automation, robotics, sensors,

Data Quality: Data Capture Complexity Stymies the Collection of Quality Data

By Dick Weisinger

How good is the quality of data used by enterprises today?  Not great, but then data quality has been a long-standing problem across enterprises.  The problem is that poor quality data can distort the results of data analytics and decision

Big Data and Analytics: $187 billion market segment by 2019

By Dick Weisinger

Big Data and Business Analytics is an area expected to grow rapidly over the next five years, reaching a $187 billion market size by 2019, according to IDC.  Revenue growth will come primarily from large companies with more than 500

Big Data: Seven Trends and Predictions for Data and Analytics in 2016

By Dick Weisinger

We’re already into the year, so without further ado, here are a set of seven predictions for Big Data and analytics markets in 2016: Cloud computing will rule.  The cloud is gaining strength as a strong component of any computing strategy.  The