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  • Analytics Give HR an Early Warning System

    Payroll processor ADP deployed predictive analytics internally to improve HR decision-making, identify future talent gaps and reduce attrition, says CIO Mike Capone.

    Written by Stephanie Overby29 April 14 07:53
  • Splunk and Tableau Join Forces to Give Machine Data to Business Users

    Splunk and Tableau have formed a strategic alliance through which Tableau's visual analytics business intelligence platform can connect to machine data from Splunk as a native data source. The partners say the alliance will drive new kinds of real-time business analytics.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud05 March 14 16:56
  • 7 Tech Acronyms and Abbreviations That Need to Go Away

    IT is full of shorthand. (Hey, there's one example.) Many abbreviations and acronyms have become standard terms in tech, if not everyday language. But some terms just need to be retired.

    Written by John Brandon19 Feb. 14 13:56
Features about Applications | Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Business Intelligence Takes to Cloud for Small Businesses

    Long the purview of deep-pocketed enterprises, business intelligence software is increasingly making its way into small-and medium-sized businesses. These firms credit cloud technology, which tends to be both cheaper and easier to manage than on-premises BI systems.

    Written by John Moore04 June 14 23:52
  • 10 Hot Hadoop Startups to Watch

    As data volumes grow, figuring out how to unlock value becomes vastly important. Hadoop enables the processing of large data sets in a distributed environment and has become almost synonymous with big data. Here are 10 startups with solutions for unlocking big data value.

    Written by Jeff Vance17 April 14 00:57
  • C-Level Execs Value Data, Have No Idea What to Do With It

    Almost all C-suite executives at large enterprises believe data and analytics are important to their business, but most are struggling to become data-driven businesses -- and more than half say they don't even know what data to collect.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud17 Jan. 14 17:17
  • 3 Lessons CMOs Take Away From IT's Flawed Approach to Big Data

    There's no question that data analytics are playing an increasingly important role for marketing departments, but many marketers aren't getting what they need from the CIO. If IT can't deliver, CIOs should expect CMOs to go around them.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud03 Sept. 13 13:49
  • Bacardi Focuses IT on Selling More Spirits

    The CIO of the largest privately held spirits company in the world stays close to customers and recently deployed an iPad app that explains the rich history of its brands.

    Written by Caroline Basyn30 July 13 12:58