The Attunity Blog
Analytics are the name of the game. They’re integral to company strategies today, which are becoming more numbers driven by the minute. Everyone wants to understand how get value from all of the data they are collecting. The only way to figure this out is by drilling down into the numbers.
This week, Attunity announced a collaboration with Microsoft to enable faster and easier adoption of SQL Server 2016, the latest version of Microsoft’s market-leading database and data warehousing platform running on-premises or on Microsoft Azure.
Everyone involved with Big Data knows there is a ton of effort that goes into designing, deploying and operating a data warehouse. Without the right tools, it’s nearly impossible for your organization to accomplish this in an easy, cost-effective way. Significant effort is put in by both your employees and your systems in the forms of labor hours and processing power.
We live in a data- driven world. And nearly every business decision today is backed by a number (or many). It’s one thing to stockpile a database of information, but having that information at your disposal isn’t enough anymore. You need to be able to extract value from this data whenever possible, and use this data to make better-informed, more accurate decisions.
The MapR Big Data Everywhere conference kicked off in San Diego – and there was no shortage of advice and predictions from the experts. We learned all about streaming data, building and operationalizing enterprise data lakes, Hadoop, leveraging your entire analytics ecosystem, how Big Data relates to the human genome, and how to jumpstart your Big Data projects.
I am a millennial. And with that, everyone always feels the need to tell me how young I am. But today is Twitter’s 10th birthday – and that is troubling for millennials everywhere. Why? Because it means we’re getting old.
The way we bank is changing. There’s no doubt about it. According to the Millennial Disruption Index and the San Diego Union-Tribune , 1 in 3 millennials are open to switching banks in the next 90 days. And according to this article , less than 50% of Gen Y are likely to continue with their primary bank in the next six months.
Data silos are slowing companies down. You may have a ton of information available, but are your decision makers using the right data? Can they even access it? Extracting insight from large data sets can be difficult – especially when that data is spread out across your entire organization.
Many times, huge data sets that could be really useful to another department are kept under lock and key by IT or the business unit. There is a general consensus that companies need to get more data driven, but the issue of data hoarding is still really common. Hoarding results from several...
Learning more about your customers is valuable to any business. Since customer data has traditionally been stored as transaction records and other structured formats, there can be huge challenges associated with combining new unstructured data and your existing customer data.