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By Ben Kepes on December 3, 2012
Long time technology commentators understand the tensions between platform companies, intent on both growing their business and creating a healthy ecosystem, and ecosystem partners who leverage what the platform brings, but remain apprehensive about the long term intensions of the platform vendor. Case in point – the growing number of services offered by Amazon Web [...]
By Ben Kepes on August 15, 2012
Of all the myriad of terms that the tech industry throws around at the moment, none is as often subverted for marketing spin as “big data”. So much so that few people can actually agree on what big data is. For me, I’ll revert to Wikipediaand it’s definition which states; big data is a collection [...]
By Chirag Mehta on October 28, 2010
I have tremendous respect for Michael Stonebraker. He is an apt visionary. What I like the most about him is his drive and passion to commercialize the academic concepts. ACM recently published his article “My Top 10 Assertions About Data Warehouses….
Posted in Featured Posts, Infrastructure | Tagged Analytics, BI, Business Intelligence, cloud computing, Column-oriented DBMS, Data warehouse, Data warehouse architectures, Michael Stonebraker, mysql, nosql | 3 Responses
By Chirag Mehta on October 25, 2010
Actual numbers vary based on whom you ask, but the general consensus is that the Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics in the cloud is a fast growing market. IDC expects a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.4% through 2013. This growth is pr…
Posted in Featured Posts, Infrastructure | Tagged Analytics, BI, Business Intelligence, cloud computing, Data warehouse, Data Warehousing, nosql, simpledb, software as a service, solidfire | 2 Responses
By Timo Elliott on October 21, 2010
A World-Class BI program is one that changes the information culture of the organization. Here are five steps to help get you there.
Posted in Application Software, Featured Posts, Trends & Concepts | Tagged All, Analytics, best practice, BI, BICC, business analytics, Business Intelligence, Data warehouse, Featured, ipad, World-Class | 1 Response