6 Business Intelligence Software Trends and Tips for June

During a 2012 episode of CNBC’s Squawk Box, host Joe Kernan asked his guest, Ann Winblad, acclaimed investor and principal at Hummer-Winblad, “What is the next really big thing?”   “Data is the new oil,” she asserted. Winblad’s pronouncement echoed Peter Sondergaard, SVP at Gartner, who said months earlier, “Information is the oil of the 21st century, […]

5 Maintenance Solutions to Watch in 2017

Maintenance technology has come a long way. Traditionally, maintenance professionals have trailed behind with adopting technology, but recent advancements have quickly become mainstream. Key 2016 trends for computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) were to incorporate mobile access and offer cloud storage. In 2017, vendors will continue to build on these advancements with more intelligent analytics and […]

What’s Damming Data Lakes? The State of Data Warehousing and Top Challenges

A data lake is a way of storing a vast amount of data in its natural format. While data warehouses store data in hierarchies, data lakes have a flat architecture. In some ways, data lakes replace data warehouses but are most often used in addition to governed data storage. This 2016 trend has many experts conflicted while others […]

The Secret Influence of Algorithms [Infographic]

You may not realize it, but algorithms are impacting our world like never before. Whether they’re keeping us healthy, predicting the next natural disaster, or even just suggesting that perfect movie, algorithms are able to harness the power of big data to generate remarkably precise predictions at an incredible scale. Check out the below infographic to discover exactly how algorithms […]