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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Credit unions turning to big data to make better lending decisions

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Lenders at financial institutions are beginning to use big data to make more strategic business decisions.

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Governance comes into focus

Rachel Wheeler Archive
As law firms become increasingly dependent on their data stores, keeping that information safe and in compliance with industry regulations has become a genuine area of focus for professionals in the field.

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Business goals must align with big data capabilities to win

Rachel Wheeler Archive
It's been predicted that 2012 could be the year that big data takes off, and this seems to be the case as companies rush into adoption plans, chasing the promise of advanced analytics that will yield higher profit margins.

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Data can call for sophisticated usage cases

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Certain business cases and types of data lend themselves to sophisticated management and analytics processes.

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Marketers still approaching big data without enough direction

Rachel Wheeler Archive
The era of making important business decisions based on instincts appears to be coming to a close as companies across a wide range of industries turn to big data for more tangible insight.

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Insurance organizations turning to big data to evaluate risks

Rachel Wheeler Archive
This year's Society of Insurance Research (SIR) conference will take a crack at something all industries are currently trying to harness - big data.

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Utilities providers must manage data for analytics

Rachel Wheeler Archive
The services that utilities providers give their customers can be easily quantified. There are a variety of data points streaming into companies at all times.

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NFL using big data to make better decisions

Paul Newman Archive
Big data is a buzzword circulating across industries. It can help marketers develop better campaigns, help company heads make more informed decisions and help retailers optimize sales opportunities based on customer information.

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UK authority: Health data quality rising, issues remain

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Overall U.K. health data quality is, indeed, on the rise, with a few areas remaining that need immediate attention.

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Big data offers in-depth insight into back-to-school trends

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Big data is becoming a big deal for most companies. If they haven't already deployed big data strategies, they likely have them in the pipeline so they don't get left behind competitors.

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