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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Retailers capturing data to personalize products and services

Rachel Wheeler Archive
While some people are still uncertain about the actual definition of big data, they know enough to understand that it's the key to future success.

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Healthcare to focus on data quality, analytics

Richard Jones Archive
While a number of industries are rapidly evolving, healthcare is changing particularly quickly due to the ongoing use of advanced technologies that decision-makers were previously opposed to using.

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Information volume growth drives data management investments

Paul Newman Archive
Consumers and businesses are generating mountains of data every minute, as some predictions place the volume upward of 50 terabytes each second.

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Big data helps small firms, consumers make better decisions

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Although the big data phenomenon is usually associated with large firms, analyzing information can also be extremely useful for small businesses and consumers.

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Big data important to marketing in 2013

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Marketing has always been a major aspect of retail, as companies need to launch innovative strategies to keep prospective and existing customers interested in a specific brand or product.

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Study finds most data is not accurately analyzed

Richard Jones Archive
An ongoing study by IDC revealed that 2.8 zettabytes of information will have been created and replicated in 2012, though this will jump to approximately 40 zettabytes by 2020.

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More businesses looking to capture and use big data in 2013

Rachel Wheeler Archive
It's been predicted that 2013 could be the year that big data becomes more than a buzz word as mainstream companies invest in the tools and analytics professionals they need to harness vast amounts of content, verify strong data quality and glean valuable nuggets of insight.

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Healthcare big data projects drive change

Paul Newman Archive
Similar to a number of other verticals, the healthcare industry is encumbered by increasing volumes of data that can impair operations if not properly monitored and maintained.

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Big data management projects should be all-encompassing

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Big data projects are growing in abundance in the private sector, especially as more companies embrace cloud and mobile computing initiatives that enable them to accumulate more information in regard to operations.

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Disaster recovery plans need accurate information

Paul Newman Archive
Hurricane Sandy made decision-makers around the United States much more aware of the possibility of losing sensitive information in the event of a natural disaster.

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