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The Cloud Data Brief: Big Data Transitions to the Cloud

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Business Intelligence

Solutions were once limited to databases deployed exclusively on-premise. But today, businesses must navigate a wide variety of technologies and deployment types. From individual database and Hadoop products to cloud, on-premise and hybrid deployments, the landscape is diverse, and changing fast.

5 Ways Every Sales Rep Can Accelerate Success with Analytics

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Business Intelligence

For years, companies collected customer data and hoarded it on servers, knowing that is was valuable, but not having the tools to make it easily accessible to everyone. Now companies have a growing number of useful analytics tools that help them make decisions based on facts rather than gut instinct. In fact, a recent Salesforce Research report found that underperforming companies are almost 5.7x more likely than high-performers to rely on their gut instinct instead of data when making strategic business decisions.

Research: Data drives profit in the data-ready enterprise

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Infomatica

Numbers rarely lie, and those we’ve gathered recently show that businesses using data strategically are gaining competitive advantage over those that don’t.

Enterprises with a less-sophisticated grasp of the strategic importance of data are experiencing lower revenue growth and reduced competitiveness, according to “The Data Directive,” an Economist Intelligence Unit study sponsored by systems integrator Wipro and published last year.

5 Secrets to Real-Time Cloud Data Access

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Business Intelligence

How to liberate your data, automate for productivity and embrace mobility.

There can be no doubt that we are entering a new period of information technology.

Cloud computing has crossed the chasm, mobile devices are ubiquitous, and social networks constantly stream masses of data into the ether.

Meanwhile sensor technology continues to advance and heralds a new “The Internet of Things” era.

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