Analytics represent the tools, processes and techniques for the exploration and analysis of business data to discover and identify new and meaningful insight and trends that allow for analysis to take place.

Which Big Data companies generate the most revenues? Wikibon analyzed the market based on sales from Big Data hardware, software and related IT services.
In-memory databases are designed for big data applications and real-time analytics. Here are 19 in-memory databases that Gartner mentioned in a recent market overview report.
What does the future of big data hold? NTT Data released the 4 areas of information technology trends and 8 technology trends in its report "Looking Ahead: Technology Trends Driving Business Innovation."
FeatureTo clean data, or not to clean data—that is the question. Generating clean, high quality data is often considered to be the holy grail of analytics. Or is it? Two data experts speak out.
FeatureAs part of its analytics efforts, the Illinois-based medical system has taken aim at medication adherence as a way to improve patient care and produce better outcomes.
BlogStuart’s blog discusses the dependency data scientists have on data preparation and conformity, Master Data Management, including advanced techniques such as entity resolution using probabilistic matching.
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FeatureDashboards are strategic tools that become the face of your initiative’s insights. And, if they’re designed well, they are the launching point for relevant action within your organization.
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newsThe Mayo Clinic's big data project is rapidly becoming one of the largest and most sophisticated analytics initiatives in the nation.
newsData quality issues continue to plague the large majority of businesses, according to a new report from research firm TDWI.
FeatureThe challenge becomes - how do we bypass the overabundance of data available to make practical use of the most valuable information? The answer is smart data.
Information Management NewsSecond-quarter revenue beat analysts’ estimates, boosted by the unit that includes the Watson artificial intelligence platform, in an early indication that the company’s transition to cloud-based software and services is beginning to pay off.
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