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Preparing Your Business for Big Data by Nurturing Staff

Posted on 21 October 2014 by Dave Cavan (Guest Blogger)

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Big Data is a huge buzzword right now and for good reason. There are some phenomenal success stories particularly in sales and marketing.

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Topics: big data, business planning, , nurture talent, data scientists

Big data and the SMB market

Posted on 19 March 2013 by Simon Griffiths

Big dataYou may have heard of the term ‘big data’ – it’s one of those technologies that some people are making a lot of noise about. It’s been written about in many publications, e.g., Harvard Business Review blog, Forbes, MIT Sloan Management Review, McKinsey Quarterly. However, as one analyst has commented, the hype about it is reaching “the levels of SOA in the early 2000’s, cloud in the late 2000’s, and social in the past few years.”

A nice simple definition of big data is this:

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Topics: small-medium business, big data, data analysis, Business software, Technology

 

Location, location, location

Posted on 15 June 2011 by Phil Duff

 

Napoli, August 23 AD 79

Dear mum,

Location, location, location

I am so excited. I have just signed the tablet with the local estate agent to purchase that villa I told you about in Pompeii. My estate agent says it’s a fantastic property with great views of the mountain and you can also see the sea. He says that I cannot go wrong with the location because the villa is right in the heart of the town, not far from the market. I thought we could move in today but my estate agent says he cannot give me the keys because he’s been told that there’s a big barbecue going on today on the mountain and he doesn’t want to miss out. There’s certainly a lot of smoke coming from Vesuvius – they’ve clearly started cooking the meat - so perhaps it would have been fun to be there as well. But me and Fulvia have rather decided to spend the weekend relaxing on the Amalfi coast and we’ll move in on Monday.

Yours, Marcus.

Amalfi, August 25 AD 79

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Topics: big data, application erosion, product champion, Technology, Access control, seeker of value, ERP software

 

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