Managing Big Data – A Key To BI Success

Explore how organizations of every size are recording more data than ever, but still letting Terabytes, Petabytes, Exabytes fly by unanalyzed. Managing these gigantic flows, probing massive respositories and speedily extracting actionable business intelligence is a major opportunity for enterprises.
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Business Intelligence: A Guide For Midsize Companies

You've heard the term "business intelligence" and know that large companies are using it to obtain a competitive advantage. But right now, your company's primary analysis tool is a spreadsheet. Isn't it time your analysis capabilities graduated from spreadsheets to more powerful tools as well? This paper from SAP offers guidance on how business intelligence can give your company a competitive edge.
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Improving Performance by Making the Future More Visible

In this report, Ventana Research identifies attitudes toward and utilization of predictive analytics. The research was designed to investigate practices and needs of individuals and organizations and the potential benefits from improving their existing processes, information, and systems.
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The Top 7 Causes of Major Security Breaches

In these times where North American companies are under constant cyber-attack, can you afford to underestimate the disaster that a security breach could cause on your organization? Your team has been entrusted with the company's cyber security, and this includes ensuring that user data is safe and their productivity isn't compromised. Join our panel of experts (Alex Brandt, who brings 19 years of hands-on expertise in the IT space, and Cynthia James, a security expert with over 25 years in the industry) as they discuss the 7 biggest reasons that business security gets compromised (and what you can do about it). Stick around until the end and gain the visibility you need to uncover security holes before they become major disasters and put your organization and (even worse) your job at risk.
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Reaping the Benefits of Next Generation Dashboards

The need for timely and succinct business intelligence (BI) continues to grow as executives demand critical information to seize opportunities faster than competitors and to address potential problems in the making. This white paper explores how organizations are looking to the next generation of BI dashboards solve these challenges.
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Webcast: Secure BYOD 2013

The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend roars on, posing bigger challenges than ever for IT leaders and organizations to backup, secure, manage and otherwise govern key enterprise information. Failure to do so can result in catastrophic damage to business due to loss and corruption of corporate information assets. This information-packed webinar and companion e-book provide proven strategies, tactics and technologies for managing the new realities of today's mobile workforce.
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Improve Performance, Availability and Affordability in the Era of Big Data

Organizations around the world continue to see massive data growth in OLTP, analytics and data warehousing systems. At the same time, business users require new applications to be deployed faster and cheaper, have high availability, and provide excellent performance. Can your IT ecosystem continue to excel while embracing this growth and meeting user needs? Learn how to overcome today's data management challenges with innovative database software designed for the new era of big data.
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Big Data is Talking. Are You Listening?

This interactive white paper from CIO Magazine and EMC lays out the benefits of big data and predictive analytics, provides tips on how to get started, and shares the remarkable results that businesses have achieved by marrying these two powerhouses. Embedded videos feature Gerry McCartney, CIO of Purdue University and Jeremy Burton, Chief Marketing Officer of EMC with Bill Cook, President of EMC's Greenplum Division. And a quick survey provides benchmarking between CIO peers.
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Big Data. Evolution? Game Changer? Definitely.

In a recent survey of CIOs conducted for EMC by CIO Magazine, almost half the respondents said they agreed with this statement: "Big Data analytics is an evolution but not a revolution in the area of data warehousing, databases, and big file systems." The rest were about evenly divided among "game changer", "pipedream", "and not sure". What's up with that? Isn't Big Data changing the world?
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