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  • How Big Data Helped the Norman Rockwell Museum Grow Revenue

    With the help of DigiWorksCorp, the Norman Rockwell Museum leveraged its transactional data and big data analytics to increase second-time purchasers by 150 percent and revenue by 49 percent.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud02 April 14 06:38
  • MapR's New Hadoop Distribution Promises No-Risk Updgrade

    MapR's latest Hadoop distribution includes support for Hadoop 2.2 with YARN, but is also backward compatible with the MapReduce 1.x scheduler, promising organizations a risk-free upgrade path to the latest Hadoop architecture.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud17 Feb. 14 17:09
  • Call Centers Suffer From Big Data Overload

    Nearly half of all contact centers consistently collect and report on metrics that they never use to improve the customer experience, according to a new survey.

    Written by Stephanie Overby02 Dec. 13 15:20
  • How Big Data Is Changing Football on and off the Field

    Big data is rapidly transforming the way we think, work and play. It is helping enterprises use their data to improve their processes, recognize anomalies and better connect with customers. The power of data is changing everything, often without our realizing it is happening. Case in point: football (and fantasy football in particular).

    Written by Thor Olavsrud12 Sept. 13 13:22
  • Durkheim Project Leverages Big Data to Prevent Veteran Suicides

    In partnership with social media networks and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, a nonprofit research project is seeking to show that predictive analytics can identify U.S. veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who are suicidal and need help.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud28 Aug. 13 21:55
  • 10 Top Big Data Startups to Watch--Final Rankings

    The votes are in for CIO.com's 10 hottest big data startups to watch. Here are the final rankings based on your voting as well as a variety of other criteria such as funding and company leadership.

    Written by Jeff Vance16 July 13 13:06
  • 10 Hot Big Data Startups to Watch

    Big Data startups are building viable products that target real-world pain points, and most of these Big Data new ventures are well-funded with solid management teams. Here are 10 Big Data startups to watch.

    Written by Jeff Vance13 June 13 00:27
  • How Big Data can improve marketing and customer service

    Big Data is poised to help marketers reach and engage customers and prospects in ways that businesses are only now starting to understand. Enterprises that don't embrace analytics may soon see embattled customers voting with their wallets.

    Written by Allen Bernard13 May 13 13:28
  • Big Data success is all in the analysis

    IT executives are starting to realize that there's little value in big data without robust analytics systems that can crunch the numbers and give key decision makers (read: their bosses) easy-to-digest information. With so few real solutions on the market, though, this is easier said than done.

    Written by Rob Enderle22 March 13 12:37