Whatever happened to Big Data? Well, it seems to have morphed into the rather more sophisticated sounding world of data analytics. And with this name change has come the realisation that data quality is generally rather more important than data quantity. But don’t take our word for it, read the news, the expert viewpoints and watch the videos that say this is so.
News Articles
Clinical research and drug development accelerated via analytics SAS life sciences analytics help contract research organisation Gunvatta expedite clinical trials and regulatory reporting.
Companies that embed analytics with a differentiated user experience increase engagement and revenue Over 60% of product professionals building products and applications with embedded analytics have experienced increased engagement, 57% increased revenue.
Ingenuity Studios reinvents its pipeline with VAST Data Universal Storage Ingenuity Studios has selected VAST to help deliver next-level realism to a host of long- and short-form works, including feature films, television series, music videos, commercials, and more. Ingenuity Studios tapped VAST Data’s Universal Storage architecture to leapfrog the status quo by deploying a simple data storage platform that allows artists and animators to easily collaborate on projects with ultra-fast performance and low-latency, without the classic flash storage tax.
Analytics app helps reduce sports injuries OutSystems, a global leader in high-performance low-code development, has partnered with Podium Analytics (“Podium”), the NGO and charity committed to reducing injury in sport.
Survey identifies key database monitoring challenges A sector analysis of the results from a major database monitoring survey has revealed how and why the growth, complexity, and management of database estates in Financial Services is different to other industry sectors. The results clarify the areas businesses in the sector should consider when including their database estates in digital transformation initiatives.
Companies struggle with data quality, visibility and accessibility Overwhelming majority of IT decision makers believe expansion and automation of DataOps will improve data accuracy and efficiencies.
Data localisation the focus for cloud sovereignty While definitions of sovereign cloud vary, 43% of organizations are currently focusing on data localisation.
Exasol enables Nuqleous to offer retail customers analytics Using Exasol is resulting in business growth and strengthened retail partner relationships for Nuqleous.
Druva unveils data posture and observability innovations Druva has expanded its cyber resilience portfolio with cyber attack readiness innovations, including new capabilities for data posture assessment and observability.
Dynatrace unifies log and user experience analytics Automatically connecting logs with corresponding user sessions and Session Replay allows development teams to more effectively optimize customer experiences.
KIOXIA, Aerospike collaborate to boost database performance KIOXIA Europe has collaborated with Aerospike to enhance Aerospike’s Community Edition database. This has resulted in a 36% increase in application performance compared to the original software without the enhancements from KIOXIA. Testing was performed on KIOXIA FL6 Series enterprise NVMe Storage Class Memory (SCM) SSDs with a software enhancement developed by KIOXIA.
Data sprawl creates risk More than one in five users upload, create, share or store data in unmanaged personal apps and instances.
Two-thirds of business leaders plan to increase investment in predictive analytics A recent survey of some of Ireland’s biggest businesses carried out by analytics leader SAS and the Analytics Institute has revealed a strong desire to drive data-based decision making amid rising economic pressures. Two-thirds plan to increase usage and investment in predictive analytics and advanced decisioning, while over 60 per cent are seeing a financial or operational return on their current investment.
VAST Data accelerates CeGaT Genetic Data Analytics New all-flash data platform enables global genetic data analytics factory to quickly make discoveries from massive volumes of genomics sequence data, fueling medical breakthroughs.
Druva introduces the Data Resiliency Guarantee of up to $10 million The new program offers robust protection across all five data risk categories: cyber, human, application, operation and environmental.
70% of organisations struggling to innovate due to inability to use data effectively, New research from VMware and Professor Feng Li highlights the challenges of balancing innovation and cost cutting.
RES adopts the Aiimi Insight Engine to deliver data transformation The AI-powered platform will make 5.7 terabytes of critical historical data easily discoverable and migrate the information to an Azure-hosted archive.
Scattergun Kubernetes deployments are risking complexity, cost and data loss Veritas Technologies research exposes how a siloed approach to Kubernetes is opening up organisations to increased cyber threats, with particular concerns over ransomware attacks.
Cloudera launches all-in-one Data Lakehouse Cloud Service New SaaS offering is simple, yet powerful, enabling businesses to deliver valuable insights faster.
Merger delivers on unified data resiliency The coming together of Arcserve and StorageCraft means an expanded solutions portfolio, offering both simplification and agility to Channel partners, designed to provide end users with a comprehensive approach to the backup and recovery challenges of the digital world. SDC Channel talks to Arcserve’s Vice President Sales, EMEA, Richard Massey and Acting Chief Marketing Officer, Florian Malecki.
Supply chain transparency hits the catwalk Neil Cornish, Ecosystem Development Manager at Tech Data UK, discusses the collaboration between the UK Fashion & Textile Association, IBM, the Future Fashion Factory and Tech Data UK, to develop a new technology platform designed to help drive both sustainability and profitability within the fashion supply chain.
Digital storage demands flexibility and scalability Wes Van Den Berg, Vice President and General Manager, UK&I, Pure Storage, provides an update on recent developments at the company, including the launch of the FlashBlade//S family of products and the introduction of the Evergreen//Flex.
A storage management update from SNIA Richelle Ahlvers, Chair of the SNIA Storage Management Initiative, discusses what’s new with Swordfish, the storage management standard, including the latest developments on work with industry partner organisations and the new Conformance Testing Program, as well as talking through the newly opened SNIA Storage Management Initiative’s Next-Gen Lab.
Retrospect adds cloud storage to its backup portfolio Retrospect has been very busy in recent weeks, launching Retrospect Cloud Storage, Retrospect Backup 19 and Retrospect Virtual 2022. JG Heithcock, General Manager at Retrospect, talks us through these new storage solutions and the pain points they will help to address.
Expert Opinions
DATA ANALYTICS - INTUITA Reverse ETL – Completing the Circle Data expert Darren Timmins, Chief Technology Officer at leading data solutions and analytics provider, Intuita, is excited by a promising way to automatically transfer derived and enriched data back to operational systems to drive better outcomes for both enterprises and their customers.
DATA ANALYTICS - NEO4J Getting Better Analytics Insights with Graph-Powered Data Science Neo4j’s Alicia Frame on one way to unjam your stalled machine learning initiatives.
DATA ANALYTICS - NEPHOS TECHNOLOGIES What are the Key Components of a Data Governance-as-a-Service Strategy? By Michael Queenan, CEO and co-founder of Nephos Technologies.
DATA ANALYTICS - NICE How SMEs can take advantage of third-party data lakes By Sharon Einstein, General Manager, Customer Engagement Analytics, NICE
DATA ANALYTICS - PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE How data analytics will supercharge productivity in the next era of project management By Ashwini Bakshi, Managing Director of Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa at Project Management Institute.
DATA ANALYTICS - QUANTEXA Data analytics is the key to KYC By Delphine Masquelier, KYC Solution Manager at Quantexa
DATA ANALYTICS - ZIZO What does the Edge mean for IoT? Peter Ruffley, CEO, Zizo, explains how edge IoT and analytics can provide a powerful mechanism for translating complex data sources into a streamlined, lower cost platform with faster return on investment and higher value. First, he considers some of the key challenges businesses face when considering an investment in IoT.
Use analytical graph databases to streamline anti-money laundering investigations By Aaron Regis, Senior Solutions Engineer, TigerGraph EMEA.
The age of data-driven environmentalism The success of environmental policymaking is inextricably linked to the deployment of high-frequency data and artificial intelligence (AI). Geoff McGrath, Managing Director of CKDelta, discusses the role of holistic, data-driven decision making in responding to the climate crisis and driving down carbon emissions.
How to unlock the power of data with a ‘three-legged stool’ approach By Jonathan Westley, Chief Data Officer, Experian UK&I.
How SMEs can take advantage of third-party data lakes By Sharon Einstein, General Manager, Customer Engagement Analytics, NICE.
Implementing change: Leveraging data for sustainable business By Bhushan Patil, Chief Growth Officer for Network Services for APJI & EMEA,
Data management: Keeping shopper’s data in the bag By Davide Villa, Director of Business Development EMEAI, Western Digital.
Bridging the knowledge gap for Data Managers Simon Spring, Operations Director of EMEA at WhereScape, discusses some of the common misconceptions surrounding data warehouses, data lakes, and data hubs, and why a proper understanding of each is key to building effective data infrastructure.
How to power mobile commerce with unique data-driven insights By Graham Jarvis, Lead Business and Technology Journalist.
How to achieve true data democratisation By Helena Schwenk, VP, Chief Data and Analytics Office at Exasol
“Well, actually, I have data that shows…”: ensuring value from people data By Andrew Watson, Chief Technology Officer, MHR International
Optimising distributed cloud to achieve universal data availability By David Feller, VP of product management and solutions engineering, Spectra Logic
Using APIs to be Data Driven to the Last Mile By Joel Reid, UK&I VP/General manager, Axway
The importance of understanding your data analytics persona By Dr Sina Joneidy, senior lecturer in digital enterprise at Teesside University International Business School.