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IB Summit 2016 – hot trends and Big BI

“Data is the hot market to be in for users and for vendors,” declared Jeremy Ballanco, Information Builders VP of iWay sales, at IB Summit 2016 in Reno, Nevada last week. How hot? According to a recent Techaisle report, Analytics & Big Data in the US SMB Market (June, 2016), more than 50% of US-based […]

Michael Corcoran, SVP and CMO, Information Builders

Jeremy Ballanco, VP, iWay software sales, Information Builders

Information Builders plugs the gap

Big Data and analytics are, as we keep being told, hot, hot, hot. Trolling through masses of input from as many sources as we can grab will provide all sorts of valuable insights, and help us grow our businesses. But just as numerically illiterate (or maybe sneaky) marketers don’t seem to grasp that 9000% of […]


Aligning BI skill, practice and healthcare outcomes 2

ICT skills development has long been lauded as a key input to business productivity, a vehicle for improving labour employability and indeed as the means to enhancing the competiveness of nations. But another ‘truism’ has also long held sway – that Canada suffers from a chronic shortage of skilled ICT professionals. A 2015 ICTC IT […]

Justin St-Maurice, professor, Applied Health Information Sciences, Conestoga College

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Lateral strategy: from innovation to infrastructure 1

No IT industry concept has engendered as much recent debate as “bimodal IT.” Introduced by Gartner Group in 2014, it describes a future in which IT is bifurcated, with “Mode 1″ focused on “traditional and sequential” practices “emphasizing safety and accuracy,” while “Mode 2” is used to describe “exploratory and nonlinear” approaches that are aligned […]


Enterprise search on the path to Google experience

Enterprise search is changing its modus operandi – and in some circles, even its name. In fact, the transformation is significant enough for Gartner to have considered coining a new term. In December 2015, the firm identified “insight engines” in a report by Whit Andrews, Hans Koehler-Kruener, Tom Edi and Guido De Simoni: Insight Engines […]

Richard Tessier, SVP products, Coveo