Tag Archives : #BigData


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 […]

Jeremy Ballanco, VP, iWay software sales, Information Builders

Gary Gauba, president, CenturyLink Cognilytics

CL and SAP partnering to drive new analytics opportunity

If the reasons to partner are legion, they generally coalesce around the desire to fill a gap – the opportunity to learn and adopt new skills or technology, access to resources or adjacent markets, the sharing of financial risk and cost, scale enablement and the ability to focus on core strengths while developing broader product/service […]


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

Laure Pitfield

IB’s Healthcare Symposium 2015 explores cultural transformation

What is the sound of one hand clapping? Can analytics drive better business outcomes when used in isolation, and what is the value of insight that is not acted upon? These questions served as notional underpinning to the key challenge posed at Information Builders’ second annual Healthcare Symposium held in Ontario’s Hockley Valley last month […]


Microsoft underground 2

When we think about Microsoft, all sorts of things come to mind. Word processors, spreadsheets and servers, for example. But wheelchairs? Seriously? If you step into Microsoft’s underground, anything is possible. The company recently gave a small group of journalists a tour of its labs and a chance to chat with researchers to offer a […]

Lynn Greiner, freelance IT journalist and regular contributor to InsightaaS