Tag Archives : #BigData

SAS takes analytics into the network  

When Dr. James Goodnight and his partners founded the SAS Institute in 1976 after running almost a decade as a successful academic project at North Carolina State University, statistics was a complicated black art to most. SAS software was initially used to analyze the effect soil, weather and seed varieties had on crop yields at […]

James Goonight, CEO, SAS


Vitamin Y Cloud Symposium Recap: Cloud in Context – Analytics  

Context: In April 2015, InsightaaS teamed with stakeholders from across the cloud community – enterprise and SMB IT management, global IT leaders and Canadian cloud service providers, integrators and consultants, academics, associations, training firms and other experts – to launch the Toronto Cloud Business Coalition. Dedicated to accelerating adoption and use of cloud in Canada, […]

Micro data centres doing the bridgework for IoT

The fight for data centre efficiency is a never ending one. Yet despite the best laid plans, data centre architectures continue to go through multiple iterations before achieving a functional end. The latest concept that is gaining attention with enterprises and small businesses alike is the micro data centre (mDC). Some will argue that micro […]

Maurice F. Zetena II, VP, data centre technology, network solutions, Leviton

CEO, Information Builders

Curious about the trials, tools and techniques in data analytics?

The annual Information Builders Summit is about building community. As company CMO and SVP marketing Michael Corcoran noted in introductory remarks to the keynote assembly at this month’s Orlando event, half of the summit presentations would be delivered by Information Builders (IB) customers, a rare phenomenon at vendor conferences, which demonstrates the value IB places […]

Data monetization via external apps

Many vendors talk about the importance of extracting value from information, but Information Builders (IB) is able to show how analytics have struck the mother lode in tech deployment – new revenue streams. The primary vehicle for this is the customer case study, which serves as a showcase for new technology, but also to demonstrate […]