Data Prep

Gartner’s 2016 POV on Data & Analytics

Sydney Summit Portends What’s Important In 2016 I just returned from Sydney, Australia, where I attended the Gartner Business Intelligence, Analytics and Information Management Summit.  Sydney is the first of seven Gartner BI and Analytics Summits that take place throughout the globe each year. As such I find the Sydney Summit to be a great […]

February 25, 2016

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Cisco Data and Analytics Solutions to be featured at the 2016 Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit

The complexity of the Internet of Things (IoT) is challenging enterprises to seek new ways to manage and leverage their data. There is an explosion of data being created everywhere—from traditional data warehouses, the cloud, and even the very edge of the network. To remain competitive in this hyper-distributed business environment, it is essential that […]

December 10, 2015

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

The Data and Analytics Year in Review

What an exciting year for data and analytics! As I think back on our 2015 accomplishments and also think about some of the predictions that were made for the year, I’m confident that Cisco data and analytics is right on track for doing big things in the future. Here are some of the 2015 major […]

November 30, 2015

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Data Preparation Plus Data Governance Equals Better Analysis

Widespread adoption of self-service visualization and analysis tools like Tableau, Qlik and Spotfire, along with the acceleration of big data adoption, are driving increased demand for data preparation. This new data preparation trend is so pervasive that at Gartner’s BI and Analytics Summits, Gartner provides a dedicated data preparation session entitled “The Next Big Market […]

October 20, 2015

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Self-service Data Preparation Made Better with Data Virtualization

Self-service data preparation was a hot topic at the Strata + Hadoop Conference in New York City last month. In the video I recorded there I discussed Cisco’s new offering in this market place, Cisco Data Preparation. And in his recent blog, Unleash Your Business Analysts Cisco Data Preparation, Kevin Ott did a great job laying […]

September 29, 2015

DATA CENTER

Unleash Your Business Analysts Cisco Data Preparation

As the leader of Cisco’s Data Virtualization and Analytics Business Units, it is my pleasure to announce Cisco Data Preparation, a new big data and analytics offering for business analysts and IT. What is Cisco Data Preparation? Driven by Business’s accelerating demand for analytics, Cisco Data Preparation (Data Prep) makes it easy for non-technical business […]