Connect Analytics to Data
Finding and securing data is difficult in hyper-distributed data environments. How to draw insights and enable action based on the data is even more challenging. But data is not the problem – connected data is the problem.
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 […]
Immediate and Streaming: Analytics for Today’s Digital Enterprise
Data Storytellers: Each month we’ll be highlighting experts and advocates to share their data stories, knowledge, and insights into the future of data and analytics. Subscribe to the RSS feed to get the latest updates. Data is Everywhere The Internet of Things (IoT) is fast approaching a critical mass of information that will demand a […]
Digital Transformation Revolutionizes Manufacturing Operations
Since the late 18th century, innovations have fueled modernization in industrial engineering, management and processes that have shaped manufacturing businesses we know today. From manual tasks’ mechanization through moving assembly lines and mass production systems, industrial revolutions resulted in profitability and growth that enabled global economies to prosper. Presently, another revolution is underway – a […]
The Business Drivers of Hyper-distributed Computing
It would be easy to say that the primary drivers behind hyper-distributed computing are social, mobile, analytics, cloud and security (SMACS). While it is true that these approaches are influencing or enabling hyper-distributed computing, they are not the business drivers. SMACS technologies are necessary but insufficient enablers of hyper-distributed computing. The premise of hyper-distributed computing […]
Enhancing Hyper-Distributed Analytics
Today Cisco completed its acquisition of ParStream, a company that has created a specialized database built for the Internet of Things (IoT). In hyper distributed data environments, massive amounts of data are being created and in a very distributed way. Many examples of this can be found in the IoT, from terabytes of data created […]
Analytics Opens a Window into Each Shopper’s Journey
The key to retail today is customer understanding —where each customer stands on his or her personal shopping journey, whether in-store or out. Retailers must “know” each shopper as never...
How To Gain an Edge by Taking Data Analytics to the Edge
In Part 1 of this blog series, I talked about how data integration provides a critical foundation for capturing actionable insights that generate improved outcomes. Now, in Part 2, I’ll focus on the two other challenges that must be met to extract value from data: 1) automating the collection of data, and 2) analyzing the […]