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Why Small Businesses Are Investing in Data Analytics

By |2017-08-23T12:31:06+00:00December 22nd, 2016|Big Data, Data Analytics, SMB Strategies|

“Big data” is a term that first appeared in the late 1990s and began to pick up steam in the early 2000s – long before growing numbers of mobile devices and Internet-connected objects caused the current spike in data volume. Of course, attempts to quantify the growth rate of data date back at least to [...]

How Sound Data Governance Aids in Regulatory Compliance

By |2017-08-23T12:31:32+00:00October 5th, 2016|Big Data, Data Governance, Regulatory Compliance|

In a previous post, we discussed the importance of establishing a data governance framework to ensure the accuracy of the information being used to guide business decisions. Perhaps more important is the role of effective data governance in ensuring compliance with government and industry regulations. Organizations of all sizes and in many sectors must comply [...]

Why Data Governance Is Critical for Sound Decision-Making

By |2017-08-23T12:31:32+00:00September 29th, 2016|Big Data, Data Governance|

They call this the age of “big data,” but sometimes it seems an awful lot like the age of “bad data.” According to a recent study by data scientists at IBM, one in three business leaders do not trust the data they use to make decisions. Further, the study claims that the annual cost of [...]