The Secret to Big Data Success: Test, Learn, and Optimize

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published November 14th, 2014

One of the most frequently cited challenges voiced by business leaders is ‘Which data should we be using?’ With torrents of data streaming into organizations, knowing which data sets are best suited to address a pressing business problem or yield compelling insights into customer or market trends can represent a real conundrum.

No Contact Order: The Problem With Allergens

By Goodway Blogging Team | Published November 13th, 2014
The Problem With Allergens
One in thirteen children in the United States has a food allergy. Some cause mild reactions such as rash or sneezing, while others lead to trouble swallowing, chest pain or death. As a result, food and beverage production companies and the FDA have become increasingly concerned with product labeling and cross-contamination — is possible to […]

How To Maximize Returns by Prioritizing Data Investments

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published November 13th, 2014

Companies collect oceans of data. In fact, the average enterprise will spend $8 million on big data initiatives and programs in 2014, according to IDG. Yet despite the millions being spent, executives often don’t know which data sets are providing the greatest returns on investment. As inefficient and costly as this seems, sizeable investments are needlessly being made to gather, cleanse, and store data — but it doesn’t have to be that way.

Enterprises Say Big Data Analytics Key to Competitive Growth

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published November 12th, 2014

“Eighty-seven percent of enterprises believe big data analytics will redefine the competitive landscape of their industries within the next three years,” according to a recent survey from Accenture and General Electric.

A Framework for Gaining Insights from Big Data

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published November 11th, 2014

Gaining commercial benefit from big data requires companies to carefully design the business questions to target via analytics and act on the insights generated.

Leveraging Your Legacy With Cloud-based Analytics

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published November 10th, 2014

According to new data from research firm Ventana, companies are interested in adopting cloud-based analytics. Forty percent of survey respondents said that lowered cost was the primary driver of adoption, 39 percent pointed to improved efficiency of business process, and 30 percent cited better communication and knowledge sharing as the best reason to choose analytics in the cloud.