Business Analytics

Does HR Really Fit the Definition of Big Data?

15-May-2012 | Business Analytics

Wikipedia defines big data as “a term applied to data sets whose size is beyond the ability of commonly used software tools to capture, manage, and process the data within a tolerable elapsed time.

Is Big Data Primetime? Not at the Gartner BI Summit

24-Apr-2012 | Business Analytics

The first week of April, Gartner held the North American leg of their 2012 BI Summit, themed Analytic Excellence, Transforming Data Driven Decision. It also marked the summit’s 10th anniversary. C

Big Data for Small Companies?

16-Apr-2012 | Business Analytics

Cutting through the hype At the Gartner BI Summit last week attendees heard, predictably, a lot of talk about big data. And given where the topic is in the “hype cycle” there was a huge amount

Four Reasons Why BI Apps Are Set to Flourish in 2012

8-Mar-2012 | Business Analytics

Some things become more obvious the more you think about them. One great example is William Gibson’s statement -“The future is already here, it’s just not very evenly distributed”. A great r

Can Global Trade Change the World? Yeah, It Can – and Does.

15-Feb-2012 | Business Analytics

Next to farming, global trade influenced the evolution of our modern society more than anything else. Dating back to China’s silk road or the Arabian trade caravans, global trade transformed civi

SAP Receives Two GRC Technology Innovation Awards from Corporate Integrity

8-Feb-2012 | Business Analytics

by Michael Lortz, Senior Director, Governance, Risk and Compliance, SAP  SAP GRC…Not My Father’s GRC No doubt you’ve seen or heard about the great innovations SAP rolled out over the past yea