The Art of the Possible: Be the Data Whisperer

Data is today’s big differentiator. With the right analytics in place, it has the power to drive business operations, rather than report on them. With the right insights, an organization can find natural advantages in any of its processes. But for a long time, the CIO served as a data “plumber.” The top priority: ensuring information flowed through the enterprise without too many leaks.  [Read more…]

Big Data: How to prepare for a new era of intelligence

Dell Softchoice IDC report big data

According to International Data Corp (IDC), nearly 1 in 3 Canadian organizations will begin either experimenting with Big Data or will enter the proof-of-concept stage this year. A further 1 in 5 will progress beyond that point into production. This is indicative of the fact that Big Data has reached an inflection point in the country and is transitioning rapidly into the mainstream.

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