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The rise of the data lakehouse: A new era of data value


With 65 million vaccine doses to administer at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Luigi Guadagno, CIO of Walgreens, needed to know where to send them. To find out, he queried Walgreens’ data lakehouse, implemented with Databricks technology on Microsoft Azure. “We

How do you Conduct a Competitive Audit?


Few things are more intimidating than the prospect of an audit. Competitive Intelligence Strategy


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11 Tips For Writing A Persuasive Sales Email


When was the last time you were pleased to see a well-crafted cold sales email? Yeah, we thought so. Emailing as a way of sales prospecting has gotten a bad rap over the last few years, and for a good reason.

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Calling The Power BI Enhanced Refresh API From Power Automate, Part 2: Refreshing Specific Tables And Partitions

Chris Webb BI

In part 1 of this series I showed how you could create a very simple custom connector for Power Automate that allows you to call the Power BI Enhanced Refresh API.

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The State of Business Intelligence in 2022

Speaker: Howard Dresner & Chandrashekar (a.k.a. LSP)

In this session, Howard Dresner will examine the latest end-user trends surrounding the business intelligence and analytics market, cutting through the hype to focus on what's really happening and why it matters. This interactive session will cover BI drivers, targets, and success factors, as well as the increasing importance of data leadership.

Digital twins are primed to revolutionize the infrastructure industry


Elaborating on some points from my previous post on building innovation ecosystems, here’s a look at how digital twins , which serve as a bridge between the physical and digital domains, rely on historical and real-time data, as well as machine learning models, to provide a virtual representation of physical objects, processes, and systems.

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What is Dropshipping and How Do I Start?


With many business ventures, you have to invest a lot of money upfront without any guarantee that your business will succeed. By choosing dropshipping, you don’t have to risk all your money — you can get started with a minuscule budget and by investing only a few hours of your time weekly.

Why Is Data Loss Prevention is Crucial for Business?

Smart Data Collective

Data loss is a serious problem for many businesses. An estimated 94% do not survive a catastrophic data loss. Data loss prevention (DLP) strives to protect your business data from inside or outside compromise.

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Why every IT leader should avoid ‘best practices’


The nonsense was tucked away in a PowerPoint slide, as so much nonsense is. “We’ll We’ll help you institute best practices, followed by a program of continuous improvement,” the offending bullet said. Now, I’m willing to shrug at a bit of harmless puffery from time to time.

Top 10 Most Effective Marketing Strategies for B2B and B2C

Weidert Group

For as different as B2B and B2C companies are, there is distinct commonality in wanting to generate leads and drive business growth. Finding the best types of marketing strategies to achieve these goals in either business model can be time-consuming… maybe even a little tricky.

A Practical Guide to Business Intelligence Governance

Speaker: Marius Moscovici, CEO Metric Insights & Mike Smitheman, VP Metric Insights

This presentation will provide a practical step-by-step guide for implementing effective BI governance and a toolkit for addressing the three critical aspects of any program.

A Primer to Optimizing Your Apache Cassandra Compaction Strategy


When setting up an Apache Cassandra table schema and anticipating how you’ll use the table, it’s a best practice to simultaneously formulate a thoughtful compaction strategy.

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Can ML Fix Cybersecurity Challenges in Healthcare?

Smart Data Collective

The Department of Health and Human Services HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool shows that there were over 700 data breaches in healthcare organizations last year. Healthcare organizations need to utilize the latest technology to stop these attacks. Machine learning technology is especially important.

Securing the ever-evolving hybrid work environment


Even as many business leaders debate the boundaries of remote work styles and schedules, there is little doubt that hybrid work will persist for most enterprises. Yet, how hybrid work takes shape for any given business will likely evolve as business needs and employee expectations change over time.

M-Brain appoints Kimmo Havu as new CEO

M Brain

The post M-Brain appoints Kimmo Havu as new CEO appeared first on M-Brain - Market & Competitive Intelligence Solutions. Press releases

Why the Consumable Form of Data Needs Your Attention


How organizations manage their data directly impacts their success or failure. The correlation between data analytics and intelligence to competitive advantage and growth has led to heavy investments in those technologies throughout the last decade.

5 Ways Companies Use Machine Learning to Improve Workplace Productivity

Smart Data Collective

Technology has become so advanced that, today, there’s an app for almost anything, from children’s education, to home improvement, to health monitoring, to workplace productivity.

It’s Time to Transform Banking: How to Build Smarter, Greener Finance Together


Global digital transformation investments are expected to reach US$1.8 trillion in 2022 , and financial institutions are under immense pressure to digitally transform so they can anticipate and prepare for the next new normal.

What is Thin Content and Why Does it Hurt SEO?


Have you ever visited a website from a Google search that just seems unhelpful? There's writing on the page, but it just dances around any actual substance. Marketers are told how important it is to put out content on so many different topics, so they do. You can't blame them (or yourself).

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Best Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Tools

IT Business Edge

In a world where data breaches are becoming increasingly common, it’s essential to take steps to protect enterprise information. That’s where data loss prevention tools come in. These tools can help companies protect their data from hackers, accidental deletion, insider threats and more.

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Hybrid Vs. Multi-Cloud: 5 Key Comparisons in Kafka Architectures

Smart Data Collective

Cloud technology is becoming more important to modern businesses than ever. Ninety-four percent of enterprises invest in cloud infrastructures, due to the benefits it offers. An estimated 87% of companies using the cloud rely on hybrid cloud environments.

Customer-centric CIOs move beyond the SLA


Service level agreements (SLAs) have long been the standard operational metrics for technology services, measuring performance in areas such as systems availability or resolution time.

PPC Strategy Tips for a Strong Campaign


PPC strategies help brands to increase their exposure, generate more traffic, and promote their services and products. The most popular types of PPC advertising are Facebook Ads, Bing Ads, and Google Ads.

How To Defend Your Brand with Market Research


We live in an exciting time when brands have unprecedented access to consumers anytime of the day or night––and anywhere in the world. Online access has made all businesses global, for better or worse.

Key Reasons Businesses Are Embracing AI

Smart Data Collective

Businesses are evolving and searching for newer ways to accomplish their goals, hence the need for artificial intelligence (AI). AI involves building smart machines to carry out tasks that typically need human intelligence, and AI simulates human intelligence using computer systems.

The Blockchain battlefront: Technology, business, and regulation


Comedian John Oliver quipped that cryptocurrency is “everything you don’t understand about money combined with everything you don’t understand about technology.” He missed another area of notorious confusion: the law.

Data Lake Governance & Security Issues

IT Business Edge

Analysis of data fed into data lakes promises to provide enormous insights for data scientists, business managers, and artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms.

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7 Strategies for Conducting Online Market Research


Standing out in the crowd is challenging as new brands are emerging every day. This comes at a time when consumers are less loyal making them more apt to jump from brand to brand. They seek options that not only meet, but exceed their expectations. How can your brand do this?

Student Formula Racecar Team Fine-tunes Racing Performance with TIBCO Spotfire


Reading Time: 4 minutes. Think the Mercedes-Petronas AMG Formula One team is the only Formula-style racing team TIBCO supports? Think again!

Global software spending to grow despite headwinds: Forrester


Global spending on software will continue to grow despite headwinds in the form of inflation, geopolitical risks and labor shortages, a new report from Forrester shows.

Dojo Spotlight: Dojo Black Belt Mark Snodgrass


Mark Snodgrass recently became just the second Dojo Black Belt in the Dojo’s history, following in the footsteps of Sweetwater Sound’s Grant Smith.