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Alteryx Use Cases & Success Stories

Expanding our breadth of Big Data and analytics solutions, Perficient launched a new partnership with Alteryx earlier this year. We’re excited about the opportunities this brings to our customers, given the leadership and innovation Alteryx has shown in visualization, predictive analytics, machine learning, applied statistical analysis and model building. Let’s take a look at some […]

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Big Data and You: What makes data “Big”?

Welcome to “Big Data and You (the enterprise IT leader),” the Enterprise Content Intelligence group’s demystification of the “Big Data” . The words “Big Data” are thrown around board rooms like a magic fix to any data related shortcomings the enterprise has. “Big Data” is not a magic wand, but the technologies which fall under […]

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Thanks Godfrey Sullivan, First Ballot Hall of Famer

“Godfrey, I think history is going to judge you as one of the truly iconic Silicon Valley CEOs.” –Greg McDowell, JMP Securities Analyst (11/19/2015) With Splunk’s Q3 earnings release was the additional announcement that Godfrey Sullivan would be handing over the CEO reins to Doug Merritt. I don’t know Silicon Valley history enough to confirm […]

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Analytical Talent Gap

As new companies embark on the Digital Transformation leveraging Big Data, key concerns and challenges get amplified especially for the near term before the technology and talent pool supply adjusts to the demand. Looking at the  earlier post Big Data Challenges, the top 3 concerns were: Identifying the Business value/Monetizing the Big Data Setting up the […]

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Three Big Data Business Case Mistakes

Tomorrow I will be giving a webinar on creating business cases for Big Data. One of the reasons for the webinar was that there is very little information available on creating a Big Data business cases. Most of what is available boils down to a “trust me, Big Data will be of value.” Most information […]

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One Cluster To Rule Them All!

In the Hadoop space we have a number of terms for the Hadoop File System used for data management. Data Lake is probably the most popular. I have heard it called a Data Refinery as well as some other not so mentionable names. The one that has stuck with me has been is the Data […]

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The Modern Data Warehouse Will Augment Hadoop

The data warehouse has been a part of the EIM vernacular for nearly 20 years. The vision of the single source of the truth and a single repository for reporting and analysis are two objectives that have resulted in a never-ending journey.   The data warehouse never has had enough data and the quality required for […]

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SSRS – Have you used it yet?

While there are several BI technologies and more coming into the foray every day, SSRS has remained a key player in this area for quite some time now.  One of the biggest advantages of SSRS reporting is that it involves the participation of the end user and that is very intuitive to use. Let’s go […]

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Realizing Agile Data Management …

Years of work went into building the elusive single version of truth. Despite all the attempts from IT and business, Excel reporting and Access databases were impossible to eliminate. Excel is the number one BI tool in the industry and for the following good reasons : accessibility to the tool, speed and familiarity. Almost all […]

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DevOps Considerations for Big Data

Big Data is on everyone’s mind these days. Creating an analytical environment involving Big Data technologies is exciting and complex. New technology, new ways of looking at the data which is otherwise remained dark or not available. The exciting part of implementing the Big Data solution is to make it a production ready solution. Once […]

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