Posts Tagged ‘Data Analysis’

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Data Is Key Across the Sales Enablement Platform

My previous blog analyzed how technology and the right team can improve your sales enablement program. This blog explores the benefits that data can bring to your sales enablement program. In addition to the technology and having the right teams involved, data – where and how it is sourced, stored, stewarded, refreshed, and enriched – […]

The Not So “Secret Sauce” of Data Analysis

Every organization manages data internally that provides support in running the operations and provides enriched content to an external audience such as buyers or distributors. To manage the organizational data effectively, it is recommended to conduct data analysis to assess the current state, make informed decisions to streamline that data and help its growth. Data […]

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Meet Perficient’s Chief Strategists: Mike Porter

Thrilling our clients with innovation and impact – it’s not just rhetoric. This belief is instrumental for our clients’ success. In 2018, we introduced our Chief Strategists, who provide vision and leadership to help our clients remain competitive. Get to know each of our strategists as they share unique insights on their areas of expertise. Understanding […]

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OLAP and Hadoop: The 4 Differences You Should Know

OLAP and Hadoop are not the same. OLAP is a technology to perform multi-dimensional analytics like reporting and data mining. It has been around since 1970. Hadoop is a technology to perform massive computation on large data. Around since 2002. They can be used together but there are differences when choosing between using Hadoop/MapReduce data […]

5 Ways APIs Benefit Data Mining and Analysis

The other day, I was looking at a car rental website to book a reservation. To my surprise, what followed were numerous advertisements popping up on my web browser – all much better deals than those on the site I was searching! I was amazed. I wondered how my single search result could personalize the kind of […]

5 key roles of Data Architect in Information Management

  As architects, sometimes we get caught in the trap of focusing on the most tangible aspects of our architecture solving business problems, while losing track of the aspects that truly drive our architectural decisions. Information architecture serves as that vital bridge from the business applications to technology architecture (TOGAF Architecture Development Method). Although solutions […]

What Enterprise Information Management Means to Me

As Gartner Research pointed out, by 2020, IT will generate $225 Billion in revenue for Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud (SMAC) market. The foundation of the success behind these areas are information management and delivery. What is Enterprise Information Management (EIM)? EIM is the art, science, and management of building actionable intelligence with available data. […]

Data Analyst versus Data Scientist

Is Data Scientist a Data Analyst OR vice-versa? I googled this and got more than a 1000 websites that provides this differentiation. So my thought was to consolidate everything I learnt for people who choose their career path in one or the other. If you check Gartner’s Hype Cycle of Emerging Technology, the peak of […]

SAP Shifting Focus from Product Integration to Innovation

SAP is taking a new approach in the BI space by focusing on innovation as was presented at the recent SAPPHIRE NOW event in Orlando, FL. One of the most promising products, Visual Intelligence, is a desktop tool used to visually explore and manipulate date. Visual Intelligence is a compliment to their recently launched HANA platform […]

BM SPSS Statistics – Data Management Toolset

IBM SPSS Statistics – Data Management Toolset (DMS) In a recent blog post I listed some of the more helpful “data management tools” offered within IBM SPSS Statistics version 20 (Case Summaries, Replace Missing Values, Transform and Compute, Recode, Select Cases, Sort Cases and Merge Files) and would like to review them today. These tools […]

IBM SPSS Statistics – Continued Exploration

Getting Started…Again Back to Statistics; I restart IBM SPSS and from the startup/open dialog, locate my previously defined data file from the “Open an existing data source” list and click OK. My file opens in the data editor (just as I left it) and the Statistics Viewer shows the very first transaction “GET” (and then […]