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Taking on Big Data – The Easy Way

Big Data Management and analytics is one of the biggest obstacles today’s organizations must overcome as a part of their digital transformation initiatives. It’s estimated 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are actively produced daily – and this number is growing faster … Read more…

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Connecting the Future of Business

“What business are you in?” It’s a frequent question at social gatherings. The answers are usually well practiced: I’m in retail. I’m a small business owner. I’m an executive at a global IT services company. At CenturyLink, we are in … Read more…

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Location Based Analytics: Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Do you remember the 90s sitcom “Cheers?” It was about an eclectic cast of characters that hung out at a Boston bar. Almost every scene was set in the bar, a familiar, comfortable place where your friends made you feel … Read more…

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Cybersecurity Challenges in State and Local Governments

There’s an old proverb that says a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Imagine a metal chain pulled from end-to-end. If each link can sustain a significant force, then the entire group is strong. But if just … Read more…

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The Votes are Counted. Big Data Takes Top Spot

Election season is well underway and campaigns are rapidly accelerating data analysis efforts to identify voter preferences and win new votes. And while Big Data on the campaign trail is grabbing all the headlines, this strategic insight is even more … Read more…

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From Click to Cart: Build Compelling Digital Experiences

Building exceptional digital experiences for customers is top of mind with businesses across the globe.  Retailers must discover new and innovative ways to delight customers – from initial acquisition through purchase and later support. And with the vast amount of … Read more…

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Emerging IT Trends in 2016 and the Opportunity They Bring

We’re a good way into 2016 so it’s already possible to see what IT trends are hot. Amusingly, if you look at predictions from 50 years ago, we should all be wearing silver space suits and going to work on … Read more…

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Improving Data Security through Big Data Analytics

Anyone working in IT knows the headlines that security breaches create. The cost is measured in money, of course, but also in a commodity that is harder to recover once it’s lost: Trust. Brands can suffer tremendous blows when they … Read more…