Tag: big data


Sapphire Sneak Peek: Get Data in Line with SAP HANA

The universe of business-critical information is massive…and it’s only getting bigger. In fact, data today is growing faster than ever before. Some estimate we’re quickly approaching a time when two megabytes of new information will be created every second – … Read more…


Sapphire Sneak Peek: Simplifying Management, Ensuring Resiliency, Driving Innovation

At the foundation of business success is data. Some reports indicate as much as 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is produced each and every day. It’s how companies leverage this information that determines success.


5 Ways for IT Organisations to Optimise Business Success

Working with our partners on such a wide-range of game-changing IT projects has given me some great insight into the way that IT organisations are working to optimise their business success. CIOs are sitting at a prime position at the … Read more…


Data Lakes and Master Data Management

Master Data Management (MDM) is the dental floss of the IT world. It’s the responsible, grown up thing that you know is good for you even if it hurts sometimes.  MDM refers to a combination of processes and technologies that … Read more…

Managed Services in the Age of Digital Transformation: Pivotal Cloud Foundry on CenturyLink Cloud

The business world has always relentlessly sought “sustainable competitive advantages”. Efficient supply chains, better manufacturing processes, and intellectual property have all had their moments. Today it’s “innovation” – innovation through custom software – that’s next wave of differentiation.  Why? Pivotal’s … Read more…

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Improving Network Services Pays Dividends for Local Banks

As leading influencers, large financial institutions such as JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo regularly dominate the headlines. While small in comparison to their mammoth cousins, local regional banks offer high-value services vital to both individuals and small businesses in … Read more…


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…


Data Lakes: Big Data Governance

In my previous blogs, I have discussed the advantages of data lakes and reservoirs. A data lake is an invaluable concept which not only provides a great deal of flexibility, but it can also lower costs in most business analytics … Read more…