Tag: data

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Retailers: Don’t Blame E-commerce Alone for Failure to Thrive

Digital transformation is real, and it’s happening – our data in the retail industry lends more insight into the state of the transition. These are certainly not easy times to be a retailer. Digital disruption underway forces transformational change in … Read more…

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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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6 Steps to Successful IT Migration: Analysis

Data analysis is perhaps the most important step in all of IT migration. The stakes are high, as failed migrations result in costly outages, lost data and inefficient business operations. In an earlier posts, we reviewed the steps of Project … Read more…

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CenturyLink + Level 3 = More Opportunity

We announced on October 31 that CenturyLink will acquire Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT). The deal, which is expected to close by the end of third quarter 2017, creates what promises to be the second largest domestic communications provider … 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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The Quest for Data: Engineering a Modernized Infrastructure

Throughout history, some of the best discoveries and innovations have emerged from modernization. From locomotives that travel at unmatched speeds or rockets exploring the deepest regions of space – success is built on a quest to evolve antiquated techniques for … Read more…

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Walk Me to the Car: Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN)

In this “Walk me to the car” blog, we review software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN), a relatively new approach to connecting remote and branch office locations. SD-WAN provides lower CapEx and OpEx while enabling increased flexibility.  It simplifies network control … Read more…

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Data-Driven Culture: Enabling Innovation

The idea sounds appealing. Make your organization more data-driven. Use data, also known as facts, to drive decision making and strategy. Organizations that make decisions and measure outcomes based on data are more likely to challenge status-quo and innovate. This … Read more…