Understanding Cloud BI and Analytics


Cloud BI (Business Intelligence) with analytics is slated to be the fastest growing category of cloud computing and business management solutions today. A recent Markets and Markets study estimated the overall market revenue of analytics solu

Spotlight: Cloud Analytics

A convergence of data and cloud computing

Data analytics using cloud computing or cloud services have led to the evolution of cloud analytics, where the flexible infrastructure of cloud models facilitate data analytics in collaboration with the cloud service provider.

Why analytics in the cloud? 

Organisations rely upon legacy systems for data warehousing. These cannot alw

What you need to know about cloud computing

Decoding Cloud Computing

This month we focus on cloud computing and cloud analytics – a core functionality for every enterprise-wide solution. With SMAC (social, mobile, analytics, cloud) fast becoming a chosen technology for small to large enterprises, it has become necessary for pro

Spotlight: Sentiment Analysis

How do the various political Manifestos compare with respect to important keywords?

What do twitter users have to say about the new product launch?

How is your after-sales support performing against your competitors?

What is the general sentiment about the election manifestos of various political parties?

These are questions one asks

Spotlight: Text Analytics

What do you do when you have a huge volume of textual data?

If the data is in structured form as in voter records you make a query that returns information as a number. Using more and different queries, you get detailed  info

Spotlight: Social Media Analytics


A Rundown on Analytics friendly Big Data technologies

The rise in unstructured data is driving organizations to optimise large workloads of data to enhance greater accuracy and prediction. Core software platforms and programming models focused on Distributed File System (DFS) for near real-time BD processing are being developed. With these software ecosystems as the mainstay, established IT vendors are moving into the world of Big Data with offering

What’s so BIG about Big Data?


It is all over the internet and media.

Big Data is the next best thing in IT and Analytics. Organizations with constantly growing database are moving over to Big Data technologies.  IT developers, DB administrators and computer geeks are exploring avenues to honeg their skills in Big Data and Big Analytics.

The buzz about ‘Big Data’ has been gathering momentum over the last tw

How Big Data and Analytics can change the way your organisation works

If your organization works with data, you are probably working with Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) and desktop statistics and visualisation technologies.  As your organisation expands horizontally and scales vertically, you may find the size of your data extending beyond hundreds of gigabytes to hundreds of terabytes and more! While most of the data lies in unstructured text files