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8 big data predictions for 2015

Big Data Emerging Technologies 8 big data predictions for 2015 By Bernard MarrDec 30 2014 Comment For this post, I’ll be gazing into my crystal ball to predict the moves that big data will make in the coming year. As with all predictions, we have to take those with caution because some of them might not turn out to be true. And of course real game-changing innovation often comes out of left-field and takes even the most vigilant of seers by surprise. So, if something earth-shattering happens in the upcoming year which shakes our conception of what can be done with data to the core, and I missed it here, blame the crystal ball. The value of the big data economy will reach $125 billion This is the revenue taken in by vendors selling software, hardware and services to allow other businesses to implement big data strategies. The figure comes from research by market research specialists IDC (International Data Corporation). The Internet of Things will go mainstream There are a plethora of…

The 9 Marketing Disciplines of Great SaaS Companies


venture capitalist at redpoint The 9 Marketing Disciplines of Great SaaS CompaniesBill Macaitis, the former CMO of Zendesk, articulates how a SaaS marketing team should operate better than anybody else I've met. At a recent Point9 conference, Bill outlined the 9 marketing disciplines of great SaaS companies and how they fit together to create a marketing powerhouse. I've copied my notes from Bill's talk below.Ops & Analytics Team
The operations and analytics teams is the first marketing team every SaaS company should build because this team you erects the experimental infrastructure for determining which marketing tactics are viable. Over time, it also becomes the largest team.Zendesk employed a combination of products to build this infrastructure including Convertro, Google Analytics, Infer, Optimizely and DemandBase. This team employed sophisticated attribution models to understand precisely how many impressions and the types of impre…

10 Cara tingkatkan efisiensi Cloud Anda.

Believe it or not, we are at a very critical junction point when it comes to cloud computing. Although growth has been steady, we’re about to hit a very big boom. According to the recent Cisco Global Cloud Index Report, “while the amount of global traffic crossing the Internet and IP WAN networks is projected to reach 1.6 zettabytes per year by 2018, the amount of annual global data center traffic in 2013 is already estimated to be 3.1 ZB, and by 2018 will triple to reach 8.6 ZB per year.” So in the midst of this rapid growth, how can you improve cloud efficiency to keep your environment up and running in a proactively healthy state? Remember, in the technology world, anything and everything can (and will) happen. So, here are 10 ways to improve cloud efficiency: Utilize WANOP and load-balancing.Think QoS for the cloud, but way better. With WANOP you can truly control the flow of traffic between distributed data center locations. Plus, smart load-balancing policies can help you scale …

Big Data: Faster. How Sisense’s Crowd Accelerated Analytics platform can boost the banking world - International Banker

Untuk dunia finansial, gunakan Sisense untuk analisa beragam data.

Big Data: Faster. How Sisense's Crowd Accelerated Analytics platform can boost the banking world - International Banker

Big Data: Faster. How Sisense's Crowd Accelerated Analytics platform can boost the banking world

By Leron Kornreich, Communications Director, Sisense

Financial institutions and banks know what to do with traditional data. They've been using and processing huge amounts of data long before anybody was talking about Big Data, yet the financial world has been slow to join the Big Data revolution. The banking world is often described as conservative, and, until recently, hasn't been quick to adopt technological solutions to solve financial problems.

All that could be about to change. Sisense, the Big Data Company, with offices in Israel and now NYC, offers a faster, cheaper solution to data processing issues facing banks and large financial institutions. At the Strata+ Hadoop World Confe…

Five Things That Will Happen in 2015 According to OpenText

Five Things That Will Happen in 2015 According to OpenTextPosted by Techvibes NewsDeskon Dec 19, 2014The future, as envisioned by Waterloo-based tech titan OpenText. 1. Cloud becomes the new normal "The cloud will be embraced en masse in 2015 because the benefits are huge," the Canadian company believes. "By digitizing information-intensive processes, costs can be cut by up to 90% and turnaround times improved by several orders of magnitude." What they expect to see by year end is a world of hybrid deployments in which some information and applications reside in the cloud and the remainder resides on premise. Data security is a top priority, and a hybrid model allows organizations to balance their workload, meeting all their data sovereignty requirements while leveraging the power of the cloud. 2. Digitization begins the next massive displacement and migration of labour The employment landscape will be in flux throughout 2015, the early stages of what they expect to…

7 E-Commerce Trends to Watch in 2015

Retailers, take note: It's a fun time to be in e-commerce. So says Tom Caporaso, CEO of Middletown, Connecticut-based Clarus Marketing Group. The already-huge sector is only going to continue to grow next year as consumers become more comfortable shopping from their desktops and mobile devices. "The more tools we put in their pockets, the more they're going to use them and the more they're going to buy," he says. Caporaso shared with Inc. his predictions for next year's trends in the e-commerce space. Here are seven you should familiarize yourself with to stay competitive. 1. Mobile, Mobile, Mobile For a while now, consumers have been using mobile to research products before and after a purchase. But mobile is reaching beyond that now as consumers increasingly feel comfortable doing their shopping in an app or on a mobile site.  2. Consumers Hold the Reins The old adage "the customer is always right" definitely carries over into e-commerce. Consumers…

10 Hot Consumer Trends for 2015

10 Hot Consumer Trends for 2015Posted by Canada Newswireon Dec 11, 2014The end of 2014 is approaching, and Ericsson ConsumerLab can now, in the fourth edition of its annual trend report, present the hottest consumer trends for 2015 and beyond. Michael Björn, Head of Research, Ericsson ConsumerLab, says: "The cumulative effect of smartphones becoming part of mainstream society is astonishing. As consumers, we try out new apps and keep the ones we think improve, enrich or even prolong our lives at such a rapid pace that we don't even notice that our attitudes and behaviors are changing faster than ever. Services and products that quite recently seemed beyond imagination are now easily accepted and believed to rapidly reach the mass market. With only five years until 2020, the future really does seem closer than ever before." The insights in the report "10 hot consumer trends for 2015 and beyond" come from Ericsson ConsumerLab's global research program, with …