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Healthcare Companies Sitting On Lots Of Cash...What Will They Do With It?

In the September 8-15 edition of Time Magazine, they have a whole article about data and numbers.  One of the pages is on which companies have the most cash.  160 more words


A Business Analytics Process View

  • Data – Data quality and measuring what matters
  • Process – To continuously learn and improve
  • Performance – To make the best decisions, enable the best actions, and measure impact

Divining reality from the hype

Divining reality from the hype http://www.economist.com/blogs/babbage/2014/08/difference-engine-2 ’14 @Gartner_inc hypecycle chart for tech trends; #DataScience going up;#BigData, down


Book: My Healthcare Is Killing Me

“A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.”  Groucho Marx

While I was flying last week, I had the chance to read…

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Privacy in times of Big Data

“Without big data, you are blind and deaf and in the middle of a freeway.” – Geoffrey Moore, author and consultant.

In the 21st century we are constantly bombarded with big data and told that this vast array of data can be converted to information which can be used to do everything from saving the life of a patient  to changing the world. 611 more words

Is Your Database a Hero or a Hindrance?

Kelly Schlamb
DB2 pureScale and PureData Systems Specialist, IBM

Here’s a big question for you – Is your database a hero or a hindrance? In other words, is your database environment one that’s helping your organization meet your performance, scalability, and availability needs or is it holding you back from meeting your SLAs and keeping up with ever changing business needs? 67 more words

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