Tag Archives: big data

Three Big BI Market Drivers to Watch for The Rest of 2017 and Beyond

May 24, 2017

Author: Tony Tauro, Performance Architects In 2017, we’ve seen an expansion of business intelligence’s (BI’s) scope, changes in consumption, and shifts in the roles of BI consumers and creators. Traditional and fundamental BI practices and processes, however, remain more important than ever. As a result, the three major market drivers of BI trends so far…   Read More


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Countdown to BIWA Summit 2017…The Performance Architects Inside Scoop on Conference Events and Presentations

January 11, 2017

Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects The annual Oracle Business Intelligence, Warehousing and Analytics (BIWA) Summit  is taking place from January 31 – February 2, 2017 at the Oracle Conference Center in Redwood Shores, CA, and the Performance Architects team wants to make sure that you’re up to speed on what we think are some of the “can’t miss” events and sessions at the…   Read More


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Five Ways to Evolve Your Business Analytics Software Environment to Address the Big Data Revolution

February 17, 2015

If you’re reading this blog post, you’re probably tired of wandering into meetings where your colleagues debate the proper definition of “important” terms such as enterprise performance management (EPM) , business intelligence (BI) , business analytics , master data management (MDM) , data scientist …and, my favorite, big data .  While confusion reigns in your working group about what these terms mean, you’re undoubtedly also experiencing requests for different kinds of analysis…   Read More


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What is Hadoop and How Does It Compare to Relational Databases?

January 29, 2014

In a previous post, we discussed the case for getting started with a Big Data initiative. One of the fundamental technologies underlying Big Data initiatives is Hadoop. So, what is Hadoop, and where does the technology fit into the traditional relational database environment? Hadoop is an open source platform for acquiring and processing Big Data sets…   Read More


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Big Data: What’s the Big Deal?

October 30, 2013

The case for gathering and analyzing big data streams is growing. A recent study by the MIT Center for Digital Business found that the more a company characterizes itself as data-driven, the better the company performs in terms of productivity and profitability1. So what is “Big Data?” To start, we at Performance Architects define “Big…   Read More


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Business Analytics Opportunities and Schedule Recommendations for Oracle OpenWorld 2013

September 21, 2013

With over 60,000 attendees expected to participate in Oracle OpenWorld 2013 starting on Sunday, September 22nd, you could lose a lot of time just trying to buy a morning coffee before the keynotes (you will stand in line for 45 minutes if you try this) or navigating the city (ladies, leave those killer heels at home!).  These photos published…   Read More


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