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Technology Advances Can Help You Tackle Analytics Challenges

Advances in analytic technologies and business intelligence are allowing CIOs to go big, go fast, go deep, go cheap and go mobile with business data.

Current trends center as much on tackling analytics challenges as they do on taking advantage of opportunities for new business insights. For example, technologies for managing and analyzing large, diverse data sets are arriving just as many organizations are drowning in data and struggling to make sense of it. Still, many of the cost and performance trends in advanced analytics mean companies can ask more complicated questions than ever before and deliver more useful information to help run their businesses.

In interviews, CIOs consistently identify five IT trends that are having an impact on how they deliver analytics: the rise of Big Data, technologies for faster processing, declining costs for IT commodities, proliferating mobile devices and social media.

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Keywords: Business Intelligence & Analytics, Technology, Business Strategy Alignment, Quality & Metrics, Supply Chain Analysis & Consulting, Global Supply Chain Management, Big Data

Current trends center as much on tackling analytics challenges as they do on taking advantage of opportunities for new business insights. For example, technologies for managing and analyzing large, diverse data sets are arriving just as many organizations are drowning in data and struggling to make sense of it. Still, many of the cost and performance trends in advanced analytics mean companies can ask more complicated questions than ever before and deliver more useful information to help run their businesses.

In interviews, CIOs consistently identify five IT trends that are having an impact on how they deliver analytics: the rise of Big Data, technologies for faster processing, declining costs for IT commodities, proliferating mobile devices and social media.

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Keywords: Business Intelligence & Analytics, Technology, Business Strategy Alignment, Quality & Metrics, Supply Chain Analysis & Consulting, Global Supply Chain Management, Big Data