Talking Data Analytics…

In this installment of ESG’s 360 Video Series, “Talking Technology,” Mike Leone offers his insights into data analytics – it being a popular, almost prerequisite, term these days in any IT corporate or product pitch…its frequency often only matched by a paucity of understanding! Mike points out that the capability of data analytics is to not only make IT itself better (more productive, for instance) but...

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Teradata’s Analyze This: Any Tool, Anywhere, Anybody

At last week’s ‘The Edge of Next’, Teradata Corporation’s (TDC) annual customer and partner event, the data analytics company made several product, service and business announcements, as well as provided more context on its new AI survey that concluded artificial intelligence is on big business’ agenda, but that significant challenges will have to be overcome before it goes mainstream. While TDC didn’t make a lot of announcements, the...

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IT Operations Analytics from the Source

One of the top uses of big data today is IT operations analytics. This makes sense. By nature, IT components are designed to log all of their many status messages, and this information is generated with debug, tracking, and audit purposes in mind. The aggregate output, however, can be a logistical problem in itself. For each device, some poor sysadmin has to decide what level of logging is desired, and then live with the consequences...

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Dell Debates Big Data in 1, 5, 10 Years

Where will you be on Groundhog’s Day 2016? What about 2020 or 2025? Unless you are Bill Murray or Andie MacDowell, answering this question and predicting the future can be tricky stuff. Yet Dell recently called together some friends to attempt just this sort of long-range prognostication around big data. I was recently joined on a discussion panel by the brilliant Rebekah Iliff (Chief Strategist at AirPR), the ever-curious Jai Menon...

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