Research

Inquiry Response: Security and the Cloud Environment

By IIA Faculty, Aug 27, 2015

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One of IIA’s retail clients asks about the cloud environment and how companies are addressing security concerns, implementing data management strategies and the pros and cons of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS.

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In this phone briefing, Dwight McNeill distills the key points from his three part IIA series of Research Briefs on population health analytics (PHA). This includes PHA definitions, applications framework, analytics tools and approaches, best practice examples, a sustainability model for health management.

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Inquiry Response: Reporting from Data Repositories

By IIA Faculty, Aug 25, 2015

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An IIA Research Client asks what the various options are for pixel perfect reporting out of analytics data repositories and the tradeoffs of those with a focus on open source.

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On August 18, IIA hosted a webinar featuring IIA Faculty Member John Thuma, a Director with the Aster Big Data COI at Teradata Corporation, discussing the ways companies today can use the lessons of data governance to solve the problems of a big data era. A handful of questions during our Q&A session were left unanswered, so we asked John to tackle them in a blog post.

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July 2015 Research Roundup

By IIA Faculty, Aug 01, 2015

To recap our work for July 2015, check out the following summary of our publications and activities.

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The Analytics Leader’s New Clothes

By Jack Phillips, Jul 17, 2015

No amount of spending, and no technology stack is going to make a company analytical. We’ve seen this fact lost on too many companies. Research shows that more than half of analytics projects fail, and technology is most frequently not the culprit.

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Inquiry Response: Machine Learning Best Practices

By IIA Faculty, Jul 08, 2015

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An IIA Research Client asks about best practices around decision making in a machine learning / big data environment.

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The State of Hadoop Adoption

By Jack Phillips, Jun 29, 2015

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In this phone briefing, Jack Phillips shares IIA’s new findings from the recent research report, “The Current State of Hadoop Adoption”. In this briefing, Jack explores the pros and cons of using Hadoop, including examples of how companies get value from Hadoop and the key challenges organizations face when implementing a Hadoop solution.

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You say you want Analytics, but…

By Cheryl Wiebe, Jun 16, 2015

I keep hearing manufacturers say they want to make data-driven decisions. They’ve read the news, they see the promise of the new sensor data, social sentiment, and behavioral data of their end consumers. But they are not doing it.

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Inquiry Response: Hadoop Adoption and Prediction

By IIA Faculty, Jun 15, 2015

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The IIA Faculty recently answered the question, “How would IIA characterize the state of Hadoop adoption? What does IIA anticipate to happen over the next 12-18 months?”

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