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Infographic: 8 Healthcare Analytics Tips

Many healthcare organizations are drowning in the medical and consumer data flood. According to research by IDC Health Insights, hospitals rank analytics as the top driver for new IT spending. The data and analytics pressures prevalent in healthcare make the industry unique. However, there are several best practices in other industries that can improve outcomes. [...]

By |October 18th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Infographic: 8 Healthcare Analytics Tips

GDPR – Why Should You Care?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the new EU data privacy regulation that comes into force on May 25, 2018. GDPR requires organizations to manage customer data more securely, and to provide some fundamental data rights to EU citizens regarding access to data about them, as well as portability of their data. Some of [...]

By |April 2nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on GDPR – Why Should You Care?

7 Reasons Why Organizations Are Moving Their Data to the Cloud

In order to take advantage of the revolution in data and analytics provided by the cloud, it’s important to understand why organizations are moving data to the cloud. I’ve outlined seven reasons for using the cloud for analytics.In order to take advantage of the revolution in data and analytics provided by the cloud, it’s important [...]

By |March 22nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 7 Reasons Why Organizations Are Moving Their Data to the Cloud

7 Steps to Effective Data Classification

In today’s security landscape data protection is not just a legal necessity, it’s critical to organizational survival and profitability. Storage is cheap, and organizations have become data hoarders. One day — they think — they’ll get around to mining all of that data for something useful. But data hoarding can cause serious issues. Much of [...]

By |March 19th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 7 Steps to Effective Data Classification

How Artificial Intelligence Is Driving Data Productivity

Digital transformation is among us. Is your organization a disruptor? Those among the disruptors are in the driver’s seat of innovation, giving their companies a leg up on the competition and improving their financial performance. But what’s driving their disruptions? Data is a key factor in digital transformation success. Having valuable, actionable data gives organizations [...]

By |March 5th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How Artificial Intelligence Is Driving Data Productivity

New Sirius White Paper: IBM Integrated Analytics System (IIAS)

IBM has integrated Netezza technology with the IBM Db2 engine to provide a common, consistent SQL interface for both Netezza and all Db2-centric database offerings. Called IBM Integrated Analytics System (IIAS), it solves a number of problems inherent to both the Mustang- and IBM BladeCenter server-based Netezza machines (TwinFin, Striper and Mako), while also innovating [...]

By |November 7th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on New Sirius White Paper: IBM Integrated Analytics System (IIAS)

Four Things You Need to Refresh Your Data Center

So, your systems are aging and it’s time to make data center upgrades. You have the option to “rip and replace,” but this process can disrupt application availability and productivity. When it comes to making upgrades, whether physical replacements or data migrations, traditional enterprise storage solutions can be limiting in terms of having the ability [...]

By |August 4th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Are Data Breaches an Uphill Battle?

According to 24/7 Wall Street’s recent article, the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) reported that data breaches are currently pacing 30% higher than 2016. ITRC has been tracking data breaches since 2005, and since then they’ve counted 7,656 breaches through June 20, 2017, involving nearly 900 million records. Remain two steps in front of cybercriminals [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Cognitive Analytics Demystified

As data continues to increase in size and form, it is becoming increasingly challenging to aggregate, normalize and decipher all the information stored across the enterprise and beyond. Data – be it from traditional legacy systems, data warehouses, social platforms, mobile devices, sensor-enabled products or the like – contains a wealth of valuable information from [...]

By |February 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Data Visualization Best Practices

Consuming the right data when you need it helps improve efficiency and reveal patterns and anomalies that your IT, sales and marketing managers can use to make better decisions. Whether you are looking to optimize business analytics solutions you already have in place, or implement new solutions to get more from your data, we have [...]

By |September 7th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments