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Is SAP HANA a Luxury?

For SAP, it may be a billion-dollar question: is HANA a luxury like a Porsche or a Dior Dress? Or is it simply a better approach that could and …

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Is SAP HANA really a game changer?

There has been a lot of talk among SAP executives about of late about how "game changing" SAP HANA is to the enterprise...<p>software industry. While …

How SAP BW and HANA will merge over time -- and why it matters

Coredatra LLC<p>Follow:<p><b>Read the</b> <b>first of this two-part series</b> <b>on SAP Business Warehouse and HANA. Part one addresses how companies should consider their</b> …

6 Steps to Drive Action from Google Analytics with Tableau

Instead of focusing on business questions, people tend to enter a state of over-thinking and over-analyzing a situation so that a decision or action …

Interactive: When Do Americans Leave For Work?

In a continued dig into commute data from the American Community Survey (We already saw mode of transportation.), the map above shows when people …

New York City. Adding data to the debate.

Airbnb in New York City<p>New York City is a city of renters, vacancy rates are at crisis levels, and rents continue to rise.<p>Income levels for the …

Data Visualization in Games

Data visualization augments cognition. Data visualization provides new insights; data visualization teaches the reader. Games, at their core, are all …

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Drawing with Numbers

Tableau’s native parameters have a couple of key limitations as of this writing in February 2018: The list of values is static and we can only select …

Wearable tech must get smart with data

For wearable technology to live up to the hype, especially when it comes to healthcare, it will have to be "interoperable, integrated, engaging, …

The Health Data Analytics Hype Cycle

Posted in Analytics.<p>Add<p>At the recent Healthcare Think Tank, At the Crossroads: Technology and Transformation in Healthcare, sponsored by Dell, we had …

Why Healthcare Business Intelligence Can’t Win without a Data Warehouse

Healthcare Business Intelligence: What Your Strategy Needs<p>Add<p>Will healthcare business intelligence (BI) be the answer that hospitals are looking for …

7 tips for EMR success from Stage 7 hospitals

Since 2006, HIMSS Analytics has identified a total of 200 hospitals as Stage 7 facilities on the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model. As challenging …

Benchmarks: Stage 7 success stories

When looking for advice and best practices for electronic medical record deployments, it's smart to emulate those at the very top of their game.<p>There …

IBM's Watson Set To Revolutionize Marketing

When a computer can figure out whether a movie trailer is going to positively affect an audience or not – it makes you wonder how close we are to computer generated predictions on everything else in life. The short answer, according to Michael Karasick, IBM’s VP and Research Director at Almaden …

How Natural Language Processing is Changing BI

From onsite customer behavior, to seasonal or even daily trends, the typical data warehouse can contain an eclectic mix of information. The insights …

How to Load Twitter data into Hadoop on Azure cluster and then analyze it via Hive add-in for excel? - Insight Extractor

In this blog post, we would:<p>1. Upload Twitter Text Data into Hadoop on Azure cluster<p>2. Create a Hive Table and load the data uploaded in step 1 to …

Sentiment Analysis in R w/ Twitter data feeds - Insight Extractor

I followed instructions on this site to perform sentiment analysis about Starbucks from Twitter data feeds.<p>Here are data visualizations:<p>1. Sentiment …

SAS Voices

The <b>Text Frontier</b> blog post you’re looking for has moved, but you can still find all the text analytics content you’re looking for here on the <b>SAS</b> …

SAS Voices

The <b>Text Frontier</b> blog post you’re looking for has moved, but you can still find all the text analytics content you’re looking for here on the <b>SAS</b> …

Given the multitude of potential applications, researchers have been devoting more and more attention to sentiment analysis. Much of the current work …

Situational Intelligence: The ‘Now’ Model for Utility Data Analytics

For decades, utilities have been collecting and analyzing data, and making business decisions based on these analyses. But they’ve never had as much …

Using Google Analytics to Understand Your Customers

There are multiple analytics tools that excel at Customer Analytics and fill gaps in areas where Google Analytics may not have excelled. But over the …