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The Convergence of Analytic and Operational Processing is a Big Deal

40 years of conventional analytic is being overturned, with in-memory technology that allows analytic and operational processing on the same system.

Scrooge Didn’t Believe in Sentiment Analysis Either

Famously cold-hearted, tight-fisted and greedy, it’s a fair bet Scrooge didn’t care much about sentiment analysis. But it is one of the most powerful new “big data” options available today.

2012: The Year Analytics Means Business

The real trend this year is not the technology. It’s about helping business people make better decisions, and actually change the way companies do business — here are some concrete examples of companies that are using the new analytics to make a difference.