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The Analytics of Things

The phrase “Internet of Things” (IoT) suggests that the most important attribute of distributed sensors is connectedness. While it’s undeniably useful to connect inanimate objects and sensors to the Internet, that’s only a first step in terms of doing something useful with all those connected devices. “The Analytics of Things” (AoT) are just as important, if not more so. Continue reading

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SAS Business Analytics – Visualisation, Mobility and Reporting

I recently attended a SAS Business Analytics seminar in Melbourne. The session provided insight from SAS, answering the following questions: How business analytics can integrate data from across a organisation to deliver self-service reporting and analysis. How the power of … Continue reading

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Celebrating the opening of Altis Consulting’s London office

April 13, 2012 By Peter Hopwood I am excited to formally announce the opening of the London office for Altis Consulting. We are taking our specialist expertise in business analytics, business intelligence, data management and data warehousing to the UK … Continue reading

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Nine Key Data Warehousing Trends for the CIO in 2011 and 2012

Gartner Identifies Nine Key Data Warehousing Trends for the CIO in 2011 and 2012 Key Data Warehousing Issues to be Discussed at Gartner Business Intelligence Summits, February 22-23 in Sydney, and May 2-4, Los Angeles STAMFORD, Conn., February 9, 2011— CIOs … Continue reading

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IBM Acquires Information and Analytics Provider NICS

  IBM (news, site) has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of information management and analytics provider NICS. The financial details of the deal were not released. National Interest Security Company (NICS), which is based … Continue reading

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Kickfire Unveils New Data Warehouse Appliance for Demanding Mainstream Applications

The High Performance 3000 Series is the Industry’s Fastest-to-Deploy and Lowest Cost Appliance on the Market Today Kickfire, Inc. today announced its next-generation data warehouse appliance for powering mainstream data warehouse systems up to 5TB in size. With models starting … Continue reading

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