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TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014
A Crash Course in 4 Trends Revolutionizing Big Data
Tessa Curry
Tessa Curry
Associate Editor
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The Harvard Business Review (HRB) recently stated that more data passes through the Internet every second than was stored in the entire Internet 20 years ago. In 2012 about 2.5 exabytes of data were created each day. That number is doubled every 40 months, also according to HBR. Big data helps us make sense of …

THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2014
Twitter Roundup: Feb 27 – Mar 4
Jared Heath
Jared Heath
Content Marketing
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Here’s a quick look at some of the past week’s intriguing tweets that stretch the way people think about data. What can we learn from the Sochi Olympics? The winner of the World Cup, of course. Don’t be fooled—this isn’t a sports post. This is forecasting at its pinnacle. If these guys really could accurately …

TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2014
The Feds Could Save $500B with Better Use of Data
Josh James
Josh James
Founder, CEO & Chairman of the Board
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In a recent survey of 150 federal IT executives, 69 percent pointed to big data as a way to increase efficiency, enable smarter decisions, deepen insights and save up to $500 billion across the federal government. You read that right—$500 billion. And it all comes from making better use of data. If the government could …

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2014
Execs need better data—not big data—if they want better insights.
Scott Lindeman
Scott Lindeman
Vice President of Finance
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In a recent study by CFO Research, 150 senior finance executives reported that they don’t have access to some of the most critical data in their organizations. In the survey, 42% wanted more access to product profitability; 41% pointed at customer profitability; 33% indicated customer acquisition costs; and 32%—almost one in three—need better visibility to …

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014
How Data Makes the NBA Infinitely More Accessible—and Interesting
Jared Heath
Jared Heath
Content Marketing
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@JoshJames: Wow!! @jimmerfredette had the best game [of] his career!! Dropped 24 on the Knicks. Leads NBA in 3 pt % http://t.co/AHcSd6emCS If you’ve been keeping up with our blog recently, you can tell two things: we’re data geeks, and we love sports. I’m beginning to think it’s because sports give us an opportunity to …

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2013
Six Fantasies That Executives Have About Big Data and the Things They Said When Their Dreams Came True
Adam Watson
Adam Watson
Customer Advocacy
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Big data—the very thing that sustains us—is killing us. Like bacon. Business leaders are losing sleep over how to make their data work for them. The things they wish they could do seem to be mere fantasies. This, of course, is where Domo comes in. Here are six big data scenarios that most leaders in …

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2013
How Stargazing Helps Us Improve Reports and Get More from Data
David Johnson
David Johnson
Technical Consultant
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Technology has made incredible leaps in the last decade. Think about it: only 10 years ago, everyone was a walking phonebook, capable of rattling off dozens of phone numbers on demand. Now I don’t even know my own parents’ phone numbers without Siri to help light the way. Data and technology are everywhere, and we …

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2013
The Very Real and Immediate Need for BI in Higher Ed
Chris Wintermeyer
Chris Wintermeyer
Chief Advocate
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Have you ever heard the stories about college admissions where a secretary arbitrarily splits a pile of applications in half and puts them in two baskets: admitted and denied? I always thought that had to be true, because how else could I have been admitted to a great university like SMU? Impact in the US …

TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013
Infographic: The Physical Size of Big Data
Steve Wellen
Steve Wellen
Chief Operating Officer
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I can still remember the first time I saw a 1 GB flash drive—it blew my mind. This device, the size of my thumb, could hold the information of 711 3.5-inch floppy disks. Manufacturers had become bona fide magicians, capable of shrinking data right before my eyes. But it’s a darn good thing that data …

FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013
Introducing Broad Data
Dan Roden
Dan Roden
Director of Marketing Experience

“Big Data” has certainly made the most of its recent fame. It’s a vague buzzword for what amounts to a massive pile of data that we are told will take our companies to the next level if we can figure out how to use it. So, here we are, standing around what might as well …

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