Business Intelligence

Most organizations will face the question of whether or not to consider investing in IT consulting, keep operations in-house, or simply outsource their entire IT environment. The truth is, not all organizations know exactly what they’re doing when it comes to IT and it can greatly slow their growth and progress –...

In today’s digital world, “data” has quickly become a top buzz word. Many don't realize that your ISP (Internet Service Provider) is a data aggregator, collecting troves of data about each user online. ISPs and other companies collect enormous amounts of data, leading to the now-familiar term “Big Data”. Furthermore, said ISPs...

Imagine you’re scrolling through pages on Amazon looking for the next great book or just ordering some more paper towels. You see that recommendation Amazon just gave you, one that's right up your alley? That’s artificial intelligence at its finest - ever-present though many don't realize how much it is engrained...

Wendy's announced that an investigation began this week into the possibility of a data breach at several of its restaurant locations across the Midwest and East Coast, after a number of financial institutions reported suspicious activity on customer accounts. “We began investigating immediately,” said spokesman Bob Bertini. A Wendy’s spokesperson detailed the situation further,...

This past week, privacy and consumer security issues took center stage at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV. Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez spoke with attendees about the potential benefits and risks associated with Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT). Smart devices and the collection of...

The New Year is upon us. We’ve shaken off the food comas and hangovers, changed out of our pajamas and back into our big kid clothes and pinned a new calendar to the wall. Many of us see a new year as a fresh start, a time to cure our...

2015 is coming to a close. We’ve seen a lot this past year in the world of technology. 3D printing is breaking new ground, the Internet of Things is connecting our devices like never before, and cyber security is reaching a boiling point; so much so that the United States...

These days business is all about data. There's big data, metadata, qualitative and quantitative data, and more. Data is everywhere, and is used to make everyday business decisions based on data analysis. Often times qualifying data quickly can mean the difference between big business, and going out of business. With the...

Technology changes at a rapid pace. Everyday we see new operating systems, improved application development platforms, and scalable solutions that allow businesses to make real-time decisions. These changes are often difficult to keep up with, much less understand. As the demand for new and improved technology increases, we’re still looking...

As technology becomes a necessity in day-to-day life and business, more users are becoming adept at utilizing it. We can easily design and build our own websites from a template, download and listen to music, alter pictures taken with our cameras, etc., but while most of us can do these basic things, we often...