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  • 7 New Offerings: Oracle Steps Up Its Big Data Game

    Apr 1, 2015

    Reading Time: 3 minutes For any big data effort to succeed, an organization needs to figure out how to combine the right data from the right sources to generate the right insights to achieve its goals. Transactional applications might hold data on customer purchases, for instance. But their browsing patterns, loyalty interactions and responses to tweeted offers are probably in web-based systems. You need to pull all the pieces together to solve the puzzle and exploit new opportunities. Oracle…..

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  • Still Think Your Business is Too Small for Big Data?

    Mar 25, 2015

    Reading Time: 3 minutes Just because your business isn’t that big doesn’t mean you don’t have “big data” issues or a need for big data-style analytics to remain competitive. “Big data” is a relative term—relative to needs and capabilities for making business decisions, that is. Nearly every organization, whatever its size, will sooner or later reach the point where the volume, variety and velocity of the data it needs to analyze exceeds its storage and/or computational capacity, such that…..

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  • Financial Services Spotlight: Risk Data Aggregation and Risk Reporting

    Jul 17, 2014

    Reading Time: 3 minutes The finance, risk and compliance departments of any financial services firm all need fast and comprehensive access to business data in order to measure performance, manage risk and report to regulators and clients. But each department needs a specific view, whether strategic, operational or a combination of the two. Risk data aggregation in particular has garnered considerable attention since the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) published Principles for effective risk data aggregation and risk…..

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