Category Archives: Business Analytics

Third Platform and its Impact on CIOs

Earlier this year IDC Research predicted that cloud computing would grow even more rapidly over the coming years. In fact, IDC anticipates a tenfold increase in new cloud solutions, which is driven by what they call the ‘Third Platform’. Oliver …read more

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The rise of cloud-based BI solutions (And the demise of on-premise?)

Joanne Nelson, VP International Marketing for Logicalis Global, assesses the future of business intelligence solutions, as research suggests on-premise solutions may soon be consigned to history. As the business intelligence (BI) market reaches $13 billion, IT leaders searching for new …read more

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Why I am really angry about government data collection

Chris Gabriel looks back on a period of controversy over government data collection practices and asks, “Which bit of my data do I most want collected and used?” In the last few weeks I have started to become really angry …read more

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The need for speed, part 2: Big data analytics, ‘real time’ and SAP HANA

In the second of a two part series, Malek el Khazen, Senior Certified Solution Architect at Logicalis US looks at the role SAP HANA can play in addressing ‘the need for speed’ in big data analytics – how its ability …read more

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Big Data or Accurate Data – Horse in, Beef out…

Chris Gabriel points out that the impact of the European horsemeat scandal isn’t limited to every related piece of digital information in computer systems across Europe being wrong.  But that every other piece of data relating to that incorrect data …read more

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Tis the season for predictions – ICT trends for 2013

In the run up to the holiday period, Logicalis CEO Ian Cook addresses some of the ICT trends for 2013. Consumers will be driving many ICT trends for 2013 and this will require investment by organisations to support a new …read more

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Business Analytics – A Certain Something

Chris Gabriel, VP of Solutions Management at Logicalis Group, explores the world of ‘Big Data’, to look at the impact of ‘internet time’ on decision-making and the increasingly central role of business analytics in driving long term competitiveness. Every organisation …read more

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