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Getting the most out of Hadoop – part 2

In the opening of this series we looked at Hadoop as the most popular Big Data tool on the market today, briefly covered what it is, and why small businesses should feel empowered to get onboard with this latest technology – even if they don’t have huge data sets. There are a growing number of… Read the full post

Getting the most out of Hadoop – part 1

Chances are good that you’ve heard of Hadoop. After all, it’s been all the buzz in the world of Big Data over the past several years and more and more businesses are inquiring how to get onboard with this technology. It was recently reported by the analyst firm IDC that the big data market will… Read the full post

Is your business innovative enough?

Innovation has become the new “buzzword” in business circles over the past few years and it seems like every CIO and CEO is scrambling to get onboard. The critical importance of this most essential practice is not hard to figure. The rapid pace of technological transformation in recent years, especially around mobile, cloud, information, and… Read the full post

Starting out with NoSQL – part 2

In the last segment we introduced what NoSQL is and why it matters today as a formidable and cost effective way for businesses today to manage high volume, high variety applications. MongoLab is a platform we explored that has gained notoriety lately as a cloud-based distribution of MongoDB’s popular NoSQL database. There are several other… Read the full post

Is your business leveraging the mobile web? – part 5

If you’ve heard one resounding theme throughout this series it’s that mobile is the present and future of business. Stats bear this out; declining sales of PCs and increased sales of mobile devices globally, more mobile devices are used to access the internet than PCs, and more people are shopping online with smartphones and tablets… Read the full post

Is your business leveraging the mobile web? – part 4

In response to the question posed in the title of this series, we’ve been advancing several key points so far. First, we’ve said that the predominance of mobile today – increased mobile sales, more internet searches done on mobile device, more consumers shopping globally with mobile – requires businesses to embrace a paradigm shift towards… Read the full post

Starting out with NoSQL – part 1

Experts say that the world’s data is doubling every two years. This epic increase in Big Data has highlighted the limitations of reliance on traditional forms of data storage and management and focused attention on new methods for addressing the volume and variety and veracity of structured and unstructured data. In these discussion, one of… Read the full post

Best practices for running a lean business

When it comes to building and running a thriving business in the 21st century, you have to be fast and agile – and do what others are not willing to do – in order to stay ahead of the competition. You have to get out of the building and put your ideas into action. To… Read the full post