To get a handle on the enormous amount of data generated by its restaurants, Ovation Brands, which operates Old Country Buffet and other restaurants, employs Oracle's cloud-based system that collects data from its Micros point-of-sale systems and processes the data using the MyMicros business intelligence and Micros InMotion mobile tools.
The Internet of Things has been projected to grow substantially this year, and a primary reason turns out to be the growing use of IoT devices to capture big data.
More and more, business managers want to access meaningful intelligence wherever they might be. Mobile is the next frontier for analytics, and Salesforce is charging ahead with the introduction Thursday of three new features for its Wave Analytics Cloud.
While credit card companies and banks are trying to prevent fraud, their practice of not automatically approving purchases made far from a person's home can be frustrating for business travelers. Visa is coming to the rescue with Visa Mobile Location Confirmation, a mobile service that uses a smartphone's location technology to verify the credit card user's location.
IT pros can take advantage of a new free version of Microsoft's Power BI business intelligence service, the Redmond, Washington company announced yesterday.
The goal with data should not be to gather a ton of it, but to know how to make better business decisions from the data you have, writes Suketu Gandhi. He discusses how insights from data can truly transform the business.
Online dating service eHarmony is marrying mobility and business intelligence to better serve its customers, explains an article at CIO magazine.
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Despite wide-spread interest in big data, many business executives and even CIOs aren't sure what to do with it. A guidebook from research firm Deloitte helps both ask the right big data questions to move the conversation forward.