Month: March 2013

Big Data and Rise of Predictive Analytics

Back in mid 1990s, when I was a Ph.D. student,  one of the professors asked me what my career goal was and I said: “To help clients serve their customers better through use of Information Technology and Analytics“. After completing my Ph.D. in November of 1998, when the IT revolution in Enterprise Solutions was about to take

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Month: March 2013

Organizational Challenge: Where to Start in Big Data?

Have ever wondered what is a good starting point for an organization as it embarks upon its Big Data voyage? If yes, here’s a good YouTube video on the subject by Stacy Leidwinger, Product Manager, IBM Big Data. Hope you find this video not only interesting but also educative:  About the author: View Harish Kotadia,

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Month: March 2013

5 Ways Big Data Are Fundamentally Changing Information Systems

A lot has been said and written lately about whether Big Data revolution is for real or it is one more hype that will die down soon as tech world moves on to the next fad. In my opinion, Big Data  is a game changing revolution that will fundamentally change how information is collected, stored, managed

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Month: March 2013

Month: March 2013