Autotask Audit: Big Data Analytics Changing Competitive Landscapes and Your Cloud Future

October 24, 2014  

Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

Forbes: 84% Of Enterprises See Big Data Analytics Changing Their Industries' Competitive Landscapes In The Next Year
By Louis Columbus
87% of enterprises believe Big Data analytics will redefine the competitive landscape of their industries within the next three years. 89% believe that companies that do not adopt a Big Data analytics strategy in the next year risk losing market share and momentum.

InfoWorld: Why your future is in the public cloud
By Eric Knorr
It's not a question of if, but of when: Most of enterprise computing will eventually be sucked up into the public cloud, kind of like the rapture in slow motion. This is not exactly a radical notion, but signs of a great skyward event keep multiplying.

Information Week: Cloud ROI: 6 Takeaways To Consider
By Jonathan Feldman
I spoke on a webinar recently exploring cloud ROI, and below are six key conclusions I took away from the discussion. I had a different view from one other webinar participant on the last one, about talent strategy related to cloud computing.

Computerworld: 8 big trends in big data analytics
By Robert L. Mitchell
The leading edge of big data and analytics, which includes data lakes for holding vast stores of data in its native format and, of course, cloud computing, is a moving target, they say. And while the technology options are far from mature, waiting simply isn’t an option.

CIO Insight: How CIOs Can Improve Digital Marketing Strategies
By Dennis McCafferty
Marketing departments are planning to spend considerably to enhance their digital capabilities, according to a new survey from Teradata Marketing Applications. The accompanying report, "Enterprise Priorities in Digital Marketing," reveals that CIOs and their tech teams must work closely with marketing to deploy tech that improves customer service and retention.

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