Big Data

July 10, 2019

Planning analytics: What is your enterprise plan?

by Colin Quinn

It all begins with a plan. Whether it’s the overall strategic plan or a detailed operational plan, this step is usually part of the overall enterprise performance management strategy, which encompasses financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting. Planning is in a unique position compared to the other analytics groups because it relies on outputs of all the other steps. Even today spreadsheets remain one of the most popular tools used by enterprises for planning. However spreadsheets…

January 10, 2018

5 Reasons Your CEO Prefers Data On A Dashboard

by Colin Quinn

The days of CEOs waiting for the delivery of a physical report are long gone. Today, many forward-thinking executives are making use of data visuals and dashboards to gain insight into their company, rather than relying on IT. There are many benefits of CEO dashboards with a connected interface, including the ability to track performance and monitor data, profits, balances, revenues and forecasts all in real-time. CEOs prefer their data on a dashboard for these top five…

October 21, 2014

What Big Data means for The GovCon World

by Colin Quinn

In todays world with the internet of things, you can easily see big data in play when a tailored ad pops up on your Facebook page or a product “you may like” appears on your Amazon page. But how does this transformative technology operate in the GovCon world? “The rise of big data analytics technology has allowed government agencies to analyze the outcomes of their programs, tighten the efficiency of their operations, and identify areas to…