January 24, 2013

Text Analytics: The Hurwitz Victory Index

Authors: Fern Halper, Ph.D, Partner and Principal Analyst, Marcia Kaufman, COO and Principal Analyst, and Daniel Kirsch, Senior Analyst Unstructured data is everywhere – in emails, call center notes, verbatim survey responses, tweets, blogs, and online news – to name just a few sources. In fact, by most industry estimates, unstructured text accounts for eighty percent […]

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January 24, 2013

Looking for the Small in Big Data

While the buzz in the big data market is around massive amounts of data and what you can do with that data, in truth companies are more interested in the small stuff. Let me explain. One of the greatest benefits of getting hold of lots of data is that a company can see patterns and […]

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January 3, 2013

Victory Index Report for Text Analytics

Hurwitz & Associates Announces Results of Its Victory Index for Text Analytics Report Serves as a Market Research Assessment Tool Featuring Vendor Reviews and Critical Industry Trends BOSTON, MA– (January, 2013) – Hurwitz & Associates today announced the findings of its Victory Index report for Text Analytics. Designed as a market research assessment tool, the Victory […]

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October 18, 2012

Winning Mobile and Web Customers with Fast Data

Winning Mobile and Web Customer with Fast Data Authors: Marcia Kaufman, COO and Principal Analyst and Daniel Kirsch, Research Analyst Sponsored by VMware Business leaders are finding that they need to dramatically transform the way their organizations engage with customers to remain competitive. Fast Data – the data architecture that supports real-time decision-making – is […]

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October 3, 2012

Can Meg Whitman Save HP?

This article was first published in Bloomberg BusinessWeeks’s online site. It was published several days before the October 3rd HP financial analyst meeting. On Oct. 3, Meg Whitman, Hewlett-Packard’s (HPQ) current and fourth chief executive in the past seven years, will meet with Wall Street analysts. Investors, customers, and employees better hope Whitman starts channeling […]

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July 31, 2012

Strategies to confront the rising democratization of IT

How employee’s use of cloud services are changing the way IT handles security Cloud computing has given business users the power to use sophisticated cloud services without the need to go through IT.  Well-meaning employees do not think about the potential risks associated with the cloud.  Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings like Facebook, Dropbox […]

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May 29, 2012

Hybrid Cloud for Dummies

Hurwitz & Associates is proud to announce the publishing of our newest book, Hybrid Cloud for Dummies.  For a preview of the book click here. Hybrid clouds are transforming the way that organizations do business. This handy guide helps you find out what this new cloud deployment model is all about. You’ll get down- to-earth […]

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May 17, 2012

Back to the Future: Getting back to integrated systems

Back when computers were a shiny new concept, the hardware and software were tightly linked together. This tight coupling was mandatory because of the costs and technical immaturity of computing. The most powerful computers in the 1970s had less computing power than a smartphone has today.  Over time as systems became more powerful and less […]

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