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Wes Sovis

Wes Sovis

Wes is a technology professional who specializes in marketing and business development.


Your Data is Valuable - Here's Proof

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Why Your Data Has Value Many blogs in the realm of data management, data quality, analytics, etc. go to painstaking lengths to get into the nitty gritty of managing, cleaning, and interpreting data. What a lot of these blogs miss is the bigger picture. By that I mean we need to take a step back to come to consensus that all of these metrics we’re measuring and manipulating are valuable to an organization.

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OPEC's Latest Move? Big Data

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OPEC Announces Oil and Gas Big Data Project With the oil and gas industry experiencing a period of turbulence not experienced in decades, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) have recently put a new emphasis on big data. This week, OPEC announced plans for the creation of of the Oil and Gas Big Data Project, an effort to use publically-available data sources related to the oil and gas industry to give market shareholders access to “comprehensive, well represented, user-friendly and transparent oil and gas-related information.”

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Your Bad Data is Costing You Money

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The ROI of Data Business leaders have to constantly be aware of their expenses. Whether it’s to keep their Board happy or just keep the doors open, C-level executives need to be able to show a positive ROI on nearly every aspect of their business. One area where some executives are tempted to cut corners is when it comes to data quality. Many figure that since they already have a BI tool, they really shouldn’t need to invest in a data quality solution.

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Businesses of All Sizes Are Moving to the Cloud

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The Cloud is Quickly Becoming King If you're involved in your company's IT department in any capacity, you're likely assisting your company move its digital processes and resources to cloud-based solutions. You're not alone. Companies of all sizes are moving their applications, storage, and processes to cloud resources to reduce costs, increase flexibility, and shed costly legacy hardware and software solutions. 

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BI is Not Synonymous with Data Quality

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When BI is Done Well Business Intelligence (BI) solutions have provided businesses and organizations unprecedented insight into their operations and into their customers. These metrics have given everyone from C-level executives to on-the-ground employees the insight required to run a more profitable company on an organizational scale.

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Big Data: A Big Opportunity for Businesses

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What is Big Data?  If you spend much time at all online, you’re bound to come across a news outlet, business-related article, or a tweet exclaiming that Big Data is the future. After closer reading, each of these pieces will boast of data being generated by businesses and consumers alike at exponentially greater rates. The curious bit is that these sources almost seem to qualify the sheer volume of data being generated as proof of the existence and value of big data. But any data professional will tell you that simply the existence of large quantities of data doesn’t qualify as big data. It’s the ability to quantify, qualify, analyze, and most importantly, prove the validity of the data being collected that the business world is investing in. In short, big data becomes valuable when it can be effectively and efficiently used to provide insight to future trends. It can only accurately predict trends, of course, if the data can be trusted.

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