The Holiday Season is in Full Effect, Now What?

By: Scott Jennings-Director, Industry Solutions – Retail Sector at Qlik   Black Friday & Cyber Monday both set new records for online sales in 2016.  Black Friday accounted for $3.34 billion in online sales and Cyber Monday accounted for $3.45 billion in sales.  In addition, Black Friday was the first day in history where mobile […]

Data Analytics and Data Science for Private Businesses – A Primer

Big Data is a buzzword that has become part of our business lexicon in recent years. What exactly “Big Data” means,however, remains amorphous. For most private businesses, (such as ours) it denotes something useful to only the largest corporations, who have the financial resources to delve into the murky world of web generated data bases, […]

Strata 2016: Data preparation solutions are one of the major keys in adopting Big Data platforms on an enterprise level

For years and years business companies relied on proprietary products with sometimes expensive licenses and hardware to run on. These products ensured quality and reliability, while open-source software enjoyed a perception of being a sort of a playground or only good for a science project, not ready for production in the enterprise. When the Big Data revolution […]

President of Bardess Group Ltd, Joe DeSiena, Moderates a Panel of Information Technology Executives at the Society of Information Management Event.

On February 12, 2015 SIM held a “Analytics & Business Intelligence” panel discussion at the Madison Hotel in Morristown NJ. Joe DeSiena, President of Consulting Services at Bardess Group Ltd. and an Executive Committee Trustee of NJ SIM, was the event moderator leading an interactive discussion around the evolving landscape of the Business Intelligence marketplace. […]

Data Quality Over Quantity

As the single largest growing element in modern IT services, big data has dominated the industry. The abundance of available data and ease of access could quickly become overwhelming to untrained individuals. The leading enterprise trend seems to be acquiring data in mass. This, however is not where big data proves beneficial. The old-time saying […]

Avoiding Disaster When Migrating Legacy Data

One of the often under acknowledged and overly difficult tasks of data management is that of data migration. Legacy data migration is a challenging process, often resulting in unexpectedly high outlays for acquisition and support infrastructure. Although migrating data can be a moderately time-consuming process, the benefits will often outweigh the hindrances. While legacy data […]

Maintaining Data in the Cloud

Enterprise users are quickly turning to the cloud for solutions regarding their data. Because many businesses are seeing an increase in data growth each year, migrating, maintaining, and monitoring data in the cloud is a necessity. Being that the cloud never sleeps, this requires cloud management to be a 24/7 job. When managing a client’s data, cloud based […]

President of Bardess Group Ltd., Joe DeSiena, is the Panel Facilitator at the Society for Information Management’s Visual Analytics Event

On June 12, 2014, Fairfield/Westchester SIM held a “Data Discovery through Visual Analytics” panel discussion at the Hyatt Hotel in Greenwich, CT.  Joe DeSiena, President of Consulting Services at Bardess Group Ltd. and an Executive Committee Trustee of NJ SIM, was the event moderator leading an interactive discussion around the evolving landscape of the Business […]