SIM Women Leadership Summit

As a woman owned, WBENC certified business, we are pleased to sponsor, support and attend SIM Women’s Leadership Summit in Chicago, May 4th.  The Mission at SIM Women is to: ‘Promote communication, mentorship, leadership and career development amongst female members of SIM – Where IT Leaders Connect.’ – Barbara Pound – Founder, Owner and CEO […]

Blog Series – Using the Cloudera Distribution #1: Pre-Cloudera Setup / Architecture

This blog is the first of two which will cover using the Cloudera distribution: #1 Pre-Cloudera Setup/Architecture and #2 Cloudera Installation. The target audience are companies with data that is on the cusp of the “big data” label (think the three V’s). We will be placing a larger emphasis on the pre-cluster setup from a […]

My Favorite Qlik Sense Extensions

Qlik Sense extensions are a way that anyone can easily implement enhanced functionality or visualizations not available “out of the box”.  They create new ways to visualize data and enhance how users can interact with the app.  They can integrate with other systems via API and do it all using open standards like JavaScript.  Today […]

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 […]

Big Data Causing a Shift in Marketing and Sales Tactics

Big Data’s application is ubiquitous, and it’s revolutionizing how industries operate in the 21st century. One department that’s especially benefiting from the adaptation of Big Data is marketing and sales. By adopting it as a tool to help the marketing and sales department work more effectively, organizations are seeing an increase in sales. The auto […]