Enterprise Data Management

Can IT Survive the Citizen Analytics Revolution?

By | 2016-12-06T15:47:51+00:00 July 20, 2015|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , , |

The Revolution At the end of 2007 classic, Competing on Analytics, Tom Davenport predicted the rise of “analytical amateurs,” where the enterprise extends its frontline data analytics capabilities across the organization in its effort to become a data-driven enterprise. That transformation would be done largely without assistance from traditional information technology department capabilities and processes. [...]

Crossing the Data Disposal Finish Line

By | 2016-12-06T15:47:55+00:00 October 16, 2014|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Maven Wave Senior Principal, Brad Foster, will be presenting at the IBM Insight conference next week. This conference is focused on big data and analytics and Brad will be presenting on “IBM Stored IQ and Maven Wave Data Disposal Accelerator to Expedite the Process of Data Disposal.” Below is a sneak peek into his presentation. [...]

5 Keys for Getting Started with the Enterprise Internet of Things

By | 2016-12-06T15:48:00+00:00 July 21, 2014|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , , , |

The term “Internet of Things” has become a popular buzzword, almost to the same extent as “big data” or “cloud”.  All of the major tech players have begun developing technology in this space and the capabilities are becoming more and more sophisticated. Recent acquisitions by Google and Apple have further fueled the trend, as seen [...]


By | 2017-04-13T15:52:53+00:00 June 19, 2014|Categories: Case Studies, Management Consulting Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Company Profile Abbott Laboratories is an American pharmaceuticals and health care products company. Abbott has four core businesses - diagnostics, devices, nutrition, and pharmaceuticals - all of which focus on innovation to improve the health needs of people in more than 150 countries. Business Situation Abbott was experiencing an estimated 40% annual growth in its [...]

A Guide for Getting Started with Data Disposition

By | 2016-12-06T15:48:01+00:00 April 22, 2014|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , |

Information Lifecycle Management Companies often have both tactical and strategic concerns around data management, and specifically, disposition of unnecessary data. While there is no silver bullet for this common issue, we do have an approach that makes getting started more manageable. Separate the Wheat from the Chaff When winnowing grain, you don’t pay attention to [...]

Who Needs an ILM Strategy? 3 Characteristics of a Good Candidate

By | 2016-12-06T15:48:03+00:00 January 30, 2014|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

In a recent survey, responding companies were found to be using only 30% of the data they had under management and that total data volumes are growing at a rate of 35%. The central premise of Information Lifecycle Management is to manage the data explosion that most companies are facing today by keeping only what [...]

Jump-Start Your ILM Program

By | 2016-12-06T15:48:03+00:00 January 11, 2014|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , , |

Six Strategies for Getting Started As data volumes continue to skyrocket, companies are looking for ways to manage the rapid growth as well as the cost and risk impacts that come with it. Information Lifecycle Management is the practice of reducing cost and risk by archiving and disposing of data that has no value to [...]

Bringing Personal Cloud Storage to the Enterprise

By | 2016-12-12T09:15:24+00:00 December 17, 2013|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

While personal mobile devices in the workplace tend to get much of the publicity and attention, the larger concern has recently become the prevalence of personal cloud storage accounts used to store confidential, corporate data. In fact, nearly 90% of people surveyed admit to having a personal cloud storage account and 70% used that account [...]

Big Data Becomes Big Cost If You Don’t Manage It

By | 2016-12-06T15:48:04+00:00 October 23, 2013|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

2013 has been termed the “big data” year as the business and science worlds focus on how large datasets can give insight on previously intractable challenges. Companies are now churning out massive volumes of data and capturing trillions of bytes of information about their customers, suppliers and operations.The growth of data can be attributed to [...]