Statistica and Medicine: Q&A with Dr. Steven Melemis

In this post, I share highlights of a fascinating conversation with Dr. Steven M. Melemis, a long-time user of Dell Statistica and recognized expert in the field of addiction medicine. After earning a Ph.D. in statistics, Melemis went back to school for a medical degree and has merged … READ MORE

John Whittaker October 13, 2015

Postcards from the Edge of IoT Analytics

Late last month, I participated on a panel at the IoT Evolution Conference & Expo, entitled “Unleashing value from analyzing data generated by the Internet of Things.” Joining me were Syed Hoda, CMO at ParStream, and Laurie Lamberth, associate partner at 151 Advisors. Even though it was the … READ MORE

John Whittaker September 4, 2015

The Future of Analytics in Healthcare: Part Two

Q&A with Dr. Charlotte Hovet, Dell’s Medical Director of Global Healthcare Solutions In this second part of our interview series with Dr. Charlotte Hovet, medical director of Global Healthcare Solutions at Dell, we examine what healthcare will look like in 2020 and offer tips for getting started. What … READ MORE

John Whittaker May 29, 2015

Analytics in Healthcare: Q&A with Dr. Charlotte Hovet, Part 1

In this two-part series, Dr. Charlotte Hovet, medical director of Global Healthcare Solutions at Dell, shares her thoughts about how healthcare informatics and predictive analytics are helping to usher in a new era of wellness and disease prevention. Part one takes a look at healthcare informatics changes happening … READ MORE

John Whittaker May 14, 2015

Structured Data Still Critical Despite Big Data Hype

This morning, we announced the results of a new survey of database deployments aimed at identifying today’s most prevalent technology adoption trends driving the data platform marketplace and the evolving role of today’s database administrator (DBA). After surveying more than 300 DBA’s and others charged with managing corporate … READ MORE

John Whittaker April 15, 2015

Information Management Shines at Dell World

As I took in the sights and sounds of Dell World earlier this month in Austin, and more importantly, soaked in the palpable and almost inescapable buzz surrounding Dell’s information management capabilities, I kept coming back to the same thought: What a difference a year makes. This year … READ MORE

John Whittaker November 26, 2014

In Defense of Intuition

If you live and work at the intersection of marketing and technology, like me, you’re probably drawn to stories in which technological innovation helps real-world organizations push the boundaries. That’s why the intertwining of sports and analytics fascinates me. Professional sports teams have rapidly embraced the use of … READ MORE

John Whittaker May 14, 2014
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