Thought Leaders in the Mix - Dec. 2015

Our subject matter experts (and guest bloggers) for Statistica keep busy, staying abreast of current trends with big data and small data, predictive software and real-world analytics solutions. And they frequently comment in industry publications, professional forums and blogs--or produce videos, in some cases. Here are a few of their recent articles.
 Identifying and Overcoming the Top Big Data Challenges
by Joanna Schloss, business intelligence and analytics evangelist

Emphasizing the importance of investing in big data projects, Joanna describes in her latest CIO Review article (page 85) how organizations can foster IT/business alignment, develop in-house training programs and find tools that reduce complexity while managing and analyzing all data.


 IoT in Manufacturing: The November #ThinkChat Recap
by Ryan G. McKinney, social media and communities advisor, Quest

Mix together some Statistica users and subject matter experts, combine with a healthy dose of the Twittersphere's analytics community, and it turns out that everyone’s got something to share! Enjoy this recap of our monthly #ThinkChat discussion that addressed ten questions on how the Internet of Things is impacting the manufacturing industry.


  Making the Internet of Things Real For SMBs
by Laurie McCabe, IT analyst and cofounder of SMB Group

Statistica is ready to handle the IoT, but do small and medium businesses recognize the potential for themselves? With an eye toward the practical application of a Dell Gateway, guest blogger McCabe offers this analysis in her recent Dell World follow-up.