Posts Categorized: Technology

Big Data or Too Much Data?

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There is more data available to organizations today than ever before. In 2015 alone, customers, employees, and other users created about 7.9 zettabytes of data globally — and that number is expected to reach 35 zettabytes in 2020. The type of information companies are collecting is also multiplying — from traditional sources such as customer… Read more »

Solomon reviews Olympic Data with Yellowfin

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As Solomon Consulting Group continues to provide insight across platforms for our clients, we investigate Yellowfin for the┬áRio 2016 Olympic inspired data visualization. With partnerships with Tableau and Microsoft, and active projects with Microstrategy, Qlik and others, we make sure to keep an eye on the best solution for our clients while researching the best… Read more »

A Thousand Words Can’t Paint a Picture

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Have you tried explaining your car issue to a mechanic over the phone? How about explaining how to fix something to your parents without being in the room? The common theme is you need a VISUAL to truly get a grasp of what the problem is first, before you can actively come up with a… Read more »

Solomon President speaks at KC DAMA Day

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Grant Gordon, President of Solomon Consulting Group spoke to a full crowd at the 2016 KC DAMA Day at the KU Edwards Campus. Gordon spoke to how Solomon is helping local KC area companies understand their data. The Kansas City chapter of the Data Management Association (DAMA) is a group that welcomes all data management… Read more »

How GoPro uses Tableau for Big Data

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How GoPro Wrangles Big Data By Dan Kogan, Grant Gordon – March 8, 2016 We wanted to share this cool GIF that a Tableau customer, Josh Byrd of GoPro, recently created. The GIF illustrates how Josh makes sense of the unstructured data that GoPro deals with and lands in Hadoop for analytics. Josh receives GoPro’s… Read more »