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FYI Solutions Blog: Archived by big-data

Jul 16, 2014

The Value of Early Prototyping

Author:  Kevin Jacquier I recently joined a project that just baffled my mind with respect to the amount of time and resources that had been spent prior to any true visual representation of the requirements and functionality.  Unfortunately, my peers and […]

Jun 19, 2014

IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration

Author: Kevin Jacquier IBM recently announced their new BLU Acceleration feature of IBM DB2.  BLU Stands for “Big Data, Lightning Fast, Ultra-Easy”.  This is a feature of IBM DB2 version 10.2, not a new product. Therefore, it requires minimal ramp […]

Jun 10, 2014

Applying Predictive Analytics to Electronic Health Records

Author:  Joan Frick With all the hype about “big data” and “predictive analytics” lately, I am surprised that more companies are not embracing emerging technologies that can take them to the next level.  There is so much data that can […]

Apr 29, 2014


IT executives and technical recruiters attended TechRepublic’s roundtable and talked about their predictions in the hiring for technical talent. Garth Schulte, Trainer, CBT Nuggets talks about Big Data and how companies realize the importance of storing and analyzing large volumes […]

Mar 25, 2014

Isn’t it all about the data?

In case you missed the “Big data” seminar in NYC recently, here are some excerpts and the location to the complete article written by Krish Krishnan, president and chief executive officer (CEO), Sixth Sense Advisors, Inc. and a faculty member […]

Mar 18, 2014

Strategy roadmap… where do I begin?

A recent IBM Big Data, Integration & Governance Forum in NYC drew a significant audience from various industries, all with a common interest to hear about the promoted topic of “Advancing your information strategy for big data and analytics”. There […]

Jan 08, 2014

What IT skills and roles will be in demand this year?

Recruiters share the scoop. Each January, there is an abundance of articles and blogs predicting what the new year will bring.  FYI Solutions would be remiss if we did not offer our view of the world for 2014.  We look […]

Dec 03, 2013

From ‘Buzz’ to ROI

Social Media has become a significant and valuable contributor to the glossary of useful information in the realm of Big Data. And its availability for purposes of driving more effective analytics is priceless, as it adds yet another element of […]

Nov 15, 2013

IOD and The Importance of Being Mobile First

Several people from FYI Solutions attended IBM’s Information on Demand (IOD) conference last week.  One of the key themes throughout the conference was the use of mobile technology.  We discovered that mobile is part of everything, and being a mobile […]

Oct 29, 2013

Big Data in Healthcare

A lot of hype surrounds Big Data these days and, as an IT consultancy, FYI Solutions has been educating our clients and prospects on its potential and helping them develop a strategy to implement Big Data into their business analytics.  […]