Lavastorm Included in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics

Lavastorm is pleased to announce that we have been included in Gartner’s February 2016 Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics. Gartner’s Magic Quadrant is the result of research that surveys hundreds of end users and serves as the industry standard for benchmarking leaders and innovators in certain markets. The report evaluated 16 different software vendors. Customer feedback […]

Enabling the Citizen Data Scientist & Other Takeaways

Headlines about organizational challenges are getting more sensational over time. Remember when knowledge transfer was the biggest worry? Now organizations are compelled to foster a pervasive data-driven culture in order to remain innovative. Comments such as “I don’t trust your subjective opinion. Bring me data-driven opinion” are all too common. Business leaders are at a big […]

Self-Service Analytics: IT and Business Collaborate

Admit it. The analytic supply chain is broken. With limited resources, IT (the supply side) receive a massive demand from business while still maintaining the integrity of the data. Business analysts (the demand side) have lost their patience with IT bottlenecks but desire self-service, speed to insight and transparency. It’s time to prove that IT […]

Dr. Big Data: Helping IT & Business Users Realize they Share the Same Goals with Data Quality and Governance

  In our previous IT counseling session with Dr. Big Data, the doctor brought his patients, IT and the Business User, together, attempting to repair the relationship that has been drawn taut due to their differing philosophies on Big Data and analytics. He ended that session with homework for his two patients, asking them each […]