Tag Archives: Near Real-Time Analytics

Talking about real-time analytics? Be clear about what’s on offer

Tuesday January 17th, 2017

The inexorable increase in competition around the globe has led to an explosion of interest in real-time and near real-time systems. Yet despite all this understandable attention, many businesses still struggle to define what “real-time” actually means. A merchandiser at a big box retailer, for example, may want a sales dashboard that is updated several… Read More »

John Boyd, The OODA Loop And Near Real-Time Analytics

Tuesday July 2nd, 2013

You have probably never heard of the late John Boyd, although as Robert Coram’s recent book explains, he was – and continues to be – one of the most influential military strategists of our time. Before his ascent to Clausewitzean greatness, Boyd was a fighter pilot.  I always wanted to be a fighter pilot –… Read More »