Getting Beyond Big Data Hype to Understand the Data

We all know Big Data is in full hype mode right now, but the fact is that you can use data as a strategic advantage for your company, and you may want to get more comfortable with the tools out there help you make sense of it all.

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2012 Trends: Analytics Comes to IT

Several experts are predicting that analytics will play a bigger role in monitoring in 2012 and that could help you find problems before your mission critical app blows up.

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Google Real-time Analytics and Monitoring

While Google Real-time analytics might not have anything to with performance or web site monitoring in a direct sense, it does share the ability to monitor in real time, rather than looking back at what’s already happened.

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There are Real People Behind Those Numbers

The nuts and bolts of web site monitoring is a numbers game. You watch the numbers go up and down and if you’re within a certain range, you feel pretty good about yourself. Am I right? But there’s more to it than just pure numbers because behind those numbers are real people who are coming to your web site and trying to achieve some goal, whether that’s buying sneakers or a cell phone or finding your product knowledge base to answer a question. Whatever the reason for the visit, everyone who comes to your web site wants to get in, get out and move on to their next task....

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You Have To Dig Deeper into The Data

It’s easy to get lost in aggregate numbers and not think about the underlying users those numbers represent.

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