What is Cloud First?

By Melillo Consulting Staff

What we do at Melillo is we help customers figure out whether they want to keep their systems and applications on-premise, move it into the cloud, or run in a hybrid mode [More]

Where to Start with Operational Intelligence

By Tom Palmieri, Director, Operational Intelligence and Service Management, Melillo Consulting

Executives sometimes struggle with where to begin when they are considering business software that detects patterns of behavior, as well as anomalies. They soon realize that merely being able to investigate events is insufficient. They frequently determine that real-time awareness is as vital as historical perspective, and that both are necessary to predict the next “big thing.”

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The Transformative Power of Operational Intelligence

By Tom Palmieri, Director, Operational Intelligence and Service Management, Melillo Consulting

By Tom Palmieri, Director, Operational Intelligence and Service Management, Melillo Consulting Being able to predict the next big trend and real-time business insights is the hallmark of a tech-savvy business: Every business owner wants to be prepared for the “next big thing.” Today, software can analyze data to determine not only who current customers are and what they want, but also how inform businesses how those shoppers want to spend their money. Software can also help detect security breaches as well as help prevent ones in the future. Operational intelligence can help provide those insights, by identifying emerging business patterns and detecting critical anomalies.

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Managing Big Data: Assembling Your Big Data Toolkit & Team

By Dan Sytsma, President, Melillo Consulting

Major corporations have more data than ever at their disposal. How they analyze that information to make informed business decisions requires skill and specific tools. A combination of strong technical skills with a strong toolkit is necessary to understand IT requirements and to be able to blend them with business requirements. Those are the talented individuals – either in-house or external consultants – who can step back and ask the proper questions to really understand what the business challenges are, and how to solve them.

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Meet Melillo Consulting on the Road in September & October

By Melillo Consulting Staff

Welcome to the Fall! There are a number of terrific technology conferences coming up with a focus on Digital Transformation, the Digital Enterprise and the Digital Workplace. We welcome the opportunity to introduce ourselves to you as well as meet up with some of our loyal customers! Here are the details — and we hope to see you soon. [More]

Getting True ROI from Big Data: The Insights on Demand Model

By Mark Melillo & Thomas Palmieri

The number one benefit of gathering Big Data is in deriving useful information from the massive datasets you’ve assembled. Big Data analytics tools like Splunk help organizations do just that. However, it's important to create a budget and know how much you want to spend to solve a particular problem. Understanding your return on investment (ROI) is critical.

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