Big Data Talent War: 7 Ways To Win
53% of big data-focused companies say analytics experts will be tough to find for the next two years. Here's how IT leaders plan to train, borrow, or steal talent--and what job seekers should know.
Big Data Meets BI: Beyond The Hype
With Hadoop quickly gaining adoption, Cloudera, Platfora, SiSense and others are introducing new options for gaining business intelligence from this big data platform.
Why Sears Is Going All-In On Hadoop
Sears pushes the cutting edge with some big data techniques, while trying to sell its big data services. Can emerging tech drive change in old-school companies?
6 Lies About Big Data
Our 2013 Big Data Survey shows we're not lacking facts, figures, or tools to wrangle them. So why do just 9% of respondents rate themselves as extremely effective users of data?
MapR Promises A Better HBase
MapR M7 release offers alternative architecture for Hadoop's NoSQL database to deliver better reliability, performance, and manageability.
IBM Accelerates Big Data Analysis
IBM offers prebuilt sentiment analysis on Hadoop, stream processing for telcos, marketing analysis, and predictive analytics delivered via the cloud.
IBM Security Tools Add Hadoop Monitoring
A Hadoop intelligence tool stands out as IBM updates its security portfolio to address security issues related to big data, analytics, cloud computing, mainframes, and mobile devices.
Big Data Drives Big IT Spending
IT spending will hit $34 billion by 2013 as companies upgrade and adapt existing infrastructures to meet the demands of big data, Gartner research predicts.
SAS Gets Hip To Hadoop For Big Data
SAS High-Performance Analytic Server heads for Hadoop, bringing SAS data mining, text mining, optimization, and forecasting capabilities beyond the relational database world.
Where M2M And Big Data Are Headed
Machine-to-machine (M2M) devices, working along with big data analytics, will continue to help companies break new ground in areas including insurance and healthcare, study says.
IBM Answers Oracle Exadata
PureData System for transactional, analytic, and operational deployments takes on Oracle, replaces IBM's Netezza appliances and Smart Analytic system.
NASA Issues Big Data Challenge
Space agency partners with the Department of Energy and National Science Foundation to find creative ways to handle huge government data sets.
Oracle Open World: 6 Rants and Raves
Oracle's cloud vision and announcements on key features deserve praise, but we need to see more substance behind the promises and more reality in the claims.
Valley View Goes Deep With NetSuite
Watch the full video of the September episode of InformationWeek's Valley View, including the Elevator Pitch segment on emerging technology companies.