Big Data ROI Still Tough To Measure
Business leaders believe in big data's potential but are frustrated by lengthy projects and complicated tools, according to IDG/Kapow study.
CFOs Join CMOs In Tech Power Grab
Like CMOs, CFOs increasingly shape technology selections, Oracle-Accenture study finds. CIOs must look past the threat and find opportunities to collaborate.
Big Data Analytics For The Masses
BigML's cloud-hosted machine-learning platform for predictive analytics is designed for everyone -- from data gurus to regular business folks.
Is Data Quality Overrated?
MetLife and search-and-rescue teams prove that sometimes as-is data is good enough for serving customers and saving lives.
CIO Tough Love: Agility Demands Increasing
IT leaders, brace yourself for pain as you push for agility. Business needs are emerging so rapidly that tools don't exist to support them, said CIOs at MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.
5 Ways To Get Big Data Plans Moving
Are your analytics efforts getting bogged down in all the data streaming in from social, apps, surveys and other channels? Here's how to get unstuck.
Hadoop 2.0: New Big Data Possibilities
Hadoop 2.0 will move beyond batch processing to support interactive, online and streaming applications. But don't let warnings about YARN tie you up in knots.
SAP Vows Hana Is Ready To Run ERP
SAP adapts its Business Suite to Hana in record time, but customers may want more proof of success before migrating mission-critical apps.
Data Hoarding: How To Stop
Hoarding information, or storing enterprise data in the wrong places, can open your company to legal liability. But culture change won't be easy.
MapR Brings Search To Hadoop
MapR brings new power to HBase, taps LucidWorks to integrate Apache Lucene/Solr search into M7 Hadoop distribution.
SAS Makes Triple Play
SAS broadens High-Performance Analytics portfolio, unites formerly siloed marketing applications and adds cloud deployment flexibility.