Oracle OpenWorld: 5 Rants And Raves
Oracle OpenWorld delivered big news and a consistent message. It also repackaged old news, bashed big data tools and avoided license cost and complexity issues.
Big Data Holdouts Risk Getting Swamped
Emerging software tools make analytics feasible -- and cost-effective -- for most companies. Now, staying on the shore may be riskier than just diving in.
Big Data Profile: Olly Downs, Globys
Olly Downs, senior VP of data sciences at marketing analytics firm Globys, spends his days finding the delicate balance between effective and creepy when it comes to personalized marketing.
3 Roadblocks To Big Data ROI
The average company today gets a mere 55-cent return on every dollar it spends on big data, according to a Wikibon study. Here's why and what to do about it.
IBM's Big Data Education Outreach
In the last decade, IBM has partnered with more than 1,000 universities to increase the world's pool of computer science graduates. Latest focus: Big data.
ACOs Need Claims Data For Analytics, Expert Says
Accountable care organizations will use data from payers to manage population health for next 10 to 15 years, predicts Jonathan Weiner, professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Data Scientists Talk Privacy Worries
88% of data scientists surveyed say yes, you should worry about all that personal data being collected. They also strongly support ethics codes for data use.
Couchbase Takes NoSQL Mobile
Couchbase JSON Anywhere strategy brings NoSQL database to iOS, Android and the cloud, challenging SAP and MongoDB in the process.
Big Data Innovation: Time To Focus
Too many big data initiatives start with nebulous goals. Executives from MetLife and Tivo Research Analytics pipe up on getting practical.
Hospitals In Early Stage of Analytics Usage
Fewer than half of healthcare organizations have clinical and business intelligence tools, and most who do are still learning how to use them, says HIMSS Analytics survey.
SAP Expands Big Data Push
SAP resells Intel and Hortonworks Hadoop distributions, adds big data applications, connectors and scientists.
Big Data Profile: Chitra Dorai, IBM
IBM distinguished engineer and master inventor Chitra Dorai is named on more than 35 patents. Check out her current analytics project in the mortgage industry.
Should You Outsource Analytics?
Cloud-based data science services aim to fill the gap for companies lacking in-house business intelligence or analytics expertise.
Workday Big Data Drive Starts Small
Workday Big Data Analytics is ready to take on big external data sets, but for now most customers are focused on internal analyses of smaller data.
Hailo Taxi App Taps NoSQL Analytics
Smartphone app running on Cassandra hails cabs in multiple cities. Acunu powers analytics for tracking taxi requests, pickup hot spots and more.