Top 10 Big Data Stories Of 2013
Big data equals big opportunity -- and a surplus of hype. Catch up on the big data articles that interested readers most in 2013.
Federal Agencies Lack E-Discovery Savvy
Just 38% of federal legal pros think their agencies could show their electronically stored information is accurate, accessible, complete, and trustworthy, according to Deloitte survey.
Cloudera Goes Cloud With Amazon
Cloudera says Amazon Web Services partnership will help customers move beyond Hadoop sandboxes to bring high-scale production platforms into the cloud.
Big Data, Big Challenges
If thereís one asset the U.S. government has in abundance, itís data. But a fight for expertise is hindering both the public and private sectors when it comes to managing and mining information. Can Uncle Sam compete for talent?
Reform NSA, Tech Execs Tell Obama
Top leaders from Apple, AT&T, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo meet with President Obama, urge him to "move aggressively" on US surveillance reforms.
Meet NOAA's Unique 3D Weather Tool
Science on a Sphere, a carbon-fiber globe created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, displays weather conditions and environmental data in a compelling way.
Obama's Open Data Plan: Much Work Ahead
Open government advocates found plenty to praise in Obama administration's latest National Action Plan (NAP). But agencies must now make good on those plans.
NASA Mars MAVEN Mission: 5 Facts
How did Mars lose its atmosphere? NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft, now en route to the Red Planet, aims to find out.
CIOs Get Smart About BI
ITís tried for years to simplify business intelligence efforts. Have visual analysis tools and Hadoop and NoSQL databases helped? Respondents to our 2014 InformationWeek Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Information Management Survey have a mixed outlook.