10 Cloud Analytics & BI Platforms For Business
With apps and data headed into the cloud, analytics and business intelligence can't be far behind. Here are 10 options, ranging from simple data-visualization tools to complete cloud suites.
2014: The Year In Search
You can learn a lot about a person from search engine history. Explore some of the year's top search topics, according to Google and Bing.
InformationWeek 2014 Strategic CIO Survey
IT leaders play an increasing role for IT in charting company strategy, but challenges remain, including cost-cutting, improving analytics and innovation marketing, and boosting customer service.
Big Data Analytics: Time For New Tools
So you're considering Hadoop as a big data platform. You'll probably need some new analytics and business intelligence tools if you're going to wring fresh insights out of your data.
Wearables In 2015: 4 Predictions
Smart glasses like Google Glass get put to the test in the enterprise, while smartwatches slowly woo consumers thanks to the Apple Watch.
Cisco Reveals Analytics Strategy
Cisco says insights can't wait for data to travel from Internet of Things devices to the data center. Its solution: Analysis at the network's edge.
Google News Will Shut Down In Spain
A Spanish law that takes effect in January will require payments for including article snippets in Google News, and Google says the price is too high.
Apple Names Top Apps For 2014
Games and creativity apps were big winners on Apple's list this year, but 2014 was also a great year for productivity apps.
Top 5 Big Data Trends Of 2014
As companies move beyond bleeding-edge experiments into production deployments, these trends point to real-world progress in big data analysis.
InformationWeek 2014 Enterprise Project Management Survey
Employees involved in IT projects consider the most important indicator for success is whether it is completed on time. Meanwhile, there's room for improvement in business attitude toward IT projects, with 41% of respondents saying the efforts are sometimes beneficial, sometimes not.
We Need More Agile IT Now
While IT is becoming more Agile, the rate of change in business requires even faster adoption of Agility.
IBM Watson Analytics Goes Public
IBM opens beta use of its cloud-based, freemium data analysis service. Will natural-language interaction simplify number crunching?