Wearables At Work: Hello Big Brother?
Employers must tread carefully with activity trackers and devices like Google Glass. Wearables could take real-time personal data collection to unnerving new heights.
IBM Buys Cloudant, Eyes Amazon's Turf
IBM's planned Cloudant buy will advance cloud-based database services, but can the underlying database compete against Amazon DynamoDB, MongoDB, Couchbase, and DataStax?
CPOE Stragglers: One Hospital's Fix
Computerized physician order entry is mandated by law but some doctors still resist. Christus Health provides CPOE input assistants until docs see the value.
Windows 8 Devices Get Cheap
Microsoft will reportedly cut Windows license fees to encourage production of sub-$250 Windows 8 devices, including non-touch PCs.
Is Your Company Running A Data Dump?
Hoarding useless data makes analytics harder. Companies like Paxata say their brand of analytics lets non-data experts turn data landfills into useful info.
Microsoft CEOs' Wackiest Quotes: Who Said That?
Satya Nadella has the brains and experience to become Microsoft's CEO -- but does he have the sharp tongue of Gates or Ballmer? Match these Microsoft CEO quotes to their outspoken owners.
3 Big Data Pitfalls To Avoid
Frost & Sullivan urges big data neophytes to get professional guidance in order to avoid three common deployment mistakes.
Big Data's 2 Big Years
During the past two years, Hadoop hit the big time, in-memory arrived, and practitioners saw data analysis deliver real results.
16 Top Big Data Analytics Platforms
Data analysis is a do-or-die requirement for today's businesses. We analyze notable vendor choices, from Hadoop upstarts to traditional database players.
CCHIT Exits EHR Certification Business
Top government-endorsed certifying body Certification Commission for Health Information Technology is losing money; will transition to advisory role to healthcare vendors and providers.