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.
How Government Can Make Open Data Work
The Obama administration has set the right goals with its Open Data Policy, but agencies need to do more to liberate their data. Here are six suggestions.
IBM Plans Layoffs, New Investments
IBM says it will "rebalance" its workforce in 2014 after a steep slide in hardware sales, but also invest in cloud, mobile, analytics, big data, and security to fire up growth.
SAP Doubles Down On Cloud Computing
SAP accelerates its transition to cloud services, raising subscription revenue forecasts and rolling back profit expectations as it invests in cloud growth.
Look Out, Nest: 5 Smart Home Startups
Is every dream home a startup? Not yet, but Google's charge into the smart sensor market should spark more interest in this sector. Here are some names to watch.
Top 10 Retail CIO Priorities For 2014
NRF Big Show 2014 serves up a wealth of advice for retail tech leaders looking to embrace digital commerce, adopt a mobile-first strategy, and take advantage of big data.
D&B Adds Social Media To Corporate Data
Dun & Bradstreet partners with FirstRain to pull unstructured data from Twitter along with web newsfeeds and incorporate them into the corporate data it sells.
Data Fog Blinds Marketers
Companies spend too much time simply getting data into a form where it can be analyzed, professor says. That doesn't leave enough time for business problems.
With Watson, Is IBM Riding Right Wave?
IBM bets that its Watson technology will ride the cognitive-computing wave to commercial success -- while rivals gear up for the connected-computing era.
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.