Facebook Ads Fail Marketers: Report
Facebook's emphasis on static instead of social ads is not working for marketers, who rank Facebook last in business value, says Forrester Research.
How To Manage LinkedIn Endorsements
Ensure you're portrayed accurately on LinkedIn by fine-tuning your endorsements -- and cut down on unnecessary email notifications in the bargain.
Datalink Lets Feds Test Drive Cloud
New service offers federal agencies a way to evaluate different cloud systems that align with their own configurations before they commit to a provider.
Jive Customers Say Yes To Cloud
Jive customers like Nuance Communications have gone from traditional to cloud hosting, while Thomson Reuters plans to switch over its 60,000 employee social portal in 2014.
Government Shutdown Damage May Linger
Federal agencies and IT contractors are still assessing the fallout from the shutdown on their operations, but initial figures point to high costs.
Avoiding Cloud Lock-In
Moving data into a cloud service is easier than getting it out. Here's what agencies must consider before signing on the dotted line.
Big Data FAQ: Separating Signal From Noise
Author Phil Simon answers the most frequently asked questions on the impact of big data on small businesses and individuals, the role of data scientists and the continuing importance of human intuition.
How Would You Build IT From Scratch?
What's holding back big companies? You're not willing to burn the boats. The CIO mindset needs to change dramatically if enterprise IT is to remain relevant.
Hadoop 2.0 Goes GA: New Workloads Await
Apache's Hadoop upgrade, now in general availability, goes beyond MapReduce and promises better options for SQL-style querying, graph analysis and stream processing.
MetLife Hosts Big Data Party
MetLife gathers its data scientists and analytics experts from around the globe to share best practices, spark new ideas. Should your company follow suit?
Why I Don't Want To Live In Dataland
Dataland -- a place where your activities are tracked 24/7 -- is almost upon us, say some researchers. Popular myths stress the advantages of a data-driven society, but there's a dark side.
3 Perils Of Analytics
Right now, analytics suffers from too much math, too much marketing hype -- and too few sheep.
Big Data For Cities: 4 Challenges
There's a lot of talk about the benefits of big data for cities. But according to people working in the weeds, there's still no shortage of hurdles to overcome.