Content tagged with Finance
posted in September 2011
5 Reasons Credit, Debit Card Data Remains Insecure
News  |  9/30/2011  | 
Verizon study finds 79% of merchants fall out of compliance with PCI standards between audits. These five factors feed the problem.
IT Spending: No Longer The First Thing Cut
Commentary  |  9/30/2011  | 
Fresh data from the Society for Information Management is the latest evidence that IT spending is surviving this is-it-or-isn't-it recovery.
Teradata Upgrades Break Down Database Barriers
News  |  9/22/2011  | 
Column-store versus row-store? Structured data versus multi-structured data? Upgrades blend the best of both worlds.
Oracle Introduces Baby Exadata
News  |  9/21/2011  | 
Oracle Database Appliance gives midsize firms and departments a $50,000 platform for scaling up transactional or analytic workloads.
EMC Tries To Unify Big Data Analytics
News  |  9/21/2011  | 
EMC Greenplum Modular Data Computing Appliance puts SQL and Hadoop in the same box, but is it a truly cohesive platform?
Feds Still Misreport Spending Data, Watchdogs Say
News  |  9/20/2011  | 
Sunlight Foundation analysis finds data federal agency reporting to USASpending.gov remains incomplete and inconsistent.
Cloud Plays Disruptive Role in Financial Services
Commentary  |  9/16/2011  | 
As some Wall Street firms prepare to license NYSE trading systems in the cloud to outsiders for short use periods, a privileged club opens.
IBM Earmarks $1 Billion For SMB Tech
News  |  9/8/2011  | 
Big Blue will make loans through its channel partners to small and midsize businesses that acquire its analytics, cloud, and other technologies.
20 Innovative IT Ideas To Steal
Slideshows  |  9/7/2011  | 
InformationWeek 500 innovators have creative solutions to not-so-unusual business problems. How can these help your company?
9 Critical Trends For Innovative IT: InformationWeek 500
News  |  9/7/2011  | 
Learn from our analysis of this year's top business technology teams. They're masters of today's key issues--from making IT part of the product to cashing in on cloud computing.
Salesforce.com's Social Enterprise Vision Will Cost You
Commentary  |  9/1/2011  | 
Looking beyond CRM, the cloud-computing pioneer says it's crucial for companies to build a social-network-savvy enterprise. And, oh by the way, there's a license for that.


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