VMware opens its VMworld event with additions to its vCloud Air public cloud, ties into the virtualized data center, and other enhancements.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/31/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Allstate had to stretch its organizational muscles to bring Drivewise Mobile to market. In the process, the company brought together a cross-functional team that included assorted IT disciplines and business professionals with competencies in consumer relationships, insurance products, and user experience.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/31/20158 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The folks profiled here are tackling data management for the Internet Age, helping us all understand what can be done with a mass of unstructured information. See how their work has transformed the way we handle databases.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/30/20154 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Digital assistants are all the rage and Facebook's M is the latest in a market that includes Siri, Cortana, Google Now, and Amazon's Echo. However, Facebook is teaming up AI and humans.By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/27/201510 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Intel is leading a $20 million investment in BlueData as a way to speed deployments of big data systems among more users. By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/26/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Automation will create jobs and destroy them, transforming work along the way. Unfortunately for humans, research firm Forrester anticipates more jobs being lost than being created in the next decade.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/26/20155 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Hortonworks is looking to create a bigger presence for itself in the Hadoop marketplace with the acquisition of startup Onyara, which specializes in NiFi development for Apache.By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/25/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Salesforce is delivering a cleaner, more elegant look for its desktop CRM applications by using its mobile platform's Lightning components. By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/25/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Companies that have CDOs tend to perform better than those without, according to a report from Forrester.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/24/20158 comments | Read | Post a Comment
While real-time analytics is getting more affordable, it's still not right for everything. Here are 10 ways to get the most from real time, near real time, and batch use cases.By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/20/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
MapR is looking to use AWS to help get its Distribution 5.0 service into the hands of more customers through the cloud.By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/20/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Gartner's annual Hype Cycle is out, and IoT and autonomous cars are in this year. Big data, however, is losing some of its luster. By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/19/201511 comments | Read | Post a Comment
By the end of the summer, Netflix will close its last data center and move its entire streaming service to the cloud with help from AWS. It's a lesson for companies large and small.By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/18/20157 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Whether raising a round of funding or creating shareholder wealth, companies increasingly need a well-articulated and demonstrable data and analytics strategy. Here are some things that can sway an investor's opinion, for good or bad.By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/14/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM Watson is opening its big data analytics ecosystem to new ideas and businesses, including a new way to help you win your fantasy football league.By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/13/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A new analytics suite from Broadbean called BDAS looks to use big data to help HR and recruiters hire the best talent for companies.By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/12/20155 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The next time you hear the term "visionary" applied to business leadership, think about what NASA has been doing for years. Images from NASA's satellites and spacecraft show technology at its most inspiring.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/11/201518 comments | Read | Post a Comment
InformationWeek Tech Digest August 03, 2015The networking industry agrees that software-defined networking is the way of the future. So where are all the deployments? We take a look at where SDN is being deployed and what's getting in the way of deployments.
6 Tools to Protect Big DataMost IT teams have their conventional databases covered in terms of security and business continuity. But as we enter the era of big data, Hadoop, and NoSQL, protection schemes need to evolve. In fact, big data could drive the next big security strategy shift.
Big Data Brings Big Security ProblemsWhy should big data be more difficult to secure? In a word, variety. But the business won’t wait to use it to predict customer behavior, find correlations across disparate data sources, predict fraud or financial risk, and more.
Dark Reading Threat Intelligence Survey Threat intelligence is the best way to stay ahead of new and complex attacks, say survey respondents. How analytics influences their IT security strategies varies.