The European Court of Justice has invalidated the Safe Harbor Framework as a way to comply with EU data laws.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 10/6/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Couchbase's new SQL-compatible query language bridges the gap to JSON. Couchbase executives say this enables developers who are familiar with SQL and tools built for SQL, such as Excel, to work with NoSQL.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/6/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Penn Medicine's modern big data initiative's applications alert doctors of at-risk patients. Penn plans to take the platform open source for other healthcare providers next year.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/6/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
In the quest to create an ever-smarter iPhone, Apple has acquired Perceptio, which could make Siri faster and more effective.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 10/6/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Information governance practices must be updated as laws, technologies, and business models change. Here are seven ways to make sure you're governing your data effectively.By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 10/6/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail. When you're a networking company, like Cisco, everything looks like it should be connected.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 10/6/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A Gartner analyst uses the vision of a workplace without associates as a great jumping-off point to talk about how to integrate technology into the brick-and-mortar store of tomorrow.By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 10/5/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The purchase could give Apple the software it needs to take Siri, and potentially its automotive project, to the next level. By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 10/3/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Intel continued with the soft launch of its open source big data application development platform TAP, adding system integrator and cloud service provider partners as well as a handful of healthcare system pilot programs. By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/2/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
What are the key factors that ensure the success of a big data project, and what are the factors that can contribute to failure? EMC's Global Services Big Data chief shares his perspective, gained from working with customers in the field.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/2/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
GE customers echo CEO Jeffrey Immelt's contention at Minds + Machines conference that Predix industrial analytics cloud is "about no unplanned downtime."By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 10/1/20157 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Not doing any user experience testing on your enterprise apps? Do it now. Want to make sure your apps are successfully used by your employees? Consider applying usability analytics to your evaluation process. Here's how. By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 10/1/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
With the aim of simplifying Hadoop use, Hortonworks rolled out three new products to coincide with Strata+Hadoop World in New York City.By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 10/1/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Apple, IBM and Microsoft have all made multiple acquisitions of analytics startups in the last year. Here's an overview of who they bought and why it matters to IT.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/1/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With Azure, Microsoft stakes claim against Amazon and Google, touting its ability to serve as a more muscular cloud partner for the enterprise data center.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/30/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With its new emphasis on cloud and analytics, IBM doesn't have time to wait around for data scientists to get their PhDs. Now Big Blue wants to train more IT pros to analyze big data.By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 9/30/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
GE preps general availability of its Predix analytics platform, says managing utility output with Internet of Things data will increase an electric plant's value by $50 million over its lifespan.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/29/20156 comments | Read | Post a Comment
New data shows definite interest in adopting threat intel offerings, but also concerns about costs, resources. By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/29/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Axis big data initiative at Blue Cross Blue Shield Association incorporates more than $350 billion in annual claims, 36 million provider records, and more than 700,000 BCBS patient reviews, all with the goal of helping healthcare consumers make informed decisions. BCBSA CIO Doug Porter takes us through the project.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/29/20156 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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.