IBM Watson Engagement Advisor will support USAA customers who are leaving the military. Can Watson do better than conventional web and mobile support systems?By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/23/20148 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IoT is not only about sensors, actuators, and connected thermostats. Manufacturers need to incorporate all bar-coded products into their plans.By Lori MacVittie , 7/23/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Teradata adds data-prep, data-management, and data-analysis capabilities by buying two notable independents in the big data arena.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/22/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Big data shows lots of promise in researchers' hands. By getting this insight to clinicians, it can really improve and save lives, says Dr. Paul Wallace of Optum Labs.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/22/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Wall Street has given Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella two thumbs up, so far. But with Windows growth uncertain and Microsoft's cloud businesses still in infancy, Nadella will face questions.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/22/20149 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Oracle's new big data tool won't cover all the analysis bases, but it will enable SQL-savvy professionals to query Hadoop and NoSQL sources.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/21/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
IBM keeps investing in growth areas, but its sales slump continues. Talks with GlobalFoundaries on chip plant takeover reportedly stall.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/18/20149 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Digital strategies that focus only on customer engagement are shallow. But to go deeper, CIOs and CMOs must be partners.By Chris Curran Advisory Principal & Chief Technologist, PricewaterhouseCoopers, 7/17/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Amazon, Google, and other major tech players went on a shopping spree in the first half of 2014. Here's a look at who won, who lost, and why -- along with a peek ahead.By Mike Feibus , 7/17/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Today's Internet of Things remains a disparate assortment of ideas and products competing for attention. These pioneers should intrigue enterprise IT.By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 7/17/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella promises Worldwide Partner Conference audience that productivity tools will top the company's priorities in the age of mobile and cloud.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/16/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apple and IBM's alliance has huge potential, starting with slick, intelligent business apps that could challenge Google, Microsoft, and others. By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/16/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Despite privacy concerns, the long-term impact will be better products and services and more loyal customers.By Joe Kennedy Senior Fellow, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, 7/16/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Most IT groups are not ready for the Internet of Things. It's time to get proactive -- or risk expensive missteps that will be difficult to fix.By Jeff Kaplan Managing Director, THINKstrategies, 7/16/20142 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.
IT Salary Survey 2014: InsuranceInsurance IT salaries are flat, but demand and compensation are highest for people with experience in social media, mobile, analytics, and cloud, according to InformationWeek's 2014 US IT Salary Survey.