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, 10/2/20151 Comment | 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, 10/1/20156 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
Deep Information Sciences has put its high-performance version of MySQL in a Docker container for flexibility and mobility.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/29/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Azure users now have the option of joining the Internet of Things and collecting and analyzing their machine data with Microsoft's IoT Suite.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/29/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Elastic Integration Platform update aims to trim processing overhead in big data systems making greater use of Hadoop.By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 9/29/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Adding JSON to MapR-DB bolsters the trend of moving Hadoop from ETL to real-time analytics. This means vendors are placing their products and services one step ahead of what their enterprise customers.By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 9/29/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cities are crowded, and in the years ahead, the transportation industry will have to adapt as more markets have less room for private cars.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/28/201516 comments | Read | Post a Comment
An expansion of Microsoft's Azure Data Lake will include a new analytics service, and it will be ready for public preview by the end of the year. By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 9/28/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cloudera is filling the gaps in its Hadoop portfolio with two new products. RecordService provides security management across multiple Hadoop data access apps, while Kudu combines fast analytics and data updates, slims workloads.By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 9/28/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
There's a lot of gray area when it comes to the ethical collection, use, and analysis of data. Consider these 8 issues organizations should ponder when assessing their data use practices.By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/25/20150 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.