Whether the company is drilling for oil or increasing margins on the business side, ConocoPhillips is taking full advantage of predictive analytics. At the InformationWeek Conference CIO Mike Pfister and Advanced Analytics Program Manager Richard Barclay shared some real-world big data experience.By InformationWeek Staff , 7/28/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Social media data is not just for marketing anymore. Learn how companies are using these insights in novel ways to turn that data into dollars and cents.By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/28/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A new role is emerging to deal with the ongoing shortage of data scientists. Learn more about these new power users and find out how organizations can cultivate more of them. By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/24/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM's Derek Schoettle said Big Blue bought Database-as-a-Service provider Compose to reach the next generation of developers trying to build cloud-native applications.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/23/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
No sandbox required for schooling software to speedily spot malware, researchers will demonstrate at Black Hat USA. By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/22/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Despite a move to cloud and big data analytics, IBM is still suffering through a tough financial time, with revenues still down. By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 7/22/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Location-based marketing or geofencing is a touchy subject. But you can avoid the creep with some of the best practices from Elephant Bar and Paytronix.By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/21/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Social media expectations are rising. T-Mobile and Sparkcentral believe they have a better, faster way to communicate with customers.By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/21/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft is dropping $320 million to purchase Adallom, a cloud security specialist that has offices in Tel Aviv and Palo Alto. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/20/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Data can prove just about anything. Most organizations want to come to the right decisions, but faulty conclusions and bad outcomes can happen. Here's why.By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/17/20158 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft is looking to increase its IT field services portfolio with the acquisition of FieldOne. The emphasis is on using analytics and big data to make services more efficient.By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/16/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Google's Eddystone protocol aims to make beacons more flexible and open, and to compete with Apple's iBeacon in what is still a nascent market.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/15/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In a talk at this year's InformationWeek Conference, Adriana Karaboutis, a former Dell CIO and current executive vice president of technology and business solutions for Biogen, talked about how IT and healthcare are staring to fuse together, creating a new age of biotechnology.By InformationWeek Staff , 7/14/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft is planning to release a new suite of tools dubbed Cortana Analytics, which Satya Nadella claims will democratize big data.By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/14/20156 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Carmakers such as Ford and Volkswagen are keen to limit tech companies' access to consumer data, despite allowing drivers to use their apps. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/11/20156 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A week that brought updates to Office for Mac 2016, Power BI, and Windows 10 also included a massive round of job cuts at Microsoft. By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/11/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
When Yakult, a Japan-based maker of probiotic dairy drinks, put a data analysis tool into the hands of its sales people in The Netherlands, they swapped out stale spreadsheets for stories about how the product was performing in real time.By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 7/10/20159 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Flawed data analysis leads to faulty conclusions and bad business outcomes. Beware of these seven types of bias that commonly challenge organizations' ability to make smart decisions.By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/9/20156 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With the latest release of its Teradata Appliance For Hadoop, the vendor keeps its focus on pre-loaded racks with commodity hardware that are pre-configured with a Hadoop solution and its attendant management applications.By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 7/9/20150 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.
This inaugural episode of Business Matters explores the subject of leadership with former Air Force Brigadier General John Michel, the Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer and President of MV International.