An EMC study revealed that business leaders don't think their companies are not for the data-driven future. Worse, they have no confidence in IT to correct course. Here's why it happened, and what IT can do to win back the confidence of business execs.By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 5/6/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Linux started getting really serious about security in 2007, and it has made big strides in the past three years. As open-source code faces more threats, Linux can't rest on its laurels.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/6/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM is looking to expand its Watson cognitive computing platform into many more fields, including cloud and healthcare. This includes bringing in more partners and developers.By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/5/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Data-driven companies share characteristics that enable them to achieve more with their data than others in their industries. We reveal what separates the masters from the wannabes. By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/4/20154 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With Japan's steadily climbing percentage of elderly residents, IBM, Apple, and their Japanese partners are combining their efforts to serve an aging population. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/1/20157 comments | Read | Post a Comment
At the Interop Keynote, things get frightening as the EFF's Kurt Opsahle recounted the NSA surveillance history.By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/29/20157 comments | Read | Post a Comment
After leaving a healthcare firm, Karenann Terrell, the CIO of mega-retailer Wal-Mart, found that data analysis at the company is "at a much higher level of sophistication than I had expected."By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/29/201515 comments | Read | Post a Comment
At the InformationWeek Conference, data rock star Jackie Woods told the story of how UPS went down the data highway from 2003 to the present. It is a story about being "constructively dissatisfied."By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/29/201514 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Boeing, the No. 2 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, is running augmented reality projects that are uniting its R&D, IT, and manufacturing teams.By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 4/28/20154 comments | Read | Post a Comment
NASA's JPL, No. 3 in the InformationWeek Elite 100, has turned to cloud computing to make real-time analytics available to missions.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/28/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Weather Company, the No. 5 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, embraced cloud infrastructure in order to meet dramatic swings in demand for weather information.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/28/201510 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A new rules-engine platform lets the insurance company offer more personalized packages when selling policies online. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners. By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/28/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The hospital group overhauled its tech strategy to boost data usage, patient health, and collaboration between business units and the IT organization. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners. By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/28/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Executives from ConocoPhillips emphasize the importance of asking the right questions before pursuing an advanced analytics strategy.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/27/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Making major tech purchases, especially big data analytics and business intelligence tools, without consulting IT may cause major problems. Here’s why.By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/27/201526 comments | Read | Post a Comment
SAP's Bernd Leukert looks ahead for smartwatches, the Internet of Things, and HANA to tie it all together.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 4/24/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Google expands the capabilities of its BigQuery system to allow real-time data stream processing and event analysis.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/20/20152 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.