Falkonry provides AI services to its industrial customers generating great volumes of IoT data. Here's why this company chose a bare metal cloud implementation for its operations.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/21/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
When enterprises implement Hadoop, their top use-case was found to be business intelligence (BI). Now a new benchmark study shows which Hadoop SQL engines are best for which workloads. Here is a look at 7 key findings from that study. By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/21/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Digitization, creating a new level of organizational interoperability, and the practice of bimodal IT are among the priorities for CIOs, according to the Gartner 2017 CIO Agenda. See how your IT priorities stack up.By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 10/19/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Recovery audit services company PRGX is leveraging the lower storage cost and faster analytics speeds available in a Hadoop and Talend big data stack to realize more cost savings and revenue for customers. By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/18/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The infrastructure for the new digital enterprise rests on five domains. At the Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2016, Peter Sondergaard and his colleagues explained the importance of those domains.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 10/18/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM, Google, HPE, Dell, and others have combined resources to promote the OpenCAPI standard, which aims to boost the performance of data center servers tasked with analyzing large amounts of data.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 10/17/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
There's been plenty of buzz about how Hadoop can store, process, and analyze huge files and large volumes of files like no other technology before it. But is this open source distributed big data system really suited for enterprises? We look at the pros and cons.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/17/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Industry disruptor Zillow leverages data about residential real estate and makes it available to the general public. The company's senior director of data science and engineering shares the secrets behind Zillow's data stack.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/14/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The infrastructure you build for big data, whether you're looking at software or hardware, will have a huge impact on the analysis and action your big data systems will support. Here are 7 factors that can make a big difference when building your big data architecture.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 10/14/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Farmers Insurance CEO Jeffrey Dailey explained at this month's Dreamforce how his firm was migrating the customer experience into the digital age.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 10/12/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Kurt Brown, Netflix's director of data platform, recently provided an inside look into the company's data stack, its evolving technologies, and its plan for the future. Here are the technologies that run Netflix's data.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/12/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Data governance is essential for organizations that rely on consistent, quality data. But embarking on a new data governance project can be a daunting task. Here's a look at some of the key elements recommended by experts in the field.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/10/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Artificial Intelligence could double annual economic growth rates by 2035, according to a recently released report from Accenture that modeled the impact of AI on 12 developed economies, including the US. But this AI-enabled world also comes with drawbacks.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/7/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Integrating data from multiple sources that employ different structures and schema has always posed complex, messy problems for IT professionals. Today's growing volume of data and data types made things even more complicated. Here are some key tips to help your organization integrate its increasing amounts of data. By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/6/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Sagi Bakshi, GM of Digital Solutions for ironSource, needed a business intelligence application to meet all of his organization's unique needs. When off-the-shelf options proved inadequate, his team decided to build its own layer on top of an existing system. Here's how it did it -- and the role IT played in the process.By Sagi Bakshi GM, ironSource Digital Solutions, 10/5/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Professional network LinkedIn used the revamp of its mobile app as the impetus to standardize its data foundation. By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/5/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IDC reports that the big data and business analytics market will grow to $203 billion over the next few years -- a double-digit increase from this year. The banking industry is expected to be a big driver of this increase in spending, while IT and businesses services will lead most of the tech investing.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/4/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
State CIOs are not immune to the enterprise transformation issues that are hitting IT organizations everywhere. Here's a look inside the trends at the state government level, from the annual NASCIO State CIO Survey for 2016.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/3/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Despite security and cost concerns, businesses and their IT teams are moving forward on practical deployments of internet of things technologies, according to a survey from IDC. The report reinforces other recent findings about IoT and what IT needs to know. By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 9/27/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
InformationWeek and its sister publications Dark Reading and Network Computing have teamed up to bring you a roundup of the hottest vendors in cloud, data management, DevOps, infrastructure, and security. The 125 vendors you'll find here range from established players making strides in their markets to newcomers setting the stage for the future. By InformationWeek Staff , 9/27/20161 Comment | 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.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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