Big Data: Time To Get Serious - InformationWeek
IoT
IoT
Data Management // Big Data Analytics
Commentary
6/6/2014
09:06 AM
Jeff Klaus
Jeff Klaus
Commentary
RELATED EVENTS
Threat Intelligence Overload?
Aug 23, 2017
A wide range of threat intelligence feeds and services have cropped up keep IT organizations up to ...Read More>>

Big Data: Time To Get Serious

IT must set clear policies and understand the costs of big data initiatives before uncharted experiments lead to data center chaos.

Comment  | 
Print  | 
Comments
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
Matthew_Mikell
50%
50%
Matthew_Mikell,
User Rank: Apprentice
6/6/2014 | 2:36:12 PM
IT role in big data
You point out, "Once a business becomes data-driven, the value of data skyrockets"  We should consider as line-of-business (LOB) finds new ways to monitize existing data, bad behaviors ensue.   For IT to completely fullfill its role, it should set policy AND craft some education  that 'certifies'  someone for access.   Those that violate the policy cloud see a penalty or cross-charge.   When an LOB learns they face a potential $100+K cross-charge, for a data breach of their doing, they are likely to pay greater attention and get management buy-in.   
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security Enterprise
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security Enterprise
To learn more about what organizations are doing to tackle attacks and threats we surveyed a group of 300 IT and infosec professionals to find out what their biggest IT security challenges are and what they're doing to defend against today's threats. Download the report to see what they're saying.
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
IT Strategies to Conquer the Cloud
Chances are your organization is adopting cloud computing in one way or another -- or in multiple ways. Understanding the skills you need and how cloud affects IT operations and networking will help you adapt.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Flash Poll