February 01, 2013 10:01 AM
Company behind Vectorwise and Ingres databases acquires Pervasive and Versant to add customers and expand software footprint into data integration.
January 29, 2013 01:54 PM
Business needs a better barometer of audience interaction in social media.
January 28, 2013 02:28 PM
IT staff survey finds big data projects are plagued by unclear business objectives and unrealistic expectations that Hadoop will solve all problems.
January 25, 2013 09:45 AM
Short list of BI hot buttons includes dashboards, self-service, mobile, in-memory, cloud, collaboration and, of course, big data.
January 09, 2013 11:25 AM
Consider training current employees or recruiting from our list of analytics master's degree programs.
January 04, 2013 12:30 PM
It pays to assess risk properly in making IT and other big decisions. Here's what not to do.
January 04, 2013 09:06 AM
The looming issue in big data isn't technology but the privacy and ethics decisions associated with how, when and if results should be provided.
January 02, 2013 09:06 AM
We'll see more mobile options and embedded analytics, of course, but surprises will include growth in financial apps and big-data insights.
December 19, 2012 09:21 AM
CEO Larry Ellison talks up Oracle's Sun acquisition even as hardware sales slide 23%. Software sales rise.
December 13, 2012 09:06 AM
IT leaders should prepare their teams to avoid these mistakes in 2013.
December 12, 2012 10:21 AM
Why "old-guard" vendors didn't make our list of big data vendors to watch in 2013.
December 07, 2012 09:06 AM
The next great technology problems to solve are out there in rail yards, power plants and farm fields. If Silicon Valley is going to drive this "Internet of things," it needs to build closer ties with companies in established industries.
December 05, 2012 08:00 AM
Demand for big data and analytics experts is on the rise, but it will take years for the supply to catch up. Here's how to cope.
November 28, 2012 08:00 AM
Be measurably more relevant to your customers.
November 27, 2012 01:11 PM
GE makes the case that a more business-oriented 'Internet of things' will spur a productivity boom. Not so fast.
November 16, 2012 08:33 AM
Oracle takes Microsoft to task for its SQL Server Project Hekaton announcement, but in doing so it underscores what's missing from Oracle DB and Exadata.
November 15, 2012 12:30 PM
Broadly applied across all company functions, social analytics can focus attention on the most pressing internal performance issues.
November 15, 2012 09:06 AM
How can universities help meet the growing demand for data scientists? Consider this advice from a professor working in the trenches with tomorrow's analytics pros.
November 14, 2012 11:33 AM
Will Hadoop become the new enterprise data warehouse? Sears' CTO is not alone in seeing a shift in how we'll use relational databases.
November 12, 2012 12:07 PM
What can be learned for future weather events? For starters, simulations must happen quickly and no single forecasting model will do.
By The Numbers
Base: 417 respondents at organizations using or planning to deploy data analytics, BI or statistical analysis software
Data: InformationWeek 2013 Analytics, Business Intelligence and Information Management Survey of 541 business technology professionals, October 2012
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