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.
November 08, 2012 11:40 AM
Big data analytics have proven their mettle in predicting baseball and election success. How can you make them work for your business?
November 07, 2012 01:47 PM
The Obama re-election machine was really about small data--and enterprises can learn from that.
November 06, 2012 08:34 AM
The problem isn't a shortage of products. It's a shortage of clarity and vision.
November 02, 2012 10:50 AM
When elementary school students find data that interests them, they're ready to learn basic statistics concepts. The key: make data analysis relevant to young learners.
November 01, 2012 12:23 PM
Not everyone is impressed with the latest health IT megatrend. At least one prominent critic says payment reform should take precedence.
October 30, 2012 08:40 AM
With Hadoop quickly gaining adoption, Cloudera, Platfora, SiSense and others are introducing new options for gaining business intelligence from this big data platform.
October 29, 2012 01:38 PM
Company lets business users analyze big data with no need for data scientists, says CEO. Watch our Valley View video.
October 23, 2012 09:07 AM
Partnership with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center suggests IBM's supercomputer is ready to help oncologists manage their most challenging cases.
October 15, 2012 08:30 AM
SAS High-Performance Analytic Server heads for Hadoop, bringing SAS data mining, text mining, optimization, and forecasting capabilities beyond the relational database world.
October 11, 2012 12:34 PM
Oracle's latest engineered system promises better business intelligence performance and ease of deployment, but the tradeoff is in openness to third-party tools.
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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