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.
October 10, 2012 08:36 AM
Oracle and SAP keep fighting a war of words over whose technology is bigger and better. They could learn a lot from Procter & Gamble CIO Filippo Passerini's big data work.
October 04, 2012 09:25 AM
Oracle's cloud vision and announcements on key features deserve praise, but we need to see more substance behind the promises and more reality in the claims.
October 01, 2012 10:13 AM
It's not just a good idea for private-sector organizations to help open up the treasure trove of government big data. It's a necessity.
September 28, 2012 09:14 AM
Social network giant Facebook and venture capital blue chip Accel Partners think emerging platforms like Hadoop deserve new business intelligence, data visualization, and analytics tools.
September 25, 2012 08:17 AM
Twitter's Certified Products Program is a step in the right direction toward improving data quality, analysis, and social business decision making. Let's hope Facebook and LinkedIn follow suit.
September 20, 2012 09:00 AM
Studies show that big corporations worry about hiring enough skilled humans to manage big data--a surprising need considering all the advanced automation tools at our disposal.
September 18, 2012 08:26 AM
Hortonworks shares its innovations with everybody, including rivals Cloudera and MapR. CEO Rob Bearden says the market will 'return to its rightful owner.'
September 07, 2012 08:08 AM
EMC's Greenplum unit still has an important partnership with SAS, but a new deal with Alpine Data Labs brings big data practitioners a second option for advanced analytics.
August 27, 2012 10:39 AM
Look for growth in mobile health, telemedicine, clinical analytics, and personal health records—and an EHR vendor shakeout.
August 27, 2012 08:37 AM
Louisiana State University Masters In Analytics program taps demand for graduates who can use data to solve business problems.
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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