June 10, 2013 10:30 AM
We humans are our own worst enemies in the quest for better data quality, says one expert. Think false memory syndrome, typos, slips of the tongue and confirmation bias.
June 06, 2013 10:10 AM
MIT scientists apply methodologies from Mars mission designs to help marketers manage big data streams.
June 05, 2013 11:15 AM
Before you embark on a big data project, it's important to define the problems you're trying to solve.
June 05, 2013 09:06 AM
Cloudera CEO Mike Olson urges companies to reconsider their data-management approach as the "center of gravity" shifts toward Hadoop.
June 04, 2013 09:06 AM
Dr. Jane Snowdon hails from IBM Research, where she led global outlook for the company's 12 labs.
June 03, 2013 12:00 PM
Software industry trade group urges policymakers to resist rules and regulations that curb data collection and analysis.
June 03, 2013 09:06 AM
Appthority Portal gives customers greater granularity in determining and responding to mobile risk factors.
May 31, 2013 11:00 AM
Nationwide hackathon this weekend encourages coders to use publicly available data to tackle problems ranging from poverty to poultry handling.
May 29, 2013 10:22 AM
Business leaders believe in big data's potential but are frustrated by lengthy projects and complicated tools, according to IDG/Kapow study.
May 29, 2013 09:06 AM
Ready or not, enterprise IT is entering an insight-driven age of computing where big data analytics rules, says IBM.
May 28, 2013 12:46 PM
Worldwide server revenue declines 5% in the first quarter, with Oracle as loss leader and Dell bucking the trend.
May 28, 2013 10:45 AM
BigML's cloud-hosted machine-learning platform for predictive analytics is designed for everyone -- from data gurus to regular business folks.
May 27, 2013 08:00 AM
Our 1,029 respondents are getting wise on awareness, with just 13% saying they're more vulnerable than last year. Still, 73% see mobility as a threat, and 75% admit they may be ignorant of a breach.
May 23, 2013 12:27 PM
IT leaders, brace yourself for pain as you push for agility. Business needs are emerging so rapidly that tools don't exist to support them, said CIOs at MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.
May 22, 2013 01:58 PM
Financial services organizations know that they can handle vast amounts of data, since they have been doing it for decades. To succeed with big data initiatives, firms need to think of data's breadth and reach across an organization.
May 21, 2013 09:06 AM
Case-based reasoning compares real-time information with past cases to provide companies with the best course of action, says Norwegian firm Verdande, maker of CBR product Edge.
May 20, 2013 11:29 AM
Ireland's capital teams up with IBM to use real-time data to streamline bus traffic.
May 20, 2013 10:02 AM
Tableau Software and Marketo ride hot trends to bank millions with IPOs that post big gains in their first day of trading.
May 16, 2013 03:11 PM
U.K. needs to plow the valuable public-sector data it collects back into better services and drive economic growth, says study commissioned by the British government.
May 15, 2013 10:51 AM
Location analytics can help retailers seek and destroy "zombie" emporiums, unprofitable retail outlets.
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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