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.
May 13, 2013 02:00 PM
Organizations need to plan for the new generation of Internet-enabled devices that may be located anywhere in the world.
May 13, 2013 11:50 AM
Indiana University researchers use data feedback in flight to guide NASA's ambitious airborne survey of Earth's polar ice. But bring a barf bag if you come along.
May 13, 2013 09:06 AM
Better data analysis helps banks rile fewer customers while trying to stop credit card fraud.
May 08, 2013 03:10 PM
Open Compute Project initiated by Facebook sets its sights on network switching as the next target for open innovation.
May 07, 2013 10:45 AM
Startup Versium Analytics assembles detailed profiles of consumers and businesses to help marketers hone their pitches.
May 07, 2013 09:12 AM
Venture investment firm strikes deal to give U.S. intelligence agencies access to extensive database of weather data.
May 07, 2013 09:06 AM
Cray introduces entry-level supercomputer starting at $500,000 for high-end engineering, computational modeling and simulation work.
May 06, 2013 12:05 PM
Travel giant CWT uses big data science to examine the productivity costs of stressful business travel.
May 06, 2013 10:36 AM
Hoarding information, or storing enterprise data in the wrong places, can open your company to legal liability. But culture change won't be easy.
May 03, 2013 09:56 AM
In last month's Boston Marathon bombing, the key suspect's name, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, had multiple spellings on U.S. intelligence watch lists. How can we beat this problem?
May 01, 2013 02:07 PM
MapR brings new power to HBase, taps LucidWorks to integrate Apache Lucene/Solr search into M7 Hadoop distribution.
May 01, 2013 09:06 AM
SAS broadens High-Performance Analytics portfolio, unites formerly siloed marketing applications and adds cloud deployment flexibility.
April 30, 2013 11:02 AM
Journalist and entrepreneur develops analytics platform to give companies confidence when crowd-sourcing news from social media feeds.
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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