June 18, 2013 10:35 AM
Businesses must be up front with consumers about what data they're using and why. Opting out should be easier, too.
June 18, 2013 09:50 AM
June 18, 2013 09:06 AM
Google BigQuery and Tableau Software's visualization tools show how weather affects shoppers' behavior, help retailers prepare for spikes in demand.
June 17, 2013 09:20 AM
More than a third of executives rank big data analytics as a top marketing skill, but many marketers lack the requisite knowledge.
June 13, 2013 01:30 PM
Cray puts Intel's Hadoop software distribution on its CS300 cluster supercomputers.
June 12, 2013 12:20 PM
Hewlett-Packard's 'HAVEn' ecosystem unites Hadoop, Autonomy, Vertica and enterprise security, backed by management software and consulting services.
June 11, 2013 09:16 AM
CEO Phil Fernandez says Marketo is leading digital marketing while Salesforce.com is buying 'commodity' capabilities with its $2.5 billion ExactTarget deal.
June 11, 2013 09:06 AM
Datadog differs from competing cloud monitoring systems by aggregating, analyzing data from other tools and systems. HP is a customer.
June 11, 2013 09:06 AM
The roads would be safer if cars could exchange information about traffic conditions and bad drivers. But are we ready to sacrifice privacy to save lives?
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.
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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