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12 Types Of Data IT Can't Afford To Overlook
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Regardless of how much data your company has -- and how much your business leaders are asking for -- you're likely missing some hidden gems. Here are 12 examples of what you might be overlooking, and why it matters to IT professionals, and to your business at large.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/27/2016
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12 Barriers To Real-Time Analytics
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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As organizations look to stay competitive by expanding their use of real-time analytics, implementation becomes a challenge. Finding options to effectively serve your company over the long term is often more difficult than it appears. We've identified 12 common obstacles you'll want to avoid as your company pursues real-time analytics.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/12/2016
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6 Ways To Make Your Company Data-Driven
Rich Wagner, President and CEO of Prevedere
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Rich Wagner, president and CEO of Prevedere, shares six guidelines he's developed based on his own experiences seeing good data left to waste at major enterprises, including the Fortune 500 chemical company where he once worked.
By Rich Wagner President and CEO of Prevedere, 7/11/2016
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Gartner: Brexit Will Hurt IT Spending Worldwide
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Gartner's updated IT spending forecast for 2016 is slightly improved, but the research firm warned that it doesn't account for the recent UK vote to leave the European Union. The Brexit vote will dampen IT spending worldwide.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/7/2016
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Industrial IoT: The Next 30 Years Of IT
InformationWeek Staff,
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InformationWeek Executive Editor Curtis Franklin spoke with Senior Editor Sara Peters about how IoT is changing everything we know in IT, especially in the industrial enterprise. From, predictive analytics, to security, to ROI, here's why the next 30 years of IT starts with IoT.
By InformationWeek Staff , 7/7/2016
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12 Ways To Cultivate A Data-Savvy Workforce
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Organizations aspiring to become data-driven need to take a close look at their HR practices. If your company's hiring and retention standards aren't keeping up with the times, you may be losing valuable job candidates and employees. To minimize the pitfalls of building a data-savvy workforce, consider these tips.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/7/2016
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Supercomputing's TOP500 Led By China, Linux
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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The latest TOP500 list of worldwide supercomputers shows several significant changes in what countries are leading the pack, and what technologies are most in use.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/21/2016
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IBM Watson Health Tackles Diabetes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IBM Watson Health is teaming with the American Diabetes Association to apply cognitive computing to the ADA's 66 years worth of research and data. The results will be used to help entrepreneurs, developers, healthcare providers, and patients learn more about diabetes, prevention, complications, and care.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/15/2016
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HPE Unveils Converged IoT Systems, Partnerships
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise, at its Discover 2016 event, announced a multifaceted strategy for IoT that includes converged systems at the network edge, security, analytics, and partnerships with some of the big players in IoT platforms for business.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/9/2016
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HPE Updates Helion, Opens 'The Machine' To Developers
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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At its Discover conference in Las Vegas Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced updates to its Helion Cloud Portfolio, and touted breakthroughs in its software-defined data center strategy. The company also welcomed developers to work on The Machine, its next-generation computer architecture.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/8/2016
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Wearables At Work: 9 Security Steps Worth Taking
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Wearables are finding their way into organizations, whether or not IT departments are prepared to deal with them. As the number of endpoints continues to grow, so does the potential for hacks. These nine pointers will help you prepare your organization to keep ahead of threats.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/6/2016
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9 Secrets Of Data-Driven Companies
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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What does it mean to call your company "data-driven?" Definitions range from simple reporting to viewing data science as a core business strategy. We asked executives from a variety of businesses to help us identify which traits are essential for becoming a truly data-driven company. See what we learned, and tell us how your organization stacks up.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/2/2016
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LinkedIn's Kafka Monitor, Apple's Siri Are Set Free: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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LinkedIn contributes Kafka Monitor to open source. Apple prepares to open Siri to third-party developers. We have all this, plus news about Confluent and Tinkerpop, in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending May 29, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/29/2016
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Symbolic IO Rewrites Rules For Storage
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The company's IRIS system promises dramatic speed improvements over existing technologies. These storage improvements should benefit anyone running large database queries, particularly transactions that require speed.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/24/2016
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Big Data, Analytics Sales Will Reach $187 Billion By 2019
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Market research firm IDC forecasts a 50% increase in revenues from the sale of big data and business analytics software, hardware, and services between 2015 and 2019. Services will account for the biggest chunk of revenue, with banking and manufacturing-led industries poised to spend the most.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/24/2016
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Exar Finds Success Moving Oracle Database To AWS
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Exar Corp., the Fremont, Calif., chip maker, needed to upgrade its Oracle database at a time of cost reduction and transition. Here's how it moved it to the AWS cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/23/2016
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PayPal's Path To Independence: A Tale Of Cloud Innovation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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PayPal navigated its separation and independence from eBay in a seven-month accelerated transition. On the big day, all systems were go. Learn how the creative use of cloud technologies, and a remarkable degree of employee collaboration, earned the company a 2016 Elite 100 Award in the category of Best Use Of Cloud Services.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/3/2016
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At Toyota Financial Services, Analytics Aid Distressed Customers
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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To find a better way to handle payment delinquencies in a period of global financial crisis, Toyota Financial Services established a multi-phase plan to use analytics to assess risk and microsegment consumers. The goals were to reduce delinquencies in order to keep drivers in their cars. The company's efforts earned it a 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100 Award for Best in Analytics.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/3/2016
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Penn Medicine: Using Data To Save Patient Lives
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Penn Signals is a system that uses existing data from electronic health records to perform real-time predictive analysis of heart failure patients. The goal? Penn Medicine wanted to place patients in proper risk groups and assign them to cardiology resources in order to get them the best care and improve their outcomes. This work earned the company the No. 4 spot in the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/2/2016
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IBM Introduces 3 General-Purpose Flash Arrays
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Flash storage is maturing, and the latest products are taking on a more general-purpose storage function. To meet those needs, IBM introduced three such arrays this week.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/29/2016
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