Blockchain, smart contracts, and predictive analytics are among the financial service technologies reshaping the ways transactions are conducted and customers are served. With a rash of startups threatening to disrupt legacy operations, organizations of all sizes are turning to the latest technologies to improve their offerings.By Jim Nash , 9/13/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Brian Lee, a practice leader in CEB’s compliance and legal practice, keeps a keen eye on the information overload happening at enterprises. Here he provides insight into the dangers of collecting data for its own sake, and offers six questions IT professionals can start asking to create a sensible data retention strategy.By Brian Lee Practice Leader, CEB, 9/12/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IoT devices are entering the workplace in all shapes and sizes, from workers wearing smartwatches to industrial sensors such as soil monitors. The data pouring in may be so overwhelming it's unclear what should be done with it, why, and what the risks might be. Here are a few ways to navigate the maze.By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/29/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Over the next five years, IT professionals keen on managing a fire hose of data should keep their eyes on these growth drivers for big data management.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 8/25/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In the process of transforming its brand and its technology infrastructure, TransUnion has found itself attracting top-notch IT talent normally repelled by the idea of working for a stuffy financial institution. Here's how they did it.By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 8/19/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Apple, Intel, Palantir, and HPE were among the tech giants acquiring data analytics and machine learning companies. Here's your Big Data Roundup for the week ending August 14, 2016.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/14/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Hewlett Packard Enterprise has acquired another high performance computing company with a long history in Silicon Valley -- SGI -- in a deal worth $275 million. Here's what the acquisition indicates about HPE's strategy going forward.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/12/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
As converged and hyper-converged systems gain ground in the server and system market the real question for many IT professionals is exactly how integrated the systems should be. Here's a look at how the market is shaping up.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/11/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
C3 IoT is Tom Siebel's latest venture. The young Redwood City, Calif-based company is off to a fast start with industrial IoT applications, and now it's bringing a cross-industry platform to market.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/10/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IT job numbers grew in July, but not as fast as they did during the rest of 2016. Yet big data and cloud trends will continue to drive job growth going forward, according to CompTIA researchers.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/9/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Data scientists are the new corporate rock stars. Companies in all industries know they need a strong bench of data science talent to have any hope of becoming the next Uber or Netflix. With more demand than supply, here's what you need to know about recruiting the best and brightest.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/4/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Has HPE put itself or its software business up for sale? Multiple reports note that a group of private equity companies are interested in buying the software business, or taking the entire company private. What would either deal mean for IT?By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/2/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Mesosphere announced its Data Center Operating System now works with data and message management systems from Lightbend, Confluent, and DataStax. By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/1/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft machine learning provides grammar coaching, Tableau 10 gives control back to IT, Teradata acquires Big Data Partnership, GE offers Predix IoT Kit, and more in the Big Data Roundup for the week ending July 31, 2016.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/31/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
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, 7/27/20165 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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, 7/12/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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, 7/11/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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, 7/7/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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 , 7/7/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
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, 7/7/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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