Advances in hardware, especially memory technology, make volume and velocity easier to deal with all the time. But that doesn't help with variety. For that, you need RDF and optional schemas.By Irene Polikoff , 12/9/20130 | Read | Post a Comment
Government alone can't solve society's big challenges. But technology that enables the public can foster an environment of innovation and problem-solving.
By Janet Foutty Principal, Deloitte Consulting, 12/6/20131 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
In Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's test to score hospitals' adoption and use of IT tools, only about 2% of US hospitals have achieved a top rating.By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 12/5/20132 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Despite rumors to the contrary, Microsoft will unify its operating systems, not eliminate product lines.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/4/201310 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Paytronix manages only tens of terabytes, but it offers the perfect example of why we need more than relational databases.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/4/20137 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Windows 8.1 and OS X Mavericks are compelling upgrades, but they aren't driving sales of new devices.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/3/201312 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The data scientist has been called the sexiest job of the 21st century, but it's largely going unfilled. That's a huge problem for the business world.By Mark Bregman Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Neustar, 12/2/20138 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The tablet market is more crowded than ever. Use our eight tips to avoid buyers' remorse this holiday season. By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/29/201315 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Couchbase NoSQL database will be the cornerstone of new real-time inventory management platform for Amadeus, a top provider of travel search, pricing, booking, and ticketing services.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/29/20132 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Why we must focus on protecting the data rather than securing mobile devices.
By Ashok Sankar Senior Director, Product Strategy & Management, Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions, 11/27/201315 comments | Read | Post a Comment
New release of open-source Docker software container system eliminates need for AnotherUnion Filesystem to move apps from one flavor of Linux to another.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/27/20133 comments | Read | Post a Comment
2014 Analytics, BI, and Information Management SurveyThe desire to simplify data analytics and business intelligence has been gaining steam for years. But this year, interest in visual data analysis tools came to the forefront, and the use of Hadoop and NoSQL databases made slow but steady gains. While established companies like IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and SAS are still the top dogs for BI and analytics, smaller and nimbler vendors like Tableau and QlikTech are forcing the giants to innovate.
2014 Analytics, BI, and Information Management SurveyITs tried for years to simplify data analytics and business intelligence efforts. Have visual analysis tools and Hadoop and NoSQL databases helped? Respondents to our 2014 InformationWeek Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Information Management Survey have a mixed outlook.