How Allstate Uses Mobile Data To Enhance Customer Experience
Allstate had to stretch its organizational muscles to bring Drivewise Mobile to market. In the process, the company brought together a cross-functional team that included assorted IT disciplines and business professionals with competencies in consumer relationships, insurance products, and user experience.
9 NoSQL Pioneers Who Modernized Data Management
The folks profiled here are tackling data management for the Internet Age, helping us all understand what can be done with a mass of unstructured information. See how their work has transformed the way we handle databases.
3D-Printed Microscopic Fish Might Cure Disease
Nanoengineers (yes, that's a thing) from UC San Diego have created microscopic fish powered by hydrogen peroxide that use magnets to steer themselves. Here's how they can help keep us healthy.
Google: Your Searches Could Land You A Job Here
Google is targeting people for job offers based on their search activity. It's certainly a way to attract people with an inborn curiosity and willingness to investigate unusual things (and no fear of malware).
Podcasts, Presentations: Help Your Users Improve Quality
Our hands-on demo of the iRig Mic Studio shows a tool that can help your users make better podcasts and video presentations. It's a toolset that will allow trainers, executives, sales, and marketing professionals to put a studio in their backpacks and create good recordings from almost anywhere they happen to be.
3D Printers: IT's Next Great Data Challenge
Many tech professionals think of 3D printing as little more than a toy, even though it's in full production swing in manufacturing operations. Gartner and other researchers predict major growth for 3D printing in the enterprise, raising a host of data protection issues for IT professionals. Here's what you need to know.
10 Highest Paying Computer Science Programs
Computer science majors from these 10 schools can expect to earn the most by the time they reach the middle of their careers, according to data from Payscale.com. See how your salary stacks up.
Electronic Warrantless Surveillance: What IT Should Know
Today, in the name of public safety, federal and local government agencies are piling up advanced technologies to monitor people, with little regard for the basic principles of privacy. Here's what businesses and individuals need to know.
Hortonworks Hears An Opportunity With Onyara
Hortonworks is looking to create a bigger presence for itself in the Hadoop marketplace with the acquisition of startup Onyara, which specializes in NiFi development for Apache.
Would Amazon's Culture Only Get One Star?
When it comes to managing and motivating employees too much data might be a bad thing. Maybe the discussions about Amazon's focus on metrics and competitiveness highlights the need for balancing data and gut decisions.