IBM Wants To Bring More IT To Big Data
With its new emphasis on cloud and analytics, IBM doesn't have time to wait around for data scientists to get their PhDs. Now Big Blue wants to train more IT pros to analyze big data.
GE: IoT Makes Power Plants $50M More Valuable
GE preps general availability of its Predix analytics platform, says managing utility output with Internet of Things data will increase an electric plant's value by $50 million over its lifespan.
Blue Cross CIO: Big Data Can Fix Healthcare Quality, Costs
The Axis big data initiative at Blue Cross Blue Shield Association incorporates more than $350 billion in annual claims, 36 million provider records, and more than 700,000 BCBS patient reviews, all with the goal of helping healthcare consumers make informed decisions. BCBSA CIO Doug Porter takes us through the project.
8 Epic Software Fails: From Volkswagen To IRS
While Volkswagen's recent software scandal raises serious ethical concerns, it's certainly not the only remarkable software failure this year. Here's a rundown of what can happen when good software goes bad. As we head into fourth quarter 2015, we can't help but wonder what's next.
Where Cars Fit In The Future
Cities are crowded, and in the years ahead, the transportation industry will have to adapt as more markets have less room for private cars.
Amazon Robotics: IoT In The Warehouse
The real magic of robots and the Internet of Things is happening right now at Amazon's vast fulfillment warehouses in the US. See what it's all about, and learn how simple robotics can transform your organization's logistical needs.
Volkswagen's New CEO Brings Software Know-How
Taking over from Martin Winterkorn, former Porsche chairman Matthias Muller will try to regain customer trust for Volkswagen in the wake of its emissions cheating scandal. Holding a master's degree in computer science, Muller brings a familiarity with software that may help the automaker emerge from its crisis.
WAN Redesign Sparks New IT Ideas For Esselte Group
What started as a project to improve Esselte Group's WAN has led the company's IT leadership to start thinking about how to redesign its IT infrastructure. The project earned the company a spot in the 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100.
CloudFlare Pulls In $110 Million, Plots Next Move
CloudFlare is a San Francisco startup that is making a name for itself in serving content to mobile devices and warding off Internet attacks. Now it has $110 million in funding from Microsoft, Google, and others.
10 IT Infrastructure Skills You Should Master
Infrastructure is no longer static, immovable, or inflexible -- and neither should be an IT pro's skill set. Take a look at 10 of the hottest infrastructure skills that IT pros should be considering today.
Apple-Cisco Deal: What It Means For Businesses
The companies entered a partnership earlier this month to build a "fast lane" for iOS business users by optimizing Cisco networks. Does a fast lane for iOS users mean a slow lane for everyone else?
Dreamforce 2015: 8 Ways Analytics Changes Business
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and a cast of thousands took the stage at Dreamforce 2015 to talk about how analytics, particularly when based on information drawn from mobile devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), is going to change the way we do business.
Hadoop Adoption Poised For Growth: Survey
More than three quarters of respondents to a recent AtScale survey said they plan to do more with Hadoop in the next three months. Learn how they intend to derive business value from these efforts.
Tech Industry Stands With Ahmed
The Texas student detained for bringing a homemade clock to his high school has won the support of technology and political leaders.
How To Get More Resources For IT
If IT can't get the resources you see IT needs, you need to take a hard look at why. Does the CEO undervalue IT, or is IT just not valuable to your organization?
iPhone 6s, iPad Pro Star At Apple Event
The new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, along with a larger iPad, dominated Apple's fall event, which also heralded a new Apple TV and revised mobile and wearable operating systems.
ARM, Thundersoft Plan IoT Accelerators In China
The initiative is the latest in a recent spate of major investment in in the Internet of Things by vendors worldwide, even as two US industry trade groups call for greater commitment to the space.
IBM, ARM Partner On IoT Development
The deal gives IBM access to ARM's IoT sensor technology and provides developers better and faster ways to analyze and process the data once it has been collected.
True Digital Organizations Put People First
Digital transformation means significant and sweeping organizational change. It is not something that will be led by IT, it is not something that a chief digital officer can do alone. It requires culture change, and lots of it.
Containers 101: 10 Terms To Know
Application containers have been around for a while in the Linux world, but now Microsoft is moving them into the mainstream. Here's what you need to know about this evolution of server virtualization.