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.
Amazon Report: How Bezos Should Respond
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said he doesn't see the dystopian workplace described in a New York Times expose. That doesn't mean it's not there. Let Amazon be judged by how it treats the least among its workers.
Linux Foundation Funds NTP's 'Father Time'
The Network Time Protocol will keep Harlan Stenn, its chief maintainer, working for another year. But the 12-month commitment, as well as other funding decisions, raises the question of whether the Linux Foundation is hedging its bets on NTP.
10 Reasons Why Google Alphabet Exists
Google has been restructured, and the iconic brand now falls under an umbrella organization called Alphabet. But why? There has to be more to this story.
Data And Analytics Strategies: What Investors Think
Whether raising a round of funding or creating shareholder wealth, companies increasingly need a well-articulated and demonstrable data and analytics strategy. Here are some things that can sway an investor's opinion, for good or bad.
CEO-Worker Pay Gap Is Focus Of SEC Rule
CEOs at publicly traded US companies will soon have to announce how their own salary compares to median worker pay at their organizations. What will this mean for tech companies and IT professionals?
GE Predix Cloud: Industrial Support For Machine Data
GE, the champion of industrial-age analytics, will become a cloud service provider early in 2016 for large-scale machine data. The company envisions a machine-data-based Internet that tracks and monitors civilization's engines and systems of all types.