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Content tagged with Big Data Analytics posted in April 2015
The NSA, Surveillance, And What CIOs Need To Know
Commentary  |  4/29/2015
At the Interop Keynote, things get frightening as the EFF's Kurt Opsahle recounted the NSA surveillance history.
Wal-Mart CIO Karenann Terrell: Data Analysis Key To Customer Insights
News  |  4/29/2015
After leaving a healthcare firm, Karenann Terrell, the CIO of mega-retailer Wal-Mart, found that data analysis at the company is "at a much higher level of sophistication than I had expected."
UPS Delivers On Data
News  |  4/29/2015
At the InformationWeek Conference, data rock star Jackie Woods told the story of how UPS went down the data highway from 2003 to the present. It is a story about being "constructively dissatisfied."
Boeing's 3D Projects Invigorate IT, Manufacturing
News  |  4/28/2015
Boeing, the No. 2 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, is running augmented reality projects that are uniting its R&D, IT, and manufacturing teams.
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory Reaches For The Cloud
News  |  4/28/2015
NASA's JPL, No. 3 in the InformationWeek Elite 100, has turned to cloud computing to make real-time analytics available to missions.
The Weather Company: Cloud Journey Requires Cultural Change
News  |  4/28/2015
The Weather Company, the No. 5 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, embraced cloud infrastructure in order to meet dramatic swings in demand for weather information.
Esurance Puts Analytics Closer To The Customer
News  |  4/28/2015
A new rules-engine platform lets the insurance company offer more personalized packages when selling policies online. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
Hoag Memorial Finds Better Care Through Data Sharing
News  |  4/28/2015
The hospital group overhauled its tech strategy to boost data usage, patient health, and collaboration between business units and the IT organization. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
Get Fast: A Survival Strategy For Software Development
News  |  4/28/2015
Speed is of the essence in a world where every company must be a software company.
ConocoPhillips: Lessons In Analytics
News  |  4/27/2015
Executives from ConocoPhillips emphasize the importance of asking the right questions before pursuing an advanced analytics strategy.
Tech Buying: 6 Reasons Why IT Still Matters
Slideshows  |  4/27/2015
Making major tech purchases, especially big data analytics and business intelligence tools, without consulting IT may cause major problems. Here's why.
IoT Seen As A Major Driver For SAP HANA
Commentary  |  4/24/2015
SAP's Bernd Leukert looks ahead for smartwatches, the Internet of Things, and HANA to tie it all together.
Google Adds To BigQuery Big Data Capabilities
News  |  4/20/2015
Google expands the capabilities of its BigQuery system to allow real-time data stream processing and event analysis.
Skype For Business, Windows Security Flaws: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  4/18/2015
Security and collaboration were key themes this week as Microsoft announced news surrounding bug fixes, Office Delve, Skype, and partnerships.
No One Buys Hadoop
Commentary  |  4/16/2015
In launching a big data initiative the work extends far beyond the acquisition of Hadoop or other technologies.
Apple, IBM Partner for Healthcare Analytics
News  |  4/15/2015
Health data collected on Apple devices will be stored in IBM's Health Cloud for analysis by medical professionals and researchers.
Microsoft Buys Datazen For Mobile BI
News  |  4/14/2015
The Datazen acquisition will enhance Microsoft's focus on mobile data analytics and accelerate its Power BI strategy.
Microsoft IoT: Connecting Kitchens And Factories
News  |  4/14/2015
In two new partnerships, Microsoft will work with Fujitsu and Miele to improve manufacturing and make smart ovens a reality.
Epic On EHR Interoperability: Not A '1-Time Project'
News  |  4/10/2015
Epic has ridden the wave of electronic health record adoption to huge success. Now it needs to help drive a wave of EHR data-sharing.
Amazon Launches Machine Learning-As-A-Service
News  |  4/10/2015
AWS's Andy Jassy announced a Machine Learning service at an Amazon Summit in San Francisco April 9, based on the parent retailer's internal use.
HP Retreats From Public Cloud
News  |  4/9/2015
Rather than challenge Amazon, Google, and Microsoft as a cloud computing provider, HP has decided to focus on competitions it can win.
Workday Brings 'Insights' To Talent Management
News  |  4/9/2015
Workday offers Talent Insights app to reduce employee churn, the first of a coming wave of big data applications.
VMware Adds 8th vCloud Data Center, In Melbourne
News  |  4/8/2015
VMware already has one data center in Tokyo, and is considering adding more in Asia. The new facilities will offer Google services through the companies' new partnership.
Walmart, BoA Are Top IT Spenders
News  |  4/8/2015
Walmart tops the list of the 10 biggest IT spenders, which otherwise is dominated by banks and financial services companies.
Tableau 9.0 Keeps Focus On End-User Productivity
Commentary  |  4/7/2015
Tableau Software's latest upgrade adds tools for data prep, quick calculations, and making predictions without need of a PhD.
Four Steps to Help Your Company Embrace Analytics
Commentary  |  4/7/2015
Analytics is the tool used to turn business intelligence into something useful. Without the ability to analyze and act upon the information gathered through business intelligence strategies, companies are simply sitting on top of big piles of big data.
Microsoft's Revolution Analytics Deal Is Finalized
News  |  4/6/2015
Microsoft outlines plans to add R-language-based advanced analytics capabilities and integrations after finalizing its purchase of Revolution Analytics.
Infor CEO Charles Phillips Touts Cloud ERP Gains
Commentary  |  4/2/2015
Phillips says Infor can sell SaaS ERP to C-level and line-of-business execs without worrying about also selling databases and middleware to IT as Oracle and SAP do.
Amazon Bulks Up Cloud Instances For Big Data
News  |  4/1/2015
Amazon Web Services' larger virtual servers show the company is pursuing an enterprise-scale data warehouse and big data tasks.
Why Pinterest Updates Its Mobile App Every 3 Weeks
Commentary  |  4/1/2015
As established companies embrace mobile apps, they'll need to think more like Internet companies such as Pinterest.
10 Apple Acquisitions: What Do They Mean?
Slideshows  |  4/1/2015
Apple has a habit of buying tech companies. Let's look at its most recent acquisitions and in what ways each might enhance the company's future.


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