Apache Spark: 3 Promising Use-Cases
Spark is the shiny new thing in big data, but how will it stand out? Here's a look at "fog computing," cloud computing, and streaming data-analysis scenarios.
Internet Explorer's Demise: 7 Things IT Pros Should Know
We still don't have all the answers in regards to exactly what Microsoft is planning for Internet Explorer and Project Spartan. But we know enough to get you started on building a game plan for how you'll continue to support legacy web apps moving forward.
Splunk Leads Tiny Big Data Market
Splunk marks another big year, taking in more revenue than the top three Hadoop distributors combined. That's why startups want to follow in its footsteps.
Big Data Tempest In A Teapot
Hadoop and big data community infighting won't attract enterprise adoption. It's time to raise the level of discourse.
No, AI Won’t Kill Us All
When famous technologists and scientists fear the menace of thinking machines, it's time to worry, right? Not really, because computers lack the imagination to wreak havoc, says one AI expert.
InformationWeek 2014 Next-Generation IT Survey
The future of IT is all about integrating key elements such as mobile, cloud, security, and big data. Successful companies will focus on reusable components, data-based security, and automation.
Big Data Success Remains Elusive: Study
Just over a quarter of organizations say their big data initiatives are a success, according to a recent Capgemini study. So why are three of four unsuccessful?
How CIOs Can Win In The Cloud
Choosing to embrace cloud computing gets you only halfway there. Now you must reframe your strategy: Core business over costs, and employee productivity over control.
Big Data Analytics: Time For New Tools
So you're considering Hadoop as a big data platform. You'll probably need some new analytics and business intelligence tools if you're going to wring fresh insights out of your data.
Wearables In 2015: 4 Predictions
Smart glasses like Google Glass get put to the test in the enterprise, while smartwatches slowly woo consumers thanks to the Apple Watch.
IT's Role In The Business Of Things
Eliminating the time suck associated with mundane tasks wins consumer loyalty. When colleagues knock on your door with ideas, are you ready to support them?
Top 5 Big Data Trends Of 2014
As companies move beyond bleeding-edge experiments into production deployments, these trends point to real-world progress in big data analysis.