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Top 125 Vendors To Watch
InformationWeek Staff,
Commentary
InformationWeek and its sister publications Dark Reading and Network Computing have teamed up to bring you a roundup of the hottest vendors in cloud, data management, DevOps, infrastructure, and security. The 125 vendors you'll find here range from established players making strides in their markets to newcomers setting the stage for the future.
By InformationWeek Staff , 9/27/2016
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How FinTech Disruptors Are Rewriting The Rules
Jim Nash,
News
Blockchain, smart contracts, and predictive analytics are among the financial service technologies reshaping the ways transactions are conducted and customers are served. With a rash of startups threatening to disrupt legacy operations, organizations of all sizes are turning to the latest technologies to improve their offerings.
By Jim Nash , 9/13/2016
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Do You Really Have Big Data, Or Just Too Much Data?
Brian Lee, Practice Leader, CEB
Commentary
Brian Lee, a practice leader in CEB’s compliance and legal practice, keeps a keen eye on the information overload happening at enterprises. Here he provides insight into the dangers of collecting data for its own sake, and offers six questions IT professionals can start asking to create a sensible data retention strategy.
By Brian Lee Practice Leader, CEB, 9/12/2016
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11 Ways IT Professionals Can Make Sense of IoT Data
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
IoT devices are entering the workplace in all shapes and sizes, from workers wearing smartwatches to industrial sensors such as soil monitors. The data pouring in may be so overwhelming it's unclear what should be done with it, why, and what the risks might be. Here are a few ways to navigate the maze.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/29/2016
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Big Data Management Market Expected To Grow 12.8%
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Over the next five years, IT professionals keen on managing a fire hose of data should keep their eyes on these growth drivers for big data management.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 8/25/2016
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TransUnion's Tech Overhaul Reaps Cultural Rewards
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
Commentary
In the process of transforming its brand and its technology infrastructure, TransUnion has found itself attracting top-notch IT talent normally repelled by the idea of working for a stuffy financial institution. Here's how they did it.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 8/19/2016
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Machine Learning Startups Snapped Up: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Apple, Intel, Palantir, and HPE were among the tech giants acquiring data analytics and machine learning companies. Here's your Big Data Roundup for the week ending August 14, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/14/2016
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HPE Doubles-Down On HPC With SGI Acquisition
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Hewlett Packard Enterprise has acquired another high performance computing company with a long history in Silicon Valley -- SGI -- in a deal worth $275 million. Here's what the acquisition indicates about HPE's strategy going forward.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/12/2016
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Hyper-Converged Systems By The Numbers: IDC
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
As converged and hyper-converged systems gain ground in the server and system market the real question for many IT professionals is exactly how integrated the systems should be. Here's a look at how the market is shaping up.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/11/2016
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C3 IoT: Is Tom Siebel's Startup An Emerging Powerhouse?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
C3 IoT is Tom Siebel's latest venture. The young Redwood City, Calif-based company is off to a fast start with industrial IoT applications, and now it's bringing a cross-industry platform to market.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/10/2016
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Big Data, Cloud Demand Drive IT Job Growth
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IT job numbers grew in July, but not as fast as they did during the rest of 2016. Yet big data and cloud trends will continue to drive job growth going forward, according to CompTIA researchers.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/9/2016
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9 Tips For Hiring Data Science Talent
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data scientists are the new corporate rock stars. Companies in all industries know they need a strong bench of data science talent to have any hope of becoming the next Uber or Netflix. With more demand than supply, here's what you need to know about recruiting the best and brightest.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/4/2016
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HPE Reportedly Considers Going Private
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Has HPE put itself or its software business up for sale? Multiple reports note that a group of private equity companies are interested in buying the software business, or taking the entire company private. What would either deal mean for IT?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/2/2016
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Mesosphere Links To Key Supporting Systems For Container Use
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Mesosphere announced its Data Center Operating System now works with data and message management systems from Lightbend, Confluent, and DataStax.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/1/2016
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Office 365 Taps Machine Learning, Tableau 10 Debuts: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Microsoft machine learning provides grammar coaching, Tableau 10 gives control back to IT, Teradata acquires Big Data Partnership, GE offers Predix IoT Kit, and more in the Big Data Roundup for the week ending July 31, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/31/2016
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12 Types Of Data IT Can't Afford To Overlook
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Regardless of how much data your company has -- and how much your business leaders are asking for -- you're likely missing some hidden gems. Here are 12 examples of what you might be overlooking, and why it matters to IT professionals, and to your business at large.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/27/2016
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12 Barriers To Real-Time Analytics
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
As organizations look to stay competitive by expanding their use of real-time analytics, implementation becomes a challenge. Finding options to effectively serve your company over the long term is often more difficult than it appears. We've identified 12 common obstacles you'll want to avoid as your company pursues real-time analytics.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/12/2016
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6 Ways To Make Your Company Data-Driven
Rich Wagner, President and CEO of Prevedere
Commentary
Rich Wagner, president and CEO of Prevedere, shares six guidelines he's developed based on his own experiences seeing good data left to waste at major enterprises, including the Fortune 500 chemical company where he once worked.
By Rich Wagner President and CEO of Prevedere, 7/11/2016
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Gartner: Brexit Will Hurt IT Spending Worldwide
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Gartner's updated IT spending forecast for 2016 is slightly improved, but the research firm warned that it doesn't account for the recent UK vote to leave the European Union. The Brexit vote will dampen IT spending worldwide.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/7/2016
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Industrial IoT: The Next 30 Years Of IT
InformationWeek Staff,
CommentaryVideo
InformationWeek Executive Editor Curtis Franklin spoke with Senior Editor Sara Peters about how IoT is changing everything we know in IT, especially in the industrial enterprise. From, predictive analytics, to security, to ROI, here's why the next 30 years of IT starts with IoT.
By InformationWeek Staff , 7/7/2016
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