15 March, 2017
Despite uncertainty about its usefulness, companies continue hoarding masses of data. Does this mean data scientists are doomed to shovel through dreck looking for rare…
23 April, 2013
Translating time into dollars matters far more to many CEOs I’ve spoken with versus what platform their applications are running on.
What matters most…
15 March, 2017
Despite uncertainty about its usefulness, companies continue hoarding masses of data. Does this mean data scientists are doomed to shovel through dreck looking for rare nuggets, or is there any easier way?
Artificial intelligence and machine learning for cataloging data may be the answer, according to Amit Walia, executive vice…
4 May, 2016
Digital transformation is put to the real world test, but are we ready? Also: the dangers of skewing predictive results with big data. Weighing personalized medicine’s pros and cons, and Microsoft’s moment of truth. Your whiffs include: hyberbolic headlines, and PayPal’s “gender panel” PR circus…
20 May, 2015
As business and IT leaders prepare for their next budget cycle this year, more emerging and not-yet-adopted technologies must be considered as candidates than ever before. Yet despite the seemingly endless flow of new applications, devices, and services, it’s always important to sort the latest digital innovations…
5 May, 2015
A takeover of Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM) would be a landmark in the annals of enterprise software M&A, with a value likely exceeding $60 billion with a premium. Only an exclusive group of companies — like Larry Ellison’s Oracle Corp. (ORCL), which recently raised $10 billion in notes…
14 January, 2015
Every year or so, a new silver bullet enters the business lexicon. Just in case the new concept really holds the key to future success, the responsible executive must learn and assess this solution for valued use.
“Big Data” has been coming up for a while, but has really hit…
Publication: The Business Journals
13 January, 2015
Big data has proven its usefulness. This last year has seen more big data projects go live than ever, more proofs of concept turning productive, more value being derived from new insights on new data sets. Technology has helped, with the advent of Hadoop 2.0 and the YARN framework…
3 December, 2014
Nearly nine years ago, Apache Hadoop made its debut as the future of big data. With cheaper data storage and faster processing, the industry envisioned a more efficient enterprise. Although Hadoop is used sparingly in enterprises today, the promise of the technology is still true. Recently, Allied Market Research forecast…
1 December, 2014
87% of enterprises believe big data analytics will redefine the competitive landscape of their industries within the next three years. 89% believe that companies that do not adopt a Big Data analytics strategy in the next year risk losing market share and momentum.
These and other key findings are from…
24 November, 2014
A recent study by IDG found that 69% of enterprises have either applications or infrastructure running in the cloud today, up 12% from 2012. The IDG Enterprise Cloud Computing Study 2014 found that cloud investments have increased by 19% in large-scale enterprises (1,000+ employees) spending on average $3…
6 October, 2014
Real-time processing has been the dominant theme in the analytics world this past week, with several major updates from different parts of the industry adding up to provide a sudden burst of momentum for the fast-emerging paradigm. It all started when Apache Storm graduated from incubation to take…