As big data continues to roll across the business and technology landscape, one thing is clear; big data planning and execution requires people with some very specialized skills. Easier said than done, apparently, as articles and research reports indicate there will be a shortage of talent for years to come. To begin to deliver on […]
U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Robert Silvers says his purpose in speaking at theSecurity of Things Forum in Cambridge on Thursday wasn’t to scare anyone, but then he went ahead and called on everyone in the room to “accelerate everything you’re doing” to secure the internet of things. As the Assistant Secretary for Cyber Policy […]
Robots have considerable potential to make human lives better, but only if humans start doing some “big thinking” now about how to ensure that AI’s effect is beneficial. That was the view of artificial intelligence experts during a panel discussion on the topic Tuesday at the Heidelberg Laureate Forum in Germany. Read the full article on […]
Download Now A recent IDG study explores how cloud analytics can unleash the power of big data. According to 76% of the IT and business leaders surveyed, cloud analytics is arguably the best way to traverse big data initiatives. It all comes down to deriving the most value from data in the shortest time. And […]
Download Now A recent IDG study reveals the need to augment Hadoop with data management tools to quickly and fully extract the value of big data. This infographic gives you an at-a-glance look into promise and pitfalls of Hadoop—from the challenges to the solutions.
You’re probably most familiar with the Internet of Things (IoT) as the wearable technology on your wrist that helps you track your activity, exercise, food, weight, and sleep. But IoT is moving off your wrist and into a retail store near you where it enables retailers to do three foundational business tasks better and faster. […]
Using big data to gain insights about your business and your customers is becoming more common these days. But using big data to create actionable insights from how trucks perform under a variety of weather conditions, to spotting engine troubles well before the vehicles break down? Navistar, a leading manufacturer of commercial trucks, buses, defense […]