- January 20, 2015
Watson Analytics and a Watson school competition look to bring IBM cognitive computing initiatives to the commercial sphere.
- January 16, 2015
Don't let the buzz around analytics fool you. Solid data management capabilities are required to enable advanced analytics, as an example from the healthcare sector attests.
- January 06, 2015
Hadoop clusters, NoSQL databases and other modern technologies have roles to play in business intelligence and analytics environments. But traditional data warehouses still do, too.
- December 19, 2014
Implementing rules for detecting and cleansing incorrect data is almost always done by BI specialists and not by business users themselves. Is that going to change with the introduction of ...
- December 16, 2014
Since the first day of my career, I have been interested in all aspects of data: data modeling, data storage, database query languages, big data, data virtualization, data warehousing, data ...
Sponsored by CloudHealth - As enterprises continue to add new use cases and workloads to their cloud portfolio, the stakes keep rising for potential governance speed bumps. Business users and IT professionals alike are now using the cloud for everything from compliance and security to cloud-native application development and infrastructure optimization. But this makes policy management more difficult, time consuming and costly, especially with so many cloud services being purchased and deployed outside the scope, visibility and control of a centralized IT operations group. See More
Sponsored by CloudHealth - In the era of Cloud 1.0, early adopters were often drawn to the cloud because it allowed them to reduce Capex and move to a more predictable subscription pricing model. In recent years, cloud adoption has surged because organizations have recognized that it not only reduces their hardware purchases and per-seat software licenses but provides many operational benefits as well. See More
Sponsored by CloudHealth - For more than a decade, the biggest gating factor in cloud computing adoption was perceived security risks. IT professionals and business leaders alike were often extremely concerned about a perceived loss of control of mission-critical data and essential applications when moved to the cloud. See More
- December 15, 2014
Customer data management is not high on many organizations' lists of priorities -- until it has to be. Customers get the same ads over and over again. They say a company they've done business with for years doesn't know them. Or thinks they're ...
- December 11, 2014
A German company vies with the likes of Amazon by adding Apache Storm and Spark to its portfolio, along with Talend 5.6 data integration.
- November 26, 2014
Startup vendor Splice Machine has put SQL capabilities on top of Hadoop to create a hybrid database that it said can run both transaction processing and analytics applications.
- November 24, 2014
Data management product announcements by HP, SAP and NuoDB show greater support for SQL on Hadoop analytics, enhanced cloud deployment and mixed processing workloads.
- November 17, 2014
In this BizApps Today video report, editors Joe Hebert, David Essex and Don Fluckinger discuss new products and inside stories from recent HR Tech, Workday and CHIME events.
- November 14, 2014
Cazena, a stealth-mode startup founded by former Netezza executives, is looking to solve the pain points that many enterprises have with managing and analyzing big data in the cloud.
- November 05, 2014
The Spark processing engine, which targets machine learning and a range of other big data analytics applications, was a big topic at the 2014 Strata + Hadoop World conference in New York.
- October 24, 2014
Hadoop may get most of the big data glory. But Strata + Hadoop World attendees said combining it with other technologies is what's really needed to power big data applications.
- October 13, 2014
When Lehman Brothers failed in 2008, regulators and other banks had precious little data to gauge wider financial risks. Enter legal entity identifiers, a form of semantic data.
- October 03, 2014
In this 'BizApps Today' video, editors Lauren Horwitz and David Essex discuss the 2014 Social Shake-Up and Inforum conferences and what users need to know about them.