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December 10, 2013
Apache Hadoop 2 is now generally available, but most organizations lack the necessary skills to support the big data platform in-house.
April 16, 2013
He could have been part of Microsoft's meteoric rise in the 1980s, but Quintiles Inc. global IT director John Poonnen seized another day.
May 11, 2012
Enterprise information management programs should be molded around clear business objectives, says a senior information architect at Bank of America.
March 01, 2012
To succeed in the big-data era, CEOs need to get involved in managing data in order to help their companies take full advantage of that critical "raw material," says consultant Diego Saenz.
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Chief data officers are becoming more prevalent in companies, and more necessary, consultant John Ladley said in a webinar -- so much so that he thinks 2015 could be 'the year of the CDO.' Continue Reading
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