Stories by Thor Olavsrud

What are your APIs really worth?

Whether you're selling subscriptions to your APIs or deploying them internally, how do you calculate their worth? This infographic shows you how.

Written by Thor Olavsrud25 Nov. 15 16:26

9 MongoDB success stories

The open source MongoDB NoSQL database is powering an increasing number of websites and services. Here are nine examples of organizations transforming their business with MongoDB.

Written by Thor Olavsrud24 Nov. 15 17:02

Organizations sloppy about securing privileged accounts

While most companies have processes in place for managing administrative and other privileged accounts -- the sorts of credentials frequently used in high-profile data breaches for the past several years -- most do a poor job of enforcing those processes.

Written by Thor Olavsrud17 Nov. 15 17:54

Accenture invests in artificial intelligence R&D

Accenture says it is committing a significant portion of its global research and development to artificial intelligence and is opening a new Accenture Technology Lab and Centre for Innovation in Dublin, Ireland.

Written by Thor Olavsrud05 Nov. 15 20:30

Partnership powers predictive and prescriptive analytics

The combination of GoodData's cloud-based analytics distribution platform and Absolutdata's big data analytics consulting expertise will help the partners accelerate their clients' ability to deploy predictive and prescriptive analytics.

Written by Thor Olavsrud04 Nov. 15 19:32

MongoDB extends database to new users, adds enterprise features

The latest version of MongoDB features graphical tools, business intelligence connectors and application performance monitoring tool integration designed to make data in the NoSQL database accessible to business analysts, data scientists, executives and other users.

Written by Thor Olavsrud04 Nov. 15 00:44

How to succeed at digital transformation

Most companies are struggling to make digital a competitive advantage. According to a new report by Accenture Interactive and Forrester Consulting, digital transformation requires leadership that can align departmental stakeholders behind a clear vision.

Written by Thor Olavsrud28 Oct. 15 17:42

Can smart stadiums help sports teams compete with TV?

Sports fans increasingly prefer watching games from home or at the bar rather than the stadium. Teams are tackling this trend by turning to big data and smart stadiums to make the in-stadium experience more compelling.

Written by Thor Olavsrud27 Oct. 15 18:29

IBM stirs Spark-as-a-service into IBM Bluemix

The new IBM Analytics on Apache Spark service is designed to allow developers to infuse applications on the Bluemix cloud platform with real-time analytics.

Written by Thor Olavsrud27 Oct. 15 00:00

IBM brings Watson's cognitive computing to sports

Under a trio of new partnerships, IBM Watson will power apps that will help prevent concussions, change the nature of training in golf and transform the game-day experience of Pittsburgh Penguins fans.

Written by Thor Olavsrud22 Oct. 15 01:35

Concurrent improves big data application performance management

The data application infrastructure specialist has released Driven 2.0, which adds support for Apache Spark and redesigned application analytics as well as custom views to the big data application performance management solution.

Written by Thor Olavsrud21 Oct. 15 19:37

AtScale looks to easily add BI on Hadoop

AtScale has released AtScale Intelligence Platform 3.0, which aimes to give business users the capability to interactively query Hadoop data without the need for extensive preprocessing or movement off the cluster.

Written by Thor Olavsrud19 Oct. 15 22:49

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