Big Data News, Features, and Interviews
Traditional business intelligence and analytic models are being disturbed as the balance of power shifts from IT to the business, according to Gartner.
Data analytics is driving a raft of operational improvements and new digital products and services at the 2015 Australian Open.
CIOs discuss how seamless communication between web-based devices and systems is transforming the way their businesses operate.
There’s more to machine learning and predictive modelling than playing around with a bunch of tools such as R and Hadoop. To help get beginners started, Beat Schwegler, director cloud evangelism at Microsoft, discussed the basic concepts and common algorithms at recent the YOW! Developer Conference in Sydney.
While the three largest venture capital deals of the year in the technology industry went to consumer-focused startups, most of the other top investments went to companies building products that could reshape the enterprise IT landscape.
Big data and analytics sounds nice in theory but in practice it can be no mean feat. This partly due to limitations in technology and challenges in storage costs and disparate systems, said Eva Andreasson, pioneer of deterministic garbage collection and product manager at Cloudera.
CIOs are under more pressure than ever to deal with the business disruption created by a new global digital economy. Workers are using many different connected devices to interact and transact across the Web, mobile and social media channels.
IT leaders gathered at Melbourne's Vue De Monde restaurant to discuss what the Internet of Things (IoT) means to their organisations, and the business drivers and key to success for their IoT projects. The luncheon was sponsored by Microsoft and Readify.
<em>When you have an organization the size of UPS with 99,000 vehicles and 424,000 employees every single little bit of efficiency that can be squeezed out of daily operations translates into a big deal. UPS has been using analytics to do just that for a long time now, and keeps getting better and better at it.</em> Network World <em>Editor in Chief John Dix caught up with UPS Senior Director of Process Management Jack Levis for an update on their latest achievements.</em>
IT leaders got together at Sydney's O'Bar & Dining to talk about their big data strategies and how they are gaining business advantage from analysing the goldmine of data that lives in database and on the corporate network. The luncheon was sponsored by Tableau Software.
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