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  • In pictures: CIO roundtable - Why big data is big business (Sydney)

    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.

  • Big IT vendors mostly mum on commercial drone plans

    Word that the Federal Aviation Administration might take a very hard line on commercial drone use has those with designs on such activity nervous. But as for big enterprise IT vendors, it's really hard to tell what they think because they're keeping any plans in this field very hush-hush.

  • In pictures: CIO roundtable - Why big data is big business (Melbourne)

    CIOs gathered at Melbourne's Vue De Monde restaurant to discuss why big data is big business and how they are working with their organisations to make sense of this tsunami of structured and unstructured information to create new products and services.

  • Enterprises Moving Big Data Workloads to Public Cloud

    It's no secret that many IT professionals in large enterprises look down at public clouds -- they don't consider them reliable, secure or safe. But that perception may be shifting, at least when it comes to big data workloads.

  • Cost, integration issues halting big data projects

    Big data projects are being held back by the high cost of setting up infrastructure to support the capturing of potentially hundreds of millions of data points each day.

  • NAB View pulls together multiple customer accounts

    National Australia Bank (NAB) is rolling out a portal called NAB View for its 4,500 business bankers which brings together information from 12 million customer accounts.

  • The new black gold: the $48B open data bonanza

    Kudos to the government for its open data movement. Government inhales massive amounts of data from every sector of the economy, and the dynamics of this data ingestion are about to significantly expand with the data retention legislation.

  • Vodafone asks how data retention applies to M2M

    Vodafone seeks more clarity on how the data retention legislation introduced today will apply to machine-to-machine (M2M) data, among other questions.

  • How to get started with advanced data analytics

    Customers are becoming more demanding as they change the way they interact with organisations; looking for faster, easier ways to engage, when and where it’s convenient for them.

  • Startup aims to bring order to performance monitoring

    The IT market is seeing a rush of startups that monitor apps, data, websites, servers and networks. This is a great trend for best-of-breed IT shoppers, but deployment of multiple tools creates its own problems.