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  • 12 most eye-popping VC tech deals of 2014

    By Brandon Butler | 16 December, 2014 05:58

    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.

  • Tackling big data challenges with Hadoop

    By Rebecca Merrett | 12 December, 2014 09:11

    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.

  • Data loss, downtime costs Aussie businesses $65B

    By Byron Connolly | 05 December, 2014 11:55

    Data loss and downtime has cost Australian organisations around $65.5 billion (US$55 billion) in the last 12 months, according to a new survey.

  • How UPS uses analytics to drive down costs (and no, it doesn't call it big data)

    By John Dix | 01 December, 2014 23:05

    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. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix caught up with UPS Senior Director of Process Management Jack Levis for an update on their latest achievements.

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

    By Byron Connolly | 26 November, 2014 09:03

    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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  • Big Data ROI Will Take Time, Clear Goals and Talent

    By Brian Eastwood | 22 July, 2013 14:45

    The big data market is expected, by one estimate, to grow more than 30 percent annually until the end of the decade. But more than half of big data projects fail--and even those that do succeed can fall apart if the findings aren't applied to operational efficiencies. Ron Bodkin, CEO of Think Big Analytics, offers advice to help you prevent your business from becoming just another statistic.

  • 6 Big Data Analytics Use Cases for Healthcare IT

    By Brian Eastwood | 23 April, 2013 13:20

    Making use of the petabytes of patient data that healthcare organizations possess requires extracting it from legacy systems, normalizing it and then building applications that can make sense of it. That's a tall order, but the facilities that pull it off can learn a lot.

  • Big Data, Cheap Storage Bring In-Memory Analytics Into Spotlight

    By Allen Bernard | 06 December, 2012 14:05

    In-memory analytics, like virtualization and the cloud, is an old idea that's been given new life. In this case, the combination of big data, inexpensive commodity storage and parallel processing make it possible to analyze terabytes of data without slowing systems to a crawl.

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