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  • More tech trends to disrupt data centres

    This week CIO is exploring the top tech trends expected to disrupt data centres in the future, as well as IT departments, business units and the c-suite, including shifting skillsets and business strategy.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner27 May 15 11:38
  • 5 tools and techniques for text analytics

    There’s a proliferation of unstructured data on the Net and coming into customer call centres. But manually going through the haystack to find the needle is an insurmountable, unrealistic task to complete. Speaking at the recent Big Data TechCon event in Boston, data mining expert, Dan Sullivan from Cambia Health Solutions, discussed several tools and techniques to get you started.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett18 May 15 16:29
  • Pivotal rolls out Hadoop distro update, new query optimizer

    At EMC World in Las Vegas this week, Pivotal rolled out enhancements to its big data suite, including major component updates to its Pivotal HD Hadoop distribution and up to 100x performance upgrades to Pivotal Greenplum Database and Pivotal HAWQ.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud08 May 15 23:21
  • IBM Watson adds hybrid Cloud developer tools

    IBM Watson this week began rolling out new hybrid Cloud capabilities that will integrate IBM Cloud with a growing number of cognitive computing and content analytics services in the Watson Zone on Bluemix, IBM's open standards-based cloud innovation platform.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud08 May 15 05:40
  • Intersect founder quits

    Intersect’s founding CEO, Dr Ian Gibson, will step down from Australia’s largest research support agency in late April and is being replaced by former Macquarie University CIO, Marc Bailey.

    Written by Byron Connolly13 April 15 09:56
  • Metadata regime to spur speculative invoicing, say Greens

    The government’s metadata regime will open the door to more copyright prosecutions and speculative invoicing, rather than focusing on police investigations and terrorism, according to the Australian Greens.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner08 April 15 13:30
  • In pictures: The best ways to achieve operational intelligence roundtable

    CIO brought together business and IT leaders from an array of Australian organisations on March 31 to discuss ways to harness big data for growth and innovation during the shift to digital.

    Here are pictorial highlights from the lunch, held at Aria Restaurant in Sydney. The roundtable was sponsored by Splunk.

    Written by CIO Staff01 April 15 10:03
  • Digital, big data analytics on the minds of CIOs

    CIOs really want to knuckle down into digital, big data and analytics, but their tight budgets make it difficult to do so, a new Deloitte survey has found.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett24 March 15 11:10
  • Feds look to developers to improve big data, open source projects

    The vision behind the open source and big data initiatives underway in the federal government is far more ambitious than just a series of technology projects, but aims to further transparency, citizen engagement and achieve a major shift in agency culture.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin17 March 15 01:17

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