data, big data, network, code

June 2104 in review: Big stories from big data

Big data held centre court this month, thanks to a conference in Toronto. We got a bunch of big stories...

December 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

social media

Beware of big data biases

Companies large and small are rushing to coral the abundant and cheap data available in various social media outlets and...

December 1st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Organizations Run to the CLoud

Survey uncovers c-suite deficiency in analytics, cloud

An alarmingly low number of executives and employees in Canadian firms are proficienct in key technologies that will figure in the...

November 26th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

university of alberta, IT education,

University of Alberta uses IBM InfoSphere Stream for research

A group of Canadian and internal researchers and graduate students working on the University of Alberta’s climate research project is...

November 20th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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The IBM-Twitter tie-up: Will it produce results?

Last month IBM and Twitter announced a partnership to help enterprises analyze feeds from the network and get more value...

November 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Software that improves customer relationships and business strategy

IT professionals and decision makers are becoming increasingly aware that implementing technology without a clear cut need does not contribute...

November 18th, 2014 Arik Kalininsky

Data breach notification in Canada

Using big data analytics to secure the enterprise

Big data analytics is a definite must have for enterprise corporations that want to protect their resources from today’s more...

November 17th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Survey to pinpoint shortage of data analytics skills in Canada

As the processing power of IT systems increases so too does the ability of analytics to plumb the depths of...

October 31st, 2014 Howard Solomon

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IBM, Twitter team for data analysis

For many organizations Twitter is a two-edged sword: Some staffers spend too much time on the social network, while others...

October 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon