Words of wisdom from big data conference

One of the problems with big data is that it's big -- if you can't get a handle on it, then the value is negated. That's one of the themes that came out

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Big Data Insights from CMO of Tangerine Part 1 and Part 2

Not convinced that Big Data can lead to transformative, actionable insights? Hear from Andrew Zimakas, CMO of Tangerine, and learn how this company is accelerating customer acquisition, enhancing relationships with current customers, and

Sponsored By: IBM

Datameer adds automation to Hadoop

The open-source Hadoop framework for processing pools of big data across clusters of servers is a boon for organizations with large stocks of data. However, making efficient use of the platform for analyzing

Published on: October 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

How 35 Canadian CIOs are sizing up big data and analytics issues

I had to rent a car to attend the invite-only CIO Innovation Summit that's taking place this week in Muskoka, and as I was picking up a vehicle and transferring my bags, my

Published on: September 29th, 2014 Shane Schick

How can companies really succeed with data analytics?

In part two of this interview series, Tina Groves, Big Data and Analytics Product Strategist at IBM provides concrete examples of companies that have achieved success with big data and delves into some

Sponsored By: IBM

Teradata buys big data specialist

Teradata has bought Think Big Analytics, Inc., a consulting and solutions company focused on Hadoop and big data solutions. "This is Teradata's third big data-related acquisition in six weeks, all of which are

Published on: September 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP expands BI consulting services

As organizations accumulate tens of gigabytes and more of data, they may feel they don’t have the resources to craft a strategy for leveraging it. They may even have some business intelligence capabilities,

Published on: August 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Eight tips for resilient big data apps

One of the problems with big data applications is they have to handle big data -- we're talking huge data sets. As Supreet Oberoi, vice-president of Concurrent Inc. , a maker of the

Published on: August 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

An energy sector CIO explains what’s needed to stop security threats early

For most CIOs, “uptime” is all about whether servers or other IT infrastructure is running properly, but Doug Thomas is one of the few who is literally focused on keeping the lights on.

Published on: August 11th, 2014 Shane Schick