Thursday, September 20, 2012A hiring policy based on big data? You can lie with statistics, but some companies still find them more reliable than human intuition in their hiring process
Wednesday, September 19, 2012The cost of keeping Hadoop open-source Hortonworks is building its Hadoop distributions completely in open-source. Could its rivals take advantage?
Wednesday, September 12, 2012Intel eyes big data processing power Intel`s Xeon chips could provide the high performance needed for real-time analytics
Wednesday, September 12, 2012The big data of gamification New branch of gamification company is being set up to analyze billions of transactions
Wednesday, September 05, 2012Stronger local government IT needed for big data Massaging big data could save cities a lot of money, say experts. But a report points out they don't have the infrastructure to do it
Wednesday, August 29, 2012Big data is about analytics, not storage IT WORLD CANADA CURATED Storing big data isn't much of a challenge to the enterprise, but using it is
Wednesday, August 22, 2012Should Hadoop come out of open source? IT WORLD CANADA CURATED Zettaset's CTO says the Hadoop community is focused on its own needs, not the needs of the enterprise. Is that such a bad thing?
Wednesday, August 08, 2012Companies expect big data to affect sales While the majority are concerned about big data, only 16 per cent have a strategy in place to cope with it, according to a report
Wednesday, August 08, 2012Is Hadoop practical for the enterprise? ITWORLD CANADA CURATED: Hadoop will be more useful to businesses if it is taken out of open-source, says one vendor
Wednesday, August 01, 2012Big data as a BYOD security blanket New security strategies are relying on analytics to predict and mitigate threats
Wednesday, August 01, 2012Open-Source: Coming to HP's rescue? HP's new cloud offering is based on open-source technology, something that is appealing more and more to consumers
Tuesday, July 31, 2012Most firms have no big data plans: Survey There's been a lot of hype around big data recently, but this survey makes things more grounded. It also includes responses on IT managers storage choices
Friday, July 06, 2012Get more from business intelligence data A consultant offers 15 tips for getting a bigger kick from big data. First: Define what metrics will help you manage a team or role better
Monday, June 25, 2012Analyst: Hackers eager to exploit early BYOD chaos Mobile device management is key for enterprises. SourceFire: cloud-based anti-malware offers mobile protection without "taxing" devices
Wednesday, June 20, 2012Hadoop becomes critical cog in the big data machine As more and more companies use Hadoop to handle big data, anticipation for forthcoming Version 2.0 grows