Are IT shops stalling data analytics projects?

It’s no longer news that more and more business groups are bypassing the IT department and going ahead with their own to source and deploy technology that support their campaigns. However, a recent

Published on: March 26th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Big data & analytics: You don’t want one without the other

LAS VEGAS – IBM Corp. is making the pitch for big data and analytics to a largely receptive audience at its Information on Demand conference this week. And the business and IT professionals

Published on: November 5th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Six tips on winning with data from the UK grocer that pioneered the loyalty card

ORLANDO -- How far ahead of the data curve was UK-based grocer and retailer Tesco PLC? It had to wait until 1995 to implement its idea for a customer loyalty and discount card

Published on: October 24th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Large firms plan big spend for big data

Majority of large corporations are planning to spend upwards of $1 million dollars within the next three years on big data projects, according to a recent survey of Fortune 1000 C-suite executives. In

Published on: September 13th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Cisco plans Whiptail purchase for data centre play

Cisco Systems Inc., today announced plans to acquire New Jersey-based solid state memory systems developer Whiptail for $415 million to bolster its data centre strategy. Upon completion of the purchase Whiptail employees will

Published on: September 10th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Montreal’s Neuraltic acquired by Guavus

Montreal-based mobile data analytics firm Neuraltic LLC has been snapped up by Guavus Inc. a company that develops Big Data analytics software. The two firms intend to combine Neuraltic’s mobile marketing apps with

Published on: January 24th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

Big Data pushing faster, better decisions

BThe potential for making better and faster business decisions is pushing large companies to invest huge sums of money on Big Data initiatives, according to a recent study conducted by consulting firm NewVantage

Published on: January 11th, 2013

Intelligent data streamlines city traffic

A common complaint in Toronto, and most large cities, is that commute times are too long. For car drivers who commute in to a big city or even for drivers who commute within

Published on: November 4th, 2011 jd speedy