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big data


March 13, 2012  7:53 PM

Big data meets automated content development



Posted by: Scot Petersen
big data, Business process automation, SaaS, SharePoint and Web 2.0, SOA, Web 2.0

I was thinking about automated content development before it was possible. Now it's a reality. My first job in journalism was to take calls on Friday nights from high school football coaches, who would relay the stats and a few details about the game. A bunch of other college interns and I would...

March 6, 2012  5:07 PM

Big data in context is how real understanding begins



Posted by: Scot Petersen
big data, Business Intelligence, data deduplication, data storage, IBM, Leadership and Strategy, Managing data storage

Big data, big picture, big salad. It really doesn't matter, according to


February 29, 2012  8:22 PM

Chief scientist urges CIOs consider big data analytics



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
big data, Business Intelligence, data privacy, Risk management

NEW ORLEANS -- The highlight of IBM PartnerWorld 2012 was not the sales updates nor the award winners, but a half-hour presentation by IBM's chief scientist, Jeff Jonas. The Las Vegas resident genius invigorated the 1,000-strong crowd of IBM's partners and guests, starting with the simple tale of a...


February 13, 2012  5:25 PM

How free mobile apps risk personal data privacy and security



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Android, big data, data privacy, data security, Google, Hacking, iPhone, iPhone business apps, mobile applications, mobile devices, mobile technology, mobile tools

Each week, we scour the Web and bring you the choicest cuts for your approval. This week, we're looking at data privacy and security in the form of denial-of-service attacks, smart chatting and two free mobile apps suffering from major personal data security issues. Your team is your first line...


January 9, 2012  9:08 AM

Are your big data analytics ready for 2012?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
big data, Business Intelligence, Hadoop, Linux, Open source, SharePoint and Web 2.0, Twitter

Welcome to Q1 and the year of big data. Now that you're back in the saddle after a rousing holiday season, we've primed the well with our weekly dose of news from around the blogosphere, including the scoop on new releases of Linux and Hadoop, who exactly is still using Internet Explorer 6.0, and...


January 3, 2012  9:55 PM

BYOD backlash leads 2012 technology trends



Posted by: Scot Petersen
big data, Bring your own device, Business Intelligence, BYOD, Leadership and Strategy, mobile technology, technology trends

I got a kick out of SearchHealthIT.com's 2012 technology trends not to watch. Since the site launched in late 2009, it has written extensively about electronic medical records,...


December 16, 2011  4:57 AM

Can you trust your KPI scorecard?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
BI, big data, kpis, metrics, Outsourcing, Vendor selection and management

Mark Twain is attributed with the saying, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics." Any CIO faced with a meaningless key performance indicator (KPI) scorecard and 


September 19, 2011  6:48 PM

Don’t hold your breath: It’s a long wait for the iPad 3 launch



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
big data, CIO, Google, iPad

Twiddling your thumbs waiting for the iPad 3 launch? We've got scoop on the hottest tidbits from around the Web, including a bit of a sticky situation for Google and the creepy potential of big data. • Cross this off your Christmas list: The


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