Big data requires a big, effective data processing engine. According to Databricks, their new open source data processing engine, Apache Spark, is in a league of its own. In this week's Data Mill, senior news writer Nicole Laskowski
The benefits of IoT are just as well known as the risks that come with it. And, as happens with most new tech trends, CIOs are wary of jumping in at first,
CFOs have long played a key role in making IT investments, and in recent years this influence has not only been maintained, but is growing, according to
Graph analytics is not new, but it's taken on a new life in the enterprise—partly due to better, faster and cheaper technology. Senior News Writer Nicole Laskowski explores the trend and lays out how
Looking to deal with the issue of shadow IT? Then it's time to rebuild the relationship between embedded IT and central IT. According to ITSM expert George Spalding, the key to solving problems both company-wide and between the two groups hinges on
Are CIOs being seduced by digital eye candy instead of thinking about profitability? In the latest Data Mill, Mark McDonald, managing director at Accenture, gives tips on how CIOs can maximize profit and
Knowledge workers might soon be competing with machines for jobs. In this week's Data Mill, analytics thought leader and author Tom Davenport explains the business benefits of computer augmentation and lays out
Think that because your business is not the size of a Target, JPMorgan Chase or Sony means that you're immune from today's breed of cyberthreats? Think again. Just because small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) don't have the financial resources or the brand reputation many enterprises do doesn't...
As explained in my previous post, "Tips for a smooth cloud migration," the first big hurdle in a cloud migration is figuring out how to get all your data over to the cloud safe and sound. "Those are...
Migrating to the cloud may be a top mandate for CIOs, but it is no easy feat. In fact, cloud migrations "are notoriously difficult" and about 80% of them fail, Mark...