Beware Analytics' Mid-Life Crisis
Analytics is spreading out to more departments that want to optimize their operations, but that may give users a false sense of freedom from IT. Here are some dynamics currently affecting IT.
IT Job Satisfaction on the Upswing
IT was once viewed as a back-office function, filled with disgruntled, reserved workers, but the view of the IT role and worker is changing, and it's showing in IT job satisfaction levels.
Is Your Company Smart Enough to Succeed?
Determining if your organization is an intelligent enterprise or a slow learner may be challenging, but a new index quantifies criteria in terms of data usage, workflow efficiency, and progress toward the IoT.
Kiosks are Looking at You, Too
Customer-facing kiosks are taking on a new look, and providing retailers, restaurants and other businesses with new functions, such as sizing up potential customers.
BI Will Change the Role of IT as We Know It
IT's role within an organization has always been a critical one, but the advancement of business intelligence and data analytics will make IT exponentially more strategic.
Our Coming 5G World and IoT
The future of IoT and 5G networking isn't something that "will happen" in the coming years. To some extent, it's already here, setting the stage for further growth.
Data Science and the Doníts
Big data analytics promise tremendous benefits for organizations, but there are a few gotchas that stand in the path to success.
Moving the Cloud Closer to the Business
We will soon reach the point where connectivity to cloud resources is going to become a serious issue in terms of real-time computing functions. So, how do we bring the cloud closer to us?
Debunking 8 Big Data and Analytics Myths
As with other emerging tech concepts, big data and analytics are haunted by myths. Here are eight such myths that you will want to dispel as you advance your analytics strategy.
In the Aftermath of a Cyberattack
As hackers continue ramping up their attacks everyone involved in IoT -- manufacturers, integrators, and customers -- has to improve their defenses.
10 Best US Cities for Tech Jobs in 2017
These metro areas have seen the biggest gains in software jobs over the last five years. You might be surprised by where some cities rank, and which noted tech employer missed the cut.