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How Allstate Uses Mobile Data To Enhance Customer Experience
Commentary  |  8/31/2015
Allstate had to stretch its organizational muscles to bring Drivewise Mobile to market. In the process, the company brought together a cross-functional team that included assorted IT disciplines and business professionals with competencies in consumer relationships, insurance products, and user experience.
9 NoSQL Pioneers Who Modernized Data Management
Slideshows  |  8/30/2015
The folks profiled here are tackling data management for the Internet Age, helping us all understand what can be done with a mass of unstructured information. See how their work has transformed the way we handle databases.
3D Printers: IT's Next Great Data Challenge
Commentary  |  8/27/2015
Many tech professionals think of 3D printing as little more than a toy, even though it's in full production swing in manufacturing operations. Gartner and other researchers predict major growth for 3D printing in the enterprise, raising a host of data protection issues for IT professionals. Here's what you need to know.
Intel Invests $20M In Big Data Specialist BlueData
News  |  8/26/2015
Intel is leading a $20 million investment in BlueData as a way to speed deployments of big data systems among more users.
Hortonworks Hears An Opportunity With Onyara
News  |  8/25/2015
Hortonworks is looking to create a bigger presence for itself in the Hadoop marketplace with the acquisition of startup Onyara, which specializes in NiFi development for Apache.
Building Apps Without Code: 7 Options For Your Enterprise
Slideshows  |  8/23/2015
Application building no longer means learning to code. Here are seven products and services that can help you develop apps without developing programming skills.
Real-Time Analytics: 10 Ways To Get It Right
Slideshows  |  8/20/2015
While real-time analytics is getting more affordable, it's still not right for everything. Here are 10 ways to get the most from real time, near real time, and batch use cases.
MapR Distribution Available Through AWS Marketplace
News  |  8/20/2015
MapR is looking to use AWS to help get its Distribution 5.0 service into the hands of more customers through the cloud.
Google Adds Big Data Services To Cloud Platform
News  |  8/13/2015
Google brings its own Cloud Dataflow and Cloud Pub/Sub big data services to Compute Engine and App Engine.
BDAS Analytics Suite Blends Big Data With HR
News  |  8/12/2015
A new analytics suite from Broadbean called BDAS looks to use big data to help HR and recruiters hire the best talent for companies.
Windows 10 Vs. Windows 7: What Enterprise IT Needs To Know
Slideshows  |  8/9/2015
Windows 7 organizations are starting to look at Windows 10. What are the major points of comparison? Read on to see what the changes could mean for your company.
GE Predix Cloud Won't Look Much Like Amazon
News  |  8/7/2015
With its focus on industrial-scale machine data, GE's Predix Cloud won't look much like the data centers of major cloud suppliers such as Amazon, Microsoft, and Google.
IBM, DOE Working Toward Data-Centric Supercomputing
News  |  8/7/2015
IBM and the US Energy Department are working toward creating the next-generation of high-performance computing systems, which they call "data-centric supercomputing." This has business and national security implementations.
Hortonworks Reports Growing Customer Base, Posts Loss
News  |  8/6/2015
Hortonworks, the Hadoop system pioneer, continues to invest in the management of unstructured big data. However, the company reported a second-quarter financial loss.
GE Predix Cloud: Industrial Support For Machine Data
News  |  8/6/2015
GE, the champion of industrial-age analytics, will become a cloud service provider early in 2016 for large-scale machine data. The company envisions a machine-data-based Internet that tracks and monitors civilization's engines and systems of all types.
A Lousy Database Can Doom Your Apps
Commentary  |  8/4/2015
Accounting, transaction, and even navigation applications are based on the same basic type of structured database that has underpinned enterprise applications for the last three decades or more. So why aren't we paying more attention to these databases?
Windows 10 Gives Microsoft A Fighting Chance In IoT
Commentary  |  8/3/2015
By 2020, there will be billions of IoT devices in the market. After learning a lesson with mobility, Microsoft is using Windows 10 to edge its way into billions of dollars of new revenue.
Java: 7 Powerful Features For The Future
Slideshows  |  8/2/2015
Java, unleashed in 1991, has become one of the world's most-used programming languages. Here are seven key features that will keep it viable in a world of supercomputing, Big Data, and the Internet of Things.


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