News, blogs, analysis, tips and discussion about data management.
Tue, December 10, 2013 - The ever-increasing complexity of data about IT environments is making it increasingly difficult for organizations to make effective IT decisions.
Mon, December 02, 2013 - Nearly half of all contact centers consistently collect and report on metrics that they never use to improve the customer experience, according to a new survey.
Mon, December 02, 2013 - Ford is using big data to drive virtually every aspect of its global turnaround.
Fri, November 22, 2013 - Rather than giving away free stuff, The North Face and Red Robin create customized "experience" rewards for faithful customers
Thu, November 21, 2013 - Facebook's RocksDB is an embeddable, persistent key-value store designed for fast reads and writes
Tue, November 19, 2013 - Cray has released a package designed to allow XC30 users to easily deploy Hadoop
Tue, November 19, 2013 - Open source big data application platform specialist Concurrent has released a new version of the Cascading application framework and simultaneously released Cascading Lingual 1.0, an ANSI SQL interface for Hadoop.
Wed, November 06, 2013 - Facebook's Presto can sift through petabytes of data and swiftly return query results, according to the company
Mon, November 04, 2013 - EHarmony and Ancestry.com use Hadoop to extend the range of people they connect
Mon, November 04, 2013 - Freeman Executive Vice President and CIO Richard Maranville answers questions on career management.
Mon, November 04, 2013 - Companies are taking matters into their own hands with internal controls, open privacy policies, ethical codes and greater candor over how they're collecting and parsing personal data. But many wonder whether it's enough to allay consumers' fears as techniques for manipulating data multiply.
Fri, November 01, 2013 - Sir Tim Berners-Lee, founder of the world wide web, today called on governments around the world to open up their data to the public.
Thu, October 31, 2013 - CSOs were swimming in data way before it got big across the enterprise. Firewalls, intrusion detection systems and other security programs spit out scads of data. But the Big Data era is giving CSOs better tools to use.
Thu, October 31, 2013 - The coffee-and-doughnuts chain operates in 60 countries, so it uses a threat-assessment tool to keep employees safe during international conflicts.