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Hermes transforms data infrastructure to speed parcel deliveries

The UK logistics company changed its data model and moved to the cloud, enabling it to offer a host of new services around parcel delivery.

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How updates to MongoDB work to prevent data breaches | TECH(talk)

CSO senior writer Lucian Constantin and Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis talk database security and how MongoDB's new field-level encryption takes security to the next level.

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Transforming data with Apache Spark

Spark is the ideal big data tool for data-driven enterprises because of its speed, ease of use and versatility. It will help you understand your data quickly and help you make informed decisions faster.

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Who’s afraid of the CMDB?

You owe it to yourself and your organization to build something that enables better decisions.

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Data mining the stars: The virtualized telescope that transformed astronomy

More than 15TB of queryable data generated by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey is allowing astronomers to shave years off their research projects.

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SAP on Azure vies with Salesforce on AWS to break data out of silos

Data silos are bad, but strategies differ on the best way to break out of them.

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CIO Digital Magazine, November-December 2016

Cover story: Five winners of the CIO.com and Drexel University Analytics 50 awards share details of their projects, lessons learned and advice.

Special report: platforms play big in the cloud

This latest report in our C-Suite 360 series takes a full-spectrum look at the opportunities and risks in cloud computing, offering up the expert information your organization needs to set its cloud strategy.

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CIO Digital Magazine, October 2016

Cover story: Uniting the digital enterprise. Enterprise mobility management isn't just for mobile devices and apps anymore, it's for truly becoming an extended enterprise.

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CIO Digital Magazine, September 2016

Cover story: Big data on campus. Facing federal and state pressure to raise retention and graduation rates, dozens of colleges and universities are developing analytics tools to help students make better decisions about everything...

Research report: IT security's looming tipping point

Even as security draws board-level attention, many IT professionals give their organizations’ infosec practices low marks. This special report from CIO, CSO and Computerworld reveals how to tip the balance in the right direction.

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CIO Digital Magazine, August 2016

Cover story: Cloud-based ERP will eventually rule, and on-premises software is destined for legacy status. How can IT ensure a smooth transition?

CIO Wrapsheet: A CIO's guide to understanding analytics

Today's data-driven business runs on the almighty algorithm. Here's how to get the most out of your data analytics.

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CIO Digital Magazine, June-July 2016

Cover story: this year’s CIO 100 honorees are serious about winning customers and driving revenue.

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CIO Digital Magazine, May 2016

Cover story: Connecting devices is just the first act in an Internet of Things production. The magic happens when analytics transform data into business intelligence. CIOs need to play a role.

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CIO Digital Magazine, April 2016

Cover story: Wearables go to work. From fitness trackers to smartwatches, wearables have made a splash in the consumer market, but few enterprises are using the new technology … yet.

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CIO Digital Magazine, February 2016

Cover story: Meet tech's new odd couple. CMOs and CIOs typically come from different backgrounds and have different perspectives, but making their relationship work is critical to the digital business.

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CIO Digital Magazine, January 2016

Cover story: Results from our State of the CIO 2016 survey

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