October 5, 2012
Unified management tooling is important for low lifecycle cost of ownership and high administrator productivity.
October 3, 2012
An appliance is a fit-for-purpose, repeatable node within your broader big-data architecture.
October 3, 2012
Big data is evolving into a cloud ecosystem. For example, it’s clear that Hadoop has already proven its core role in the big data ecosystem: as a petabyte-scalable staging, transformation, pre-processing and refinery cloud for unstructured content and embedded execution of advanced analytics.
October 2, 2012
Big data is, fundamentally, a cloud-computing approach to advanced analytics and data management. The images that come to mind when somebody says “cloud computing” are a) increasingly sprawling server farms and b) increasingly huge server racks arranged in endless rows within these farms.
September 14, 2012
"Value" is the key word in several of my top picks this week. From saving money to saving lives to saving time in who you follow on Twitter, we're still finding new ways to get value from data.
August 22, 2012
"Next best action” is a hot focus area under big data, advanced analytics, digital marketing, smarter commerce and other business imperatives. Enterprises have been doing next best action, in various forms, for years.
August 13, 2012
For the past 2 months, a LinkedIn discussion group has been debating the burning question "Do You Need a PhD to Analyze B
August 6, 2012
Have you wondered to yourself – or asked out loud – “What is big data?” Chances are pretty high you have, and if so, you are certainly far from being alone.
June 26, 2012
By using your data, you can "humanize" your conversations with customers, regardless of which channel they use to interact with your organization. Find out how IBM Watson's architecture may serve as a model for more intelligent engagement.
June 21, 2012
Jim Kobielus responds to a Mashable post by Brian Gentile on the "Top 5 Myths about Big Data." He offers some additional thoughts on volume, Hadoop, unstructured data, sentiment analysis and NoSQL.