May 17, 2013
In our Friday Data Flick series this week, we look at how companies are achieving an “enhanced 360-degree view of the customer,” which is another of the top five uses for big data (also called “use cases”).
April 4, 2013
Big data has its discontents. The backlash is a necessary reality-check in an otherwise vibrant arena. Often in this industry, when a technology is vogue, the hype can interfere with rational decision making, both among users and among solution providers.
September 17, 2012
Everyone knows everything is bigger in China, and big data is no exception. This is why it is no surprise that big data interest is gaining a lot of momentum in China.
April 3, 2012
When I hear the term inventory management industries that first spring to mind are manufacturing and retail, so I listened closely when I heard a specialist from our financial services team using the term. Banks and other finance companies must exercise tight control of their computing assets to comply with industry regulations. Given the distributed and networked configurations of modern computer systems, meeting regulatory demands can be a challenge and understanding data residing on each machine complicates this already difficult task.