Big data leaders at large companies are bullish on the capabilities of big data analytics, but are struggling to break down data silos and make data accessible.
Stories by Thor Olavsrud
In its new "Worldwide Semiannual Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide," research firm IDC forecasts revenues in the market will increase more than 50 percent over its five-year forecast period.
In an effort to address concerns that the ODPi is a vendor organization designed to exert undue influence on Apache Hadoop ecosystem projects, the Linux Foundation organization announced a gold sponsorship of the ASF.
The newly announced Apache Milagro (incubating) project seeks to end to centralized certificates and passwords in a world that has shifted from client-server to cloud, IoT and containerized applications.
In her keynote presentation at Apache: Big Data North America, Amy Gaskins, a data scientist with more than a decade of experience, shared five key requirements that can make or break big data projects.
Consulting firm PwC says healthcare organizations should leverage advanced analytics to mitigate the risks associated with electronic health record data.
With more than 50 distributors, each supplying sales data in different formats, medical diagnostic equipment maker Alere had limited visibility into its own customer base until it built a single-source data strategy built on master data management.
Most organizations use APIs to build mobile and Web applications, integrate back-office systems, enable third-party developers, and incorporate third-party services. But IT departments face many challenges, ranging from infrastructure to suppliers to strategy and objectives.
The analytics company has created a new Global IoT Analytics unit within Teradata Labs and also introduced a Hybrid Cloud environment to help customers shift analytic workloads among a mix of on-premises, managed cloud and public cloud systems.
Dayton Superior, a supplier of concrete and other materials for projects ranging from the Panama Canal to the Trump Ocean Club, is using a data-driven approach to price optimization to help it align prices with all the various markets in which it operates.
The ODPi Runtime Specification and test suite is designed to help organizations write Hadoop-based applications once with the confidence that they will run on a variety of Hadoop distributions.
Toyota Financial Services' Collection Treatment Optimization (CTO) program helps its collections agents optimize which borrowers to call to help reduce delinquencies and keep customers in their vehicles.
The venerable General Electric is undergoing a profound change as the result of digital transformation and the Industrial Internet of Things. Its evolution is providing insight into what's coming for the industrial sector overall.
IT budgets are on the rise in 2016 as tech leaders struggle with existing IT infrastructure that is proving a hindrance to incorporating or adopting new technology.
Arrow is designed to serve as a common data representation for big data processing and storage systems, allowing data to be shared between systems and processes without the CPU overhead caused by serialization, deserialization or memory copies.