5 facets of data security

From securing data from malicious attacks to preventing its unexpected dissemination, the palette of data security issues is broad, and technology is not the only answer

09/08/2015

Why are software vendors going private?

For many private IT companies, an IPO is the ultimate achievement -- and a way to attract and reward early-stage investors and employees. But another trend is picking up steam in the IT space: public companies going private

08/17/2015

When cable companies and fashion magazines invest in big data (literally)

The parent company of Vogue, Vanity Fair and Wired acquired big data vendor 1010data -- an unlikely match. Can a media group recoup such a half billion dollar investment?

08/05/2015

4 cases where the ancient skill of data story telling will come in handy

The data interpreter is one of the 5 hottest jobs in data. Data interpreters are in fact data story tellers, who help executives make sense of the data they get

07/30/2015

Search versus analytics: what is the difference?

Despite serving seemingly very different purposes, search engine and an analytics engine could gain to be unified for better use by knowledge workers

07/24/2015

2 ways to expand business intelligence to the outside world

Most business intelligence projects primarily deal with information and serve consumers inside the enterprise. How, and why, should you expand these projects to the outside world?

07/17/2015

5 hot jobs in data

Not so long ago the "sexiest job of the 21st century," the Data Scientist is now joined by a couple other hot job titles in the data industry. Do you think you may be a Data Wrangler, a Data Shaman, a Data Interpreter, or even a Data...

07/13/2015

3 critical components of connected object infrastructure

Internet of things projects are around the corner for many businesses. The backend, and the way connected objects connect to it, are essential to a successful project.

07/09/2015

Will you get paid for all this data?

There is no such thing as free. In the realm of free services, you are the product and barter yourself. But when you have to pay to actually become a sensor and provide data, the game actually moves to a totally different inning.

06/24/2015

Are you a sensor on the Internet of things?

Far from science fiction scenarios in which you are surgically implanted with sensors, more and more organizations are actually using you as a sensor to collect valuable data points.

06/17/2015

Which approach to use for your data APIs: generic or specialized?

Common wisdom calls for a single, generic API to concentrate all interactions between frontend and backend. But the continuous increase in the diversity of client devices and objects makes architects rethink this design and take a...

06/12/2015

Use the right approach for building a data back end

Start with development or with design? This long-standing conundrum of software engineering is more acute than ever when it comes to building the interactions between front-end apps and their back end

06/04/2015

4 strategies to distribute your data between front end and back end

Where you store and process your data has a significant impact on issues such as privacy or performance, but also on the ability for apps to access and deliver relevant data

05/27/2015

Make your data both human-readable and machine-readable

The number of connected objects is growing faster than the world’s population. You will soon need to publish data not only for your web site users, but also to machines. It’s not that difficult, actually.

05/22/2015

3 ways the data lake is actually not helping with IT agility

Through a data lake, everyone can access any data they need for their agile IT project -- even if they are not in IT. Yet, at the end of the day, this nice concept can turn into more of a challenge and hardship than the agility it...

05/19/2015

Data-driven marketing brings an amazing 224 percent return, but will you get there?

There is only one way to optimize the efficiency of marketing, and this way is through data-supported trial and error. Data-driven marketing requires techniques and tools, which are highlighted in a comprehensive report.

05/15/2015

5 ways real-time will kill data quality

The move to real-time data is treacherous, and has the potential to destroy a hard-won level of data quality. Learn about the pitfalls of real time and how to avoid them.

05/07/2015

6 data sources you should secure for your digital business

Data-driven businesses depend on data from multiple sources. This post studies 6 types of data sources and offers practical actions to secure them and ensure they remain available to feed your business.

04/27/2015

Why you need to control your data supply chain

One year after acquiring its primary reseller of data, Twitter is cutting off its other resellers. If you are selling data, you should analyze how and why Twitter is integrating its supply chain, and how far you should go with your...

04/20/2015

Explore new ways to use your data

Doing the same old things with new data won’t take you very far in the digitalized world. Leverage all data that is now available to you, to look at new ideas, new processes, and get more value.

04/02/2015

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