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Frost & Sullivan: Customer Acquisition Strategies of ‘Retailers’ Drives Uptake of Big Data Analytics

Frost & Sullivan: Customer Acquisition Strategies of ‘Retailers’ Drives Uptake of Big Data Analytics

This requirement has thrown the spotlight on big data analytics due to its ability to analyse large volumes of unstructured and structured data from a variety of sources. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Big Data in Retail, finds that analytics will be applied in front-end as well as back-end applications in retail. “Omni-channel retail…

Is Big Data Risky?

Is Big Data Risky?

Before you jump on the big data bandwagon, make sure you’re prepared for the big risk that comes with it, says consultant Glenn Kapetansky. Read the source article at cnbc.com

Genomics Moves to the Cloud

Genomics Moves to the Cloud

For $25 a year, Google will keep a copy of any genome in the cloud. Google is approaching hospitals and universities with a new pitch. Have genomes? Store them with us. The search giant’s first product for the DNA age is Google Genomics, a cloud computing service that it launched last March but went mostly unnoticed…

The New ‘Virtual’ Reality

The New ‘Virtual’ Reality

Juniper Gives Service Providers Flexibility to Innovate, Launch, Test and Rethink New Services in Record Time and for Far Less Investment SUNNYVALE, CA–(Marketwired – Nov 6, 2014) – (NYSE: JNPR) — A sales rep of a major Internet service provider picks up the phone and connects with the CEO of a hot new startup. The…

Schools, industry plan security consortium for cybersecurity

Schools, industry plan security consortium for cybersecurity

University, private industry and governmental support is being corralled for a New England research consortium to tackle cybersecurity issues confronting the financial services industry, become a regional force in vying for large federal grants and create a cyber­security talent pipeline. Read the source article at Boston Herald

IBM Asks Watson for a Comeback Plan

IBM Asks Watson for a Comeback Plan

IBM is betting that research on more human-like artificial intelligence will help it turn things around. A scientist from the Spanish oil company, Repsol, and an IBM researcher use a visualization tool developed in IBM’s Cognitive Environments lab, based in Yorktown, New York. As cheap cloud computing services erode IBM’s traditional hardware business with alarming speed,…


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5 Considerations You Need To Review Before Investing In Data Analytics

5 Considerations You Need To Review Before Investing In Data Analytics

Review Before Investing In Data Analytics Big data, when handled properly, can lead to big change. Companies in a wide variety of industries are partnering with data analytics companies to increase operational efficiency and make evidence-based business decisions. From Kraft Foods using business intelligence (BI) to cut customer satisfaction analysis time in half, to a…

From storage to processing – the cloud’s next step?

From storage to processing – the cloud’s next step?

What is the cloud’s next step? When speculating about where the cloud is heading next, we often think about extra security layers and how hybrid models might grow in prevalence. However, collaboration on the cloud is becoming more of a consideration as files grow. Could the cloud’s next big step be from mostly storage to…

Minimizing Downtime During Mergers & Acquisitions

Minimizing Downtime During Mergers & Acquisitions

Minimizing Downtime As economic conditions gradually improve, North American companies are starting to recover their confidence, and are looking beyond mere survival. A recent survey by KPMG focusing on mergers and acquisitions demonstrated cautious optimism, with 21 per cent of companies planning to initiate at least one acquisition this year, and 16 per cent planning for…

The Most Powerful Free Cloudware Tools Available to Modern Businesses

The Most Powerful Free Cloudware Tools Available to Modern Businesses

5 Essential Cloud Tools for Your Innovative Business Why these cloudware tools are a must for any modern business Smart business owners are always on the lookout for ways to save money. One of the best ways is capitalising on some of the best free cloudware tools available to businesses. Sixty percent of small and medium…

4 Things To Know Before Virtualizing Your Desktops

4 Things To Know Before Virtualizing Your Desktops

Forrester Research: The Keys to a Successful Deployment Desktop virtualization projects are transformational. They can dramatically minimize IT costs while better empowering workers with more ubiquitous access to the applications and data they need to be productive. In fact, according to recent research by Forrester, worker productivity when working remotely across multiple devices, increased 51%…


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