Big Data

New Report Reveals Just How Bad the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

By Kayla Matthews | April 25, 2018

The Cybersecurity Skills Gap It’s not difficult to find worrying predictions from experts who say the cybersecurity sector desperately needs to figure out how to address its skills shortage. However, a new report from McAfee titled “Navigating a Cloudy Sky”

Industrial Manufacturers Turning to AI to “Turbocharge” Products and Services, According to Accenture Report

By CloudBuzz | April 25, 2018

Data quality and security remain challenges to AI adoption HANNOVER MESSE, Germany; April 25, 2018 – The vast majority of manufacturers are turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to “turbocharge” their products and services, finds a new research report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).

Informatica Launches Intelligent, Automated Enterprise Data Governance Powered by AI

By CloudBuzz | April 24, 2018

Redwood City, Calif., April 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Enabling business and IT to collaborate and operationalize data governance programs to reliably deliver trusted and protected data Using artificial intelligence and machine learning powered by the CLAIRE™ engine to automatically

Google Deepmind: The Importance of Artificial Intelligence

By Ronald van Loon | April 24, 2018

Developments in Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) are happening faster today than ever before. However, the nature of progress in A.I. is such that massive technological breakthroughs might go unnoticed while smaller improvements get a lot of media attention. Take the case of

It’s Not Digital Transformation; It’s Digital “Business” Transformation – Part II

By Bill Schmarzo | April 23, 2018

Previously in Part I “It’s Not Digital Transformation; It’s Digital “Business” Transformation – Part I” we introduced two fundamental digital transformation techniques to help organizations identify where and how to drive their digital transformation journey: ·     Fundamental #1: Identifying Sources of

Survey: Companies are Bullish on Cloud Analytics, But Need to Speed Up the Pace

By CloudTweaks | April 23, 2018

Seventy percent agree that analytics are moving to the cloud slower than other business applications; security and low-performing technology are the biggest barriers A majority of the largest companies in the world (83 percent) agree that the cloud is the

Backups And Disaster Recovery Are Not The Same Thing

By Ed Dryer | April 19, 2018

Backups And Disaster Recovery Most business owners are aware of the consequences of losing data. Much of the value of a modern business is in its data: customer records, analytics, marketing data, product catalogs, bookkeeping and accounting data, emails and

Accenture Report: Bankers Confident in the Integrity of Data Driving Business Decisions

By CloudBuzz | April 19, 2018

Bankers Confident in the Integrity of Data Driving Business Decisions, but Half Aren’t Doing Enough to Verify and Validate that data, According to Accenture Report NEW YORK; April 19, 2018 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Oozie(TM) v5.0.0

By CloudBuzz | April 18, 2018

Open Source workflow scheduler for Apache Hadoop used to build complex Big Data transformations. Wakefield, MA, April 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects

Could Big Data Analytics And Deep Learning Have Detected India’s Largest Banking Fraud?

By CloudBuzz | April 17, 2018

Understanding banking fraud It is no secret that mitigating fraud is a top priority for banks. According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, businesses lose more than US$3.5 trillion globally each year to fraud. The problem is pervasive across

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

Your Office 365 Data Security – Is It Properly Protected?

By Jeff Erramouspe

Office 365 Data Security As more and more people collaborate and access data from outside the office and across multiple devices, the potential for SaaS data loss increases dramatically, and the damage can be catastrophic. A staggering 60 percent of

5 Ways Cloud-based Tools Can Help Accountants Escape The IT Treadmill

By Kirti Khanna

Accountant Cloud Tools Digital tools and software have become an inseparable part of any accountant’s profession. There are software for almost every need of accountants. From managing payrolls to filing taxes, technology is able to automate them and offer a

Green Cloud Computing – Green Power Usage Effectiveness

By Eirikur Hrafnsson

  A few years back the Green Grid developed the Power Usage Effectiveness metric or PUE for short to measure a data centers’ effectiveness of getting power to IT equipment. What the PUE tells you in simple terms is how

Bridging The Chasm Between Business And IT – The GRC Way

By Rajesh Raman

Business And IT  In today’s world, company operations function at two distinct levels: the business operation level and the IT infrastructure operation level. While the two functions operate independently, IT exists to support the business. Many of the IT operations,

ERP Ain’t Got the Same Soul, I Like that Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll

By Deepak Marwah

Designing Enterprise Software around People Looking back, business owners talked to their customers and employees in person or by phone. This human contact was more personal and the heart of any good business. As technology advanced in the 1990s, organizations

State of the Cloud Report In 2017

By Byron Deeter

Cloud Report 2017 As the definitive guide to the biggest trends in the cloud industry, this year’s “State of the Cloud Report” includes: State of the Cloud 2017 from Bessemer Venture Partners 1. A Look Back at 2016  2016 was

Mitigating the Downtime Risks of Virtualization

By Paul Mercina

Mitigating the Downtime Risks Nearly every IT professional dreads unplanned downtime. Depending on which systems are hit, it can mean angry communications from employees and the C-suite and often a Twitterstorm of customer ire. See the recent Samsung SmartThings dustup

Leveraging Carrier Ethernet To Connect To The Cloud

By Mary Stanhope

Connecting To The Cloud Determining the Best Cloud Connectivity Solution With the Cloud only being as good as employees’ ability to effectively access it, the overall user experience depends highly on enterprise network connectivity. Today, the Internet is the predominant

Enterprise Adoption

What The Egg McMuffin Teaches Us About Enterprise Adoption

By Bret Clement

Enterprise Adoption On one hand, cloud computing has unleashed a new degree of innovation, enabling line-of-business users to become incredibly nimble. Gartner last year famously predicted that CMOs would spend more on IT than CIOs within the next five years.

Six HR Technology Functions That Will Help You Retain Your Best Staff

By CloudTweaks

Six HR Technology Functions New trends in technology are making it possible for organisations to engage with their employees on a deeper level, making the employees more likely to stick around and contribute to sustainable business performance. Automated talent management

Avoiding the IOT ‘Twister’ Business Strategy

Avoiding the IOT ‘Twister’ Business Strategy

IOT ‘Twister’ Most organizations’ ‪ IOT Strategy look like a game of ‪ ‘Twister’ with progress across important IOT capabilities such as architecture, technology, ...
How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionising Enterprise Software In 2017

How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionising Enterprise Software In 2017

Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionising Enterprise 81% of IT leaders are currently investing in or planning to invest in Artificial Intelligence ...
The Connected Car: The Unknown Hero of Automotive Innovation

The Connected Car: The Unknown Hero of Automotive Innovation

Connected Car Innovation Spanning the last decade, the automotive industry has seen an explosion of technological innovation which has, and ...
Everyone Has Data, but the Ones Who Can Optimize It Will Be the Winners

Everyone Has Data, but the Ones Who Can Optimize It Will Be the Winners

Big Data Strategies Data is ubiquitous, but success apparently isn’t. Companies using big data strategies are running headlong into an 85 ...
Using Cloud Analytics To Improve Customer Experience

Using Cloud Analytics To Improve Customer Experience

Evolution of Cloud Analytics Moving data to the cloud, once considered a strenuous task, has now become commonplace in most ...
How artificial intelligence and analytics helps in crime prevention

How artificial intelligence and analytics helps in crime prevention

How Artificial Intelligence Helps Crime Prevention According to a study released by FBI, there is an annual increase of 4.1% ...
Apcela

Direct Connect To Cloud: Solving For Performance, But At What Cost?

Direct Cloud Connect Executives embarking on the journey to becoming a digital enterprise are essentially asking IT to enable the ...
GDPR Compliance

A Quick and Dirty Guide to GDPR Compliance

GDPR Compliance Set a reminder: On May 25, 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation directive from the European Union ...
Infosec thought leaders

Cryptocurrencies and Ransomware: How VDI Can Help Defend Against the Next Ransomware Attack

Cryptocurrencies and Ransomware The WannaCry ransomware made headlines back in May when it crippled hospitals across the UK and put ...
Death of Traditional Enterprise Storage

Death of Traditional Enterprise Storage

Traditional Enterprise Storage Back in 2003, Chris Pinkham and Benjamin Black, two engineers working for Amazon.com, proposed a dramatic overhaul ...