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CIO Decisions - September 2014, Vol. 35

CIOs looking to make mountains of big data actionable are deliberating whether it's best to build their own enterprise architecture for big data or source the necessary technology from providers. There are pros and cons to each approach, as SearchCIO Senior News Writer Nicole Laskowski explores in this issue of CIO Decisions ezine through interviews with a series of CIOs, IT leaders and experts, who say that you must start the architecture journey by parsing the ambiguity of the term big data itself.

Also in this issue, we interview Kirsten Wolberg, PayPal's VP of technology business operations, about her company's shift to Agile, which changed the way 510 cross-functional teams and thousands of employees operate; drill down into seven data science lessons from an analytics head at McGraw Hill Education; and explore how to banish your insecurities around the Internet of Things.  Access >>>

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    • The big data architecture dilemma for CIOs by Nicole Laskowski

      CIOs face an age-old dilemma in architecting for big data: Do I buy or build? New business problems, inadequate vendor solutions and myriad new technologies complicate the decision. Add to all that the ambiguity of the term, big data, and well ...

    • Four pillars of PayPal's 'big bang' Agile transformation by Linda Tucci

      PayPal's technology VP Kirsten Wolberg gives SearchCIO the facts, figures and philosophy behind a 'big bang' move to Agile that changed the way 510 cross-functional teams work. Included in the budget: $2 million to change out the furniture.

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