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  • April 17, 2015 17 Apr'15

    IT's hidden issue: Copy data

    Copy data -- when used as a term and not meant as an imperative -- is a problem that every organization has, said Phil Goodwin, research director of IDC's Storage Systems and Software research ...

  • April 17, 2015 17 Apr'15

    IBM Watson Health: The cure for big data hype?

    IBM Watson Health gives doctors access to health data and insights for personalized care. What's the opportunity here for CIOs? Also in Searchlight: Yahoo buys Foursquare; Google faces EU antitrust charges.

  • April 17, 2015 17 Apr'15

    IT Priorities Survey: Pros' 2015 tech plans, projects and concerns

    What technology initiatives are IT professionals most concerned about for this year? This Essential Guide details the results of TechTarget's 2015 IT Priorities Survey.

  • April 16, 2015 16 Apr'15

    'Do you want fries with that?' Hardee's algorithm excels at upselling

    CKE Restaurants, parent company of Hardee's and Carl's Jr. fast-food chains, is finding out that if you want to sell people food they didn't know they wanted, leave it to an algorithm. Recently, ...

  • April 16, 2015 16 Apr'15

    The digital effect on BPM systems

    Business processes have changed radically in the past decade, with rapid developments in cloud, social networking, mobile and analytics driving today's businesses to transform into digital companies. This requires just as radical a transformation in...

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  • April 10, 2015 10 Apr'15

    Informatica goes private; reasons to craft a bimodal IT strategy

    It was announced this week that software company Informatica Corp. is going private. Is this a good move? Laskowski details the potential benefits and drawbacks of the decision, and what it could ...

  • April 10, 2015 10 Apr'15

    White House hack: By way of Russia with help from spear phishing

    The White House got hacked again, and it all started with a suspicious email. Also in Searchlight: The FBI still wants a backdoor into your software; the Apple Watch is here.

  • April 08, 2015 08 Apr'15

    Informatica going private could be a good thing for CIOs

    The news of Informatica going private might set off alarm bells for CIOs, but experts say the move could turn out to be a positive development for customers and company alike.

  • April 07, 2015 07 Apr'15

    Francis Ford Coppola muses on power of instinct in data-driven culture

    At the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit, filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola discussed the power of gut feel and why he thinks the movie business will soon be taken over by tech moguls.

  • April 06, 2015 06 Apr'15

    How MGM Resorts serves the digital customer

    MGM Resorts uses customer analytics to dispel a long-standing myth on how to deliver good customer service to the digital customer.

  • April 06, 2015 06 Apr'15

    Gartner: Bimodal IT needed to navigate centralized/decentralized debate

    Gartner urges CIOs to craft a more nuanced IT strategy that is both highly standardized and highly flexible: The Data Mill reports from the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit.

  • April 06, 2015 06 Apr'15

    The marriage of mobile and data analytics

    Getting the right information to employees whenever and wherever they need it has become an increasingly tricky task for CIOs. Part of the reason is that today's mobile-tethered consumers are now data connoisseurs, and the data they produce has ...

  • April 03, 2015 03 Apr'15

    Leveraging BPM to become a digital business

    The need to automate paper-based and manual workflows has never been more urgent. Can BPM help companies make the leap to digital business? Two experts weigh in.

  • April 03, 2015 03 Apr'15

    The rise of Apache Spark; signs your customer service strategy is broken

    Big data requires a big, effective data processing engine. According to Databricks, their new open source data processing engine, Apache Spark, is in a league of its own. In this week's Data Mill, ...

  • April 03, 2015 03 Apr'15

    The IoT is worth $3 billion to IBM. What's it worth to CIOs?

    IBM bets $3 billion on a dedicated IoT business group, but CIOs might want to hedge their bets on an IoT partner, says one analyst. Also in Searchlight: Silicon Valley execs rally against anti-LGBT laws; GitHub gets blasted by denial-of-service ...

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