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Automated IT service management of the future

8 Feb, 2017 09:01 am Automation is set to profoundly disrupt IT service management (ITSM), paving the way for new business models for those firms that are able to adapt.

Tableau unveils data wrangling software

16 Nov, 2016 09:00 am Software developer Tableau says its Project Maestro will help customers with their large scale data wrangling needs when it becomes commercially available...

Zillow's data analysis disrupts property industry

27 Oct, 2016 09:00 am Zillow has become the nemesis of real estate agents in the U.S. after former Microsoft executives and Expedia founders developed the platform to offer...

A day in the life of a data scientist

14 Oct, 2016 09:00 am The role of data scientist has emerged as one of the hottest jobs this year, after employment review website Glassdoor named it the top job in their 2016...

Machine learning is redefining the enterprise In 2016

15 Jul, 2016 07:01 am Developers are creating powerful apps that teach machines how to analyse information in a way that can boost enterprises' sales and profits.

Major UK retailer reshuffles data operations

8 Jun, 2016 10:00 am With a significant high street presence and an increasing online business, major UK retailer John Lewis is reshuffling its IT stack to form a more data...

Major IT vendors collaborate on data & telecoms

6 Jun, 2016 10:02 am No major enterprise-level IT strategy for growth is complete without a strong data analytics quotient and an integrated telecommunications element.

Going it alone in the Internet of Things sector is illusionary

18 Jan, 2016 10:41 am For Mathias Herberts, cofounder of Cityzen Data, mastering the connected objects sector requires skills such as managing data storage,...

Barbie can now talk & listen thanks to big data analytics

17 Dec, 2015 09:02 am Talking toys have been around since the early 1980s, but the idea of creating children's playthings that can actually 'listen back' is breaking new ground...

Every businesses needs to embrace machine learning

9 Dec, 2015 01:43 pm Machine learning, cognitive computing and Artificial Intelligence is rarely out of the technology trade headlines at the moment -- latest reports suggest...

The potential of machine learning

24 Nov, 2015 10:51 am Enterprise businesses are now argued to be increasingly recognising the potential of machine-learning technology as part of the wider development of their...

Cloud data helps blind runners to 'see' world

24 Nov, 2015 10:25 am A blind runner has helped pioneer the use of mobile application technology working in unison with cloud-based database-driven analytics to overcome the...

The five pillars of Internet of Things success

23 Nov, 2015 10:00 am Whether we are looking at industrial applications, sensors and heavy duty machine monitoring equipment, or the more tangible type of 'wearable' devices...

Failing Fast to Succeed with Fast Data

7 Dec, 2015 10:29 am European CTO of TIBCO Software Maurizio Canton explains how the modern use of data types and data speeds should affect our approach to big data analytics...

Pentaho: experiment with big data first, analyse ROI later

9 Nov, 2015 08:33 pm Data analytics company Pentaho has become increasingly vocal on the subject of how firms should approach big data challenges since the company was acquired...

Data analytics could help you maximise Black Friday sales, retailers told

26 Oct, 2015 10:52 am Retailers in the UK have been told that they could help to maximise their sales on the upcoming Black Friday by making smart use of data analytics technology...

Delivering innovation is more important than ever

26 Oct, 2015 12:43 pm Logistics is an industry with a long history, but some of the latest trends and innovations in the field are redefining the context in which companies...

Gartner issues warning on ethics of big data analytics

16 Oct, 2015 11:47 am Around half of all business ethics violations will involve big data analytics by 2018, according to the research firm Gartner...

AI and big data 'help halve time spent developing new cancer drug'

12 Oct, 2015 11:47 am A startup company has helped to halve the time spent developing a new cancer drug by deploying artificial intelligence (AI) technologies...

Apple buys big data analytics company Mapsense

17 Sep, 2015 11:48 am Apple has acquired a company called Mapsense, whose technology and services are focussed on analysing the mass of location and mapping data created by...

Facial recognition technology 'being used by 30% of UK retailers'

16 Sep, 2015 11:46 am Close to 30 per cent of major retailers in the UK are using facial recognition technology to track their customers' in-store behaviour,...

Healthcare highlighted as key potential market for wearable tech

10 Sep, 2015 11:48 am Healthcare industries offer the greatest promise for the future of wearable technology markets around the world, according to a new report on the subject...

Questions raised over use of IoT in health and social care

9 Sep, 2015 11:50 am A panel of experts has raised a series of questions about the prospects and potential problems in using Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices in the...

Barcodes to be phased out as retailers push for more data

28 Aug, 2015 11:51 am Barcodes, which are currently found on most items sold in stores of all kinds around the world, will soon be replaced by a system that delivers more data...

Fixing the Insurance Industry: How Big Data Can Transform Customer Satisfaction

13 Jul, 2015 05:33 pm Insurers are facing a moment of truth. Customer satisfaction levels have hit worryingly low levels. In our latest report "Fixing the Insurance Industry...

Carmakers keen to keep vehicle data for themselves

10 Jul, 2015 11:11 am Leading carmakers will look to keep to themselves data they gain about their vehicles and through user engagement with in-car infotainment systems,...

Nordic companies 'embracing industrial IoT'

9 Jul, 2015 11:11 am Companies in Nordic countries are apparently leading the way in the commercial use of industrial internet of things (IIoT) solutions...

Data-driven analytics must top the corporate agenda

29 Jun, 2015 08:48 am Data analytics continues to transform the way business is conducted. Despite its huge impact and significance, there is a lack of investment internationally...

Autoglass integrating new social media monitoring strategy

23 Jun, 2015 11:55 am The vehicle glass repair and replacement company Autoglass, known as Belron outside the UK, is expanding its social media monitoring programme across five...

Google 'on the verge' of bid for analytics unit behind Tesco Clubcards

22 Jun, 2015 11:23 am Google is readying a bid to acquire Dunnhumby, the customer analytics unit behind Tesco's Clubcard loyalty system. That's according to a report from...

Data analytics helping marketers predict the future

11 Jun, 2015 11:47 am Developments in data analytic processes are helping marketers predict in advance what consumers might want to buy and when they might do so...

Big data fuelling the new energy

17 Jun, 2015 12:52 pm In the renewable energy industry, big data is transforming how wind turbines are designed, maintained and positioned. Dr Gordon Edge,...

Big data fuelling change in US healthcare sector

8 Jun, 2015 11:56 am Big data technologies and associated start-up companies are driving significant innovation within the American healthcare industry,...

Big data industry 'to be worth $115bn by 2019'

1 Jun, 2015 11:41 am Spending on big data technologies and solutions is set to be worth some $115 billion on an annual basis by 2019. That's according to 451 Research, which...

Big & Fast Data: The Democratisation of Information

11 May, 2015 05:10 pm Our research shows that successful businesses are those that take a managed business outcome approach to big data, those who manage and govern their enterprise...

IoT tipped to drive "tremendous" efficiency gains

6 May, 2015 11:20 am Developments in Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and strategies will deliver "tremendous" efficiency gains over the coming decade and beyond,...

Big Data: Time for a new dialogue between business and IT

15 Apr, 2015 12:51 pm Ubiquitous analytics could represent the next phase of the information age. New business opportunity models are emerging, built on insights,...

Ford gears up for innovative horizons

27 Apr, 2015 08:37 am With an operation on the scale of the Ford Motor Company, the seamless integration of diverse functions and a focus on innovation are both integral to...

ConAgra expecting data analytics to serve up $5m annual savings

7 Apr, 2015 11:44 am The US food manufacturing business ConAgra is expecting to save at least as much as $5 million annually through the effective deployment of data analytics...

TransferWise explains use of big data in fuelling social media marketing

31 Mar, 2015 11:53 am TransferWise has been using big data to drive its social media marketing efforts since its recent founding, the firm's vice president for growth Nilan...

Most enterprises planning to increase big data investments

23 Mar, 2015 01:19 am A majority (56 per cent) of enterprises are planning to increase the scale of their investments in big data technologies and solutions over the next three...

EAT grows appetite with analytics transformation

7 Apr, 2015 09:03 am As a cafe chain that has grown quickly to have over 100 outlets across the UK, EAT began to struggle with our laborious spreadsheet planning which no longer...

Office rubbish 'managed better than enterprise information'

13 Mar, 2015 11:48 am Everyday office waste is managed more coherently and efficiently than enterprise information, an expert from the research firm Gartner has claimed at an...

Steps to Success for Big Data Adoption

2 Apr, 2015 07:05 pm What are you doing to overcome the barriers to big data adoption? What really differentiates successful companies are clear business objectives, a highly...

Big data analytics 'gaining ground in the UK and Europe'

27 Feb, 2015 02:11 am The use of big data analytics in enterprise environments is spreading in the UK and across Europe, according to a recent survey...

Smart mobile data traffic tipped to explode

4 Feb, 2015 11:55 am Mobile data traffic is being tipped to continue on a sharp upward trajectory in the coming years despite falling sales of tablet computers in markets worldwide...

CIOs 'want chief data officers'

30 Jan, 2015 10:32 am A majority of chief information officers (CIOs) want to see a chief data officer (CDO) appointed to their management teams this year,...

Analyst doubts value of IoT estimates

28 Jan, 2015 11:39 am Gary Barnett, chief software analyst at the Ovum research firm, has questioned the value and validity of expansive estimates on the prospects for the Internet...

Public sector urged to make more of big data

16 Jan, 2015 11:53 am Public sector organisations should be aiming high as they look to integrate big data technologies and solutions into the delivery of their services...

Warning fired over possible legal ramifications of deploying IoT

16 Dec, 2014 11:50 am Organisations that opt to deploy Internet of Things (IoT) solutions need to make sure that they are as fully aware as possible of the potential legal ramifications...

M&S deploys predictive analytics to keep shelves full over Christmas

9 Dec, 2014 11:49 am The British retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) is using sophisticated predictive analytics technology to keep its shelves as full as possible over the festive...

Banks leveraging big data to spot rogue traders

2 Dec, 2014 11:39 am Banks and other financial institutions are increasingly utilising big data analysis to identify unusual and potentially criminal activity among their employees...

Healthcare operators urged to invest in analytics to protect data

1 Dec, 2014 11:50 am Healthcare operators around the world are being urged to invest in analytics to better protect their data and IT systems. "For healthcare organisations...

Security data analytics 'will soon be mainstream'

17 Nov, 2014 11:56 am Use of data analytics for security purposes will soon be part of mainstream IT practices at enterprises worldwide, it has been claimed...

Demand for enterprise analytics 'skyrocketing'

30 Oct, 2014 12:23 am Demand for data analytics skills, technologies and strategies is skyrocketing and set to grow rapidly as the current decade unfolds...

Infographic : HR Tech, a seismic shift

12 Mar, 2015 04:17 pm Cloud computing, data analytics and the newest HR software platforms are collectively causing something of a seismic shift in the way organisations manage...

What's your analytics vision? by Morgan Rees and Ali Brown

30 Sep, 2014 08:56 am Try to think of topics in business or general life where there is universal agreement. There aren't many candidates. 'Poverty should be eradicated',...

Accelerate your Big Data strategy with Capgemini and Cloudera

30 Sep, 2014 08:50 am Capgemini and Cloudera have developed a solution that complements puts data at the center of your business: The Enterprise Data Hub Accelerator

"Intelligent data analytics transform customer engagement"

3 Nov, 2014 10:09 am Getting and understanding customer data are among the greatest challenges for businesses. Chris Carey, a high profile music, film and sports customer engagement...

Experts outline challenge of using big data as security solution

19 Sep, 2014 12:01 pm While big data analytics has huge potential as a security tool there are some significant challenges to overcome before the processes involved can become...

PC server sales boosted by big data and cloud computing

3 Sep, 2014 11:08 am Growing use of big data and cloud computing systems has been cited as the key driver behind an increase in sales of PC servers in Europe in recent months...

Data analytics tipped as "next frontier" for insurance sector

19 Aug, 2014 11:06 am Big data and associated analytics represents the "next frontier" for the insurance industry, according to Jason Cabral, group head of pricing and management...

Netflix explains "crucial" use of big data

14 Jul, 2014 11:52 am Use of big data and cloud-based technologies are "crucial" to the way in which Netflix provides services to customers and operates its business,...

Transport for London embarks on big data journey

4 Jul, 2014 12:01 pm Transport for London (TfL) has agreed a deal that will see it using new solutions to better exploit the data it accumulates as the primary public transport...

Infographic : big data, a big challenge

7 Jul, 2014 09:33 am Businesses globally are investing heavily to collect and analyse Big Data but many don't know how to use it for competitive advantage...

Transforming customer experience with superfast analytics

26 May, 2014 08:07 am We process over a billion queries per year, from travellers looking for flights, hotels, vacation packages and car hire. In order to deliver the right...

What big data analytics achieve in world of risk

28 Jul, 2014 09:35 am The smart players in the insurance and reinsurance industry recognise the urgent need to modernise. The complexity of risk and the need to get risk management...

How to ensure high efficiency in a historically-geared industry

5 May, 2014 11:53 am The insurance industry has existed for centuries, and remains very outdated in the way it processes data and transactions. There is so much that can change...

Zebra Technologies to buy Motorola Solution's enterprise arm

17 Apr, 2014 03:28 pm Zebra Technologies has announced its intention to acquire the enterprise operations of Motorola Solutions for a figure of $3.45bn...

The race for perfect, actionable data

14 Apr, 2014 10:26 am The excellent use of data is absolutely vital to winning a Formula One race. At Lotus F1 Team, we gather and analyse huge amounts of information to help...
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