Apple's move to store some of its Chinese users' data in the country has benefits — and drawbacks — for its customers.
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Big data skills remain hard to find, and confusion about how to define what a data scientist does is just adding to the headaches.
T-Mobile continues to shake up the US wireless industry by offering additional benefits at no cost to customers. Doubling the high speed data for all customers is a great move that can't be beat.
While the technology to run big-data projects may be opening up to more firms, progress has been hampered by a lack of skills and a corporate preference for gut instinct.
How can you create a sustainable Big Data strategy without having technical expertise? In this short video, Emília Paiva, Director Vice-President at the Minas Gerais government Office for Strategic Priorities talks about how she has accomplished this seemingly impossible task.
This book examines the benefits — primarily economic — of open data, and foresees a bright future. But can we learn from the early days of the internet and avoid the inevitable pitfalls?
Big data is pervasive, but the skills to use it aren't. Software Carpentry is programming literacy for big data. And important little data.
Senior managers are shifting their focus away from raw skills and towards more broadly focused people when recruiting data managers.
The crowdsourced development community represents close to 608,000 developers with skills in cloud integration, mobile applications, data science solutions -- and beyond.
Benefits from the merger include better mining of data, increased investment in hiring technology, and better platform tools.
The need to have advanced data analytics skills in house is becoming ever more acute for line of business managers in Brazil - but how and where can you source that knowledge?
Despite the conflicting opinions that businesses hiring for data scientist and big-data roles seem to harbour, they do agree on the importance of software development skills.
Enterprises have to decide whether to look at hiring new talent for big data or infusing existing data management talent with new skills.
Tech Pro Research's latest survey shows that 82 percent of those who have implemented big data have seen discernible benefits.
Micromax inks strategic partnership with Aircel to drive data growth in India, which the telco believes will showcase the benefits of 3G to smartphone buyers and drive adoption.
Virtualization continues to expand its reach, from data centers to networks to desktops. This ebook explores the benefits and risks of various virtualization technologies.
New council would better guide the next federal government on key ICT industry issues like skills, digital literacy, open data, and the digital economy.
Service providers market key benefits of cloud and data centers such as agility but companies are still focused on basics such as performance and availability, leading to a "disconnect" between both groups.
A proclivity for teaching web-design skills over hard-core data science will leave Australia struggling to meet rapidly increasing demand for business intelligence and big-data specialists, the local head of R&D with Dell Software has warned.
While challenges lay in the vast differences in the region over politics, privacy and data protection laws, adopting private sector models such as non-disclosure agreements could help promote sharing and mutual benefits.
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