Under Armour, thanks to its acquisitions of three fitness app firms -- including MyFitnessPal, has amassed a lot of athlete data. But will that data help its core business?
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Hitachi Data Systems' Andrew McGee may only be halfway through his first year as chief technology officer, but he has brought a wealth of experience with him to the role.
Ford's big data and mobility experiments set the stage for positioning the automaker more as a software and systems outfit. Ford is a good example of how every company is now a technology company.
Data including usernames, passwords, and e-mail addresses belonging to customers of China's official online train ticketing site, 12306.cn, have been leaked, according to an IT security vendor.
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The vision Salesforce has for market-facing engagement is the right one: Tear down data, app, and user experience silos between marketing, sales, operations, and support. But does their cloud measure up to this vision yet?
Hitachi Data Systems continues to experience growth, and it's not because of its enterprise storage business but rather thanks to its cloud business.
Westpac New Zealand worked with Actifio to tap into data sets that would help the bank deliver a consistent customer experience across all of its channels.
Country's ICT regulator kicks off the first class of its Massive Open Online Course in data sciences and analytics, which attracts more than 350 registrants and is provided by U.S. course provider, Coursera.
Facebook experimented with almost 700,000 user emotions in a week long experiment in January 2012. So why is the Internet so upset?
Since moving its back-end systems to enable the interactions with cloud, data, mobile, and social, Apollo Group has been able to bring a personalised teaching experience to online learning for its students.
IBM will add a series of design and data consulting labs around the world and invest $100 million in its Interactive Experience practice.
Adaptive Computing aims to apply its experience in managing HPC workflows -- using its Moab HPC Suite -- and help companies manage big data workloads.
The Singapore lab is its first worldwide and will help customers execute advanced analytics projects. It will offer affordable access to its data scientist and lab resources, and also provide training co-funded by the government.
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.
One quarter of APAC businesses have invested in big data, according to a research report just released by Gartner. Customer experience use cases are top priority, especially in financial services and retail — a trend that's reflected in Australia.
To address privacy breach concerns, the Data Security Council of India has announced a training program to educate assessors about how to protect personal information from disclosure, modification, or misuse.
Big data has been used to improve the experience for retail customers, so why can't it be used to adjust security measures for naive users?
The facility, set up together with Revolution Analytics, will provide training, proof-of-concept capabilities and solution development support on big data and predictive analytic innovations for the Asian market.
Looking at data isn't the most flashy thing to do all day, but the team at Panic just launched their Status Board app for the iPad to help improve the experience.
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