Big data helps you to make clever decisions but is your big data fast enough to help you to gain and retain a competitive advantage in the rapidly changing environment we live in?
Government agency IP Australia is joining the cognitive computing era, entering a deal to evaluate using IBM's Watson to help transform interactions with Australian innovators.
In 2015, big data management and facilitating analytics will become expected core competencies for data professionals. Enterprises will need ways to easily and rapidly deploy high-value analytic processes. Combining a modern platform and a data discovery methodology can make this happen.
In our new Tech Insights series, we speak with industry leaders to get their views of what the year ahead holds for the IT world. Today's expert is Alec Gardner, general manager, advanced analytics for Teradata.
Little data may become more valuable to your business than big data. But how do you gather it efficiently and securely, and what should you do with it?
How Australian organisations approach the challenges of big data will be key to their success. There are five areas business leaders should watch in 2015, says HP's Dr Roger Kermode.
Human-generated files such as emails, documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and audio and video files not only take over our storage space - even more so as we tend to keep them for extended periods of time - but they also produce a much more overwhelming amount of metadata.
Building a successful team of data scientists requires being aware of the range of requisite skills and hiring to maintain a balance of skills across the team, says Teradata's Ross Farrelly.
Scientists from the QUT will use geotagged tweets and Instagram photos to build an interactive map of Brisbane residents' reactions to the weekend's G20 Leaders' Summit.
As the amount of machine-generated data begins to outstrip human-generated data, the availability of skilled big data experts is not keeping up. How should enterprises tackle the growing skills gap?
Australian business leaders are significantly less likely than the global average to believe big data provides significant value, and to be satisfied with the results of their initiatives, a survey indicates.
Arcitecta has announced a deal to supply a data management platform for the Research Data Storage Infrastructure, a project to build a national database for Australian researchers.
Most companies already use some kind of data collection and analysis tools to receive insight into the behaviour of their customers.
Big data can deliver benefits across all departments in your business, but it is vital to ensure that you know who is leading the big data push, and that they have a suitable strategy in place.
Traditional data warehouse environments are being overwhelmed by the soaring volumes and wide variety of data pouring in from cloud, mobile, social media, machine, sensor, and other sources.