Three years ago, concepts like BYOD, big data and the cloud were barely on the CIO’s roadmap. Today, they dominate discussions whenever technology is mentioned in the C-suite. Of those, big data is the one that can potentially have the most impact on your company’s bottom line.
Big data is here and IT leaders are wondering how to successfully pull together the technical and business elements to deliver a coherent strategy that delivers value. Anthony Caruana spoke with a panel of experts to find out how to deliver big data success.
Now that we know that the Mayans got it wrong and there’s probably not going to be an apocalypse before next year, we can start looking at 2013 and beyond.
The idea of a 20-hour work week sounds perfect. But will the road to this utopian dream bring us to nirvana or some darker place?
The technology industry is growing rapidly - in third place just behind dairy and tourism for GDP - and there are products and services bearing Made in New Zealand being used all over the world. However, as technological innovation gets more advanced, so too does the competitive landscape.
MessageStats Business Insights helps IT managers detect, analyse and investigate inappropriate use of corporate email as outlined by organisations’ corporate email use policies, including excessive personal usage and social networking, as well as communication with competitors.
Nucleus Reseach says that BYOD will be in decline next year. We're not so sure.
Do our enterprise content management systems and our business use work together or get in each other’s way? Great benefits can be derived by integrating content capture and distribution coherently rather than relying on brute force to make ECM deliver the best possible customer service.
Storyboard is a presentation and collaboration platform for business intelligence (BI). It offers an interactive PowerPoint-style presentation module for BI content.
Melbourne IT to sell business units; Samsung and Dell printers remotely exploitable; Feds launch Warrnambool exchange fire inquiry03 December, 2012 by Andrew Collins
Andrew Collins looks at the big stories in IT from the last seven days, including Melbourne IT’s latest strategy to turn around its recent tradings slump, a vulnerability in some Samsung and Dell-branded printers that could allow attackers access to your network and the launch of an inquiry into the recent destruction of Telstra’s Warrnambool telephone exchange.
The explosion of social media has given rise to the self-styled social media strategist. But with no formal qualification system in place for social media experts, you should be careful whose social media advice you trust.
SAS High-Performance Marketing Optimization applies analytics to tens of millions of rows of customer data to help marketers solve complex business issues such as how to maximise profit, enforce contact policies and stay within budget.
Despite all the hype surrounding this topic, I’m going to suggest that the entire big data phenomenon is not only overhyped but an evolution rather than revolution.
While popular science fiction considers the main question around artificial intelligence to be how will we overthrow our eventual machine oppressors?, many academics are not even sure true AI is possible. Dr Kevin Korb, a Reader at Melbourne’s Monash University, will give a seminar on this topic later this week.