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Business Issues, Big Data

LOB has biggest stake in data, analytics: #CIOchat

But the right questions and hypotheses are key.

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Community Manager
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jdodge

Last Thursday's chat explored who owns data and analytics and typifies #CIOchat: there's no black and white answers. What fun would Twitter chatting be no fun if there were only easy answers.

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Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Big Data

Who has the largest claim on data, analytics?

LOB? CIO? CFO? Who owns them? Come #CIOchat 2-3 p.m. ET Thursday.

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Community Manager
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Who owns data and analytics? LOB? CIO? CFO? Probably all of them and sometimes none of them. That is our #CIOchat topic for this Thursday - 2-3 p.m. ET. 

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Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Technology, Big Data, Cloud, Converged Infrastructure, Mobility, Security

Can Your Security Protection Keep Up with Roaming Mobile Workers?

Blog-post by,
PaulLipman

As 2014 comes to a close, many of us in the security industry cringe as we look back at a year full of massive, high profile security breaches. In spite of major investments of capital and time by large corporations, attackers are still getting through their defensive perimeters, and dwelling undetected long enough to do extensive damage. It’s become painfully clear that enterprises today are so interconnected, any gap in their widely dispersed infrastructures or ecosystems can provide an entry point for sophisticated cybercriminals.


CIO Leadership, Big Data

The real dilemma of IoT and Ethics

Can devices ever think like humans?

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HP Blogger
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"Discuss how you dealt with an ethical dilemma" goes the essay topic for a college application.  A question commonly posed to comprehend the dynamics that force us to make those oh-so-difficult judgment calls.  These are dilemmas for which there is no "right" answer varying from scenario to scenario, falling into the "gray area" – with no black-and-white answer.  Humans are wired to make tough decisions bringing all the context and principles to bear.  Similarly, can devices apply the available information to make the right judgment calls?  To some extent, I would s

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Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Technology, Big Data, Cloud, IT Performance

CIOops! The Biggest C-Suite Cloud Mistakes

Blog-post by,
deisner

According to a recent ZDNet article, CIOs and IT departments are re-establishing control over technology and cloud spending in the enterprise. Once focused on the deployment of traditional hardware and software services over cloud adoption, CIOs have come to realize the transformative power of distributed computing — and the results are clear. Eighty percent of cloud spend now is now under the purview of IT departments, with 62 percent involving CIOs directly.


CIO Leadership, Big Data

A big city major embraces realtime analytics and Big Data.

Boston mayor Walsh wants to patch potholes faster, keep finger on pulse of citizen needs.

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Community Manager
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It's not often you pick up the morning newspaper assuming you still read one and see a Big Data story leading the front page. That's what happned this morning in The Boston Globe about newly elected mayor Marty Walsh's vision for the city. 

Here's the Globe story citing Walsh:


Technology, Big Data, Cloud

Azure Will Kill the Traditional Datacenter

Three Observations

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Last week I attended a specialized training/go-to-market program in Seattle hosted by Microsoft’s Azure team.  It was a week full of clam chowder, excellent crab cakes, ridiculous discounts at the Microsoft store, and technical training on Azure, Microsoft’s massive and fully loaded penetration point into the world of cloud computing.  Although late to the game (a troubling problem characteristic of this company), Microsoft has invested hundreds of millions of dollars

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Business Issues, Big Data

An automated, orchestrated data center leverages the power of Big Data

Unclog IT bottlenecks so you can turn ideas into features faster

Blog-post by,
Miron_Mizrahi

Big Data has altered the way businesses makes decisions and compete in the marketplace. Today, companies need to turn on a dime and make decisions as fast as customers can react to the products and services that businesses are offering. Companies need to develop multiple iterations, discover what works, and leave the less successful offers behind.


CIO Leadership, Big Data

Making Competing on Analytics Reality

A Financial Services Case Study

Blog-post by,
myles.suer

As I indicated in my last case study regarding competing on analytics, Thomas H.