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Business Issues, Big Data

Enterprises turn to Big Data to safeguard their brands, boost customer confidence

More accurate operational, supply chain, and marketplace insights bolster your bottom line

Blog-post by,
Gary Moloney

At the summit of Big Data analytics lies a truly holistic view of your products. Enterprises that can see how their products are performing in both the supply chain and in the marketplace can get a more realistic sense of performance while protecting brand integrity. To achieve this, supply chain and operations must be able to measure against performance goals and gain a level of visibility into supply chain integrity that ensures counterfeit goods aren’t being sold on the black market or funneled into gray markets.


Technology, Big Data

How the Internet of Things can improve IT’s automation efforts

Big Data can ease the burden of discovering, managing configurations

Blog-post by,
kvdbrink

My previous post explored how taking a big-picture approach to automation can eliminate waste and drive value. Likewise, discovering and managing your configurations more effectively can save your IT organization time and money.


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

Decreasing Data Breach Risks: 10 Steps For Success

Blog-post by,
deisner

According to the Global State of Information Security 2015, data breaches cost companies an average of $2.7 million each year. What's more, the total number of IT security incidents rose by almost 50 percent in 2014, while security budgets slipped. With attack numbers on the rise, budgets in decline and recovery costs skyrocketing, companies need ways to decrease risk rather than clean up the mess. Here are 10 essential steps.


CIO Leadership, Big Data, Cloud, Security

Big Data critical to remaining competitive

We chat about analytics and Big Data 2-3 p.m. ET Thursday.

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Community Manager
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jdodge

Is Big Data catching on or does confusion and entropy remain its biggest challenges? Could it be both in that companies recognize the "urgency" to fully exploit analytics and Big Data, but have yet to get their acts together.

That will be our #CIOchat question this week: Is Big Data catching on or is it moving too slow? We chat 2-3 pm ET Thursday, hashtag #CIOchat .

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Business Issues, Technology, Big Data, Cloud

Better Or Worse: The Enterprise Cloud, Uncovered

Blog-post by,
SteveLyerly

Once a haven of early adopters and mavericks, public clouds are now a viable enterprise platform; according to research firm Gartner, the market will reach $180 billion by 2015. Combined with established private cloud services and growing hybrid deployments, the future looks bright for enterprise cloud computing.


CIO Leadership, Big Data

IT is all about data!

4 areas to make sure your data up to snuff

Blog-post by,

Is this how you think about IT? Or do you think of IT in terms of the technology it deploys instead? I recently was interviewing a CIO at Fortune 50 Company about the changing role of CIOs. When I asked him about which technology issues were most important, this CIO said something that surprised me. He said, “IT is all about data. Think about it. What we do in IT is all about the intake of data, the processing of data, the store of data, and the analyzing of data. And we need, from data, to increasingly provide the intelligence to make better decisions”. 


Business Issues, Big Data

What you can learn about Big Data from Facebook

Social Network's CIO shares approach to biz data

Blog-post by,
Michael Garrett

Many enterprises are still in the beginning stages of their Big Data journey. It’s tremendously useful, therefore, to look out to what trailblazers are doing with their business data. I was at a conference where I had a chance to hear Facebook CIO Tim Campos speak about how the social network approached Big Data. His insights were so compelling I wanted to share them with readers. 


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

Protecting Against Critical Infrastructure Attacks

Blog-post by,
ThuPham

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) was recently the target of three separate breaches. Why is this important? Created by Congress, the NRC regulates commercial nuclear power plants and other uses of nuclear materials, like nuclear medicine. They regulate three major areas, including:

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CIO Leadership, Big Data

Why Librarians Make Excellent CIOs

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While it may seem taboo to posit that librarians make excellent corporate officers, it makes inherent sense that the people tasked with the collection and distribution of information would make effective information officers. While librarians certainly are not a huge force in corporate America, and library science majors are far from mainstream, this educational background can be a tremendous asset to a chief information officer.


Business Issues, Big Data

How Big Data is transforming IT into a revenue generator

Opportunities lie in becoming custodians, coordinators of customer data

Blog-post by,
HP Blogger
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I recently wrote a post about the emerging role of the Chief Data Officer (CDO). The CDO’s skill set varies drastically from the CIO, who typically has been concerned with running the data center and enterprise software. Instead, the CDO concentrates on how to incorporate data that resides within the enterprise with data that lives on external, consumer-facing platforms (Facebook, for example) — and how to make money in the process.