Interesting perspective from several IT managers at Computerworld's BI & Analytics Perspectives.
While I agree that the challenge of "collecting massive volumes of data from different sources is finding new business uses for it," it also speaks to the OPPORTUNITY of Big Data.
Plus, they wouldn't call it "work" if it was easy. Big Data is a strategic opportunity and should not be overlooked.
CIO.com reports that General Motors is hiring for 500 IT positions for their innovation center in Austin, TX. This is part of an initiative to hire as many 10,000 IT pros over the three to five years. (note: I found this article from a Tweet from Neil Pierce (@neiljpearce), head of IT at Vodafone.)
Discussed on Enterprise CIO Forum:
View the "The 12-Fold Path to IT Failure" on CIO.com.
Topic: What is your enterprise process for managing mobile endpoints which will require access to critical systems and data?
Background: Every other week, Enterprise CIO Forum conducts an enterprise security-themed Twitter chat on hot topics defining transformation.
Chats occur at 12pm ET each Thursday and are sponsored by HP. You can follow and participate by following the hashtag #HPProtect. Be sure to include #HPProtect in any Tweets you make during the chat.
What do you need to successfully transition from a virtual environment to cloud?
About the Converged Cloud Twitter chats:
Each week Enterprise CIO Forum conducts a Twitter chat on hot topics defining transformation. Chats occur at 1pm ET each Thursday. You can follow and participate by following the hashtag #ConvCloud. Be sure to include #ConvCloud in any Tweets you make during the chat.