Technology Trends

In this section we include any trending topics. Currently there is a lot of buzz around cloud computing and mobile computing.




Many companies are shifting toward virtualization, but is it right for your company? Here we examine some of the benefits that...


You may be familiar with Software as a Service, but now another type of service, Insights as a Service, is helping businesses to plot their...


The key to saving energy is using Internet of Things-connected devices to track usage, allowing managers to identify and eliminate waste.


The amount of data needed and used by businesses is skyrocketing. Data virtualization may be the best way to handle all this data.


Life imitates art, and technology imitates nature. It often seems that nature and technology are at odds, but these technologies seek to...


Host Rebecca Jozwiak discusses streaming analytics with top industry experts: Dez Blanchfield, Robin Bloor and Anand Venugopal.


When it comes to mobile computing, Android and iOS (and maybe BlackBerry) are the major players, right? Well, Android encompasses more than...


The Internet of Things is generating nearly incomprehensible amounts of data, but data alone isn't of value - it must be properly analyzed...


Data visualization can present data in new ant interesting ways. This can lead to surprising insights and patterns.


Discover the gritty details about what today's business analysts really need.


Some believe that new technology is always better, but that isn't always the case. Sometimes, the combination of old and new can give the...


Predictive analytics is being put to use by health care providers, and both the patients and the providers are benefiting from it. Patients...


SQL and Hadoop are both powerful tools in their own rights, and together, in SQL on Hadoop, their ability to handle big data analysis is...


It can be difficult to combine data from varying sources, but when some of that data is from external sources, that further complicates...


Hear about some of the keys to managing Hadoop in this Briefing Room Summary with Dez Blanchfield, Robin Bloor and Novetta.


The cloud has played a huge role in business computing in recent years, but now industry cloud has the potential to revolutionize this with...


Data from varying sources often must be used in Hadoop, but properly combining those data sources is critical for accurate analytics. One...


Hadoop is an excellent tool for data analytics, but data must often be collected from varying sources. Using source-agnostic tools can...


Cloud sprawl -- the unauthorized use of cloud services in an organization -- can be particularly problematic for an IT department. Here are...