Big Data

Unless you've been under a rock somewhere, you know that big data is, well, pretty darn big right now. In this section we attempt to cut through the marketing hype and get at some of the ways that big data is changing the tech landscape.




Real-time big data analytics is a great way to get up-to-date data and statistics. But while it has plenty of benefits, it does have some...


Online privacy and security are big concerns these days, but protecting yourself online is easier than you might think.


Finding ways to turn the flood of data into useful information for business decisions is a growing challenge to the IT profession and...


With its security issues and costs, the cloud has seen limited implementation, particularly outside of the business space. But with the...


To nurture data scientists, companies need to focus more on culture and organizational structure. Data scientist Ben Lorica provides his...


Silos prevent organizations from truly harnessing the power of their data. Data must be consolidated and properly managed in order for it...


Data warehousing provides a solid foundation for consolidating historical, current and future data, allowing an organization to generate...


Data analytics has become an essential task in today's world of business intelligence, but many fear that this task will soon fall to...


We asked experts in the field to deliver their predictions about what the year holds when it comes to big data technology. Here's what they...


Big data has revolutionized shipping, and therefore, business as we know it! The just-in-time method eliminates overhead and reduces cost,...


The internet of things promises advances and innovations in business, but when examining the benefits of IoT, one must also assess the...


Passwords can be stolen, and multi-factor authentication can be cumbersome, so what's a good security option? Big-data-based authentication...


Data scientists have traditionally been called upon to interpret big data, but with advances in machine learning, will the role of data...


Learn about machine learning, what it means for business and how it's different from traditional methods of computer programming.


Just like a human brain, cognitive computing can take input of any form, process it and provide meaningful results. However, this branch of...


Brand value is essential for a business to maintain, and big data is proving to be a powerful tool for helping companies increase their...


Satisfied customers are the key to a successful business, but what is the key to satisfied customers? Big data and analytics are helping...


While edge analytics has provided the technology to leverage IoT in a smarter, better way, its promise actually extends beyond IoT to the...


In order for big data to be useful, the proper tools must be in place to handle it. The cloud is increasingly the tool of choice for big...