NewsCisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) introduced data-analytics software packages that are designed to help retailers and other large companies make better use of Web-connected devices, from smartphones to connected bathroom scales.
Information Management's DM RadioThe pervasive practice of Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) will almost assuredly never go away. However, a several corporate computing trends are challenging the predominance of this data management practice. At the top of the threat list is cloud computing, which deals with data in a fundamentally different way -- compared to traditional business intelligence and data warehousing. Increasingly, especially for cloud-based solutions, companies use Application Program Interfaces (APIs), which typically employ REST, the curiously named Representational State Transfer Protocol. Find out why this matters to your company by registering for this episode of DM Radio. Host Eric Kavanagh will interview Rick Sherman of Athena IT Solutions, plus Mike Olson of Cloudera, Peter Chase of Scribe and Stefan Groschupf of Datameer.