Information Management NewsTo make sense of banks' troves of customer data, executives like Wells Fargo's Charles Thomas must get colleagues throughout their organizations to agree on things like the definition of "customer."
CommentaryImagine a learning system that can replace the performance of your best employee to provide the same level of support across the organization.
InterviewIn an interview with Information Management, data scientist Irmak Sirer discusses the realities and necessities of data science. Sirer is instructing a 12-week data science boot camp offered through a partnership between test preparation organization Kaplan and Chicago-based data science and design firm Datascope. Boot camps, he explains, are one of the three main routes people can choose to begin a data science career.
TrendsStartups and entrepreneurs, not technology providers, consumer goods companies or enterprises, will drive the use and growth in the Internet of Things through the creation of many niche applications, according to Gartner Inc.
Information Management NewsLess than one-third of companies have predictive analytics capabilities although big data analytics is a top priority for 88 percent of executives, according to a new study from GE and Accenture.
Information Management NewsTo use social media effectively, businesses cant simply focus on the old practice of accurate advertising placement on social websites. Instead, they should focus on working with these new channels to improve sales, customer service, retention and identifying new product opportunities.
Information Management NewsConsumers distrust how their data is being used, and organizations need to rethink data privacy approaches to spur innovation, reveals new Intel study
Information Management NewsDespite the many advantages of the public cloud, big banks remain leery of putting data there.
Information Management NewsNew product news from Continuent, DataDirect, Datameer, Dell Software, Denodo, Orchestra
Information Management NewsThere's almost no good way of tell a bank customer that her personal data's been stolen. But some banks do a particularly bad job of communicating during a security incident.
Information Management NewsGartner's top predictions for IT organizations and users for 2015 and beyond begin to examine a shift in the age old relationships between man and machine due to the emergence of digital business.
Information Management NewsA majority of organizations will find their growth constrained by a lack of new data center skills by 2016, according to a report from Gartner Inc.
Information Management NewsOracle OpenWorld, held in San Francisco this week, featured a multitude of product introductions, including many in the areas of big data, analytics and mobility.
ColumnThe impediment preventing CFOs from being more progressive is that they do not sufficiently understand the decision-making needs of the various departments they serve
Information Management NewsAs breach incidents and the costs of managing and mitigating breaches increase year over year, global information security budgets decreased from 2013, according to a report from PwC, CIO and CSO