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Big Data, Cloud Infrastructure, Data Center, Infrastructure, Tech

Why Daimler moved its big data platform to the cloud

February 20, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Like virtually every big enterprise company, a few years ago, the German auto giant Daimler decided to invest in its own on-premises data centers. And while those aren’t going away anytime soon, the company today announced that it has successfully […]


Big Data, Tech

Big companies are not becoming data-driven fast enough

February 6, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

I remember watching MIT professor Andrew McAfee years ago telling stories about the importance of data over gut feeling, whether it was predicting successful wines or making sound business decisions. We have been hearing about big data and data-driven decision […]


Big Data, Data Center, Infrastructure, Tech

Microsoft buys BrightBytes DataSense to bring more data analytics to schools

February 4, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has purchased the BrightBytes Data Management platform DataSense and is acquiring the team behind the product. Microsoft announced the pending acquisition, for which it’s paying an undisclosed amount, on Feb. 4. BrightBytes, based in San Francisco, is an education […]


Big Data, Tech

Big Data 2019: Cloud redefines the database and Machine Learning runs it

January 2, 2019

Via: ZDnet

In the predictions game, it’s time for us to bat clean-up once more. Following Big on Data bro Andrew Brust’s roundup of AI-related predictions from a cross section of industry executives, now it’s our turn. We’ll focus mostly on what […]


Big Data, Software, Tech

Top 10 Tech Predictions for 2019

December 12, 2018

Via: InformationWeek

This is the time of year when everyone in the technology industry pulls out their crystal balls and attempts to predict what will happen in the next twelve months. Some predictions are easy. For example, it’s a good bet that […]


Big Data, Tech

Big Privacy: The data privacy compact for the era of big data and AI

December 5, 2018

Via: ZDnet

I first called upon businesses to implement “Big Privacy” in 2014. At that time my main concern was that the law had not kept pace with technology; that digital innovators were free to do as they desired with the data […]


Big Data, Software, Tech

The Blockchain wallet plans a £125M air-drop of Stellar crypto to drive mainstream adoption

November 6, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Blockchain, one of the world’s biggest crypto wallets, plans to give away a vast amout of cryptocurrency in a bold move to scale the adoption of crypto to a more mainstream audience. Blockchain and the Stellar Development Foundation (stellar.org) will […]


Big Data, Data Center, Infrastructure, Tech

Evolution of data platforms: Using the right data for the right outcomes

September 17, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Last week, I ran my friend and thought leader Esteban Kolsky’s first part on how to think about data in a post-big data world — and it was a hit. Now, to end the suspense, we have part two, where […]


Big Data, Tech

DHS looks to agile in EAGLE II replacement

July 2, 2018

Via: FCW

A little more than a year ago, the Department of Homeland Security canceled a planned $1.5 billion agile-focused procurement. At the time, DHS officials owned the failure publicly. Now, the failed Flexible Agile Support for the Homeland (FLASH) could get […]


Big Data, Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Tech

Big Data in the Cloud: Avoiding Vendor Lock-in

June 20, 2018

Via: InformationWeek

More enterprise application and big data vendors are pursuing a cloud-agnostic strategy — supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Big data platform provider Hortonworks is taking that strategy one step farther. Avoiding vendor lock-in has become a major concern […]