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Three ways enterprise software is changing

Today's IT shops must grapple with analysis, cloud computing and DevOps

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12 most eye-popping VC tech deals of 2014

While the three largest venture capital deals of the year in the technology industry went to consumer-focused startups, most of the other top investments went to companies building products that could reshape the enterprise IT...

Cisco becomes a Big Data analytics provider with 'mist' computing

The latest bet for Cisco is big data analytics.

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Finding critical business data -- fast

These CIOs are jumping on a fast-moving trend — mining small data sets to deliver valuable insights quickly to the right people at the right time.

Google and Avaya to bring Chromebooks and WebRTC to call centers

It's the first of 'many' future joint offerings from the companies

Google wants Windows server applications to run on its cloud

Customers can run Windows Server applications on Google's cloud without paying a licensing fee

Knowledge Vault helps CIOs stay in control of cloud-based email and storage

Its Microsoft Azure-based analytic-as-a-service platform is generally available

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Data from wearable devices could soon land you in jail

Data from a Fitbit wristband is being used in an insurance civil litigation case, but the ramifications of the legal fight are clear: A judge can subpoena data from a wearable device.

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Digital SOS: How technology can save the USPS

The advent of email may have pummeled the U.S. Postal Service, but in the end, digital services might very well save the centuries-old agency.

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The 5 worst Big Data privacy risks (and how to guard against them)

There are enormous benefits from Big Data analytics, but also massive potential for exposure that could result in anything from embarrassment to outright discrimination. Here's what to look out for - and how to protect yourself and...

Google meshes multiple enterprise partner programs into one

The goal is to boost the quality and engagement of its resellers, integrators and developers

Startup wants to be the Zipcar for scooters

Scoot Networks lets riders reserve scooters by the hour

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Data analytics scores marketing wins for the Texas Rangers

When it comes to convincing your boss of the value of a data dashboard, nothing works better than when you can save money as a result of a trend that you visualized.

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How UPS uses analytics to drive down costs (and no, it doesn’t call it big data)

When you have an organization the size of UPS, every single little bit of efficiency that can be squeezed out of daily operations translates into a big deal.

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Review: Spark lights a fire under big data processing

Apache Spark brings high-speed, in-memory analytics to Hadoop clusters, crunching large-scale data sets in minutes instead of hours

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Big IT vendors mostly mum on commercial drone plans

Word that the Federal Aviation Administration might take a very hard line on commercial drone use has those with designs on such activity nervous. But as for big enterprise IT vendors, it's really hard to tell what they think because...

Priori digs deep to find the truth about mobile app stores

The company is a planning to lauch its app analytics platform next month

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IBM taps Twitter's data to drive business insights

IBM and Twitter say they will 'change the way business decisions are made' by pairing Twitter data with IBM's analytics tools and new apps for the enterprise. But CIOs won't buy in until the two companies can bring structure and...

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Enterprises moving Big Data workloads to public cloud

More than half of large enterprises are either already using public cloud resources for their big data analytic needs or plan to do so, according to a report by Gigaom Research.

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