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Autonomy founder sues HP for $150M over 'smear campaign'

The founder and former CEO of big data firm Autonomy, Mike Lynch, has filed a $150 million lawsuit against HP for what he alleges is a public smear campaign against him and the Autonomy management team after HP's acquisition of his software firm in 2011.

Spotlight: Big data to team with IoT in the enterprise

Big data analytics will play a major role in business use of the Internet of Things, enabling businesses to increase revenue and cut costs over the next 12 to 18 months, according to market research firm Strategy Analytics.

Don't let IoT become a wrench in the works

IoT will change the way manufacturing works. But this won't happen willy-nilly. Manufacturers will need to have a plan to ensure IoT investments enhance processes, instead of becoming a wrench in the works.

News Scan: Amount of obsolete tech in use on the rise; Bill Veghte named CEO at SurveyMonkey; More

The top news stories for July 8, 2015.

Is your data analyst essentially a janitor?

The role of data scientist has been called the sexiest job of the century. But it turns out that many skilled data analysts are more likely to be donning janitor garb than pageant contest laurels.

Infographic offers advice on preparing for the future with IoT

For the benefit of CIOs that want to know what the exploding tech trend means to them, the New Jersey Institute of Technology has prepared an infographic on the Internet of Things and "How to Prepare for the Future."

News Scan: Big data putting big strain on the data center; Virtually every organization has been hacked; More.

The top news stories for July 1, 2015.

App developers feel overwhelmed by IoT data

I came across an interesting survey about app developers and the Internet of Things. Close to one-third of 675 app developers surveyed by Harbor Research feel "overwhelmed" by the data generated by the Internet of Things.  

Sink or swim: How an empowered chief data officer can prevent the enterprise from 'drowning' in data

The more enterprises come to rely on connected devices to carry out tasks, the more data those devices will generate. Many companies choose to discard that data or just allow it to go stagnant. But tuned-in IT professionals have realized the business value self-generated big data can play in the world of digital business, and many of those impassioned individuals are storming the C-suite as chief data officers.

News Scan: CIOs can actually unplug and unwind this summer; Complexity, lack of resources dooming many big data projects; More

The top news stories for June 23, 2015.