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Mobile can be a business driver, say panelists

Enterprise mobility has long played an important role for organizations' execution of business processes--from the salesforce delivering presentations on their iPads to warehouse staff using mobile devices to take inventory. But mobile also has the potential to drive the business decisions behind those services, said panelists speaking at the NIST Intersection of Cloud and Mobility Conference.

Most companies will train their own big data pros

Growing interest in big data and business intelligence is good news for existing employees at most companies, recent research finds.

Emerging big data opportunities for CFOs

Companies will become more fluid as time passes and they get better at using big data. But first a major mindset shift must occur, because big data isn't about doing business-as-usual-only-better. It's about doing better business period. 

Mathbabe says you may not be a part of the big data revolution after all

You may think you're 'doing big data' but are you really? Mathbabe says maybe you're not. Here's how to tell if you're really in the big data game.

The future of big data: cognitive computing

Business executives should start rethinking the business value of the software that powers their organizations now. 

Pentaho, Rackspace, Hortonworks partner on Hadoop-as-a-Service

Pentaho has combined its Hadoop integration and analytics with Rackspace's public and private cloud to create the Rackspace Big Data service.

How the CIO can climb the business ladder

While CIOs can show off their IT skills on daily basis, they don't always get the chance, or time, to showcase their business or strategic acumen.

New study says ROI on analytics remains elusive

Enterprises across many industries are moving forward with the deployment of analytics solutions and the organization restructuring around them, but so far the payback lies in the future, according to new research from Accenture.

IBM: 61 percent of IT professionals see security as the top barrier to enterprise mobility

A full 61 percent of IT professionals see security as the top barrier to adoption of mobile technology in the enterprise, according to a survey of more than 1,200 IT and business decision makers conducted by IBM.

Spotlight: Big data on campus

The increasing popularity of big data in the business world is now driving demand in the academic world too.