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IoT and big data a powerful combo, new studies find

The Internet of Things has been projected to grow substantially this year, and a primary reason turns out to be the growing use of IoT devices to capture big data.

Salesforce beefs up mobile offering for business intelligence

More and more, business managers want to access meaningful intelligence wherever they might be. Mobile is the next frontier for analytics, and Salesforce is charging ahead with the introduction Thursday of three new features for its Wave Analytics Cloud.

Business travelers rejoice: Visa mobile service will reduce declined transactions by 30%

While credit card companies and banks are trying to prevent fraud, their practice of not automatically approving purchases made far from a person's home can be frustrating for business travelers. Visa is coming to the rescue with Visa Mobile Location Confirmation, a mobile service that uses a smartphone's location technology to verify the credit card user's location.

Microsoft to offer free Power BI service

IT pros can take advantage of a new free version of Microsoft's Power BI business intelligence service, the Redmond, Washington company announced yesterday.

Data analytics done right

The goal with data should not be to gather a ton of it, but to know how to make better business decisions from the data you have, writes Suketu Gandhi. He discusses how insights from data can truly transform the business.

eHarmony finds the perfect match: Mobility and business intelligence

Online dating service eHarmony is marrying mobility and business intelligence to better serve its customers, explains an article at CIO magazine.

News Scan: Layoffs aside, Microsoft ponders H-1B worker hiring; Did internet providers mislead FCC regarding net neutrality?; More

The top news stories for Oct. 3, 2014.

News Scan: IT's growing 'application divide'; Top 6 threats to iOS; More

The top news stories for Sept. 26, 2014.

Guidebook helps business execs and CIOs ask the right big data questions

Despite wide-spread interest in big data, many business executives and even CIOs aren't sure what to do with it. A guidebook from research firm Deloitte helps both ask the right big data questions to move the conversation forward.

Big data value is real and being realized, confirms new study

Despite reports of all its challenges, big data is bringing a big smile to the faces of most IT execs, a new study by Accenture Analytics has revealed.