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Every day brings news about near universal acceptance of Data Science as a mainstream inter-disciplinary professional field and about emerging partnerships between innovative universities and #BigData and #Cloud technology vendors. Reportedly, there will be 4.4 million new #BigData related jobs created worldwide by 2015. Just a week ago IBM announced new academic collaborations with universities across the globe, focusing on #BigData and #DataAnalytics…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on August 20, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
I suggested in a previous post that assuring user experience should be big data job #1 http://tech-tonics.org/assuring-user-experience-is-big-data-job-one/. In conjunction with this thesis, security should be big data job #2. The point here is that if an organization cannot assure the user experience and secure the data then all of its big data ambitions are for naught.
The threat landscape is…Continue
Added by Gabriel Lowy on August 12, 2013 at 8:45pm — No Comments
Evaluating potential acquisition targets involves a combination of qualitative and quantitative factors, including fundamental market analysis and company-specific execution history. This post focuses strictly on eleven financial clues in acquisition targets that either a strategic or financial acquirer will look for.
Added by Gabriel Lowy on August 7, 2013 at 10:24am — No Comments
The mainframe’s strongest assets – scalability, reliability, availability, security and manageability – are the very characteristics that enterprises are most concerned about as they consider moving business-critical services to a cloud-based architecture. Can the mainframe be a cloud platform?
Recent surveys underscore customer confidence in the mainframe’s ability to perform in new service delivery models. Growing numbers are considering IBM’s zSeries Enterprise as a cloud…Continue
Added by Gabriel Lowy on August 1, 2013 at 10:21am — No Comments