Big Data

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    FTC opens inquiry into cloud market competition, security

    As consolidation among hyperscalers grows, federal authorities are raising concerns over cloud dependence in critical sectors.

    By March 22, 2023
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    Google embeds enterprise-grade generative AI in its cloud

    Data science teams and developers will gain access to customizable ML models and AI app building capabilities, the company said.

    By March 14, 2023
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    Snowflake bucks tech-sector layoff trend, plans 1,000 new hires

    The cloud-based data warehouse company added 1,900 workers last year and will continue to hire in engineering and other areas, CFO Mike Scarpelli said during the company's Q4 earnings call.

    By March 2, 2023
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    Top tech talent rewarded with remote work

    Software and data professions command the highest percentage of flexible work options, a Remote report shows.

    By Jan. 24, 2023
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    Goodyear adds sensors to its tires to tap into real-time data

    For businesses, unlocking new data streams is like hitting the jackpot, but one expert says there are some things to keep in mind.

    By Jan. 6, 2023
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    Tech sector layoffs barely dent demand for IT talent

    Companies in finance, banking and retail aggressively recruited technologists, fueling growth in non-traditional tech hubs.

    By Dec. 13, 2022
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    Informatica embeds new analytics capabilities in AWS cloud ecosystem

    Data Loader eases data intake from on-prem legacy systems, cloud and third-party application for AWS customers.

    By Nov. 28, 2022
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    Why Ally Financial flipped the script on data strategy

    Three new groups at the financial services firm are helping reap outcomes from data — and ultimately impact the bottom line.

    By Oct. 31, 2022
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    3 steps to an automated enterprise future

    Technology leaders can help businesses prepare for major market changes through talent, project and governance strategies.

    By Oct. 27, 2022
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    Microsoft, Kyndryl partner to ease data migration from mainframe to cloud

    The deal aligns the largest mainframe and infrastructure services provider with the second-largest cloud provider to integrate cloud-based and on-prem data.

    By Oct. 6, 2022
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    Nordstrom’s tech chief to step down this month

    As chief technology and information officer, Edmond Mesrobian has spent the last four years overhauling the retailer’s data capabilities.

    By Daphne Howland • Oct. 6, 2022
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    Enterprises take an analytics-based approach to daily operations

    Business process inefficiencies undercut modernization gains. Process intelligence aims to turn that around.

    By Oct. 4, 2022
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    When are you earning your technology certifications?

    Skillsoft's list of the top 15 highest-paid IT certifications might tell you more than you think.

    By Sept. 29, 2022
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    5 uncomfortable questions to improve enterprise data culture

    Tech leaders must find the gaps in their data strategy to actively shape a data culture that enables insights-driven decision-making 

    By Kim Herrington • Sept. 26, 2022
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    Cloud delivers data — too much, for most companies

    The volume, velocity and variety of data produced by cloud-native tech stacks is more than most companies are equipped or staffed to handle.

    By Sept. 16, 2022
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    Talent scarcity hinders data science adoption

    Leaders struggle to find highly specialized workers who can execute data science projects at the enterprise level, Anaconda data shows.

    By Sept. 14, 2022
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    Analytics for everyone drives revenue, but deployment often stalls

    While democratizing data is difficult to achieve, the potential ROI makes it worth the effort.

    By Sept. 13, 2022
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    Highest-paid IT certifications show the clout of data skills

    Cyber and cloud remain high on the list of top-paying credentials, but ROI for data certifications reflects increased need for data engineers, scientists and analysts.

    By Sept. 9, 2022
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    How New York Life deploys hybrid AI to ease underwriting

    The convergence of big data, electronic health records, machine learning and human expertise is modernizing life insurance – in measured steps.

    By Sept. 6, 2022
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    Applied AI investments shot up 150% in 3 years: McKinsey

    From shaping leadership structures to delivering ROI, businesses want to successfully deploy AI projects. But bad data, ethical concerns and talent are holding some businesses back.

    By Aug. 29, 2022
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    CIOs tackle sustainability through cloud migration

    Tech leaders at Boeing and IBM are among those championing the merits of analytics and cloud technology to reduce a business's carbon footprint.

    By Aug. 29, 2022
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    Businesses are on the hunt for employees with data-based programming skills

    While SQL is the most desired, companies also look for other programming language expertise, IEEE Spectrum’s analysis found.

    By Aug. 25, 2022
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    The ‘substrate of your company’: A glimpse at how Intuit approaches data

    Data empowers executives to make informed decisions, understand customer behavior and keep an eye on business operations. Without proper care, valuable insights can be lost.

    By Aug. 23, 2022
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    Big data costs big money: How to handle spiraling cloud costs

    A federated approach to data governance can help CIOs control cloud spend as companies expand data operations.

    By Aug. 18, 2022
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    FedEx to shut down its last mainframes within 2 years

    Sunsetting the final 20% of its mainframes will save the company $400 million per year, CIO Rob Carter said.

    By June 30, 2022