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News Scan: Study warns: Embrace big data, or else!; US Chamber urges government to support the digital economy; More

The top news stories for Oct. 9, 2014.

News Scan: Firms gaining the upper hand with big data; List honors top cyberdefense 'agents'; More

The top news stories for Oct. 2, 2014.

IT's hottest jobs: Big data analyst

Data anaylsts and big data scientists may be the hottest of all IT professionals in the job market right now. IT staffing expert Rona Borre looks at what it will take to acquire, or develop, this talent in your organization.

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.

6 new IT roles you need to fill

Several recent job studies have suggested that hiring for IT professionals in general is cooling off, but demand remains high for a number of specialized jobs. Unfortunately, a minority of organizations are properly preparing for those job needs ahead of time. 

4 high impact zones in statistical discovery with big data

Experts Sherri Rose, Harvard University; David Dunson, Duke University; Tyler McCormick, University of Washington; and Cynthia Rudin, MIT, tackle how big data is transforming society with the help of statisticians. 

News Scan: Send in your Fierce15 nominations now; Specialized IT jobs in high demand; More

The top news stories for Sept. 17, 2014.

Dice study reveals fastest-growing IT skills

CIOs looking to hire IT pros this quarter can expect to pay more for certain top in-demand skills, including those involving big data, cybersecurity and cloud computing, a new Dice study finds.

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.

IT security spending to reach $77B by 2015, says Gartner

Spending on IT security is forecast by Gartner to increase 8 percent year-over-year in 2014, reaching $71 billion, and another 8.2 percent year-over-year in 2015 to total $77 billion.