IBM appointed Christina Peters as the company's chief privacy officer this week. Peters will lead IBM's public policy and industry initiatives on data security and privacy, and continue to serve on the advisory board of the Future of Privacy Forum.
After the nosedive taken by Facebook's stock, investors on Friday jumped on the Workday bandwagon, pushing the stock price up 74 percent after its debut at $28 per share.The company raised $637 million, the largest IPO for a cloud computing firm.
Winning Wal-Mart's business can be very good for your business. Ask Rackspace.
Jayson Goh spoke with FierceBigData this week about Singapore's efforts to become big data center for global and regional companies.
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center health system announced this week an agreement with dbMotion, IBM, Informatica, Oracle and other IT vendors to invest $100 million over five years on an enterprise analytics initiative in personalized medicine.
To become mainstream, alternative energy sources such as wind power have to prove themselves in the business marketplace. Big data can help them do that.
Expanding connectivity will bring about widespread convergence of technologies, products, industries, and vendors--so predicts Frost & Sullivan analyst Sarwant Singh in his new book New Mega Trends .
It isn't often that developers of powerful new technology work to make their innovations increasingly powerful while simultaneously educating the public to ensure that such power is not abused. So it is commendable that some innovators in the realm of big data and analytics are trying to present both the benefits and risks associated with their technology in unison.
Undeterred by its recent pounding in Congress, China's ZTE is pushing ahead with plans to expand its enterprise communications equipment and services business, which it predicts will quadruple in revenue over the next three years.
The worldwide external controller-based (ECB) disk storage vendor revenue jumped 6.7 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2012, reaching $5.5 billion, according to the latest research by Gartner.