Lack of skills holding back adoption of big data

Aug 25, 2016 | By admin

Key technology projects such as big data analytics, Internet of Things (IoT) deployments and artificial intelligence (AI) are being held back because businesses lack the skills to properly implement them. This is the finding of a new report by Capita and Cisco, which revealed that while there is widespread awareness of the importance of these…

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IoT ‘to change focus’ of big data plans

Aug 19, 2016 | By admin

The emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) as a key technology for many businesses will lead to a significant change in how organisations approach their big data analytics operations. This is according to a new report from Machina Research, which stated there will be an increasing focus on predictive and prescriptive analytics in order…

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Many firms still struggling to secure cloud-based data

Aug 09, 2016 | By admin

For many businesses, cloud computing presents a great opportunity to make the most of big data, as the technology allows them to access storage and processing resources that may otherwise be beyond their reach. But if they are going down this route, they must take steps to ensure any sensitive data they transfer to the…

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How big data could transform the roads of the future

Aug 08, 2016 | By admin

While big data is fast becoming an integral tool in the business world, its potential impact is far more wide-reaching and has the capacity to impact the day-to-day life of people all over the world.  For example, big data is playing a key role in the development of so-called smart cities, where almost every aspect…

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