There’s some moving and shaking going on at Eucalyptus, a provider of open-source cloud technology. Co-founder Rich Wolski is stepping back from the company to spend more time back at the University of California, Santa Barbara. And, Said Ziouani, the former Red Hat exec who signed on two years ago to head up sales, is gone. Eucalyptus
Splunk’s innovated ability to access and use machine data for targeted operational insights can help improve IT and enhance business operational efficiency. Its work to capitalize on big data was part of my last analysis, while my colleague Tony Cosentino looked at its focus on search and operational analytics. Splunk also was a recipient of the
Book author Lyndsay Wise explains why open source business intelligence tools might be the way to go for organizations looking to deploy BI systems.
This is a guest post by technology executive Roman Stanek Despite all the inroads cloud computing has made among business users, it still hasn’t broken through the enterprise IT logjam. I see it as a cultural issue: IT organizations love control and complexity. They love being able to code, flip switches and grab control of their systems.
The analysis firm IDC says the world’s information is doubling every two years. With this rate of data production, it means that some of the data is falling by the wayside when it is not put to immediate use. Many ...
With so much being published on big data every day, it’s easy to get swept up thinking about big data success without considering the challenges of successful big data implementation. Cloud computing is big data’s natural playground, so we thought ...
Predictive Analytics Reporting (PAR) Framework initiative publishes its data definitions, clearing way for researchers to glean information from anonymized student data that might result in ways to improve graduation rates.
To mark the fourth anniversary of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) interactive data mandate, Columbia Business School (my alma mater) and its Center for Excellence in Accounting and Security Analysis (CEASA) published a review of the current state of eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) that notes the manifold issues that plague this promising technology. From its
After about a year of training its Watson system on more than 600,000 pieces of medical evidence and 2 million pages of medical research, IBM is now offering a cloud-based Watson service to help oncologists develop the best-possible treatments for cancer patients. Watson schooling our own Stacey Higginbotham at Jeopardy Watson, if you’ll recall, was designed as
Last year may have been a good year for health tech funding — but 2013 is shaping up to be even better. The amount of funding put toward health tech companies in January was up 172 percent over the same time last year, according to StartUp Health Insights, the database run by New York-based StartUp Health