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Big Data and the challenges to privacy in an ever changing landscape
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Big Data is a fairly simple term to describe complex data sets so large that conventional databases are unable to process them. They can be utilized by businesses to improve customer care in many, previously unavailable, ways, but they also raise a number of new privacy and security challenges.


Why Now?

For large businesses, the concept and use of big data is not a new idea by any means, but due to the reduced costs associated, medium and even small businesses are also beginning to utilize these data sets. 

The rules surrounding data governance across organizations have...

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6 top skills needed for the Internet of Things
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As one of the most revolutionary technology inclinations of the modern world, the Internet of Things (IoT) only seems to be heading in an upward trajectory. Thus, there is need for the modern day workforce to adopt some skill sets that will maximize on their marketability. Here are some of the hot skills that will be sought after in the flourishing Internet of Things.


1. Information security 

Cyber security will be one of the most sought after skill. As systems become interlinked, the potential for data attacks increases. Thus, cyber security experts who can foresee and deal...

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Why CFOs and CEOs Should Learn the Agendas of CIOs for Data Resilience
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The agenda of the CIO changes each year even if drastically. One of the main things that were eyed in 2015 was hybrid cloud spending, but 2016 has seen business managers focus more on enhancing the power of digital media. According to the Gartner CIO Agenda of 2016, businesses should understand and use the effects of digital platforms in all aspects of the business. 

Those who fail to understand the agenda are more likely to expose their companies to problems that could lead to failure in a number of aspects. For example, failure to understand the need to retain and search for talent...

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In awe AT TIMI and its predictive analytical tools
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The TIMi business insight company exist to help you mine data, which you may then use within their analytic and predictive tools. They offer a predictive analytic tool that has exceptional accuracy, scalability and speed.

The key features that TIMi has

TIMi Business Insight has a range of features and functions, to the point where there are too many to cover in one article, so here are the most prominent and powerful functions, features and selling points. 

TIMi is able to read native datasets stored in your compressed text files. The features of TIMi will increase your...

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Russian big data technologies evolve with one eye on US open source
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Russian data technicians have, until recently, shunned full-scale use of US-based open-source big data technology; but with one eye on it

( Source: www.computerweekly.com )
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Cloud collaboration company Box expands datacentre footprint outside US
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Cloud collaboration provider Box is set to build datacentres outside the US in the next 12 to 18months.

( Source: www.computerweekly.com )
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New technology trends need new specialists
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BYOD, M2M, Cloud or Big Data are already much more than just a trend. They have established their need for daily business and these are technologies that are already used by many companies. For the set up the IT-department is responsible, for the usage the department that needs it for daily work.


But new technologies need some new specific skills that are not available by all employees that need to use these technologies. But for an efficient usage of those new tools and workflows, special knowledge is needed to gain all benefits.


Now its time for new specialist, that are able to...

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Highperformance datacenter build up on Green-IT
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Verne Global beliefs in green-IT, especially regenerative energy systems and are a new pioneer in building up a new kind of green-it datacenter. Located on the former NATO-area in Keflavik in Island, they build up a new 178,000 m2 datacenter-campus powered 100% with regenerative energy. They choose Island due to its low temperature and the adequate amount for regenerative energy.


With this datacenter they created a sign for Green-IT, but they also want to reduce the running costs for the datacenter and their clients. Due to the use of high performing hardware they can guarantee high...

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