Big Data

We should drop the term ‘big data,’ experts suggest
Teradata Corp CTO Stephen Brobst said that one of the biggest mistakes companies make when it comes to big data is that they tend to put too much focus on the technology.
Unified BI player Jedox enters Asia, fires salvo at rivals
German unified business intelligence (BI) solutions provider Jedox AG has established its first physical presence in Asia with the launch of its Singapore office, and couldn’t resist a jab or two at its rivals.
The evolving role of the CIO
The new CIO will need to break out of operations mode and adapt to the changing digital landscape, one in which he or she plays a pivotal role in ensuring that the company is successful whilst driving the use of new technologies, writes Mao Gen Foo of OpenText.
‘Thick data’ and how CIOs can become Code Halo heroes
Big data reveals insights with a particular range of data points, while thick data takes one step further and uncovers the meaning and insights behind big data visualisation and analysis, revealing the social context of, and connections between, data points, writes Jayajyoti Sengupta of Cognizant Technology Solutions.
EMC scales up and opens up with software
The second day of EMC World 2015 in Las Vegas that concluded this week shifted focus to the software side of the business, with multiple announcements revolving around managing big data, content creation and software-defined storage.
Conventional analytics can coexist with big data: Teradata
Enterprises embracing the new world of big data do not have to discard the experienced they’ve garnered over the years on information management and analytics, according to industry player Teradata Corp.
Enterprise IT spending in SEA to reach US$62bil by 2018: Gartner
By 2018, enterprise IT spending in South-East Asia will total US$62 billion, according to Gartner Inc. Together, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand will spend US$52 billion on IT in 2015, with annual growth of 6%.
The legalities of big data and data analytics
Data is a business asset, like money, IP, stock, property or employees; and in dealing with any of these assets, there are legal rights, obligations, regulations and limits, writes Matthew Hunter.
Network transformation with the New IP
Networking in the data centre must become more agile, dynamic and automated, writes Sean Ong of Brocade Malaysia.
DataStreamX raises US$365K to expand real-time data marketplace
Singapore-based startup DataStreamX, an online marketplace for real-time data, said it has raised S$500,000 (US$365,000) from private investors.
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