Companies are compelled to uncover real value in their data, and they’re turning to Hadoop as a key part of their data center strategy.
The biggest salary increases for IT professionals are for roles that demand specific experience in big data analytics; ecommerce and mobile; and IT security.
Five years ago, questions directed at boards of directors and senior executives at financial services firms on the toughest risk management issues might have resulted in responses like “liquidity risk,” “regulatory compliance,” or “bad debt.” Few, if any, would have mentioned cyber security.
IBM will make its IBM Watson technology available as a development platform in the cloud, to enable a worldwide community of software application providers to build a new generation of apps infused with Watson's cognitive computing intelligence.
Despite the increased focus on big data over the past few years, most organizations are still talking about what Big Data is rather than focusing on what problems Big Data can address.