Big Data news stories
Big data projects, cloud migrations, and digital transformation: why it doesn’t need to be so hard
“The pandemic has sped up digital transformation” is the phrase on everyone’s lips since the pandemic began. But the reality may be slightly different.
Turning big data into value with the right technology
Digital transformation has become so common that many businesses are upgrading or adopting new technology without having a clear understanding its value.
The year ahead: Unpacking customer engagement and loyalty trends for 2022
In this insights and trends piece, Loizou and Toolin unpack the key innovations and trends driving customer engagement, loyalty and retention for the year ahead.
Internet of Things
IoT investment set to overtake cloud computing, next-generation security and big data analytics
Research reveals investment in the Internet of Things is set to soon overtake cloud computing, next-generation security, and big data analytics.
Spending on big data and analytics to hit $215 billion this year
As economies recover from COVID-19, BDA spending has increased over 10% from 2020 and will continue to grow in next five years, according to IDC.
Data poorly understood, inadequately valued and badly managed - report
“The preference to invest in technology over data throws up a fascinating question about what digital transformation really means for businesses all over the world."
SAS expands support for AWS and Google Cloud
SAS has expanded support for additional cloud providers, as the demand for public cloud deployments of big data and analytics software grows.
Data quality and skills shortage holding businesses back from data empowerment
Organisations are experiencing significant bottlenecks to smart, data-driven decision making.
Why the rise of the data executive is critical to achieving a competitive edge
Businesses fail more frequently today than ever, in part due to a lack of understanding around correct implementation of data analytics.
University of Waikato launches AI research institute 'Te Ipu o te Mahara'
Te Ipu o te Mahara, which means ‘A Receptacle of Consciousness’, is an institute that will explore real-time analytics in big data and machine learning.
IT professionals destroying end-of-life hardware over fears of data breaches - report
IT directors are destroying end of life tech hardware as opposed to erasing its data out of fear of making a mistake and facing data breaches.
Big data and analytics solutions to total $22.6 billion in APAC for 2020
The report further states that 74% of enterprises intend to maintain or increase investments in BDA solutions in 2021.
Organisations looking at data and analytics to connect with customers in real time
"In 2020, the CX industry felt the need for thick data along with big data analytics."
GlobalData: Supply chains and the digital revolution
Companies are leveraging digital technologies in the supply chain to create new disruptive product offerings, services and business models.
3 data challenges of modernising government agencies
The COVID-19 pandemic hit while Australia’s public sector was in the midst of amalgamation.
Double digit growth expected for big data analytics market - report
"Despite the current crisis, BDA continues to be among the top three deployment priorities for enterprises, after data security and replacing legacy systems."
Research: Transportation analytics market set to boom
According to a new report, it is set to hit US$21.8 Billion by 2027 driven by urbanisation, the growth of big data and smart city initiatives.
ICT spending in UAE to reach US$23bn by 2024
The UAE continues to be among the most attractive ICT markets in the Middle East.
Data center construction looks towards liquid cooling power
Key trends in data center construction include efforts to reduce power consumption and carbon emissions, improve operations, and the deployment of liquid cooling to support AI and big data analytics.
GlobalData identifies top public companies using big data
These companies have been recognised for providing solutions to enable big data deployments, including advanced analytics, business intelligence (BI) and visualisation, data recovery and management, location intelligence and technology integration.
New Relic: Three core elements of business observability
Today, teams need to monitor their applications and infrastructure through observability, as opposed to traditional monitoring.
SnapLogic: How AI bias is holding back adoption
Data quality, security, and privacy concerns are real and until these are addressed, the AI regulation debate will continue.
Collaborating for better big data insights – IXUP
The true value of data is revealed when insights are gained through a collaborative approach, where organisations and partners choose to connect their data sources.
Asset management: moving to a smarter, data-driven future
At present, preventative maintenance schedules suggested by manufacturers are not enough to help companies avoid critical asset failures.