Posts by Scott Etkin:


How to Lose the Data Security Game: Play to Tie

by   |   September 2, 2016   |   Leave a comment

To compete with the ever-present threat of cybercriminals requires an ecosystem approach that can evolve and stay ahead of the changing threat landscape, writes Paula Long of DataGravity. Read More…


Pokémon GO and the Lessons for IT Teams

by   |   September 1, 2016   |   Leave a comment

EMC’s Varun Chhabra considers the challenges that IT teams face in making data insights based on augmented reality an actual reality for the business. Read More…


Pokémon GO and Monetizing the Massive Value of Geolocation Data

by   |   September 1, 2016   |   Leave a comment

A.T. Kearney’s Anshu Prasad and Arpita Ghosal discuss the explosive growth of Pokémon GO and the opportunities and challenges associated with geolocation data. Read More…


Why Spark Delivers Maximum Value from Modern Data

by   |   August 31, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Joel Horwitz of IBM Analytics discusses what makes Apache Spark an effective tool for the changing nature of data and business needs, and how the open-source community made it possible. Read More…


Step out of the Shadows with Bimodal IT and Private Cloud

by   |   August 30, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Skip Bacon of VMware and Bob Madaio of Hitachi Data Systems discuss the present and future advantages of bimodal IT, including how it improves data security by eliminating shadow IT. Read More…


Hybrid Integration Powers IT for Digital Transformation

by   |   August 30, 2016   |   Leave a comment

For many organizations, the path to becoming a digital enterprise is paved with APIs, integration, and master data management systems, writes Navdeep Sidhu of Software AG. Read More…


AI and the Evolution of Natural Language Computing

by   |   August 29, 2016   |   1 Comment

Mike Finley of AnswerRocket discusses the nature of artificial intelligence and language comprehension, and what it will take for the linguistic user experience to cross the threshold from consumer convenience to indispensable business application. Read More…


How to Choose the Right Solution in an Evolving Database Market

by   |   August 26, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Julie Lockner of InterSystems discusses the growing database landscape, how it will evolve over the next few years, and what to consider to select a solution that meets your organization’s changing and long-term needs. Read More…


10 Best Practices for Real-time Security and Compliance Monitoring

by   |   August 26, 2016   |   Leave a comment

This excerpt from the Cloud Security Alliance’s new big data security and privacy handbook describes measures, including how and why, organizations can take right now to improve big data security and compliance. Read More…


Top 4 Ways a Data Lake is Different from a Data Warehouse

by   |   August 25, 2016   |   2 Comments

Kim Hanmark of TARGIT explains the important distinctions between a data lake and a data warehouse. Read More…