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Big science: Decoding the human genome and the mysteries of the universe with supercomputers

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Cambridge University experts explain how supercomputers and big data are helping answer some of science's thorniest questions
29 Jan 2015

Big data and the need for speed

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The database can be a bottleneck in organisations' efforts to gain actionable insights from their data, says EXASOL CMO
23 Jan 2015

Why Bet365 CIO Martin Davies isn’t chancing it with 'fashionable' technology

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Davies doesn't believe DevOps, BYOD or a hybrid cloud suit the nature of the online gambling firm's business
21 Jan 2015

Why NoSQL? MarkLogic's VP engineering explains what customers are looking for

Dave Gorbet says the need to integrate multiple sources is the main reason firms are turning to NoSQL
21 Jan 2015

Data needs 'standard shipping crates' says SAP CTO

The only true big data disruption will come from organisations working together, says Khan
16 Jan 2015

Gatwick CIO plans to harness big data and make airport 'the Uber of aviation'

Analysis of customer data is leading to new and improved products and services, says Michael Ibbitson
14 Jan 2015

What does Tesco's sale of Dunnhumby mean for its data strategy?

Dunnhumby set Tesco apart from its rivals by masterminding its Clubcard back in 1995. So why is the retailer now looking to jettison the data analytics pioneer?
14 Jan 2015

Care.data and big data will fill 'dangerous gaps' in NHS and futureproof it with genomics, argues Tim Kelsey

National director for patients and information Tim Kelsey believes 2015 will be the year big data goes big in the NHS
13 Jan 2015

ICO alone isn't enough to deal with big data issues, warns Policy Exchange

Eddie Copeland tells Big Data Breakfast audience that an Office of Data Responsibility is needed to tackle 'data schizophrenia'
13 Jan 2015

Birmingham City University investing £10m in attempt to plug STEM skills gap

Industry faces a shortfall of 80,000 skilled workers within the next two years, according to Semta
12 Dec 2014

Insurance firms expect to acquire digital start-ups to give them a competitive edge

But many acquisitions are just 'exploratory', and a fifth of firms are yet to put together a digital strategy at all
08 Dec 2014

How insurers should make sure they don’t get left behind in the digital age

Insurers can't rely on self-taught staff any longer, they need to employ experts in the digital field, says RSA's Ian Hood
01 Dec 2014

BBC on the hunt for website ‘editorial optimisation tool’

Broadcaster is looking to optimise audience metrics through real-time monitoring of data
25 Nov 2014

Only one fifth of IT decision-makers can analyse all of their firm’s data using one tool

67 per cent said they could not look at and analyse all of their data within a single shared resource
18 Nov 2014

“Garbage in, garbage out” - a bad model for data collection...

Data is becoming more important than ever for winning and wowing customers. But many organisations admit that their data collection just isn't good enough
14 Nov 2014

How BroadReach is using analytics to improve healthcare in Africa

Tibco Spotfire-based system enables decision makers to integrate health and census data to identify poorly performing clinics
14 Nov 2014

Anonymise, encrypt, control access and assess risk – a security pro's four-point security checklist for big data

MWR InfoSecurity's Guillermo Lafuente describes the main steps organisations need to take in order to secure their big data systems
10 Nov 2014

We could learn something from Salesforce when it comes to marketing, admits Tibco CEO Ranadivé

CEO Vivek Ranadivé and COO Murray Rode discuss the need to focus on the 'prosumer' and the pressures that led to the private equity buyout
07 Nov 2014

Intel Capital invests $62m in 16 new companies with focus on cloud, mobile, IoT and analytics

Investment arm of chip-maker Intel is to invest a total of $355m this year
06 Nov 2014

BBC's 'conservative approach' to data use 'makes our jobs a little harder'

BBC Worldwide's Michael Fleshman talks to Computing about the organisation's conservative approach to data use
04 Nov 2014

BBC Worldwide's Michael Fleshman on how APIs and analytics are expanding the broadcaster's global reach

The BBC's Michael Fleshman explains the role API management and analytics will play in the broadcaster's forthcoming BBC Store service
04 Nov 2014

Looking beyond Oracle: two high-end SQL databases you may never have heard of

Harte-Hanks and Blue Yonder tell John Leonard why they selected Splice Machine and EXASolution over more established SQL databases from the majors
30 Oct 2014

Former Dow Jones CIO Stephen Orban moves to Amazon Web Services

Dow Jones runs all of its Asia traffic through AWS in project that was headed by Orban
27 Oct 2014

How the use of real-time data on iPads could change the face of women's tennis

New WTA rule that comes into effect in 2015 allows coaches to give their players tips on-court using real-time data provided by SAP
24 Oct 2014