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Oracle boosts its big data credentials with NoSQL database release

Move complements Oracle's recent Endeca purchase
26 Oct 2011

Hard-pressed CIOs put big data on the back burner

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Finance and marketing chiefs tend to be more enthusiastic about big data, says Teradata chief
05 Oct 2011

Enterprises need to enlist 'data scientists', says Teradata CTO

Stephen Brobst argues that skills are more important than the technology
04 Oct 2011

Startups have the edge in data management says Oracle panel

Older, larger organisations are falling behind newer companies because of inefficient data management
15 Jul 2011

Leading vendors collaborate for records management scheme

Records management specification MoReq2010 adds momentum to interoperability of disparate records systems
14 Jul 2011

Companies are losing revenue by not exploiting data

Oracle argues that many companies are guilty of data mismanagement
14 Jul 2011

Will buyers gain or lose from Oracle's acquisition of Pillar?

IT giants are busy carving up the lucrative data storage market for themselves, leaving IT managers with fewer purchasing options
08 Jul 2011

Audit Commission offers £5m contract for next National Fraud Initiative

National Fraud Initiative examines electronic data used by audited bodies to detect instances of fraud
04 Jul 2011

Our technology can deliver a 100-fold app performance boost, brags Oracle

Software giant outlines how acquisition of Pillar Data Systems fits with company strategy
01 Jul 2011

Business spend on software set to rocket

Analyst firm forecasts sharp rise in enterprise software spending
21 Jun 2011

Compliance: Top tips for data guardians

So how should firms protect data to ensure compliance with DPA and PCI DSS regulations?
24 May 2011

Compliance: How Cancer Research meets its legal obligations

Risk and security manager Brian Shorten talks about the data protection measures and compliance processes the charity uses to prevent breaches
24 May 2011

Compliance: The legal landscape and how to navigate it

Analyst Tony Lock explains how IT leaders should go about instilling a culture of good data governance
24 May 2011

Coalition plans to enlist private firms to speed ID authentication

Coalition proposes piggy-backing on private-sector databases to enable easier authentication when accessing e-government services
23 May 2011

Fight to protect Britain's borders stymied by ineffective IT

Work of the UK Border Agency being hampered by fragmented data practices
16 May 2011

EMC World 2011: Big data meets the cloud

The annual conference kicks off in Las Vegas today
09 May 2011

London-based NHS trust rolls out patient record hub

The installation is being carried out by BT and Cerner Millennium
27 Apr 2011

Is “Big Data” the right way to look at the problem?

11 Mar 2011

IBM Pulse: Enterprises need to differentiate big and little data

Experts debate real-time flows versus big-picture information
02 Mar 2011

Interview: Teradata CTO Stephen Brobst

Teradata has been recognised by Gartner as the leader in its field thanks to a partnership strategy that aims to ensure its customers benefit from the best tools on the market
22 Feb 2011

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh digitises data on three million plant and herb specimens

Optical character recognition technology is being used to provide a public database of information
11 Feb 2011

Interview: chief technology officer Martin Davies

Gambling web site relies on cutting-edge technology and inhouse development nous to keep millions of punters happy
10 Feb 2011

Barclays banks on master data management

Head of data quality and profiling Saul Judah explains how the bank went about implementing MDM
07 Feb 2011

Barclays cuts costs through improved data management

Master data management project has also led to fewer customer complaints and increased staff productivity
03 Feb 2011