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  • Starting a Big Data initiative

    Through many surveys, executives have identified that Big Data initiatives rank high on the projects lists for 2012 and 2013. It's not surprising, since the promise that Big Data can improve and streamline presentations, gain insights to consumer purchasing habits and, in the healthcare industry, even help save lives is simply too important to ignore.

  • What does Big Data mean? Term causes concern and confusion

    A new study suggests many organisations are concerned about managing big data, but most don't have a clear understanding of what Big Data means. Log management solutions can help organisations make sense of some of the data they're generating, but many resort to syslogs, spreadsheets or nothing at all.

  • The solution to legacy application woes

    Legacy applications are one of the most difficult issues to face within IT. A rip-and-replace approach is expensive and thus difficult to justify; plus, it tends to interrupt operations. Meanwhile, the ageing software lingers in accounting's ledgers, overstays its welcome in sales and causes poor network performance throughout the organisation.

  • Microsoft steams into services with Azure

    Microsoft has bet big on cloud computing and the Azure platform. It has to make rapid steps to catch up with the likes of Amazon and Google who have set the pace in the market. Yet, all the signs are the company could do it and make Azure a mainstay of the computing world for some time.

  • How will mobility change your organisation?

    Mobility will alter the way companies do business. Survey results show just what is in store.

  • Making sense of RFID threats

    RFID flaws make headlines, but network security is also about risk assessment - and while the risks exist, their importance to business must be questioned.

  • SAP plans new platform as competitive weapon

    Oracle is talking tough about taking on SAP - SAP CEO, Henning Kagermann, explains how he's going to fight back.

  • RFID: plan your approach

    With US giants demanding it, the march of RFID is unstoppable. How can you invest now - without risks?

  • BPM sounds dull but watch your backs

    Behind the faltering ERP market lies a potential revolution in IT software buying trends, with "business process management" at the forefront.

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