In a report recently published by IDC, it was suggested that cloud technologies are significantly disrupting infrastructure sales in EMEA, with estimates that $3.4 billion was spent on hardware going to cloud environments during 2013 (marking a 21% increase compared to 2012). “Along with big data, social, and mobility, cloud
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Our three part Business Intelligence series has looked at the key developments in BI from the 1960’s all the way to the late 1990’s. In the first edition, we focused on the way data storage changed from hierarchical database management systems (DBMS), like IBM’s IMS in the 60’s, to network
Another eventful week in big data: we have finished our “Understanding Big Data” series; read about the ever growing penetration of data science university courses; and seen a historic partnership announced between IBM and Apple. Below are some of our favourite picks of the week. TOP DATACONOMY ARTICLES Understanding Big
After an eventful week for IBM, with the announcement of its historic partnership with Apple, the company yesterday announced its quarterly earnings, reporting higher than expected quarterly revenue. IBM reported second quarter revenue of $24.4 billion, a decline in revenue by 2 percent overall, but also beating consensus expectations of
Oracle Social Cloud on Tuesday announced LinkedIn support for its Social Relationship Management (SRM) platform, allowing Oracle Social customers the ability to publish, engage, automate, and analyze LinkedIn activities within the Oracle SRM platform. Oracle will now join LinkedIn’s Certified Company Page Partners Program, which offers tools and services to
KPMG and Imperial College London yesterday announced the launch of a new initiative that aims to meet the excess demand for data scientists. With an investment of £20m from KPMG, the two organisations will open the “KPMG Centre for Advanced Business Analytics”, where the focus of the project will be