IT Pro Panel: How the IoT will change your business

Analysis & Insight 24 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

Our panel of experts discusses the pros and cons of the Internet of Things


Yahoo reworks Bing deal to keep hand in search

News 17 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

Bing there, done that, got the ad revenue: Marissa Mayer wants Yahoo to take back its search functionality

Twitter ends partnership with DataSift, sparks angry rebuke

News 13 Apr, 2015 Caroline Preece

Ex accuses Twitter of hurting customers and damaging ecosystem

GDS chief Mike Bracken becomes Gov’s chief data officer

News 25 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

The digital transformer now takes the reins of Whitehall’s open data initiatives


IBM supercomputer Watson will answer questions with Twitter data

News 17 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

IBM hopes the new service will go beyond simple brand sentiment analysis

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Facebook's shiny new analysis tool lets marketers dive into customer data

News 11 Mar, 2015 Caroline Preece

Facebook's partnership with DataSift will help businesses gain better insights into their customers

IBM makes Watson even smarter with AlchemyAPI acquisition

News 5 Mar, 2015 Nicole Kobie

Watson supercomputer gets deep-learning boost from AlchemyAPI's machine learning ability

Yahoo expands Splunk use to gain more Big Data insight from Hadoop

News 18 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

Hundreds of the search giant’s staff are now using Splunk to get business insights from 600TB of data

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Hitachi Data Systems to buy Pentaho to strengthen IoT proposition

News 11 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

Hitachi believes Pentaho’s open analytics platform will help customers tackle big data issues

British Gas expands big data power for smart meters

News 8 Jan, 2015 Joe Curtis

Energy company’s deal with Wandisco will draw more data from smart meters

Virgin Atlantic 'to create motion sensor cabin with Xbox Kinect'

News 23 Dec, 2014 Joe Curtis

Microsoft to help airline create tech-savvy flight experiences

Cook deploys Qlik to track Christmas sales

News 19 Dec, 2014 Joe Curtis

Homemade food retailer uses visual analytics to react faster to customer demand

Affinity Sutton provides better data insights with BusinessObjects on iPads

News 16 Dec, 2014 Joe Curtis

How a housing provider discovered BusinessObjects' hidden mobile capability

Email replacement? IBM readying business email substitute with Verse

News 19 Nov, 2014 Jane McCallion

New Verse platform will unify email, social, analytics and security into one solution, claims IBM

Best free online survey tools

Analysis & Insight 4 Oct, 2014 Barry Collins

Need to take a quick snapshot of customer opinion? Barry Collins rates three online survey services

World Cup 2014: How Microsoft beat Google with match predictions

Analysis & Insight 14 Jul, 2014 Khidr Suleman

World Cup shows how far predictive analytics has come


SAS starts search for top data scientist

News 31 Mar, 2014 Jane McCallion

Competition open to all UK and Ireland residents.

What is business intelligence?

Analysis & Insight 18 Mar, 2014 Max Cooter

Max Cooter explains that business intelligence is a simple concept, but not one that's always understood.

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HP Autonomy has a new IDOL

News 30 Jan, 2014 Jane McCallion

Version 10.5 sports deeper integration with HP HAVEn.

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Facebook buys real-time sports data company

News 18 Dec, 2013 Rene Millman

Moves onto Twitter turf with start-up SportStream acquisition.