IT Business Edge
  • 5 Tips for Helping Your Data Scientists Do Their (Intended) Jobs

    February 11th, 2016
  • The data scientist has practically become a mythical creature in business lore. Revered, rare, and – purportedly — supernatural in their abilities. As early as 2012, the data scientist was lauded as the “Sexiest Job of the Century.” However, as Big Data has matured into a household term, businesses have begun to transition away from […]

  • Data Mismanagement: The 5 Sins of the Silo

    October 27th, 2015
  • Every organization happily daydreams of the perfect Big Data analytics strategy, but the reality of messy IT environments typically renders the situation as more of a nightmare than fantasy. Time and time again, business teams fail to see proportional returns on their analytics investments, despite implementing best-of-breed tools and algorithms. Why? It’s not necessarily the […]

  • Putting an End to Digital Dumpster Diving

    August 20th, 2010
  • Looking for a particular file or a set of files related to a particular topic, such as in e-discovery, is one of the most time-consuming and thankless tasks in IT. Users tend to think everything is automated, so finding the file should be a piece of cake. More than likely, though, the file is on […]

  • New Challenges in Managing Data in the Cloud

    March 29th, 2010
  • One of the biggest challenges with cloud computing is not necessarily adopting it, but rather how to manage it. By definition, cloud computing means that data resides outside the IT organization. IT organizations need a set of tools that allow them to easily manage data residing on a cloud computing platform. A good example of […]