Big Data and Analytics News & Reviews
Charles King, Updated September 04, 2020 5:00 AM
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Charles King | Updated
eWEEK INNOVATION PERSPECTIVE: Confidential computing describes services and solutions that fully protect information across the entire scope of its use in business, from the build process to management functions to data-driven services and functions.
eWEEK NEWS: New functionality accelerates data security and privacy processes, including unique count projections that save organizations from overestimating or underestimating size of data breaches.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: Data, like blood, has to be healthy in order to supply its system or body with needed nourishment. Data quality-assurance issues can make their impact felt downstream the way anemia impacts a human. Here are some best practices to keep data quality high.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: To maximize the value of all the data that is rapidly piling up in stores, strategic A&BI leaders must align their data agenda to business objectives and put the power of data into the hands of business leaders and domain experts.
eWEEK IT HARDWARE ANALYSIS: Since the System z15 launch on Sept. 12, 2019, IBM has reported that it has “shipped the highest MIPS (millions of instructions per second – a measure of raw compute power being used on Z mainframes) in history in Q4 2019, driven by growth in new workloads.”
#eWEEKchat PREVIEW: Plan to join us on Tuesday, Aug. 11, for an #eWEEKchat about trends in new-generation cloud computing, in which we will discuss the impact of more intelligence in the apps, new techniques in cloud administration and better security on all ends of data transactions.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: The ecosystem around GPU computing is rapidly evolving to increase the efficiency and scalability of GPU workloads. Yet there are tricks to maximizing the more costly GPU utilization while avoiding potential choke points in storage and networking.
eWEEK AERIAL PERSPECTIVE: The infusion of artificial intelligence into drones opens up a whole new world of opportunities.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: Organizations that have not prioritized digital transformation have been forced to change course and build operational resiliency quickly to deliver experiences for customers and employees.
eWEEK SMALL-BUSINESS PRODUCT ANALYSIS: Benefits enabled by the cloud model, such as continual access to real-time, consistent information, frequent updates and continuous innovation, are increasingly making cloud deployment the obvious choice for many SMBs.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: Most companies use "basic monitoring," a patchwork environment where there is a lack of standards and consistent processes and, as a result, there’s no ability to share information in a clear and cohesive way among different teams within the organization.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: No one could have foreseen what challenges 2020 was going to hand us, just as no one knows what 2021 will bring us, either. But that shouldn't stop IT thought leaders from identifying trends they see coming up.