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Hadoop is a term you will hear over and over again when discussing the processing of big data information. Jen Cohen breaks it down for you to learn about what exactly the yellow elephant does.
It may be unattainable, because perfect is in the eye of the beholder. Especially when it comes to building software for HFT skeptics.
Keep Your Feet on the Ground While Your Head’s In the Cloud
You wouldn’t buy a TV without researching if it’s the best bang for your buck, right? Make sure you’re aware of the cloud’s ROI before you hop on the latest business trend train.
Retailers can’t ignore the fact that 4 in every 5 smartphone users accessed retail content on their device in July alone; that’s 85.9 million people. If you’re a marketer, you better make sure you are building your plans around mobile marketing or you’ll be left in the digital dust.
By Irfan Khan
Big data is all the talk, but if you’re a CIO looking for a competitive advantage, you need to weigh the risk you’re taking by possibly choosing a startup to manage your data.
By Jen Cohen
LinkedIn is a professional’s greatest resource – from connecting with potential employers to engaging in discussions. These top 5 Human Resources LinkedIn groups provide a brief overview of the description, members, group stats, and demographics.
The team that isn’t supported, is the team that fails. CIO’s and managers alike need to ensure they equip their team with access to the right training, processes, tools, and vision to set goals.
By Andreas Horn
During the 2012 Olympic Games, the London police kept danger at bay using mobile apps that tracked the movements of the crowd during the games. This app not only helped prevent riots, but also provided travelers with safety-based information.
With every tech company, plus all the start-ups, everyone is jumping on the cloud bandwagon. Make sure you follow this five-point checklist for determining a winner.
By Jhani de Bruin and Desiree Klein
Did you know that by recording where a person is looking, you can map it to their cognitive thinking processes and identify usability issues and efficiences in apps? That’s what Rustica does and it’s helping Spaza shop owners order their products from the wholesalers.