Big Data

CIC profiles fast growing big data software vendor, Datasift

By | 2016-10-17T10:52:32+00:00 13 September 2013|Platforms and Operating Systems|

A new CIC profile on Datasift, a US services company which provides a platform that enables companies to sift through and pre-analyze vast amounts of social media data, is now available in the CIC Online Store. Datasift’s goal is to make it easier for customers to utilize social media in their decision making, without having [...]

UK Government still failing to understand data

By | 2016-10-17T10:52:32+00:00 31 July 2013|Analysis|

A recent Freedom of Information request to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) by the BBC has highlighted how far the UK Government still has to go in order to understand data services. The request from the BBC came as a result of recent high profile abuse incidents on Twitter. They asked how many cases involving [...]

IBM Software Analysts Insight: Will a clear vision and strategy lead to a sure-footed, agile execution?

By | 2016-10-17T10:52:38+00:00 7 December 2012|Analysis, Delivery and Lifecycle Management, Platforms and Operating Systems|

The abiding impression from the IBM Software Analysts Insight conference in Stamford, Connecticut was of a company absolutely clear on its strategy and sure-footed in its execution. For nearly a decade (since 2004), IBM has been attempting to reduce the market’s identification with its individual software brands (Tivoli, Rational, Websphere, Information Management), and in 2010 [...]