Recently published research suggests that while many businesses believe the benefits gained from using Internet of Things sensors, platforms and applications in the workplace far outweigh the associated risks, IT departments find themselves ill-equipped to address those potential risks.
The marriage of Nissan and Renault, well into its 15th year, brought with it a significant business reform strategy that puts IT transformation at its core. Stephen Kneebone, Nissan’s chief information officer with responsibility for the EMEA region explains to BCN how the Alliance’s IT strategy is helping both brands deliver a consistent, coherent digital platform for internal users and customers.
Two of the US Department of Energy’s leading research and development labs have bought about $325m worth of servers based on the OpenPower architecture to support the recently announced CORAL project, a collaboration between some of the largest publicly funded labs in the US.
Data integration heavyweight Informatica announced it has gone “all in” on AWS, using Amazon’s cloud as its underlying infrastructure and linking its data integration and analytics software with a number of AWS services.
Indian outsourcing and software giant Infosys has announced a partnership with Tableau which will see the two firms combine their talent and software in a bid to make big data analytics easier to use for line of business users.
Intersec has secured $20m in a round of funding that the company will use to bolster the reach of its big data platform for telcos and its expansion outside of telecoms.
German software giant SAP has hired former Microsoft exec Quentin Clark as its chief technology officer.
UK retailer Nisa has replaced its on premise business intelligence platform with a cloud-based IBM solution the company said has made its data modelling processes more efficient.
Twitter and IBM have inked a deal that will see the companies jointly develop big data analytics services and applications that deliver insights using Twitter data.
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) is working with Amazon Web Services to trial a data as a service project the organisations believe will help increase the visibility of privately-held data sets.