What’s the primary goal for IT and business executives as they pursue Big Data initiatives? Improving customer experience.
That was the top response from IT and business leaders worldwide in a recently released Gartner survey.
If you were at SHARE’s annual user conference in San Francisco in February, the ‘big data, big needs’ conference track comes as no surprise. In fact, the topic probably comes as little surprise even if you weren’t able to attend the event.
Because the discussion around big data analytics, and its s
Big data and big iron.With IBM’s investments in both — its Vivisimo acquisition, for example, brought Hadoop to the mainframe, making it easier to analyze petabytes of data — the two terms are increasingly interdependent.
With all the attention paid to unemployment rates in recent years, it’s easy to overlook that some IT jobs go unfilled on a regular basis because of a lack of skills. That’s right, even at the height of the Great Recession, some IT positions remained vacant.
Is the tide turning in favor of the mainframe, at long last?