What Does the Cloud Really Cost?
Moving to the cloud takes some investment as well as a total revamp of an organization's IT budget.
Finance Should Hurry to the Big Data Party
CFOs need to invest in financial planning and analysis to get the biggest bang from Big Data.
Expense Line for Big Data Grows
Firms currently investing more than $10 million on big-data projects expect their spending to rise 35% to 75% by 2017, a survey finds.
How to Collect Employee Data Respectfully
An article in HBR Blog Networks offers several tips on how to collect personal information from your staff without being unduly intrusive.
Execs Still Make Big Decisions With Their Gut: Study
Though the world is increasingly data-driven, most top executives, rightly or wrongly, still rely on instinct when making important decisions.
Big Data, Little Security
At many companies, big-data systems lack the security seen in other enterprise software.
Using Big Data to Make Better Pricing Decisions
Harnessing the flood of data available from customer interactions allows companies to price appropriately — and reap the rewards.
Big Data: Where the Money Is
Free-standing Big Data businesses can evolve from the expansion of data gathering and analysis within a single company.
Who Will Be the Data Keepers?
As Big Data grows bigger, more complicated, and more difficult to deal with, the choice of which data get retained and which discarded becomes pivotal.
Special Report: Tech Spending Spotlight
What CFOs should be focusing on as they try to figure out how their companies can tap into the Big Data wave.
Don’t Pay for Data You Can’t Use
A retailer gets blinded by its best-in-class capabilities to glean insights from point-of-sale data.