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Data Analytics Is Fueling Business Growth

By | Posted 2015-01-14<p>1 of<br>• Back To Start<br>• Pause<br>• Loading...<p>Essential Element<p>67% of business decision-makers surveyed said data analytics is either …

Global Policy

Big Data Sparks a New Industrial Age

By<p>Randy Bean<p>While many financial services executives still struggle to identify compelling Big Data use cases there is another world where Big Data is yielding a big impact right now. This is the world of heavy industry, where companies like General Electric are finding many opportunities to …

The Rise of Automated Analytics

By<p>Thomas H. Davenport<p>For more than a decade I have talked about only three types of analytics: descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive. This trinity of analytics variations has worked well for me, and many others use it too.<p><i>Descriptive</i> analytics describe what happened, of course, and they …

In retail's new omnichannel standard, brick-and-mortars face looming uncertainty

From store closures to sales slumps, retail's start to 2015 paints a bleak picture of an industry struggling to keep up with the pace of consumer …

eCommerce

Ranking the disruption potential of industry forces

While it may be a hackneyed and abused concept, there’s no way to stop Silicon Valley from overusing the term “disruption.” Instead, I’ll jump on the …

Five Technologies That Will Disrupt Retail in 2015

News<p>BY Dan Berthiaume<p><b>Wearables</b><br>In 2015, consumers will inevitably begin to integrate wearable connective technology more into their daily lives. For …

Lowe's

A look at why 2015 will be the year of digital disruption

As we're now in 2015, it should come as no surprise to business leaders that we are very much in the digital age. Digital disruption is taking place …

<b>Potential cyber attacks have risen to become the third biggest risk for UK businesses, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2015.</b><p>Fear of cyber …

NRF Screams Digital Supply Chain for Retailers

Last year at this time we were talking about UPS’ missed shipments and the busted Christmas mornings for some unlucky Amazon customers. This year pretty much everyone is smiling with retailers like J.C. Penney in the US and House of Fraser in the UK both crediting online sales for strong seasons. …

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week: Preparing for Decads of Slowing Global Growth

Our supply chains of course are deeply connected to the broader economic climate. As just one simple example, in times of high growth, the challenge …

Manufacturing

Cybersecurity Must Be Priority for Corporate Boards, KPMG Says

The threat of cyber-attacks must be taken more seriously by corporate boards at Britain’s largest companies, according to a survey by KPMG LLP …

Microsoft Is Teaching Cybersecurity to Cities Around the World—For Free

Cybersecurity isn't just an issue for the feds and big companies like Google and Facebook. Cities of all sizes around the world are increasingly …

What You Need to Know About President Obama’s New Steps on Cybersecurity

<b>This week is a big one for cybersecurity.</b><p>President Obama is using the week before his State of the Union to highlight the importance of cybersecurity and to outline the steps this Administration is taking to tackle this problem head-on. As many companies and government agencies know far too well, …

Personal Information

Obama, Cameron Vow to Bolster Cybersecurity After Sony Hack

President Barack Obama and U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron Friday announced efforts to bolster hacking threats, including the creation of a joint …

The Most Important Cybersecurity Story That No One Is Talking About

There’s no doubt what the most discussed cybersecurity story of the month is—with belligerent attackers, sophisticated counterhacks, corporate …

NY bank regulator's cybersecurity plan has strong authentication, identity

State taking specific steps to protect $2.9 trillion in assets across 1,900 financial institutions<p>New York is upgrading its evaluation of banks …

New York State

More CISOs Needed to Battle Cybersecurity Threats in 2015

By<p>Clint Boulton<p>If the year 2014 can teach corporations anything, it is that there is a glaring shortage of talent capable of facing cyber threats and managing fallout from breaches, a cybersecurity expert said. And the talent shortage will worsen in 2015 as the technical and managerial skills …

U.S. Homeland Security urges business, government cooperation on cyber security

WASHINGTON, Dec 19 (Reuters) - The cyber attack on Sony Pictures underscores the need for U.S. businesses and government to cooperate on cyber threats and for chief executives to assess their companies’ cybersecurity, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said on Friday.<p>“The Department of …

Cisco, GE bet big(ger) on big data

Cisco is embarking on a new mission to sell analytics services using information gleaned from devices connected to its networking …

Datameer Works To Make Big Data Simple

<i>A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape: Stefan Groschupf, Founder and CEO, Datameer…</i><p>A pioneer in big data analytics, Stefan Groschupf explains he’s just getting started<p>As a boy growing up behind the Iron Curtain in eastern Germany, Stefan Groschupf …

Big Data: 6 Bold Predictions For 2015

'Tis the season when industry soothsayers don their prognostication caps to make fearless forecasts for the coming year. What does the crystal ball …

Pay TV Disruption Doesn’t End With Unbundling

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Albert Lai is the CTO of Media at Brightcove.</i><p>Which would you rather do: pay for all available content or only the content you consume?<p>At first blush, this would seem like a simple cost issue: why not cancel your cable subscription in favor of Netflix, Hulu or Prime Instant Video – or …

How malls are reinventing themselves for the e-commerce era

By Sarah Halzack<p>As e-commerce attracts more of shoppers’ dollars, traditional malls are doing quite a bit of soul-searching. How, they wonder, can we continue to keep shoppers happy in an era when customers have gotten used to the highly personalized and convenient experience of online …

2014 showed the reach and limit of technological innovation

When I started writing here about how technology was driving dramatic changes in society, I expected 2014 to be rich in source material. I was right, …

Get Ahead of the Trend: Ten Market Disruptors for 2015

It’s time to channel your inner Silicon Valley entrepreneur. S&P Capital IQ’s Michael Thompson and a team of analysts at the firm outlined ten “disruptors” for 2015, one for each sector of the S&P 500.

How to avoid a Yodel supply chain disaster

Follow @SamJermy and @SupplyChainD on Twitter.<p>Fears of a Christmas parcel logjam escalated after Yodel, the UK’s biggest delivery company after Royal …

Royal Mail

<b>The rush to Asia for low cost country sourcing has come to an end research by the Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee has</b> …

6 Predictions For The $125 Billion Big Data Analytics Market in 2015

The big data and analytics market will reach $125 billion worldwide in 2015, according to IDC. Both IDC and The International Institute of Analytics (IIA) discussed their big data and analytics predictions for 2015 in separate webcasts yesterday. Here are the highlights:<p><i>Security will become the</i> …

Cisco Systems Makes Big Move Into Big Data

Tech Giant’s Software Aims to Analyze Information Gathered by Different Devices<p>SAN JOSE, Calif.—Cisco Systems Inc. is mounting one of its most ambitious efforts in software, aimed at analyzing a flood of data expected to result from the industry trend called the Internet of Things.<p>The Silicon …