Generating Business Value from Data on Enterprise IT Usage

In this contributed article, Stefano Pilotto, CCO of Zetaly, discusses how mainframes continue to be the workhorses of enterprise computing. Now, with advanced approaches to data management, businesses can unlock insights to optimize mainframe usage in line with operational objectives.

Exasol Finds AI Underinvestment Leads to Business Failure, But Data Challenges Stall Rapid Adoption

Senior decision-makers know that AI is critical for their business’ viability, yet despite growing stakeholder pressure to implement the technology quickly, regulatory and technological challenges are slowing the process, according to a new report from our friends over at Exasol, the high-performance analytics database provider. Exasol’s 2024 “AI and Analytics Report” investigates the current state of AI implementation, top data analytics challenges, and the future of the C-suite given the explosive growth of data and adoption of emerging technologies.

Yesterday’s Pricing Processes are Not For Tomorrow 

In this contributed article, Barrett Thompson, General Manager of Commercial Excellence at Zilliant, discusses how most companies are still falling behind the curve when it comes to managing valuable business data, and are often trying to combat costs of working in disparate systems. Why are so many leaders resisting positive change when it comes to managing and evaluating valuable business information?

Book Excerpt: Data, Technology, and Algorithms

The following is excerpted from Data Rules: Reinventing the Market Economy by Cristina Alaimo and Jannis Kallinikos. Reprinted with permission from The MIT Press. Copyright 2024.

Keep it Simple, Storage

In this contributed article, Jordan Winkelman, Quantum’s Field CTO, discusses how organizations across industries are facing a shift in infrastructure and storage requirements to deliver incredible performance, flexibility, and scalability on a level we’ve never seen before because of the proliferation of AI technologies. Moving forward, there will be a major focus on simplicity in storage—often through the use of AI—to keep up with changing demands, allowing organizations to maximize AI to give them a competitive advantage.

Heard on the Street – 5/9/2024

Welcome to insideBIGDATA’s “Heard on the Street” round-up column! In this regular feature, we highlight thought-leadership commentaries from members of the big data ecosystem. Each edition covers the trends of the day with compelling perspectives that can provide important insights to give you a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Data Libraries – the Secret Sauce to Regulatory Environments

In this contributed article, Ryan Lougheed, Director, Platform Management at Onspring, discusses how data silos wreak havoc not only on the decision-making process, but also on the ability to enact regulatory compliance. The threat of data duplications and inability to scale are some of the main issues with data silos. And suspect data leads to regulatory compliance issues, like unknowingly not following GDRP regulations, which can lead to fines and other legal complications. Building a comprehensive data library can reap several benefits.

AI Fuels Nearly 30% Increase in IT Modernization Spend, Yet Businesses Are Unprepared for Growing Data Demands, Couchbase Survey Reveals

Couchbase, Inc. (NASDAQ: BASE), the cloud database platform company, released the findings from its seventh annual survey of global IT leaders. The study of 500 senior IT decision makers found that investment in IT modernization is set to increase by 27% in 2024, as enterprises look to take advantage of new technologies, such as AI and edge computing, while meeting ever-increasing productivity demands.

Hyve Solutions Named Design Partner for NVIDIA HGX Product Line

Hyve Solutions Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of TD SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX) and a leading provider of hyperscale digital infrastructures, today announced it has become a design partner for the NVIDIA HGX platform. This designation marks a significant milestone in Hyve’s focus on accelerating artificial intelligence (AI) in the datacenter and at the edge.

Leveraging Big Data for Enhanced Cybersecurity Solutions

In this contributed article, Alexander Norell of VikingCloud explores how big data analytics can significantly improve cybersecurity strategies by enabling more accurate threat detection and real-time response capabilities.