Analytics

‘Moneyball’ and the Limits of Data

The right combination of data analytics has helped win many a championship; but an over-reliance on “Big Data” can also lead to disaster. continue…

Oracle Buys Yet Another Marketing Analytics Firm

Acquiring BlueKai could help Oracle better compete against Salesforce. continue…

Intel’s Data Platform Expands Its Analytics Reach

The analytics toolkit is very much a sequel to Intel’s Hadoop distribution, which it released last year. continue…

Shocker: Internet of Things Poised to Grow Bigger

Manufacturers will produce roughly 6.18 billion Internet-enabled devices this year, according to a new report. continue…

Facebook Shows Its Seriousness About Mobile Advertising

By ejecting two partners from its mobile ad-measuring program, Facebook demonstrates its desire to avoid privacy controversies. continue…

Twitter’s Rumored New Design Hints at Need for More User Data

Why would Twitter so radically change its interface? The answer, of course, is money. continue…

RNC’s Para Bellum Labs Faces Toughest Job in Politics

The group, structured like a tech startup, will seek to give the GOP a sophisticated set of digital tools. continue…

IBM Planning to Sell Off Semiconductor Manufacturing: Rumor

Big Blue seems intent on ridding itself of large swaths of its hardware business. continue…

What Cognizant Looks for in New Hires

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Cognizant Technology Solutions has a growing business in global consulting, IT and business process services, and its workforce is an important part of the equation. In an interview with Dice News, James Lennox, the Teaneck, N.J., company’s chief people officer, said Cognizant was hiring for several thousand full-time positions in North America through the end of 2013. However, the company wouldn’t break down hiring details further, noting country hires would depend on the nature of projects won and delivered. In… continue…

Lenovo Acquires IBM Server Business

The $2.3 billion deal will see Lenovo seize a big chunk of IBM’s hardware portfolio. continue…