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Big Data: Businesses Still Uncertain how to Use the Technology

By Dick Weisinger

Businesses say they just don’t know how to apply and what to expect from Big Data technology.  A survey from SnapLogic and TechValidate that focused on how businesses are using Big Data and Hadoop technologies found that 52 percent said that

Data Storage: Bit Rot Threatens to Leave Behind a Digital Dark Age

By Dick Weisinger

Vint Cerf, a “father of the Internet” and now Google Vice President, is warning that we’re at risk of losing massive amounts data to future generations.  Our current culture might well become a “digital dark age” mystery to historians. Cerf

Cloud Computing: Why Private Clouds Fail

By Dick Weisinger

While many businesses are pursuing the benefits of cloud technology while maintaining a handle on security by building private clouds, increasingly the opinion is that most of these projects are doomed to fail.  Both Gartner and Forrester have noted that

Docker Containers: The Rise of Container Infrastructure

By Dick Weisinger

It’s hard to keep up with technology.  But that’s not stopping businesses from trying.  Only two years after the initial release of the open-source Docker project, already 70 percent of companies say that they’re either already using it or evaluating

Internet of Things: IoT Becomes Springboard for Manufacturers to Diversify into Software and Services

By Dick Weisinger

By the end of 2013 there were 9 billion devices connected to the internet.  By 2020 the scope of connected devices and the Internet of Things is expected to grow to 28 billion, as estimated by IDC.   An IDC