The top news stories for March 3, 2014.
The battle over the IT budget continues between the CIO and the CMO, with mixed reports recently on who has the upper hand whenn it comes to new IT spending.
Enterprise data can grow faster than expected or an entire division could shut down overnight, requiring the enterprise to scale down. There are steps an enterprise can make to ensure that its cloud big data vendor is ready to handle shifts in scale. Part five our FCIO special report, Scaling up for Big Data.
Enterprises should consider a number of factors if selecting a cloud partner to scale big data, including addressing backup and offsite storage options. Service-level agreements and all other forms of contract need to incorporate these considerations. Part four in our FCIO special report, Scaling Up for Big Data
Building a big data solution on premise is not a viable option for every enterprise, typically due to costs. Part two of our FCIO special report, Scaling up for Big Data
A revolution is taking place in the way consumers shop online, with overall mobile sales doubling over the last year to a whopping $60 billion in value, and the tablet exploding on the scene as the payment device of choice.
CIOs can breathe a sigh of relief on the payroll front this year, unless they are trying to acquire big data talent.
The top news articles for Feb. 6, 2014.
CIOs at large organizations may be getting a bit more money to spend this year than earlier projections, based on a new study by Morgan Stanley.
Despite continued uncertainties about the overall economy, the IT industry is on track to experience moderate growth in 2014.