"The need to capture and manage Big Data is daunting, but not as daunting as the need to understand and analyze all you’ve captured,"says Jill T. Singer, CIO of the National Reconnaissance Office and an upcoming speaker at 12th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo New York."2013
The IRS, FEMA and a growing number of other federal agencies are using the art of analytics to help employees improve performance. Intelligence and law enforcement agencies are turning to big data analysis tools to find patterns and correlations that are often overlooked by traditional search methods forcatching criminals and terrorists. And big data analytics couldreduce federal health care spending by as much as $70 billion annually.
Written by Forbes reporter Caleb Melby and drawn by JESS3, The Zen of Steve Jobs tells the story of a relationship and collaboration between Jobs and Kobun Chino Otogawa. Kobun was a Zen Buddhist priest who emigrated to the U.S.
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The other week, we presented seven solid predictions on the direction of cloud computing over the coming year, delivered by some top analysts. And, no doubt you have been reading and hearing predictions from every corner.