Joyce Wells is editor-in-chief of Database Trends and Applications magazine, Big Data Quarterly magazine, and the 5 Minute Briefing series of email newsletters. Contact her at Joyce@dbta.com.
Stephanie Simone is an managing editor for Database Trends and Applications magazine, Big Data Quarterly magazine, and the 5 Minute Briefing series of email newsletters. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Articles by Joyce Wells and Stephanie Simone
AI and machine learning are continuing their upward trajectory at companies already pushed to the limit from COVID-19 transformation and disruption. However, experts say that as businesses look to leverage AI for a growing number of increasingly sophisticated applications, they need to take a more data-centric approach to development.
Posted December 06, 2021
Cybersecurity will continue to be a grave concern in 2022. Malicious and accidental threats from outside and within organizations, coupled with increasingly stringent data regulations, are putting the onus on companies to step up their security and data use precautions. Here, data security leaders share their thoughts on what's ahead in terms of new dangers to data and the ways to thwart them.
Posted December 03, 2021
Cloud usage in all its forms continues to grow in importance. However, in 2022, despite the ease of use, there will be a greater focus on portability and connectivity, on reining in the cost of these elastic services, and on a rebalancing of cloud versus on-prem workloads. Here, IT leaders share their perspectives on where cloud services are headed and what can be expected to change in 2022. From the impact of the Great Resignation to the possibility of a cloud vendor making its services available on another public cloud, find out what these leaders are thinking.
Posted November 29, 2021
The annual Data Summit conference went digital earlier this year, becoming Data Summit Connect. The online event in June featured live presentations by executives from leading IT organizations who engaged attendees with compelling presentations and spirited discussions on a variety of topics including data analytics and privacy, knowledge graphs, and AI and machine learning. The following are key points distilled from the 3-day webinar series.
Posted August 11, 2020
Key Takeaways about Data and Analytics from Data Summit 2019
Posted July 25, 2019
The past year brought many data breaches and incidents of PII mishandling. With confidential information being compromised routinely, data privacy regulations are also on the rise. Here, top IT executives reflect on the current data security landscape and what we can expect in 2019.
Posted December 20, 2018
In 2018, there was heightened awareness of AI and machine learning and, in 2019, the emphasis is expected to increase on cognitive computing technologies that can analyze data in ways previously unimaginable and act independently or with limited human intervention. Here, executives of leading IT companies offer 9 predictions for what's ahead in 2019.
Posted December 13, 2018
12 Key Takeaways about Data and Analytics from Data Summit 2018
Posted June 04, 2018
Artificial intelligence has been described both as a radical force for good and an enabler of evil whose risks are not yet fully understood. But is it just a lot of hype or a transformative technology poised to impact our future? Here, seven IT execs weigh in on the AI debate and offer their predictions for the changes we may see in 2018.
Posted December 15, 2017
Data Governance and Security Tips from Data Summit 2017
Posted May 24, 2017
The Enterprise Impact of Streaming Data and IoT
Posted May 24, 2017
It has become all too clear that no organization is immune from the risk of a data breach, and that anyone accessing data can pose a threat - including trusted employees and partners. Here, IT executives speculate on the impact newer technologies such as IoT, blockchain, and cloud, as well as the need for data protection, including disaster recovery plans, encryption, and comprehensive oversight.
Posted December 07, 2016
What's ahead for 2017 in terms of big data and IoT? IT executives reflect on the impact that Spark, blockchain, data lakes, cognitive computing,AI and machine learning, and other cutting-edge approaches may have on data management and analytics over the year ahead.
Posted November 30, 2016
Success with Big Data: Key Observations from Data Summit 2016 Presentations
Posted June 17, 2016
Gaining More Value from Big Data - 6 Key Takeaways from Data Summit 2016
Posted June 08, 2016
It is hard to think of a technology that is more identified with the rise of big data than Hadoop. Since its creation, the framework for distributed processing of massive datasets on commodity hardware has had a transformative effect on the way data is collected, managed, and analyzed - and also grown well beyond its initial scope through a related ecosystem of open source projects. With 2016 recognized as the 10-year anniversary for Hadoop, Big Data Quarterly chose this time to ask technologists, consultants, and researchers to reflect on what has been achieved in the last decade, and what's ahead on the horizon.
Posted February 18, 2016
The 10 Best Big Data Articles of 2015
Posted December 02, 2015