January 28, 2013 - A new study from IDC Government Insights reveals that government Big Data initiatives could fail to deliver adequate return on investment due to narrowly focused technical implementations that take into account only the volume aspect of Big Data and neglect variety and velocity.
January 28, 2013 - ISACA, a nonprofit association, marked Data Privacy Day with the announcement of a global task force on data privacy that will address the needs of businesses and government organizations worldwide.
August 24, 2012 - The rapid increase in the amount of digital data that needs to be stored is pressuring organizations to increase capital expenditures associated with the acquisition of storage capacity and operating expenses associated with management of this capacity.
January 19, 2012 - International Data Corporation (IDC) has published a new vendor assessment and market analysis profiling the leading providers in the worldwide Datacenter Infrastructure Management (DCIM) market.
January 9, 2013 - In a newly released forecast, International Data Corporation (IDC) projects that the worldwide Big Data technology and services market will grow at a 31.7% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) – about seven times the rate of the overall information and communication technology (ICT) market – with revenues reaching $23.8 billion in 2016.
May 31, 2012 - The International Organisation of Standardisation (ISO) has published a standard for Legal Entity Identifiers, designed to provide unambiguous identification of counterparties engaged in financial transactions.
December 19, 2012 - Software AG today announced the results of a customer technology adoption survey carried out at its ProcessWorld 2012 event in Florida. The results confirm the software market is at an inflection point with the widespread adoption of Big Data, Cloud, Mobile, Collaborative and Business Process Management (BPM) technologies over the coming 24 months. The simultaneous adoption of these technologies is significantly changing the way enterprises do business and accelerating the reaction of enterprises to changing customer and market behavior.
May 3, 2012 - Americans overwhelming reject mobile payment systems that track their movements or share identification information with retailers, and legislators should considering tweaking credit card laws to address their concerns, say researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.
October 11, 2011 - Thomson Reuters today announced the results of a survey on the impact of managing risk and compliance in response to new regulations. The survey, carried out during a Thomson Reuters Forum held in September, polled over 90 members of the buy-side trading community on the need for hedge fund managers to establish institutional quality compliance programs to attract investors.
October 16, 2012 - TD Bank has lost data tapes containing the names, account information and social security numbers of 260,000 US customers. The unencrypted tapes were lost during transit in March, a spokeswoman told Reuters, stressing that there is no evidence that the data has been misused.
January 25, 2012 - The European Union privacy rules are being overhauled today (25/01/2012), changing the way companies are made to handle personal information, with a single set of privacy standards across the EU and significant fines from the FSA for those that breach the new guidelines.