Autotask Audit: CIO Priorities and Secrets to Big Data Project Success

January 23, 2015  
Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

InformationWeek: 9 CIO Tech Priorities For 2015
By Doug Henschen

Data security risks, privacy concerns, big data, and innovation. These were among the hot topics at last week's NRF Big Show 2015 in New York. It's the biggest show in retail but these are priorities that suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and service firms should consider as well.

Tech Target: Seven secrets to big data project success
By Nicole Laskowski

Many businesses now have an understanding of what constitutes big data; making a success of big data is another matter. Here are the factors they see as contributing to big data success -- and the ones that can spell big data failure.

Forbes: Is Big Data Finally Getting Traction?
By Howard Baldwin

Two consulting firms have almost simultaneously released two new surveys on the state of big data. Both show big data finally getting traction in the real world, but one is a shade more optimistic than the other.

Channel Pro: Cloudy conditions ahead
By Darryl Brick

Cloud computing is firmly entrenched in most organisations today and according to Gartner, cloud computing will form the majority of IT spending by 2016. The growth of the public, private and now hybrid cloud, has given way to service led platforms, new levels of dexterity and scale. It has redefined the enterprise IT landscape and has evolved from being a cost saving measure to a source of business dynamism.

VentureBeat: Big Data and mobile analytics: Ready to rule 2015
By Alon Even

2014 was a big year for big data, a term that gradually gained momentum to become one of the most talked-about subjects in the tech world. With 2015 fast approaching, prepare for big data’s total domination, as it, along with the Internet of Things, is set to be the focus of web and mobile.

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