Companies appreciate big data but struggle with huge information volumes (Photo:(istockphoto thinkstock) Making better use of big data provides huge potential for productivity improvement, according to a global survey of senior corporate executives. The poll, carried out by the Economist Intelligence Unit on behalf of consultants Capgemini, found that big ...
IBM has finalized the acquisition of Varicent Software in a move by the US IT services and software group to further grow its business analytics offering. Varicent, a privately held Canadian company, makes analytics software for compensation and sales performance management. The company's products will become part of IBM's Smarter ...