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Wait no more: In 2014, it’s analytics for everyone

HP Vertica VP Colin Mahony explains how 2014 will mark the journey from ‘Big Data’ to no big deal.

The new normal

Lead with data

Why you need a Chief Data Officer

Consultant and author Peter Aiken explains why enterprises need top-level data strategists—and why they should be at the table with senior IT and business leaders.

Data driven

Analytics insight

HP Labs: Big Data and the future of computing

HP Labs’ John Sontag discusses how context will turn information into value.

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Looking forward

The CIO’s 2014 cheat sheet

Experts on mobility, security, cloud, Big Data, and IT leadership tell us what should be top-of-mind in the coming year.

Starting point

CIO insight

Big Data analytics: Turn up the volume

Jim Magers, VP of engineering for Lancope, joins other Vertica customers to discuss the challenge of extracting value from so much data.

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It is based on data HP collected from 650 global companies about a range of IT characteristics (server capacities, approach to information management, security, BYOD, etc.) and how they correlate to revenue gain. This assessment will compare your answers to the average scores in that study.

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How can you achieve the data center of the future?

Employee 20/20

What the workforce of 2020 can expect from IT, and what IT can expect from the workforce.

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Preparing today for tomorrow’s threats.

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Big Data changes everything

HP CEO Meg Whitman discusses how connected intelligence will drive IT operations, application development, IT security, marketing, compliance—and the bottom line. Register now.

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Big Data index

$5 billion

Revenue spent on professional and cloud services in 2012.1

44

Percentage of the Big Data market represented by the services segment in 2012 (followed by hardware at 37 percent and software at 19 percent).1

$50 billion

Projected value of the worldwide Big Data market by 2017.1

One question

Q: How can CIOs get the most out of internal and external Big Data sources?

A: Think of it as the next really important evolution in the analytics space. There [are several] things that this will drive way beyond sales. It’s inventory driven, it’s managing excess inventory. It’s your product mix for profitability, it’s customer retention and acquisition. It’s brand equity, and it’s actually going to inform product design. If I am 10 or 15 percent better at two or three of those than my competition, that’s enough for me to kill my competition.

—Toby Redshaw, CEO of Kevington Advisors, from the Discover Performance webcast “CIOs and CMOs: Who’s biggest on Big Data?”

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