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IBM Study: Big Data Equates to Big Advantage in CFO Effectiveness
According to a new IBM (NYSE: IBM) study, the vast majority of CFOs (82 percent) see the value of integrating enterprise-wide data, but only 24 percent think their team is up to the task. This marks a 205 percent increase in the gap between the importance of data and the ability to exploit its value since the question was first asked in 2005, showcasing a critical divide in the skills and capabilities for today's finance teams.
Highest Performing CFOs are Two Times Better at Integrating Enterprise-wide Data.
Microsoft Board Names Satya Nadella as CEO
Bill Gates steps up to new role as Technology Advisor; John Thompson assumes role as Chairman of Board of Directors
Microsoft Corp. Board of Directors has appointed Satya Nadella as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. Nadella previously held the position of Executive Vice President of Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise group.
Microsoft Office 365
The City of San Jose has selected Microsoft Office 365, Windows Azure and StorSimple to expand productivity of its more than
5,000 city employees, reduce operational costs, and deliver improved services to over 984,000 residents in the Capital of
Silicon Valley. Microsoft. 072013
Master Of Science In Analytics Program,
The University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies is launching a Master of Science in
Analytics program (MSc Analytics) to meet the increasing marketplace demand for expertise in all aspects of data management
and business intelligence. More than ever, organizations emphasize the value of data-driven decision making, and the School
is responding with a program that cultivates leadership in this growing field. The flexible evening and weekend format makes
the curriculum available to students and working professionals in a face-to-face classroom environment conveniently located
in downtown Chicago. Students can apply to the program now, with classes beginning in winter 2014.
Cloud Business Intelligence Product
Tableau Software announced the general availability of its new cloud-based product, Tableau Online. Tableau Online is a SaaS or hosted version of Tableau Server. It brings the power of rapid-fire business intelligence to the cloud, making analytics easier than ever. People can share, author and edit dashboards and reports with their company, customers and partners in just minutes.
Software-Defined Networking on the Modern Datacenter
UBM's Transformed Datacenter Community Hosts First Live, Interactive Facebook Video Chat on the Impact of Software-Defined Networking on the Modern Datacenter, With Virtualization Solutions Architect Bill Kleyman
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