Cisco announces its intention to acquire ParStream

As the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT) becomes a reality, Cisco estimates that 50 billion devices and objects will be connected to the internet by 2020. “With this massive number of new connections, valuable data will be created at an even faster pace than most companies can manage,” says Rob Salvagno, vice president corporate business

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Procurement decision makers expect predictive analytics and IoT to have biggest technological impact – says survey

Xchanging plc, a business technology and services provider, has issued the third set of results from its 2015 Global Procurement Study, focused on how technology is transforming supply chain operations. The study is a major international project that surveyed 830 procurement decision makers across the UK, Europe and North America.

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Three business uses of predictive analytics

Businesses can use predictive analytics to derive value from the vast amounts of data generated every day. Here, Murali Nadarajah of Xchanging examines three practical applications of the practice.

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