What's driving big data initiatives? According to a new report out of the University of Oxford, key factors include risk and financial management and the need to understand and predict customer behaviors to find new ways to engage with them. However, despite these imperatives, few organizations are actually in the "execute" phase of their big data strategies, as most are still educating themselves, exploring options, or, at best, testing out ideas and technologies.More
Apple today unveiled the iPad mini, a 7.9-inch tablet built around a dual-core A5 chip and offering dual-band 802.11n wireless networking. The company also launched the fourth-generation iPad, as well as new models in its MacBook and iMac product lines.More
The University of Phoenix will close 115 locations before the end of 2013, including 25 main campuses and 90 smaller satellite learning and student resource centers.More
Florida inmates are participating in a novel blended learning program to earn their secondary degrees and professional certificates. The program, operated under the Florida Department of Corrections, was undertaken in an effort to lower recidivism rates and reduce costs.More
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