Executive Brief: The State of Analytics in the Cloud


A majority of technology leaders at large organizations find themselves at a crossroads: they believe that the cloud is the best place to run enterprise-scale analytics, but almost all of them also agree that the march toward the cloud is moving slower than it should. This executive summary discusses the disparity between where global companies are--and where they want to be--when it comes to running analytics in the cloud, according to findings in a comprehensive new survey conducted by the market research firm Vanson Bourne, on behalf of Teradata.

The 97 companies on the immigration amicus brief

USATODAY - Tech Top Stories

People rally to protest President Trump's recent executive order on immigration in Jersey City, N.J. on Jan. 30, 2017. The full list of tech companies (and a few others) that signed the amicus brief opposing President Trump's executive order on immigration.

US Envoy Briefs Afghan Officials on Talks With the Taliban

U.S. News

Afghan president's office: US envoy shares details of his recent talks with Taliban, says no progress on cease-fire.

Officials: Taliban brief Pakistan about talks with Kabul

U.S. News

A major demand and one that would affect the Haqqani network was that the Taliban control "foreign fighters." He also wanted permission to devise a policy with consultations from not just religious leaders but also university professors and other elders. Another demand was to remove the Taliban's links to the Pakistani and Iranian intelligence agencies, a step likely to anger both countries. Agha also called for an end to attacks on mosques throughout the country.

Intel officials brief lawmakers on Russia, election hacking

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior intelligence officials have finished briefing a group of eight top U.S. lawmakers about Russia's interference in the 2016 election. They met for about one hour Friday morning.