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Dec 2 2015: BYOD Risks, Data Archiving and Compliance, Turning IoT into Insight, and a Buyer's Guide to Data Analytics Software

Risks of your BYOD policies, avoiding a skirmish between IT and your legal department over data archiving, turning the Internet of Things into valuable insight, and a comparison of data analytics software.

The Risks of BYOD
(Source: Dark Reading)

BYOD is the new attitude for most enterprises. This approach allows for freedom in the workforce and some cost-cutting, but also brings some security risks. This article reviews the major risks of the BYOD policy and how to minimize them.


Keeping the Peace in Data Archiving and Compliance
(Source: Information Age)

Data is becoming the lifeblood of many enterprises, and with that increasing importance come compliance laws about data archiving. Compliance is a key issue for many enterprises that has led to fights between the IT and the legal department. This article offers tips for avoiding this skirmish altogether.


Turning the IoT into Insight
(Source: I Crunch Data News)

The IoT revolution is in its early stages, but it is never too early to start gaining insight from the IoT through analytics. This article provides eight broad ideas about how to start analyzing the IoT effectively.


Comparing Data Analytics Software: What’s Best for You?

(Source: Tech Target)

Choosing the right data analytics software for your enterprise is difficult given the huge number of options available. This article runs down your most important considerations and offers links in-depth articles that cover that section further, making for a valuable guide to buying the right software.

About the Author

Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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