This Week’s Five: What’s buzzing in IT!

This Week’s Five is a weekly column of five interesting reads from all over the web.

This time we bring you a bird’s eye view of all that has created a strong buzz in the IT world! Read on to know more.

Plan for Big Data, but not too much.
Don’t begin with the end in mind. Allow big data to surprise you!
http://www.informationweek.com/big-data/news/big-data-analytics/big-data-planning-start-slow-let-it-grow/240160214

Forrester:  Survey data dispels ‘myths’ about software industry trends in 2013
BI (business intelligence) takes the lead, according to a new Forrester report on ‘myths’ and ‘realities’ in the software industry
http://www.itnews.com/business-issues/65591/forrester-survey-data-dispels-myths-about-software-industry-trends-2013

Demand for cloud skills increases
For   IT professionals, cloud computing skills are becoming essential. Companies are actively – and increasingly – looking for employees with knowledge and hands-on experience to build and maintain cloud-based applications.
http://www.cloudtweaks.com/2013/08/demand-for-cloud-skills-increases/

Analyst firm predicts huge managed services growth, but MSPs urge caution
A study conducted by MarketsandMarkets predicts a jump in the market from $142.75 billion this year to $256.05 billion in 2018.
http://www.crn.com/news/managed-services/240160016/analyst-firm-predicts-huge-managed-services-growth-but-msps-urge-caution.htm

New insights from McAfee threat report
In its second-quarter threat report, McAfee explores the latest cyber problems faced by the IT industry.
http://www.scmagazine.com/mcafee-threat-report-highlights-mobile-attacks-ransomware-malicious-sites/article/308309/

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