Data, whether structured or unstructured, is the lifeblood of business and at the heart – or should be at the heart – of every decision your company makes. The term “big data” has become commonplace in not only the tech industry but in common vernacular. Like many tech terms, however, definitions for big data vary, but the common denominator is that it is data that’s available in high volumes delivered at a high velocity, making it difficult to analyze using traditional tools.
Every year, we look forward to honoring the CIO 100 winners. It's our Super Bowl, World Series and Stanley Cup playoffs rolled into one, but the 2017 installment of our awards program is especially exciting for us as we celebrate 30 years of recognizing IT innovation and business leadership. We've included the list on honorees below but we'll be featuring the winners in greater detail on CIO.com and in our digital magazine on August 14.
Only 19 percent of CIOs at top 1,000 companies in the U.S. are women, according to a study released last year by Korn Ferry, an advisory firm. (In case you're curious that's better than the number of CEOs and CFOs, which come at 5 percent and 12 percent, respectively. However, it trails the number of CMOs and CHROs, which come in at 29 percent and 55 percent, respectively, according to Korn Ferry data.)
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".