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    TOP 5 DATA SCIENCE TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2019

    Dec 12, 2018

    Data science covers a vast network of topics under its umbrella including Deep learning, IoT, AI and various others. It is a comprehensive amalgamation of data inference, analysis, algorithm computation and technology to solve multifaceted business problems. With the unabated increasing popularity o...

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    NAPATECH AND INTEL PARTNER ON FPGA TECHNOLOGY FOR STANDARD SERVERS

    Dec 12, 2018

    The big hyperscalers use field programmable gate array (FPGA) technology on standard servers in their data centers. But there’s a trend for other enterprises to emulate these hyperscalers. And today, Napatech and Intel announced they’ve combined some technology for Intel to offer an FPGA...

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    BIG DATA IN INTERNET OF THINGS: IOT DATA MANAGEMENT, ANALYTICS AND DECISION MAKING (2018-2023) - RESEARCHANDMARKETS.COM

    Dec 12, 2018

    The "Big Data in Internet of Things: IoT Data Management, Analytics, and Decision Making 2018 - 2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The growing amount of human-oriented and machine generated data will drive substantial opportunities for AI support of unstr...

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    HSBC SELECTS TRESATA TO AUTOMATE DATA POWERED DIGITAL AND ANALYTICS FOR GLOBAL BANKING AND MARKETS

    Dec 12, 2018

    HSBC’s Global Banking and Markets division, has partnered with Tresata to automate the creation and consumption of quality data and actionable intelligence to improve operational management, critical decision making and better serve its global customers. This new data automation uses Tresata&r...

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    THE RISE OF THE GREAT DATA ANALYSTS AND THEIR IMPORTANCE IN EVERY ORGANISATION

    Dec 12, 2018

    The valuable hire in data science is elusive, and it does not come with a surprise, as a “full-stack” data scientist has mastery of statistics, analytics and machine learning. When organisations can’t get their hands on a three-in-one combination, they set their sights to lure the ...

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    THE COMBINATION OF RPA AND AI BRINGS NEW BUSINESS ERA

    Dec 12, 2018

    While a few organizations may very well consider automating their IT tasks, RPA likewise means to help them rehashing the manner in which they work together, uplifting their consumer loyalty and fortifying employees’ work values. RPA utilizes programming and methods that are equipped for explo...

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    THE GLOBAL HADOOP BIG DATA ANALYTICS MARKET IS POISED TO GROW STRONG DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 2017 TO 2027

    Dec 11, 2018

    Some of the prominent trends that the market is witnessing include increasing need for big data analytics, rising demand for cost-effective hadoop big data solutions and demand for a common unified platform for information storage. Based on Deployment, the market is categorized into Cloud Based, Hyb...

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    PANOPLY IS A FINALIST IN MICROSOFT AI AND BIG DATA COMPETITION

    Dec 11, 2018

    Panoply, the smart cloud data warehouse built for business intelligence, is excited to announce its status as a finalist in Microsoft and Calcalist's Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Startup Competition. In a stiff competition, Microsoft will host representatives from Panoply and the other f...

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    2019 SYNGENTA CROP CHALLENGE IN ANALYTICS PRIZE COMMITTEE ANNOUNCED

    Dec 11, 2018

    Syngenta and the Analytics Society of INFORMS have announced the judges comprising the prize committee for the 2019 Syngenta Crop Challenge in Analytics. The Syngenta Crop Challenge in Analytics, now in its fourth year, is a collaborative effort between Syngenta and the Analytics Society of the Inst...

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    HOW DATA ANALYTICS COULD TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS

    Dec 11, 2018

    The most innovative companies in the world, including Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google, are not only underpinned by the cloud, but recognise that their whole business model is based upon data. Indeed, Netflix said in 2016 that its cloud-based recommendation engine, powered by user data, is worth...

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    DENODO OFFERS DATA VIRTUALIZATION TEST DRIVE ON MICROSOFT AZURE

    Dec 10, 2018

    Denodo, the leader in data virtualization today announced the availability of a free Test Drive environment on Microsoft Azure. Following on the heels of its recently announced Test Drive on AWS, the newest Denodo Test Drive empowers users to quickly and easily create real-time data delivery without...

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    COMPANIES ARE YET FAR ENOUGH TO ADOPT DATA ANALYTICS

    Dec 09, 2018

    As indicated by the study, there are profound gaps between what companies need to execute and what they have really achieved with modern data sharing and advanced analytics. Generally, just a little level of companies overviewed are really data-driven. The companies that utilize conventional strateg...

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    BIG NAMES IN BIG DATA CONTINUE TO HARVEST USERS' DATA, PUT USERS AT RISK

    Dec 09, 2018

    In the wake of the British Parliament’s release of e-mails detailing Facebook selling access to users’ data, more information is coming to light showing that this revelation may be only the tip of the iceberg. Big Data — including big tech companies, grocery store chains, retail ch...

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    9 WAYS TO UTILIZE ANALYTICS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

    Dec 09, 2018

    Business intelligence (BI) is the only way to make data-driven decisions and ensure the long-term stability of your organization. By definition, BI represents an umbrella term that includes applications, infrastructure, tools, and best practices that enable access to and analysis of information to i...

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    87 PERCENT OF ORGANIZATIONS HAVE LOW BI AND ANALYTICS MATURITY

    Dec 08, 2018

    More than 87 percent of organizations are classified as having low Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics maturity, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. This creates a big obstacle for organizations wanting to increase the value of their data assets and exploit emerging analytics technologies su...

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    BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL DATA GOVERNANCE STRATEGY

    Dec 07, 2018

    One of the core elements of data analytics that organizations struggle with today is data governance. An organization could do everything right and still wonder why their analytics projects are failing if they haven’t taken the time to build and implement a governance strategy. Here are some (...

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    FINANCE AND BANKING INDUSTRY: A LONG-AWAITED TRANSFORMATION

    Dec 07, 2018

    Finance and banking are one of the oldest industries in the world and are well-known for their legacy methods and “classic” approach towards business operations. But, as the world becomes digitized, more and more industries ramp up their processes in order to keep up with the changes. Ti...

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    FROM SAFARI TO THE STRATIFIED MEDICINE: HOW MACHINE LEARNING CONNECTS THE DOTS TO CREATE A FUTURE HEALTH TRAJECTORY

    Dec 07, 2018

    Several years ago, I set out with my family on an African Safari adventure, engaging a professional animal tracker to lead us to see all sorts of wildlife – lion, elephants, rhinoceros, giraffes, and more. We were all amazed by the tracker’s ability to describe animal activity and lead u...

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    5 WAYS IN WHICH DATA SCIENCE IS REVOLUTIONIZING WEB DEVELOPMENT

    Dec 07, 2018

    Technology is a highly dynamic field where new advancements keep coming every day. The data is the next big thing about this modern digital age. Entrepreneurs are rapidly adopting data-driven strategies to power their web presence. Dependency on data has opened new doors for extracting meaningful in...

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    ‘AI FOR MARKETING AND PRODUCT INNOVATION’ OFFERS UNIQUE, PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR GENERATING NEW GROWTH AND CUSTOMER LOYALTY

    Dec 06, 2018

    RI®, a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies, has announced that “AI for Marketing and Product Innovation,” a new book co-authored by President and CEO Andrew Appel, is available here as of today. “AI has enormous potential ...

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    REDEYE SELECTS SNAPLOGIC FOR AI-POWERED CUSTOMER DATA PLATFORM

    Dec 06, 2018

    SnapLogic, provider of the #1 intelligent integration platform, today announced that multi-channel marketing firm RedEye has selected SnapLogic’s intelligent integration platform to support its Predictive Analytics and Customer Data Platform offerings. With customers including some of the UK&r...

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    NUVEEN EXPANDS INVESTMENT PLATFORM WITH QUANTITATIVE STRATEGIES AFFILIATE

    Dec 06, 2018

    As part of its commitment to providing clients with the broadest array of outcome-driven solutions to meet their unique investment goals, Nuveen, a premier global asset manager, has launched Nuveen Quantitative Strategies. The new investment affiliate will provide systematic investments and insights...

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    HEALOGICS WOUND SCIENCE INITIATIVE ADDRESSES SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

    Dec 06, 2018

    Healogics®, the nation’s largest provider of advanced chronic wound care services, today announced their research series addressing the social determinants of health. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines social determinants of health as the conditions in which people are born, grow,...

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    FDA: MEDICAL DEVICE INNOVATION CAN COMBAT THE OPIOID CRISIS

    Dec 06, 2018

    Combating the opioid epidemic will require advanced medical devices and sophisticated data analytics that can help detect and treat abuse, FDA officials wrote in a recent blog post. Opioid abuse is one of the most significant health crises in the US, said Jeff Shuren, MD, JD, Director, Center for De...

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    HADOOP AND BIG DATA ANALYTICS MARKET TO WITNESS ENHANCED GROWTH DURING 2018-2026

    Dec 05, 2018

    Publisher’s Hadoop and Big Data Analytics market research report provides the newest industry data and industry future trends, allowing you to identify the products and end users driving Revenue growth and profitability. The industry report lists the leading competitors and provides the insigh...

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    NEW IRI REPORT IDENTIFIES KEY TO M&A SUCCESS IS BENEFITS-BASED CONSUMER AND SHOPPER APPROACH

    Dec 05, 2018

    Product innovation in the consumer packaged goods industry has become increasingly more challenging due to the ever-changing needs and wants of consumers, the impact of e-commerce on product assortment and pricing, and the success of smaller companies, which has leveled the playing field in the indu...

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    CENTRIFY NAMED A LEADER IN 2018 GARTNER MAGIC QUADRANT FOR PRIVILEGED ACCESS MANAGEMENT

    Dec 05, 2018

    Centrify, a leading provider of cloud-ready Zero Trust Privilege to secure modern enterprises, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Privileged Access Management. The report evaluated 14 vendors based on completene...

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    CLOUDERA AND PARALLELM PARTNER TO ACCELERATE THE INDUSTRIALIZATION OF AI

    Dec 05, 2018

    ParallelM, the leader in MLOps, today announced a partnership with Cloudera to add options for bringing machine learning (ML) models from Cloudera ML development environments, including Cloudera Data Science Workbench (CDSW) and the upcoming cloud-native Cloudera Machine Learning platform, into prod...

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    TOP DIGITAL HEALTH TRENDS THAT ARE DRIVING THE U.S. HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY | QUANTZIG

    Dec 05, 2018

    Quantzig, a real-world evidence analytics solutions provider, has announced the completion of their latest article on the top digital health trends that are driving the U.S. healthcare industry. The introduction of digital health care in the U.S. healthcare industry has brought many changes and inno...

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    BLOCKCHAIN OFFERS PROMISING PATH TO BETTER PROVIDER DIRECTORY DATA

    Dec 04, 2018

    As the volume of big data continues to increase exponentially and the pressure to reduce wasteful spending intensifies, healthcare organizations are broadening their search for secure and seamless data management strategies. More and more frequently, organizations are finding that blockchain has the...

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    SECURE AI-CLOUD MECHANISM FOR SMART ENTERPRISE

    Dec 04, 2018

    Today, automation and AI have become a core and integral part of every industry. The range of automation in industry development is initiated from the data service layers, business service layer, to user interface layer amongst different modules and services. Cost cutters can take advantage of this ...

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    JUNIPER’S ATP APPLIANCE WORKS WITH ANY THIRD-PARTY FIREWALL OR SECURITY DATA SOURCE

    Dec 04, 2018

    Juniper Networks updated its advanced threat prevention appliances to simplify security data integration. The on-premises devices now will ingest and analyze data from any third-party firewall or security data source. This helps enterprises detect malware and respond to threats with one touch, and i...

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    SIEMENS SELECTS ACCENTURE TO RUN ITS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS

    Dec 04, 2018

    Siemens AG has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a five-year technology and services contract to run and maintain several of its digital managed services for data analytics and business intelligence. The new project, part of a firm-wide digital and IT transformation effort at Siemens, represents a signi...

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    AI AND BIG DATA IN HEALTH CARE: THE RISKS AND REWARDS

    Dec 04, 2018

    Artificial intelligence (AI) and big data have been around for a while, but over the last few years have become dominant technologies in almost every industry. In the healthcare IT sector, AI and big data analysis tools are expected to play an expanding and major role, touching every part of health ...

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    TO GET FULL AI PAYOFF, INVEST FIRST IN DATA MANAGEMENT

    Dec 03, 2018

    Garbage in, garbage out. That’s long been the issue for successful data analytics, and it’s an even bigger issue today, given the rapid pace of investment in artificial intelligence (AI). About 80 percent of enterprises report they are investing in related AI technologies in some capacit...

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    NEW C3 PLATFORM DELIVERS ENHANCED RAPID ENTERPRISE-SCALE AI DEPLOYMENT

    Nov 30, 2018

    C3 announced the general availability of Version 7.8 of the C3 Platform. C3 V7.8 delivers many improvements for developers, data scientists, and end users, a new and comprehensive C3 Integrated Development Studio, (C3 IDS), enhanced security, 10x – 100x improved performance and scalability, ne...

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    TIGERGRAPH CLOUD: THE FAST AND COMPLETE GRAPH DATABASE-AS-A-SERVICE FOR EVERYONE

    Nov 30, 2018

    TigerGraph, the fast graph analytics platform for the enterprise, introduced TigerGraph Cloud, the simplest, most robust and cost-effective way to run scalable graph analytics in the cloud. Users can easily get their TigerGraph service up and running, tapping into TigerGraph’s library of custo...

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    HOW YELLOWFIN BRINGS REAL-TIME INSIGHT TO BUSINESS ANALYTICS

    Nov 30, 2018

    Businesses are facing a huge challenge when it comes to deriving actionable insights from their business intelligence platforms. That challenge is exacerbated by numerous issues, such as noisy data, questionable relevance and scattered data sources. What’s more, most BI platforms on the market...

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    AWS LAUNCHES TIME-SERIES DATABASE

    Nov 29, 2018

    AWS threw its hat into the nascent ring for time-series databases yesterday with the launch of AWS TimeStream, a managed time-series database that AWS says can handle trillions of events per day. Time-series databases have emerged as a best-in-class approach for storing and analyzing huge amounts of...

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    AMAZON TAKES ON UNSTRUCTURED EHR DATA WITH MACHINE LEARNING, NLP

    Nov 28, 2018

    Amazon is taking another big step into the healthcare industry by announcing a new machine learning service that can extract meaningful information from unstructured EHR data and free-text clinical notes. Amazon Comprehend Medical will allow developers to comb through unstructured electronic health ...

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    FDA FORESEES FEW PATIENT SAFETY ISSUES WITH DATA FROM RX APPS

    Nov 28, 2018

    The FDA is suggesting a hands-off approach to reviewing prescription drug applications that present data with low risks to patient safety, the agency said in a request for comments published in the Federal Register. The solicitation for industry opinions is part of the process of establishing a fram...

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    HOW TO BUILD A MACHINE LEARNING TEAM WHEN YOU ARE NOT GOOGLE OR FACEBOOK

    Nov 28, 2018

    Lately, friends at companies of all sizes and industries have been asking me the same question, “How do I apply machine learning to my business?” These folks know enough to have a sense of good use cases for machine learning. Where everyone gets stuck is actually making it work, hiring p...

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    BLOCKCHAIN IS POISED TO HELP GLOBAL HOUSING

    Nov 28, 2018

    Since the recession, the real estate and housing industry has bounced back considerably. Market prices are higher than they’ve been for years, and estimates show continued growth along with renewed millennial demand. Yet even with an ever-improving market, things aren’t ideal. The ecosys...

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    MASSIVE DATA ANALYTICS: THE CRITICAL IMPERATIVE FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

    Nov 28, 2018

    To successfully deliver these new products and services tailored to their customer’s needs, enterprises require a broad understanding of their data to drive product innovations and business strategy. The ability to rapidly analyze massive data stores provides companies with the intelligence of...

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    SQL, PYTHON, AND R IN ONE PLATFORM

    Nov 27, 2018

    No more jumping between applications. Mode Studio combines a SQL editor, Python and R notebooks, and a visualization builder in one platform. Go from SQL query to Python or R Notebooks. Connect your data to Mode, explore in our SQL editor, and pass results to integrated Python or R notebooks for dee...

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    HPE BUYS AI, BIG DATA SOFTWARE VENDOR BLUEDATA

    Nov 27, 2018

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will buy BlueData in a move to expand its artificial intelligence (AI) and big data offerings. The companies didn’t disclose the terms of the deal, which is expected to close by Jan. 31, 2019. Founded in 2012, BlueData makes a software platform that uses Docker...

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    LOGZ.IO ADDS GRAFANA FOR INCIDENT DETECTION

    Nov 26, 2018

    Log analysis specialist Logz.io is launching a metrics application based on the Grafana open source tool used to crunch time-series data. The new metrics capability it being added to its flagship log analytics platform that combines machine learning with the open-source ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash,...

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    KAGAN: WIRELESS CLOUD GETTING BETTER, STRONG, SAFER YEAR AFTER YEAR

    Nov 26, 2018

    When the cloud first popped up on our radar several years ago, there was plenty to get excited about. However, in those early days there was also plenty to be concerned about. We didn’t know what to be on the lookout for. There were so many stories talking about how when you store your private...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE RELEASES OPEN SOURCE FHIR SERVER FOR HEALTH DATA

    Nov 26, 2018

    Microsoft is solidifying its commitment to FHIR by announcing the availability of its new open source FHIR Server for Azure. The tool, available on GitHub, allows developers to take advantage of ready-to-use support infrastructure for working with health data in the cloud.  The project is inten...

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    6 GOALS EVERY WANNABE DATA SCIENTIST SHOULD MAKE FOR 2019

    Nov 26, 2018

    Many people who are already working in tech-centric fields realize they want to embark on new paths that result in eventually having careers as data scientists. That goal in itself is a worthy one, but it's essential for people to also set goals for 2019 that will help them get closer to that br...

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    DATA SCIENCE STRATEGY SAFARI: ALIGNING DATA SCIENCE STRATEGY TO ORG STRATEGY

    Nov 26, 2018

    These multiple facets of strategy did play a significant part in defining my perspectives on strategy.There is no doubt that works of other greats in the field like Peter Drucker and Michael Porter  did shape my thinking process and my perspectives on strategic management. However what made thi...

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    ALIBABA RESTRUCTURES AMIDST CLOUD COMPUTING PUSH AND GROWTH

    Nov 26, 2018

    Alibaba Group Chief Executive Daniel Zhang announced that the company would be restructuring its cloud business unit and its Tmall e-commerce business. This comes just weeks after Zhang told CNBC that Alibaba Cloud would be the group’s main business in the future. Alibaba will rename its cloud...

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    DATA MINING AND PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS: THINGS WE SHOULD CARE ABOUT

    Nov 24, 2018

    Data and tons of data are found at the core of any organization’s success or failure. Businesses are going with all guns to create a better position in the marketplace by understanding their customer base, making constant improvements in their operations, outperforming their competitors and wh...

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    AT THE CROSSROADS OF COMPROMISE: THE PROBLEM OF DATA SECURITY

    Nov 22, 2018

    As society becomes increasingly digitized and businesses ramp up both the utilization and production of digital data that is ferried across the world through the internet, the protection of data – chiefly defined as information in a digital format – has become a paramount task. Seeing as...

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    PTC ACQUIRES FRUSTUM AND PARTNERS WITH ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TO BOOST IOT AND AI OFFERINGS

    Nov 22, 2018

    Massachusetts-based enterprise software firm PTC has announced that it has bought Colorado-based advanced generative design software company Frustum for about $70 million. Frustum’s generative design technology, which leverages AI to develop options for design, will prove to be a meaningful ad...

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    BIG CLOUD PLAYERS, OTHER HYPERSCALERS SPEND $26B ON CAPEX IN Q3 2018

    Nov 21, 2018

    The capex of hyperscale operators topped $26 billion in the third quarter of 2018, according to the latest numbers from Synergy Research Group. This continues a strong year of hyperscale capex spending, which grew 53 percent for the first three quarters of 2018 compared with the same period in 2017....

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    MIRAI USED AS PAYLOAD IN HADOOP YARN VULNERABILITY

    Nov 21, 2018

    A Mirai variant has been discovered targeting unpatched Linux servers, shifting the use of the malicious payload beyond the internet of things (IoT), according to new research from NETSCOUT ASERT. Using their honeypot network to monitor the tens of thousands of daily exploit attempts for the Hadoop ...

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    APPLE'S SMALL SILK LABS PURCHASE PUSHES AI TO THE EDGE

    Nov 21, 2018

    Apple’s AI push into on-device machine learning continues with news of its acquisition of Silk Labs breaking just as the U.S. heads into its annual holiday season. The edge case for artificial intelligence (AI). The Information states Apple quietly acquired Silk Labs earlier this year. Apple&r...

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    SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC TAKES DATA CENTER DEVICE MANAGEMENT TO THE CLOUD

    Nov 20, 2018

    Schneider Electric’s cloud-based data center infrastructure management software provides physical device visibility and makes proactive recommendations. The product line is called EcoStruxure, and it has been deployed in more than 480,000 sites. It increases data center infrastructure utilizat...

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    FOUR ELEMENTS OF A SUCCESSFUL DATA STRATEGY

    Nov 19, 2018

    What are the basic elements that make a data strategy successful and executable? Mike Gustafson, president of business intelligence and analytics company Search Discovery, recently gave his take on the four elements of an executable data strategy that achieves useful integration of data and analytic...

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    DATADOG MONITORS SERVERLESS APPLICATIONS IN AWS WITH NEW INTEGRATION

    Nov 19, 2018

    Datadog can now monitor serverless applications on Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) Lambda serverless platform. The new capability is enabled by an integration between Datadog’s hybrid cloud monitoring platform and AWS’ X-Ray distributed tracking and tracing system. Serverless architectu...

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    IT’S NOT THE GIG ECONOMY – IT’S THE APPS ECONOMY

    Nov 19, 2018

    News that so-called Gig Economy standard-bearer We Work has pulled in another $3 billion in funding from Softbank Corp. may be creating the wrong impression about the economy. The so-called Gig Economy is defined as a labor market characterized by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance ...

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    IOT CONTINUES TO BE A HIT IN THE ENTERPRISE – BUT MONEY IS BEING LOST THROUGH POOR IMPLEMENTATIONS

    Nov 16, 2018

    A new study claims that enterprises have started sustaining significant monetary losses due to lack of good practices as they are advancing by integrating IoT into their business models. The report, which was conducted by ReRez Research and sponsored by world's leading provider of TLS/SSL, PKI a...

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    BIG DATA IS KIND OF A BIG DEAL: ANALYZE IT TO MAKE BETTER BUSINESS DECISIONS

    Nov 16, 2018

    Big data is disrupting every industry it integrates with, altering the corporate landscape by determining market trends, behavioral analysis and other insights that only improve business decisions. Detecting and understanding large, verified data sets of hidden patterns, as well as unknown correlati...

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    BEST OF ARXIV.ORG FOR AI, MACHINE LEARNING, AND DEEP LEARNING – OCTOBER 2018

    Nov 15, 2018

    In this recurring monthly feature, we filter recent research papers appearing on the arXiv.org preprint server for compelling subjects relating to AI, machine learning and deep learning – from disciplines including statistics, mathematics and computer science – and provide you with a use...

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    LESS THAN 50% OF HEALTHCARE CIOS HAVE STRONG TRUST IN THEIR DATA

    Nov 14, 2018

    Healthcare CIOs reported a lack of strong trust in their data and low levels of self-service for making data-driven decisions, research from Dimensional Insight revealed. The organization surveyed 85 healthcare CIOs about the level of trust their organizations have in their financial, clinical, and ...

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    HOW SHOULD CIOS MANAGE DATA AT THE EDGE?

    Nov 13, 2018

    The ubiquity of popular buzzwords or phrases in the technology community brings a certain kind of pressure. If everyone seems to be talking about the importance and transformative potential of an exciting new technology, then as a CIO it’s only natural to want to dive straight in and explore i...

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    BIG DATA ANALYTICS IN BANKING GLOBAL MARKET REQUIREMENTS, GROWTH, OPPORTUNITIES, TOP KEY PLAYERS AND FORECAST TO 2023

    Nov 13, 2018

    WiseGuyRerports.com Presents "Global Big Data Analytics in Banking Market 2018 by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023" New Document to its Studies Database. Big data analytics refers to the strategy of analyzing large volumes of data, or big data. Scope of the ...

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    LINUX FOUNDATION LAUNCHES OPEN SOURCE CEPH STORAGE GROUP

    Nov 12, 2018

    Open source storage gets a boost today as the Linux Foundation launches the Ceph Foundation with more than 30 members including China Mobile, DigitalOcean, Intel, OVH, and Red Hat. The Ceph project is a unified distributed storage system providing applications with object, block, and file system int...

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    YOTASCALE ANNOUNCES AUTONOMOUS CLOUD OPERATIONS PLATFORM

    Nov 10, 2018

    YotaScale, a leader in Autonomous Cloud Operations, announced the general availability of its customer-proven, AI-powered cloud operations platform. YotaScale delivers Autonomous Cloud Operations with a platform that provides intelligent, actionable insights to cloud operations, allowing teams to ta...

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    MAXTA ADDS ANALYTICS TO HYPERCONVERGED SOFTWARE STACK

    Nov 08, 2018

    Hyperconverged software vendor Maxta added analytics to its stack, providing customers with real-time visibility into their data centers and clouds to troubleshoot problems before they occur, the vendor says. The new MxIQ feature, which is integrated into the Maxta hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI...

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    AI, USER EXPERIENCE TOP HEALTHCARE’S DATA ANALYTICS PRIORITIES IN 2019

    Nov 08, 2018

    Healthcare organizations that want to get ahead in 2019 will need to prioritize the use of artificial intelligence, virtualized care, and technologies that offer intuitive user experiences, according to Forrester’s predictions for the upcoming year. The ability to aggregate, analyze, and utili...

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    VALIDERE RAISES $7 MILLION IN SEED FUNDING TO TRANSFORM OIL AND GAS TRADING VIA ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Nov 06, 2018

    Venture-backed oil and gas IoT and artificial intelligence platform Validere has raised $7 million in seed funding to transform oil and gas trading and logistics through reliable data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) insights. Currently, as the company puts it, oil and gas companies use unreliable p...

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    USE THIS STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO BUILDING AN IIOT PROJECT

    Nov 06, 2018

    The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) offers enormous potential for manufacturing and process enterprises alike, allowing these companies to generate insights that promise to transform efficiency and productivity. But, like anything else, the IIoT doesn’t come without its challenges. In fac...

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    PLURIBUS BROADENS SUPPORT FOR EDGECORE WHITE BOX SWITCHES

    Nov 03, 2018

    To address enterprises’ growing data center networking needs, Pluribus Networks will now support five additional Edgecore Networks switches on its modular network operating system. Previously, Pluribus only supported two Edgecore switches. The two companies have been working together since 201...

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    GLOBAL BIG DATA SERVICES MARKET ANALYSIS, GROWTH, GLOBAL TRENDS, OPPORTUNITY & FORECAST 2018 TO 2023

    Nov 01, 2018

    WiseGuyRerports.com Presents "Global Big Data Services Market 2018 by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023" New Document to its Studies Database. Big Data originally emerged as a term to describe datasets whose size is beyond the ability of traditional databases...

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    NEW DUKE CENTER WILL MIX BIG DATA AND HEALTH CARE

    Nov 01, 2018

    The new Woo Center at Duke aims to bring together engineers, machine learning experts, data scientists and health care specialists to improve clinical care around the globe. Last week, the Pratt School of Engineering announced the launch of the Sherry and John Woo Center for Big Data and Precision H...

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    MICROSOFT ISSUES ON-PREMISES DATA GATEWAY UPDATE FOR POWER BI

    Oct 31, 2018

    Microsoft's Power BI business analytics suite has gained several useful new features for its on-premises data gateway in its October update, including custom connectors support for Vertica applications and OAuth support for custom data connectors. These updates, as well as several others, were a...

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    AMIA URGES CONTINUED DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL AI RESEARCH PLAN

    Oct 31, 2018

    The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) has expressed approval of the direction and goals of the National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan and recommended that federal authorities continue in the direction laid out in the 2016 document. In comments to the N...

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    ELLISON RECOUNTS ORACLE ORIGINS TO STARTUP FOUNDERS

    Oct 30, 2018

    Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison on Oct. 24 hosted the founders of 22 startups for a cocktail reception and engaged with them on topics ranging from how he navigated the difficult early days of the business computing giant he founded in 1977 to navigating the ever-changing technological landscape. In...

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    EXARI ADVANCES BIG DATA CONTRACT ANALYTICS

    Oct 30, 2018

    Exari, the leading provider of enterprise contract management software, has announced a partnership with MongoDB. Exari's new AI-powered contract management platform generates large amounts of rich contract data, requiring powerful, reliable and flexible data storage. MongoDB is the leading, mod...

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    DOMINO DATA LAB ANNOUNCES DOMINO 3.0 TO POWER MODEL-DRIVEN ORGANIZATIONS

    Oct 28, 2018

    Domino Data Lab, provider of an open data science platform, announced Domino 3.0 featuring Domino Launchpad, a module designed to help companies maximize the impact of their data science investments by addressing the operational challenges and bottlenecks they face getting models into production. Th...

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    MESOSPHERE KUBERNETES ENGINE BRINGS BREAKTHROUGH AUTOMATION & EFFICIENCY FOR DATA-DRIVEN APPS ON MULTI-CLOUD & EDGE

    Oct 28, 2018

    Mesosphere, the multi-cloud automation platform company, announced the general availability of Mesosphere Kubernetes Engine (MKE), Mesosphere DC/OS 1.12 and the public beta of Mesosphere Jupyter Service (MJS). Mesosphere Kubernetes Engine is the only software platform that delivers pure Kubernetes-a...

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    ORACLE MAKES ITS CASE TO MOVE LEGACY MOUNTAINS TO CLOUD

    Oct 26, 2018

    If you didn’t know Mark Hurd by sight, you might think he is the premier of a sovereign nation. At this week’s Oracle OpenWorld conference, the sharply besuited executive was escorted wherever he went by some rather large bodyguards, and he travels—even if the destination is a bloc...

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    TURNING IOT DEVICES INTO SUPERCOMPUTERS? SISENSE HAS A HUNCH FOR MORE EFFECTIVE BI

    Oct 25, 2018

    Sisense, a business analytics software firm, has launched its patent-pending Sisense Hunch Data Cognition Engine which aims to turn sensors, phones, and wearable devices into supercomputers. Sisense Hunch represents a new class of big data analytics, data cognition engines that learns vast amount of...

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    SALARY SURVEY: PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS CAREERS OFFER PAY EQUITY

    Oct 24, 2018

    Women in IT who want to be paid what they are worth instead of $10,000 less than their male counterparts may want to consider a career as predictive analytics professionals instead. A new salary survey by recruitment firm Burtchworks, which specializes in quantitative professionals, shows that women...

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    MICROSOFT REVAMPS MACHINE LEARNING TOOLS FOR APACHE SPARK

    Oct 24, 2018

    Microsoft has revamped its MMLSpark open source project, the better to integrate “many deep learning and data science tools to the Spark ecosystem,” according to the notes on the project repository. MMLSpark, originally released last year, is a collection of projects intended to make Spa...

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    SISENSE LAUNCHES AI EDGE ANALYTICS, TURNING IOT DEVICES “INTO SUPERCOMPUTERS”

    Oct 23, 2018

    Business intelligence provider Sisense has launched a new artificial intelligence (AI) technology that it claims turns Internet of Things (IoT) devices “into supercomputers”. According to the company, the new Sisense Hunch product represents a “new class of big data analytics&rdquo...

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    FOR OIL AND GAS, PATIENCE IS KEY TO BEGIN IMPLEMENTING IOT – BUT THE PACE NEEDS TO INCREASE AFTER

    Oct 23, 2018

    The oil and gas industry are one of the most complex when it comes to emerging technology implementation. Yet as complicated as it is, it’s people and processes which will ultimately move the needle, according to Jim Claunch, vice president of business efficiency at Equinor. This is not to say...

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    HOW IN-MEMORY COMPUTING CAN IMPROVE CUSTOMER SERVICE

    Oct 22, 2018

    The past few years have involved huge changes in terms of tech and everyone is looking for upgrades to adopt in order to make their lives visibly easier. In-memory computing has been around for quite a while, but specialists are now redefining it. It opens new doors by significantly speeding up proc...

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    MODERN ADVANCES IN DISASTER ALERT TECHNOLOGY

    Oct 22, 2018

    When lives are on the line information can make the difference between survival and tragedy. Here's a look at the technology organizations are using to communicate with the public and employees before, during, and after a disaster occurs. From hurricane after hurricane to wildfires and mass shoo...

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    BIG DATA BRINGS ANALYTICS AND INSIGHTS TO THE WATER FLOW RESOURCES

    Oct 20, 2018

    Data is everywhere, even the water sector has collected reams of data for decades. It has been only within the last few years that agencies, utilities, consultants and vendors woken up to unlock the hidden potential of data resources to manage maintenance and predict water flow. The move to leverage...

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    AMID VARIOUS PRIVACY SCARES – YES, YOU CAN COLLABORATE AND COMMUNICATE SECURELY IN THE CLOUD

    Oct 19, 2018

    Last week, Facebook announced the launch of Portal, a voice-activated smart home camera device. Considering the recent data breach the company suffered, the tech press response to Portal ranged from bafflement to incredulity. In response, Facebook senior exec Andrew Bosworth insisted< all process...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING AND BIG DATA TO BRING A NEW WAVE IN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Oct 18, 2018

    Emerging Technologies like machine learning, big data, artificial intelligence, IoT etc. have led to innovative ways of business processes. There is an urgent need for organizations to pivot their traditional business process to customise the needs of the modern consumer. Digital transformation is m...

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    BIG DATA ANALYTICS & HADOOP INDUSTRY: 2018-2025 - OPPORTUNITIES, CHALLENGES, STRATEGIES & FORECASTS

    Oct 17, 2018

    Hadoop is an open source software framework this is utilized for storing data and running application in a group of commodity hardware. This software provides a massive storage for all kind of data, with enormous processing power and also have an ability to handle limitless concurrent task virtually...

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    VISUALIZATION SOLUTIONS PUT BIG DATA FRONT AND CENTER FOR PROVIDERS

    Oct 17, 2018

    Hospitals and health systems increasingly want to leverage data analytics visualization tools to affect real patient and organizational change. Information pulled from a provider’s IT applications can be used for everything from improving emergency department efficiency and throughput to manag...

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    WHAT THE CLOUD CAN DO FOR YOUR DEVELOPER NEEDS

    Oct 15, 2018

    Cloud computing is the storing of data over the internet. It’s also the delivery of services that offer efficient innovation. There are many benefits that a developer or company can reap if they utilize cloud computing. The main benefit from using the cloud is that you can access and store dat...

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    ORION HEALTH LAUNCHES AMADEUS CORE TO HELP HEALTHCARE SECTOR LEVERAGE DATA ANALYTICS AND MACHINE LEARNING

    Oct 15, 2018

    Orion Health today announced Amadeus CORE, the latest in its suite of data management, storage and sharing solutions to enable healthcare organizations to take a first step in their data journey towards harnessing the power of big data. With vast amounts of data from multiple sources to contend with...

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    WHY FINTECH IS POISED TO CHANGE BANKING TECHNOLOGY

    Oct 15, 2018

    The rapid advancement of technology is changing the world in new, exciting and unimaginable ways. We’ve gone from brick-and-mortar establishments to online shopping, and from people-driven production lines to fully automated factories. Now it seems one of the next changes will revolve around f...

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    NEW RESEARCH UNCOVERS $500 MILLION ENTERPRISE VALUE OPPORTUNITY WITH DATA LITERACY

    Oct 15, 2018

    According to a major academic study commissioned by Qlik®, on behalf of the newly launched Data Literacy Project, large enterprises that have higher corporate data literacy experience $320-$534 million in higher enterprise value (the total market value of the business). Corporate data literacy i...

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    ARE PENDING ONC HEALTH DATA BLOCKING RULES MORE OR LESS A MOOT POINT?

    Oct 15, 2018

    The Cures Act, signed into law by President Obama at the tail end of 2016, warns of steep financial penalties for electronic health record vendors caught in the act of preventing data exchange for competitive or business purposes, and hints at similar punishments for providers engaging in data hoard...

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    TERAKI LAUNCHES AI AND EDGE PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY TO MEET EXPLODING DATA ANALYTICS DEMANDS OF THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

    Oct 11, 2018

    Teraki, a technology leader in AI and edge processing, today announced the immediate availability of its AI and edge processing technology to meet the exploding data analytics demands of the automotive industry. Teraki's Intelligent Signal Processing software delivers a more than 10X increase in...

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    CENTRIS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION PARTNERS WITH ONAPPROACH FOR DATA ANALYTICS AND DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Oct 11, 2018

    OnApproach (www.onapproach.com), the leading provider of data analytics solutions for credit unions, is excited to announce Centris Federal Credit Union (Omaha, NE) is the latest to join the collaborative Credit Union Data Integration and Analytics Ecosystem after signing an agreement to implement O...

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    KUBERNETES IS A PRIME CATALYST IN AI AND BIG DATA’S EVOLUTION

    Oct 10, 2018

    Kubernetes is becoming synonymous with cloud-native computing. As an open-source platform, it enables development, deployment, orchestration and management of containerized microservices across multicloud ecosystems. Kubernetes is the key to cloud-native microservices that are platform agnostic, dyn...

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    MICROSOFT TO COLLABORATE WITH RIDE-HAILING FIRM GRAB ON BIG DATA AND AI PROJECTS

    Oct 10, 2018

    Microsoft is investing in Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab as part of a partnership that the two companies said will allow them to collaborate on technology projects, including big data and artificial intelligence. The companies did not disclose the deal value. Grab had earlier said it planned...

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    WHY IOT DEPLOYMENTS ARE STALLED IN THE FORTUNE 2000

    Oct 09, 2018

    The biggest barrier to effective IoT implementation is lack of internal expertise and skills, according to 31 percent of respondents. Other barriers include the inability to manage and process large volumes of data (29 percent), integration issues (28 percent) and too many legacy systems (28 percent...

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    PHARMA, LIFE SCIENCE LEADERS FACE BIG DATA ANALYTICS CHALLENGES

    Oct 08, 2018

    Pharmaceutical and life science companies are staring down major challenges as value-based care alters the healthcare landscape, but those that are further along in their digital transformations are also more likely to embrace innovation and creative thinking about common business problems, accordin...

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    HADOOP AND BIG DATA ANALYTICS MARKET IS GROWING EXPONENTIALLY IN ORDER TO GAIN MORE DEMAND BY 2026

    Oct 08, 2018

    The Hadoop and Big Data Analytics Market is expected to have a highly positive outlook for the next five years 2018-2026 according to a recently released Hadoop and Big Data Analytics Market research report. The report has been added in his large database by Coherent Market Insights. This report is ...

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    ASG TECHNOLOGIES: PRODUCT OVERVIEW AND ANALYSIS

    Oct 08, 2018

    ASG Technologies is a leading provider of Enterprise Information Management and IT System Management solutions technology. Its most well-known product is Mobius Content Services Platform. eWEEK is building a new IT products and services section that encompasses most of the categories that we cover o...

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    4 MAJOR WAYS IN WHICH BIG DATA IS IMPACTING SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

    Oct 06, 2018

    With the advent and increased use of the internet, social media has become an integral part of people’s daily routine. Social media is not only used to connect with others, but it has become an effective platform for businesses to reach their target audience. With the emergence of big data, so...

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    HOW TO AVOID IT PROBLEMS IN YOUR BUSINESS

    Oct 04, 2018

    Modern businesses are so reliant on computers and technology that if anything goes wrong with the systems, it can completely disrupt the functioning of the organization. Technology is in general far more robust than it used to be, because developers are building solutions to known problems into thei...

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    ADP HARNESSES DATA FOR HR INSIGHTS

    Oct 04, 2018

    Amazon may have grabbed the attention of compensation managers across the country with its announcement that it would double the minimum wage it pays warehouse workers to $15 (albeit while eliminating incentive bonuses and stock grants). But every day across the country, individual compensation deci...

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    CLOUDERA, HORTONWORKS MERGER WILL CREATE NEW DATA PLATFORM

    Oct 04, 2018

    Combination of two longtime rivals expected to establish a unified Hadoop and industry standard platform that will cover data management from data center, to the cloud, to the edge and to AI. A couple of neighboring Silicon Valley data platform makers who have been competing in the Hadoop data stora...

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    CLOUDERA AND HORTONWORKS JOIN FORCES, SEND STOCKS SKYROCKETING

    Oct 03, 2018

    Two major data companies who are also major rivals, Cloudera and Hortonworks, have announced that they will be joining forces. The two companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals, the pair announced via a press release. The transaction has been approved by both companies’ Board of ...

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    VIOLIN GOES TO 'EXTREMES' IN NEW-GEN STORAGE PERFORMANC

    Oct 03, 2018

    Violin Systems, all but dead in IT storage bankruptcy waters a year and a half ago after failing to make a big-enough dent in markets owned by storage behemoths Dell EMC, IBM and NetApp, is making a comeback, and totally on its own terms. This is a company with what many storage analysts thought had...

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    HOW IDENTITIES ARE THE NEW SECURITY PERIMETER

    Oct 02, 2018

    Privileged credentials for accessing an airport’s security system were recently for sale on the Dark Web for just $10, according to McAfee. 18% of healthcare employees are willing to sell confidential data to unauthorized parties for as little as $500 to $1,000, and 24% of employees know of so...

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    MONGODB MISTAKES TO AVOID & THE BEST PRACTICES TO FOLLOW

    Oct 01, 2018

    MongoDB is supposed to be a greatly-in-demand NoSQL database. As per experts, developers are used to making many mistakes while working on various MongoDB projects. Here are some of the mistakes to avoid. Mistake No.1: Allowing Access from the Internet. If you allow access to your MongoDB database f...

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    HOW TO FUEL ENTERPRISE GROWTH USING THE 'EFFICIENCY FRONTIER'

    Sep 27, 2018

    It’s important for any organization trying to maximize growth to find its strategic sweet spot—a set of optimal decisions and investments offering the highest expected return for a particular level of risk. Maintaining growth is a perennial challenge for any business, but for early-stage...

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    DOCTORS STUDYING WAYS TO GET VIRTUAL ASSISTANTS INTO THE EXAM ROOM

    Sep 27, 2018

    Nuance Communications has integrated its Dragon Medical Virtual Assistant with Epic Systems’ electronic health records. The work with natural language processing is showing promise in helping ease some burdens of working with EHR systems. Dr. Yaa Kumah-Crystal, MD, MPH (pictured), is an Assist...

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    BOURQUE LOGISTICS TO RELEASE SHIPPER BI BIG DATA TOOL

    Sep 26, 2018

    Texas-based logistics software and service provider Bourque Logistics is releasing “Shipper BI,” a new big data tool, this fall. Using cloud-based dashboards, the multi-modal tool covers truck, rail and intermodal shipping for domestic and international operations. The tool aggregates da...

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    ADOBE RELAUNCHES CX PLATFORM, WILL CONTRIBUTE CODE TO OPEN SOURCE

    Sep 26, 2018

    Adobe is using its extensive intellectual property portfolio in the CX (“customer experience”) genre and is connecting with the open source community to build smart new apps for enterprises. Enterprises are focusing on updating and improving their digital presence across all aspects of t...

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    ML POWERS DISCOVERY IN GE’S 500 PB LAKE

    Sep 25, 2018

    Like most Fortune 50 firms, General Electric relies on an abundance of computer systems to power its enterprise. And like most firms that size, synching up and aligning the data emitted by different systems is major challenge. But thanks to an innovative data discovery solution powered by machine le...

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    DEVELOPER ECONOMICS SURVEY: DATA SCIENCE, MACHINE LEARNING ARE MOST-WANTED SKILLS

    Sep 24, 2018

    While perhaps not offering new conclusions about the hottest technologies in the software development arena, a new Developer Economics survey from SlashData provides more hard evidence that data science and machine learning are the top skills developers want to learn. SlashData describes itself as a...

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    WITH $7M CONTRACT, NIH TAPS BIG DATA ANALYSIS PLATFORM PALANTIR TO STREAMLINE HEALTH RESEARCH

    Sep 24, 2018

    What happened. Silicon Valley-area big data analytics company Palantir Technologies, founded by Peter Thiel, has signed a $7 million contract with the National Institutes of Health to supply its software platform to the organization. Specifically, the National Center for Advancing Translational Scie...

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    VIRTUAL ANALYST FOR ADOBE ANALYTICS HELPS UNCOVER CUSTOMER INSIGHTS

    Sep 24, 2018

    With companies accumulating customer data at an unprecedented rate, it’s getting harder to find and analyze the key trends and insights that could impact what products to make, where and when to sell them, and a raft of other development, distribution and marketing decisions. Adobe said it has...

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    TOOLS TACKLE AI'S BIAS, TRUST PROBLEM

    Sep 20, 2018

    AI and machine learning deployments are hitting the mainstream in enterprises, but executives still hesitate to blindly accept insights from inside the "black box" without seeing the logic behind them. Is your algorithm fair and unbiased? How can you be sure that the insights it offers are...

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    UTSA RECEIVES $15 MILLION GIFT TO BUILD PROPOSED SCHOOL OF DATA SCIENCE

    Sep 19, 2018

    UTSA announced a $15 million gift from a San Antonio business leader Tuesday to build a School of Data Science. Local businessman Graham Weston's $15 million donation will help the university execute its 10-year approach to development the Downtown Campus as a hub for professionals in big data a...

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    Q&A: BIG DATA FOR DEVELOPMENT IMPACT

    Sep 19, 2018

    “When moving to a world of big data, development organizations — if they want to continue to be successful — have to embrace analytics and some of the opportunities they present.” That’s what Justin Keeble, managing director of the sustainability services practice at Ac...

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    XBASH MALWARE PACKS DOUBLE PUNCH: DESTROYS DATA AND MINES FOR CRYPTO COINS

    Sep 19, 2018

    A newly discovered malware has different capabilities for Windows and Linux systems, including ransomware and cryptomining. Researchers have discovered a new sophisticated malware family in the wild, which wrecks havoc on Windows and Linux systems with a combination of data destructive ransomware an...

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    AMAZON, APIS TO SUPPORT CLOUD INFORMATICS PLATFORM FOR LIFE SCIENCES

    Sep 18, 2018

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Accenture, and Merck have announced a collaboration to create a cloud-based informatics research platform to support advances in the life sciences. The project will accelerate drug development by improving efficiency and innovation in the early stages of the development pr...

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    SAS IS NO. 1 IN ADVANCED AND PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS MARKET, SAYS IDC REPORT

    Sep 18, 2018

    SAS again surpasses all predictive and advanced analytics suppliers, according to the IDC report, Worldwide Big Data and Analytics Software 2017 Market Shares: Healthy Growth Across the Board. SAS led with a 30.8 percent market share in 2017 in the advanced and predictive analytics category, more th...

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    ARGUING THE PROS AND CONS OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN HEALTHCARE

    Sep 17, 2018

    In what seems like the blink of an eye, mentions of artificial intelligence have become ubiquitous in the healthcare industry. From deep learning algorithms that can read CT scans faster than humans to natural language processing (NLP) that can comb through unstructured data in electronic health rec...

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    HOW THE CLOUD SECURITY ALLIANCE CLOUD CONTROLS MATRIX BENEFITS FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

    Sep 14, 2018

    The self-service and dynamic nature of cloud infrastructure creates challenges for risk and compliance professionals. Tools that worked well in the traditional data centre do not translate to the public cloud.   Due to these concerns over regulatory compliance and security, as well as the ...

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    DELL EMC EXTENDS ITS SERVER MARKETSHARE LEAD OVER HPE

    Sep 05, 2018

    Overall, worldwide server vendor revenues increased 43.7 percent year over year to $22.5 billion during the quarter. In other words, a lot of servers are still being sold and deployed. Dell EMC put some distance between itself and runner-up Hewlett-Packard Enterprise as the market leader in both ser...

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    DATA AND CONTAINERS AND THE KEYS TO SUCCESS

    Sep 05, 2018

    In the beginning, workloads, tools, and requirements for big data were simple because big data wasn’t really all that big. When we hit 5TB of data, however, things got complicated. Large data sets weren’t well suited to traditional storage like NAS, and large sequential reading of teraby...

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    NEW TOOLS BRING NATURAL LANGUAGE SEARCH TO BIG DATA

    Sep 04, 2018

    Businesses need easy and fast access to information in order to make effective decisions, but with the rise of big data important information can be hard to access and remain locked away. Visual analytics specialist Arcadia data has announced new search-based BI and analytics which will be available...

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    FDA SETS GOALS FOR BIG DATA, CLINICAL TRIALS, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Sep 04, 2018

    The FDA is turning to cost-effective strategies and big data to accelerate clinical trial efficiency, medical product development, and innovations in artificial intelligence, according to a recent blog post from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD. “Our longstanding goal for medical care is to...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE BLOCKCHAIN CLOUD WORKBENCH SERVICE IS DOING BIG DATA IN A BIG WAY

    Sep 03, 2018

    More than three years ago, one of the first companies to bring blockchain technology to the cloud was Microsoft Azure, and that would prove to be just a taste of what's to come. Now, it seems like Microsoft has the intention of connecting this technology to just about everything else in their pr...

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    HOW BIG DATA HELP BUSINESSES RUN EFFECTIVELY?

    Sep 03, 2018

    Today, in the world of business, if there is anything that can change the game, it is big data. Major enterprises like eBay, Amazon, and Humana are making strategic business decisions based on the captured data. Big data is everywhere, and those who are denying the worth of it are increasingly becom...

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    DATA ANALYTICS SUPPORT $62M IN NEXT GENERATION ACO SAVINGS

    Aug 31, 2018

    Data analytics and other health IT tools played an integral role in helping Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (NGACO) Model generate net savings of approximately $62 million for the Medicare program, states a new report from CMS. Launched in January 2016, the NGACO Model involves the hig...

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    A LOOK AT THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF BIG DATA

    Aug 30, 2018

    In the age of Big Data, figuring out the best ways to store, move, analyze and make sense of data can be everything for a company. Or, all the data at a company’s disposal could amount to nothing if the business doesn’t know what to do with it. “People can ask about things like sup...

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    THE WEB AS A DATABASE: THE BIGGEST KNOWLEDGE GRAPH EVER

    Aug 30, 2018

    The web is among humankind's greatest achievements and resources. Ever-expanding and nearly all-encompassing, we've all come to depend on it. There's just one problem: It takes work to get information out of it. That's because the information is in documents, and documents on the web...

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    PLURALSIGHT INTRODUCES A FAST AND ACCURATE WAY TO ASSESS EXPERTISE IN TECHNOLOGY ROLES

    Aug 29, 2018

    Pluralsight Inc. (Nasdaq: PS), the enterprise technology learning platform, today at Pluralsight LIVE 2018 unveiled Role IQ, an efficient and clear way to determine a technology professional’s expertise level. Role IQ gives CIOs and CTOs with the ability to replace manual benchmarking and outd...

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    IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS WITH MODERN ANALYTICS INFRASTRUCTURE

    Aug 29, 2018

    Businesses simply cannot afford for their IT departments to run data infrastructure the same way they did a decade ago. Today’s enterprises need modern analytics infrastructure to be able to handle the current explosion in data. A new report from SAS explores how much has changed in the past t...

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    LG CNS ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PLATFORM REBRAND TO FOCUS ON IOT, BLOCKCHAIN AND AI

    Aug 28, 2018

    A curious announcement from LG CNS, the South Korean giant’s IT services and consulting arm – the company is rebranding its platform business to focus on technologies around the Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI). The release, which can be found here (K...

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    SHIPSURE 2.0: BIG DATA, BIGGER BENEFITS

    Aug 27, 2018

    Ship owners can derive imperative business and operational insights from integrated, real-time data which is readily accessible via a single platform, especially if it can be taken away with you, writes V.Group CIO Stephen Macfarlane. For the maritime industry, these are exciting and momentous times...

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    IMPORTANCE OF INTERACTIVE MAPS IN BIG DATA SPACE

    Aug 27, 2018

    The primary purpose of an interactive map is to offer the ease of visualizing data to the user in a simplified manner. These flexible, web-based mapping tools possess points which, when clicked display the detailed relevant information. The information can be in the form of pictures, numbers, extern...

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    STRATEGIES TO HELP YOU BUILD A BETTER SMALL BUSINESS

    Aug 25, 2018

    Owning a small business is a great accomplishment and a promising career path if you make wise management decisions. Recognize that there are always ways for how you can be doing a better job and creating a stronger foundation for you to operate from. Build a more solid and profitable small business...

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    TERBINE LAUNCHES BLOCKCHAIN-ENABLED IOT DATA EXCHANGE TO ACCELERATE INFORMATION SHARING AND MONETIZATION

    Aug 25, 2018

    Terbine announced the IoT Data Exchange, designed to radically increase the rate of adoption for sharing of machine-generated data between companies, public agencies and academic institutions. Traditionally, IoT data has been kept in “silos” that are not discoverable by the outside world...

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    BIG-DATA FIRM SPLUNK’S STOCK SURGES ON STRONG EARNINGS

    Aug 23, 2018

    Big-data company Splunk Inc.’s share price is spiking again after another successful quarter. The company today posted a fiscal second-quarter net loss of 71 cents per share on revenue of $388.3 million, up 39 percent from the same period a year ago. Earnings before certain costs such as stock...

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    EQUINIX DATA CENTERS, SERVICES: PRODUCT OVERVIEW AND ANALYSIS

    Aug 23, 2018

    Equinix Inc. is a builder and maintainer of new-generation data and interconnect centers. The company connects more than 9,800 companies directly to their customers and partners across what it claims to be the “world’s most interconnected” data center and interconnection platform. ...

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    HOW TO USE BIG DATA ANALYTICS TO BOOST PATIENT ENGAGEMENT

    Aug 22, 2018

    Patient engagement is a key element of quality healthcare delivery. In order for patients to maintain their well-being, they must take an active role in their care and understand what they must do to stay healthy. As wearable devices, patient portals, and social media, become more commonplace, both ...

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    C3 IOT PARTNERS WITH GOOGLE CLOUD TO ACCELERATE JOINT AI AND IOT GROWTH

    Aug 22, 2018

    C3 IoT signed a deal to have its IoT platform-as-a-service (PaaS) be delivered via Google’s Cloud Platform (GCP) infrastructure. The companies will also work jointly to market, sell, and participate in training initiatives for the offering. The C3 IoT platform assists in developing big data, a...

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    TO BUILD A PRIVATE CLOUD: HOW KUBERNETES GETS FRIENDLY WITH HADOOP

    Aug 21, 2018

    For all the numbers showing explosive growth of the public cloud, there remains a stubborn segment of the market where policies and regulations prohibit the moving of data into any kind of public cloud. The choices for private cloud have been one of two ends of the spectrum: build your own Open Stac...

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    HOW TO APPROACH BUILDING A HEALTHCARE DATA LAKE ROADMAP

    Aug 21, 2018

    Navigating how to prepare a healthcare data lake can be a challenge, but focusing on flexibility and scalability while understanding data usage is key. Collecting, storing, and using data produced by patients is a major challenge, and organizations often have data they can’t sort through and u...

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    TEAM LIQUID TRIES SAP ANALYTICS PROTOTYPE IN THE INTERNATIONAL DOTA 2 TOURNAMENT

    Aug 20, 2018

    Team Liquid, one of the leading e-sports teams, will be aiming to win The International DOTA 2 tournament with the help of prototype SAP analytics software. SAP has long been involved with traditional sports, but by working with Team Liquid's DOTA 2 team the enterprise software company is expand...

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    MICROSOFT UPDATES POWER BI REPORT URL FILTER, REPORT SERVER UPDATE

    Aug 20, 2018

    The new capabilities for Microsoft Power BI add a wide range of features for users as they create business intelligence reports. Microsoft's Power BI application has been given a number of feature updates aimed at improving enterprise business intelligence reporting and improving the performance...

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    HOW CALIFORNIA’S NEW CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT STANDS TO IMPACT BUSINESS

    Aug 17, 2018

    The new data privacy law is the state’s attempt to rectify the excesses revealed by Cambridge Analytica and other organizations in which consumer information was used, sold and frequently ravaged without consent. At midnight on May 25, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulat...

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    HOW G2 CROWD WANTS TO STOP BILLIONS IN WASTED SOFTWARE

    Aug 16, 2018

    G2 Crowd’s first quarterly Momentum Grid Report, launched Aug. 15, is aimed to assist line-of-business buyers in selecting software packages that will meet their needs now and in the future. Nobody likes to waste anything--whether it’s leftover food, time sitting in traffic or, least of ...

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    HOW ANALYTICS SUPPORTS VALUE-BASED HEALTHCARE

    Aug 16, 2018

    Value-based healthcare is changing the business model for doctors and hospitals. Here's how analytics is helping these practices change the way they work. Industry disruptions and business model changes have become familiar these days. It's almost a cliché that Uber disrupted taxi com...

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    BUILDING A WINNING DATA SCIENCE TEAM

    Aug 15, 2018

    Data is becoming an increasingly mission-critical asset for organizations. How you collect it, move it, clean it, and analyze it can have a real and lasting impact on the bottom line. Organizations are under pressure to be faster, more strategic, and more cost-effective than the competition. As comp...

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    WHAT CDOS AND CAOS WANT YOU TO KNOW

    Aug 15, 2018

    Organizations feel pressured to appoint chief analytics officers and chief data officers, but they may not be using those roles as effectively as they could. Chief analytics officers and chief data officers are in high demand as businesses struggle to derive value from data. Some companies hire a CA...

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    HOW FIGURE EIGHT SPEEDS UP MACHINE LEARNING WITH VIDEO OBJECT TRACKING

    Aug 14, 2018

    Machine-learning systems need to be shown video information over and over, so they can remember it all. This new platform creates training data up to 100 times faster than human-only solutions. It generally takes a lot of reps (repetitions) for a human to become really good at something. Playing the...

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    SD-WAN INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET TO HIT $4.5BN BY 2022, SAYS IDC

    Aug 13, 2018

    The software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) market continues to grow rapidly – and IDC is predicting the overall infrastructure market will be worth $4.5 billion (£3.53bn) by 2022. The figure, which appears in the analyst firm’s latest SD-WAN Infrastructure Forecast, takes into...

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    DELL EMC ACCELERATES ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ADOPTION FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Aug 12, 2018

    Dell EMC announces the availability of new Ready Solutions for AI, with specialized designs for Machine Learning with Hadoop and Deep Learning with NVIDIA. The Dell EMC Ready Solutions simplify AI environments, deliver faster, deeper insights than the competition1, and leverage Dell EMC’s prov...

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    DATAROBOT ANNOUNCES AUTOMATED TIME SERIES SOLUTION

    Aug 12, 2018

    DataRobot, the pioneering architects of automated machine learning, announced the general availability of DataRobot Time Series. Following an extensive collaboration with more than 75 customers and world-class data scientists, this latest breakthrough completely automates sophisticated time series m...

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    COURSERA EXPANDS COURSERA FOR BUSINESS FEATURES, LAUNCHES AI-POWERED SKILLS BENCHMARKING TOOL

    Aug 12, 2018

    Coursera, an online learning leader, announced the launch of Skills Benchmarking, a powerful new Coursera for Business tool that enables organizations to measure how their talent stacks up against others in their industry as well as identify top performing individuals in a given competency area. Wit...

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    WHY NVME PROTOCOLS ARE IMPORTANT FOR NEW DATA CENTRE WORKLOADS

    Aug 09, 2018

    Today, data is the new fuel for business. New age technologies like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, blockchain, and machine learning – all needs data to be stored, processed and analysed. Large amounts of data are generated exponentially, with a rise in internet users over the pas...

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    IS GOLAP THE NEXT WAVE FOR BIG DATA WAREHOUSING?

    Aug 09, 2018

    The 1990s and 2000s saw the rise of the relational databases for transaction processing (OLTP) as well as analytical processing (OLAP). As the volume and variety of data explodes in the 2010s, database experts are looking to parallel graph analytic database– what some are calling GOLAP data wa...

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    THE MUST-HAVES OF A MODERN DATA PREP PLATFORM

    Aug 07, 2018

    In this special guest feature, Joe Hellerstein, Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Trifacta, discusses how the challenge of data preparation sits squarely between the growth of BI and visualization tools and the specific data needed to fuel them. Efficient data preparation is key to alleviatin...

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    NEW NAKIVO UPDATE SUPPORTS MORE PLATFORMS

    Aug 06, 2018

    Light on new functions, Nakivo's new update focuses on playing nicely with others, adding software support for VMware vSphere 6.7, Netgear ReadyNAS and Dell EMC Data Domain Boost. Nakivo's latest update of its data protection software focuses on compatibility and integration, including a cro...

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    NETAPP, NVIDIA TEAM UP TO MAKE ENTERPRISE AI ADOPTION EASIER

    Aug 06, 2018

    The vendors are partnering to create ONTAP AI, which combines NetApp’s flash AFF A800 all-flash storage with Nvidia’s GPU-powered DGX supercomputers. NetApp and Nvidia are taking the latest steps to give enterprises the same capabilities to leverage artificial intelligence technologies t...

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    BEYOND THE RDBMS: DATA WAREHOUSE VS. DATA LAKE VS. DATA MART

    Aug 02, 2018

    There are many ways to store big data, but the choice of data warehouse vs. data lake vs. data mart comes down to who uses the data and how. Use this cheat sheet to compare. The vast amount of data organizations collect from various sources goes beyond what traditional relational databases can handl...

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    AI IN BANKING INDUSTRY BRINGS OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS

    Aug 01, 2018

    Banks using AI tools are finding that the technology can help them overcome traditional customer service challenges, but barriers to widespread use remain. The banking industry is primarily a world of computers and networks. It's boggling that the bulk of the world's wealth is stored in data...

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    GOOGLE'S EDGE TPU BREAKS MODEL INFERENCING OUT OF THE CLOUD

    Jul 31, 2018

    Google's Edge TPU is a force multiplier to compete against the likes of Amazon, IBM and Microsoft, and to attract next-gen app developers. Google is bringing tensor processing units to the edge. At the Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco, the company introduced Edge TPU, an application...

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    HOW TO MANAGE DATA AND THE GDPR RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN

    Jul 31, 2018

    The General Data Protection Regulation requires organizations to delete personally identifiable information if customers ask -- which can be a challenge. Experts offer four tips. Enterprises doing business in the European Union need to be able to address the General Data Protection Regulation's ...

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    FLORIDA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL USES AI TOOLS TO GENERATE CARE PATHS

    Jul 31, 2018

    Flagler Hospital, a community healthcare organization in Florida, uses an AI platform to generate care paths for high-cost, high-mortality conditions such as pneumonia and sepsis. A Florida community hospital is using AI tools to identify new care paths for improving treatment of several high-cost, ...

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    JUNIPER MULTI-CLOUD STRATEGY AIMED AT ENTERPRISE DATA CENTERS

    Jul 31, 2018

    The Juniper multi-cloud strategy is aimed at expanding the vendor's reach beyond carriers and the largest enterprises. Key to the game plan is Contrail Enterprise Multicloud. Juniper Networks, a longtime provider of network hardware for carriers and the largest enterprises, is now looking for mo...

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    APIXIO LAUNCHES HCC AUDITOR, AI-POWERED RISK ADJUSTMENT AUDITING SOLUTION

    Jul 29, 2018

    Apixio Inc., the data science company for healthcare, announced availability of the AI-powered solution to help health plans and provider organizations to undertake internal audits of their risk adjustment payment data with increased accuracy and in far less time than traditional methods. Medicare i...

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    MEMSQL UNVEIL SIGNIFICANT UPDATE TO DATABASE FOR REAL-TIME MODERN APPLICATIONS AND ANALYTICAL SYSTEMS

    Jul 29, 2018

    MemSQL, the no-limits databaseTM for modern applications and analytical systems, made generally available a significant new version of its product. MemSQL 6.5 cements the company’s position in the fast SQL database market by advancing performance and adding capabilities to accelerate time to i...

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    LOOKER ENHANCES DATA SCIENCE CAPABILITY WITH INTEGRATION FOR GOOGLE CLOUD BIGQUERY ML

    Jul 29, 2018

    Looker, a leading data platform company, announced an integration with Google Cloud BigQuery ML (BQML) that reduces the time-to-value of data science workflows and allows business users to operationalize insights with interactive predictive metrics. With Looker and BQML, data teams can now save time...

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    INTEL REPORTS Q2 REVENUE GROWTH IN EVERY BUSINESS UNIT

    Jul 27, 2018

    Intel PC, IoT, data center, memory businesses all up. This week Intel reported what Interim CEO and CFO Bob Swan characterized as an “outstanding” Q2 marked by revenue growth across all PC and data-centric business units. He said the company expects a record-setting 2018 marking a third ...

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    INSIGHT ENGINES UPDATE USES NLP, AI FOR TIGHTENING CYBERSECURITY

    Jul 26, 2018

    The software uses NLP, machine learning and human knowledge to detect data gaps, ask high-value questions, and give recommendations based on industry intelligence and activities. Startup Insight Engines claims to be ushering in a new era in cybersecurity investigation. Seeing is believing, so we may...

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    THE NINE ROLES YOU NEED ON YOUR DATA SCIENCE RESEARCH TEAM

    Jul 26, 2018

    Data science research has become an essential element of modern companies' success in the digital economy. Here's how to build a data science team to get the most bang for your buck. It's easy to focus too much on building a data science research team loaded with Ph.D.s to do machine lea...

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    BLOCKCHAIN, CHATBOTS, AND AI COULD REINVENT CORPORATE FINANCE

    Jul 25, 2018

    Traditionally siloed and manual corporate finance operations are beginning to test – and in some cases adopt – three still evolving technologies that can offer a single view of corporate data in near real time while also automating arduous business processes. Blockchain, artificial intel...

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    STRUGGLING WITH GDPR COMPLIANCE? TRY THE MINDFULNESS DIET

    Jul 25, 2018

    Having trouble getting your data under control for the sake of GDPR compliance? Perhaps you should switch to a new diet. For most of my life, I knew the best way to lose weight was simply by thinking I needed to. As soon as my jeans got tight, I’d say to myself, “Time to shed a few pound...

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    ACM UPDATES CODE OF ETHICS FOR COMPUTER PROS

    Jul 24, 2018

    Does your company's most recent software development project make you feel uncomfortable? The ACM is helping technology workers and leaders navigate tricky ethics questions. Google plans to end its work on Project Maven, a US Department of Defense drone imaging and AI program. Google told employ...

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    GEN 8 UNITRENDS APPLIANCES SPAN SMB TO ENTERPRISE

    Jul 24, 2018

    Unitrends upgraded and expanded its flagship Recovery Series data protection appliances, increasing disk density and adding options to help support customers ranging from SMBs to enterprises. The new Gen 8 Unitrends appliances run Unitrends Backup version 10.2, the company's latest backup softwa...

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    OPTIONS FOR DNS IN NETWORKING ADDRESS GROWING CHALLENGES

    Jul 23, 2018

    A need for modern DNS in networking has grown out of increased cloud use and distributed applications. Now, vendors are offering these services for internal enterprise use. For the first 25 years or so of the internet's existence, the original domain name system, or DNS, could locate internet do...

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    WHY INFOSEC PRACTITIONERS ARE TURNING INTO DATA SCIENTISTS

    Jul 20, 2018

    Security practitioners cannot wait for the information they need to protect the enterprise, and thus the speed of delivery becomes a driving factor in the success or failure of the data-driven security enterprise. Because IT managers responsible for protecting the enterprise crown jewels—namel...

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    TELECOMS UNPREPARED FOR BIG DATA EVOLUTION

    Jul 20, 2018

    According to a recent projection, the market for big data services by telecommunications companies will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 28% between 2018 and 2022.1 Another data market for telco companies, geographic information services, is expected to reach $3.27 billion b...

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    AT INTUIT, MACHINE LEARNING ENHANCES PRODUCTS, CTO SAYS

    Jul 19, 2018

    Intuit's machine learning and AI technology are transforming its many financial software products. CTO Tayloe Stansbury discusses what that means for Intuit. Artificial intelligence might be ultra-trendy at the moment, but at business and personal finance software vendor Intuit, machine learning...

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    DATA SCIENCE TALENT SHORTAGE DRIVES DEMAND FOR CONTRACTORS

    Jul 19, 2018

    Unable to find the perfect candidate for data science job openings, companies are leaving full-time employee positions unfilled for months, bridging the gap with contractors. Data scientists are notoriously in short supply. Employers are willing to pay a premium to hire these professionals, but many...

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    RISING DEMAND FOR BUSINESS ANALYTICS EDUCATION PROGRAMS

    Jul 18, 2018

    Colleges and universities are increasingly offering business analytics degrees. The graduates can help build IT and business capabilities of small and medium-sized organizations. Business analytics education programs have been popping up at colleges and universities across the country to meet the ri...

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    MOVIES, NEURAL NETWORKS BOOST AI LANGUAGE SKILLS

    Jul 18, 2018

    When we discuss about artificial intelligence (AI), how are machines learning? What kinds of projects feed into greater understanding? For our friends over at IBM, one surprising answer is movies. To build smarter AI systems, IBM researchers are using movie plots and neural networks to explore new w...

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    LOG ANALYTICS TOOLS GAIN APPLICATION PERFORMANCE SUPPORT SKILLS

    Jul 17, 2018

    Log analytics tools are boosting real-time capabilities to monitor application performance, and users are in the market for tools that best slice, dice and store log data. In IT, logs are a fact of life, but not a boring one. Major log analytics tools are stretching to handle new challenges and ente...

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    NEW MARKLOGIC SERVICE AUTOMATES DB QUERY CAPACITY IN CLOUD

    Jul 17, 2018

    New software-as-a-service application automatically adds and removes query processing capacity to a database cluster as workload demand rises and falls, resulting in agility and responsiveness for end users. MarkLogic, the NoSQL database that helped solve the online registration snafu of Healthcare....

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    GE: SUCCESS OF AI SYSTEMS TIED TO ENGINEERING, NOT ALGORITHMS

    Jul 16, 2018

    AI systems are hard to maintain and need an engineer's touch, according to Jeff Erhardt, vice president of intelligent systems at GE. Building AI systems is less an algorithmic challenge and more a software engineering challenge, according to GE's Jeff Erhardt, vice president of intelligent ...

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    SPLICE MACHINE DATA PLATFORM FOR INTELLIGENT APPS LAUNCHES ON AZURE

    Jul 13, 2018

    Addition of Azure deployments to AWS gives enterprises another cloud choice to use open source, scale-out SQL databases, data warehouse and machine learning platforms in one package. an Francisco-based startup Splice Machine, whose database management system is specifically optimized for hybrid clou...

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    HOW BIG DATA AFFECTS YOUR DATABASE BACKUP AND RECOVERY STRATEGY

    Jul 13, 2018

    All leading cloud storage services such as ottomatik and many others have realized the impact of big data on the database backup and recovery strategies. It is because of the realization that the firms have deliberately been changing their approaches to storing client data in the recent past. Howeve...

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    SYMANTEC CIO STRATEGY: ADD 'EXTREME VALUE' TO THE BUSINESS

    Jul 13, 2018

    Sheila Jordan's CIO strategy at Symantec focuses on bringing 'extreme value' to the business. Here, she discusses her top six IT priorities for achieving that goal. The IT organization at Symantec Corp. has grown dramatically since Sheila Jordan joined the company as its CIO in 2014. At ...

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    STREAMLINING PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS IN RETAIL MARKETING

    Jul 12, 2018

    Online flash-sale retailer Zulily uses BigQuery and Tableau to help power its predictive analytics, which, in turn, boosts its marketing efforts and ability to manage incoming data. With the right tools and strategies in place, companies can find big payoffs by using predictive analytics in retail m...

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    THE THREATS OF AI MUST BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY TO PREVENT HARM

    Jul 12, 2018

    The risks of AI use are growing as the technology becomes more pervasive. Rather than laugh off the threats, businesses should move to mitigate them before they become headaches. Technology futurist and entrepreneur Elon Musk has frequently mused on the threats of AI, most recently in a talk at the ...

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    NOVARTIS SEEKS HIDDEN CURES IN MACHINE LEARNING, AI

    Jul 11, 2018

    Novartis' Global Drug Development has completed the first phase of a digital transformation that has enabled it to better leverage one of its best assets -- data. Big companies may not be as fast moving as small ones, but they often have an asset that smaller, younger companies can never have --...

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    IBM ALL-FLASH DIVERSIFIES WITH NVME-BASED FLASHSYSTEM 9100

    Jul 10, 2018

    IBM FlashSystem 9100 scales to 32 PB of all-flash storage in a standard rack. IBM guarantees consistent latency of 350 microseconds and 100 million IOPS per four-way cluster. IBM today launched new all-flash storage arrays redesigned for NVMe and packaged with the vendor's storage software. The ...

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    BEST OF ARXIV.ORG FOR AI, MACHINE LEARNING, AND DEEP LEARNING – JUNE 2018

    Jul 10, 2018

    In this recurring monthly feature, we filter recent research papers appearing on the arXiv.org preprint server for compelling subjects relating to AI, machine learning and deep learning – from disciplines including statistics, mathematics and computer science – and provide you with a use...

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    THE TRUTH ABOUT BLOCKCHAIN

    Jul 09, 2018

    The distributed ledger technology called blockchain is getting a lot of attention right now. Is it the right solution for your IT project? Every year there's a technology that everybody talks about. It will change everything. It will give your company a competitive edge. If you don't have it...

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    FACING YOUR DATA FRAMEWORK

    Jul 09, 2018

    Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) have evolved from industry buzzwords to strategic tools that companies are implementing to transform data into actionable insights. This is evidenced by a recent study that found 97% of large organizations are making investments in big data and ...

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    COMPUWARE ANNOUNCES TOPAZ FOR ENTERPRISE DATA

    Jul 07, 2018

    Compuware released the new Topaz for Enterprise Data, which provides a powerful combination of data visualization, extract and load, and advanced data masking capabilities. With it, DevOps teams can more quickly, efficiently and securely access and leverage data from the mainframe and other platform...

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    FINANCE CAREERS UTILIZING BIG DATA

    Jul 06, 2018

    Computerized stock trading has been around since the 1970s. Banks have used AI to interpret big data since 1987, when Security Pacific National Bank started using it for fraud prevention. Using algorithms to interpret large data sets more accurately than a human eye ever could, the finance industry ...

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    HOW TO COMBAT COMPLEXITY IN MICROSERVICES DATA MANAGEMENT

    Jul 05, 2018

    Architects who shift from a monolith to microservices need to consider a critical component: data. Learn how microservices affect data management and discover tools that can help. As organizations move data from monolithic architectures toward microservices and containers, traditional data stewardsh...

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    WHY DIGITAL PROCESS AUTOMATION IS NOW ESSENTIAL TO BPM

    Jul 05, 2018

    The increased speed of application development has made automation in BPM a necessity. Learn about digital process automation and how it can help businesses meet that need. Attitudes and technologies around business process management have changed, particularly because of industrywide shifts from mo...

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    AGRIBUSINESS TESTING INDUSTRIAL IOT TO MANAGE CROPS, BOOST PRODUCTION

    Jul 03, 2018

    Sakata Seed America worked with Infosys and the Industrial Internet Consortium to develop in-ground sensors and data analytics software that tracks crop growth and health to boost seed yields. The world's food producers are facing a big problem: The rising global population means the world will ...

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    AI AND DATA ANALYTICS TRAILBLAZERS: ACCENTURE, DXC AND WIPRO

    Jul 02, 2018

    Accenture, DXC and Wipro are among the AI and data analytics services providers highlighted in Gartner's Magic Quadrant. Learn about their market visions and business challenges. The Holy Grail for companies is the ability to gain insight into customers to improve their experiences, as well as e...

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    GPU CLOUD TOOLS TAKE COMPLEXITY OUT OF MACHINE LEARNING INFRASTRUCTURE

    Jul 02, 2018

    While talk of AI on GPUs is abuzz, actually building a machine learning infrastructure remains a dark art. A startup's PaaS is looking to automate parts of the process. Deep learning and machine learning are ushering in new waves of innovative hardware, but getting jobs running on such advanced ...

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    NEW MICROSOFT CLOUD CAPABILITIES LOWER BARRIERS TO BIG DATA ANALYTICS

    Jul 02, 2018

    Today’s topics include Microsoft introducing Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2, and the U.S. taking the fastest supercomputer title with IBM’s Summit. On June 27, Microsoft unveiled new cloud capabilities that further lower the barriers to big data analytics. One new service is Azure Data Lak...

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    DATORAMA LAUNCHES DATA CANVAS – AI-SUPPORTED DATA VISUALIZATION FOR MORE IMPACTFUL MARKETING ANALYTICS

    Jun 29, 2018

    Datorama, a global technology company, announced the launch of Data Canvas, a suite of new data visualization capabilities within its Marketing Intelligence platform. Datorama Data Canvas leverages the power of artificial intelligence (AI) in a brand-new way — to help marketers create expert-d...

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    WHY CALIFORNIA DATA PRIVACY LAW PROMISES CHAOS BY 2020

    Jun 29, 2018

    The new privacy law passed in California after a brief consideration and little preparation is likely to be a harbinger for more privacy laws throughout the U.S. The new data privacy law passed in California on June 28 is that state’s attempt to rectify the excesses revealed by Cambridge Analy...

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    BUILDING A DATA SCIENCE PIPELINE: BENEFITS, CAUTIONS

    Jun 29, 2018

    A data science development pipeline is critical for digital business. But the sequence of the pipeline must be monitored closely to ensure the output reflects the business goal. Enterprises are adopting data science pipelines for artificial intelligence, machine learning and plain old statistics. A ...

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    PLM PLATFORMS EVOLVE FOR A ROLE IN IOT

    Jun 29, 2018

    Integration with IoT systems can extend the possibilities for PLM platforms, but according to experts, they must first evolve technically to handle the IoT data and processes. While IoT promises a stage for PLM's second act, existing PLM platforms need to evolve in order to address the challenge...

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    IT INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE LEARNS ANALYTICS TRICKS

    Jun 28, 2018

    Not every enterprise IT shop is ready to take the AIOps plunge, but IT ops automation is increasingly data-driven -- even at mainstream companies. IT infrastructure management software has taken on a distinctly analytical flavor, as enterprise IT pros struggle to keep up with the rapid pace of DevOp...

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    BIG DATA AND DATA SCIENCE TRENDS TO EXPECT IN 2018 – 19

    Jun 28, 2018

    Big data is the term that is given to large chunks or volume of structured and unstructured data. Though the volume of data plays an important part in determining the business of an organization, what matters more is how the organization operates on the data. This means, analysis of the data for ins...

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    MICROSOFT GOES SILO-BUSTING FOR ENTERPRISE CLOUD ANALYTICS

    Jun 27, 2018

    With the arrival Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 and new Azure Data Factory features, Microsoft aims to make big data analytics more attainable for businesses. Gathering insights from information placed on Microsoft's cloud-based storage and big data analytics platforms is about to get easier for t...

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    IBM ADDRESSES AI BIAS WITH MASSIVE IMAGE ARCHIVE

    Jun 27, 2018

    IBM revealed that it will soon make available to the global research community a dataset of 1 million images to improve facial analysis system training; plus a dataset of 36,000 facial images that algorithm designers can use to evaluate bias in their own facial analysis systems. Bias is a provocativ...

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    HOW TO IMPROVE WORKPLACE INNOVATION WITH INTERACTIVE VISUALIZATION OF BIG DATA

    Jun 26, 2018

    What exactly does interactive visualization of big data mean for the corporate world? Big data is essentially revolutionizing the business world in every category. It has made it possible for companies to more accurately predict what their customers will want to purchase and when. In fact, across ev...

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    RED HAT PROCESS AUTOMATION 7 GOES CLOUD-NATIVE

    Jun 26, 2018

    Red Hat adds dynamic case management features to its business process management suite. Business process management (BPM) technology helps organizations with operations management issues and processes. Among the vendors that develop and support BPM technology is Red Hat, which released its Red Hat P...

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    VEXATA FIRES UP NVME FLASH STORAGE TO TACKLE ANALYTICS

    Jun 25, 2018

    Vexata claims about two dozen customers are using its all-flash NVMe VX storage arrays. Vendor says the product upgrade targets growing need for fast storage in cognitive computing. NVMe flash storage vendor Vexata has rewired its ignition to enable faster cognition of dense analytics. The startup l...

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    SENZING’S SOFTWARE FOR REAL-TIME AI FOR ENTITY RESOLUTION TO FIGHT FINANCIAL CRIME

    Jun 24, 2018

    Senzing, a new artificial intelligence-based (AI) software company, announced its Senzing software product to address the $14.37 billion financial fraud market. Senzing is an IBM spinout that has reinvented entity resolution, which senses who is who in real time across multiple big data sources. Sen...

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    HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WIN TOP TWO PRIZES FOR CONGRESSIONAL DATA CHALLENGE AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

    Jun 24, 2018

    The Library of Congress announced the winners of the Congressional Data Challenge, a competition asking participants to use legislative data sets sourced from Congress.gov and other platforms to develop digital projects that analyze, interpret or share congressional data in user-friendly ways. High ...

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    BIG DATA IS COMING TO RECRUITMENT! PLAN NOW OR PERISH LATER

    Jun 23, 2018

    For the ones working in the hiring and staffing business, piling workloads and the pace of profession is nothing new to them. Most important of all, recruiting isn’t some random skill that you can master overnight and set your profession on autopilot mode to get things done. This is why an inc...

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    4 LONG-TERM BENEFITS BUSINESSES ENJOY WITH PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS

    Jun 21, 2018

    Predictive analytics is quickly transitioning to being omnipresent, given how policy-makers and marketers alike have discovered the magic of historic data that is sourced from within. From being able to shorten the time taken to track cybercrime, to actually limiting the extent of the crime or from ...

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    HOW BIG DATA IS TRANSFORMING THE LANDSCAPE OF THE FINANCIAL INDUSTRY

    Jun 20, 2018

    The days of the picturesque accountant hovering over an adding machine are long gone. And, by the looks of it, the duties of the modern-day accountant may soon be taken over as well. With advanced technology comes more conventional methods. So, what is the technology that is finding its way into nea...

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    DEEP LEARNING USE CASES AREN'T LIMITED TO BIG TECH COMPANIES

    Jun 20, 2018

    Industries that are not traditionally technology-driven are starting to find ways to use deep learning, proving the tools aren't just for large tech companies. When digital advertising company Laughlin Constable was approached by the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association about a project ...

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    BIG DATA IN THE CLOUD: AVOIDING VENDOR LOCK-IN

    Jun 20, 2018

    More enterprise application and big data vendors are pursuing a cloud-agnostic strategy -- supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Big data platform provider Hortonworks is taking that strategy one step farther. Avoiding vendor lock-in has become a major concern in the cloud era. If you d...

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    ARCHIVE360 MIXES AND MATCHES CLOUD DATA ARCHIVING ELEMENTS

    Jun 20, 2018

    Archive360's Archive2Azure previously supported file and message archiving. Now, users can archive Salesforce and healthcare data, among other elements, to the Azure cloud. Archive360 is expanding its cloud data archiving and management platform, but also making it more selective. The vendor'...

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    HOW ENTERPRISES ARE USING THE IOT FOR BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION

    Jun 19, 2018

    Hitachi Vantara and Forbes Insights have partnered on a study designed to help companies better understand the current state of IoT, surveying more than 500 senior executives around the world that are currently engaged in or evaluating IoT initiatives. Most of us have seen the memo: The internet of ...

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    HORTONWORKS DATA PLATFORM 3.0 ENABLES CONTAINERIZATION AND DEEP LEARNING WORKLOADS

    Jun 18, 2018

    Hortonworks, Inc.® (NASDAQ: HDP), a leading provider of global data management solutions, today announced Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 3.0, which delivers significant new enterprise features including containerization for faster and easier deployment of applications, and increased developer p...

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    THE EVOLUTION OF DATA LAKES

    Jun 18, 2018

    The Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine Learning are key aspects of Industry 4.0. Both these technologies will result in the unprecedented collection and analysis of data to drive new insights and benefits for manufacturers. Interestingly, there is nothing particularly new about wanting to use manu...

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    DOCKER PLEDGES KUBERNETES FOR WINDOWS SUPPORT IN DOCKER EE

    Jun 14, 2018

    Docker Enterprise Edition will add Kubernetes for Windows features in the coming months, but Microsoft shops haven't decided on a container orchestration strategy. SAN FRANCISCO -- Docker Enterprise Edition will support Kubernetes for Windows hosts in the next six months, but Microsoft shops sti...

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    NEW TOOLS UNVEILED TO MONITOR, MANAGE AND OPTIMIZE SAP ENVIRONMENTS

    Jun 14, 2018

    Vendors announced software to help organizations move to SAP systems, including test automation, code profiling for HANA apps, user experience management and GDPR compliance. The world of the SAP intelligent enterprise requires new tools to monitor, manage and optimize SAP environments as they evolv...

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    LIVING ON THE EDGE: EXTRACTING ULTIMATE VALUE FROM YOUR IOT DATA

    Jun 13, 2018

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is steadily generating inconceivable amounts of data. According to Gartner, 8.4 billion things will be in use in 2017, up 31 percent from 2016. And analysts expect this number to reach 20.4 billion by 2020. By 2025, the IoT is projected to generate more than 2 zettabytes...

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    TABLEAU ACQUISITION OF MIT AI STARTUP AIMS AT SMARTER BI SOFTWARE

    Jun 13, 2018

    Tableau acquires AI startup Empirical Systems in a plan to provide users with automated data modeling capabilities and enable broader BI and analytics applications. Tableau Software has acquired AI startup Empirical Systems in a bid to give users of its self-service BI platform more insight into the...

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    5 FREE ONLINE MACHINE LEARNING COURSES

    Jun 12, 2018

    Demand for machine learning professionals is growing faster than for any other job. If you are looking to gain the skills needed for that next stage in your career, check out our short list of free online machine learning courses. n the past year there's been a bit of a careers and job scare whe...

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    AI SENTIMENT ANALYSIS SYSTEM HELPS GAUGE EMPLOYEES' FEELINGS

    Jun 12, 2018

    Based on the Xander AI platform, Ultimate Software's Perception system guides Valvoline corporate franchisee in gauging employees' feelings about workplace issues. For a company that owns 170 Valvoline outlets across the country, AI sentiment analysis software is fueling insight into, and ch...

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    PROPOSED MICROSOFT-GITHUB BUY CONFIRMS OPEN SOURCE ROLE IN CLOUD

    Jun 11, 2018

    The looming Microsoft-GitHub pairing confirms the company's rebirth as an open source friend. Data tools on the Azure cloud are part of the motivation. Microsoft has not always been about the developer. That is just its roots. At a time when software development was limited to people with access...

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    INCREASING ANALYTIC PROJECT SUCCESS

    Jun 11, 2018

    The digital transformation is remaking business models, companies and entire industries. Look at the impact that online search, news, ads, auctions, and markets have had on traditional business. Digital transformation has resulted in a more agile and responsive environment, and it is all built on da...

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    SDN, MACHINE LEARNING COULD LEAD TO INTELLIGENT NETWORKS

    Jun 11, 2018

    The next step for SDN is to integrate network analytics and machine learning to result in automated, intelligent networks. But first, humans need to trust the technology. The notion of open networking continues to gain traction, as service providers and, increasingly, enterprises become more comfort...

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    DATABRICKS CONQUERS AI DILEMMA WITH UNIFIED ANALYTICS

    Jun 10, 2018

    Despite the allure of artificial intelligence (AI), most enterprises are struggling to succeed with AI. Preliminary findings of a Databricks commissioned research study reveals that 96 percent of organizations say data-related challenges are the most common obstacle when moving AI projects to produc...

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    FLASHPOINT SECURITY SOFTWARE: BRI PLATFORM OVERVIEW

    Jun 08, 2018

    Security startup Flashpoint provides Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) software and services in a cloud-available, subscription package. Flashpoint delivers Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) to empower business units and functions across organizations with a decision advantage over potential threats a...

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    FLASHPOINT BUSINESS RISK INTELLIGENCE: PRODUCT OVERVIEW AND INSIGHT

    Jun 07, 2018

    Security startup Flashpoint provides high-level Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) software and services. Company description: Flashpoint delivers Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) to empower business units and functions across organizations with a decision advantage over potential threats and adversar...

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    IN SEARCH OF DIGITAL BUSINESS MODELS: SIX QUESTIONS

    Jun 07, 2018

    Old-school companies must find ways to generate digital revenue. Researchers at MIT Sloan laid out six questions that will help companies refine their digital business models. Peter Weill and Stephanie Woerner have been studying a question of critical importance to just about every large enterprise ...

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    SAP PAAS GOES MULTI-CLOUD ON MICROSOFT, GOOGLE HYPERSCALE PLATFORMS

    Jun 06, 2018

    SAP's PaaS solution is now available on the Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. SAP has also introduced a blockchain service, SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain, to help businesses get up to speed on their own distributed database applications. ORLANDO, Fla.—SAP Cloud Platform, the busin...

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    CONSTELLATION RESEARCH TO RELEASE 2018 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE STUDY

    Jun 05, 2018

    This report delivers findings from the 2018 Constellation Artificial Intelligence Survey, which assesses the state of AI among the first movers, early adopters and fast followers that comprise Constellation’s subscriber base. Everybody wants to know where the use of artificial intelligence and...

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    SAP LAUNCHES HANA DATA MANAGEMENT SUITE

    Jun 05, 2018

    Announced in a company blog several months ago, at SAPPHIRE this week, SAP is officially taking the wraps off a new suite of tools aimed at governing and integrating data across highly federated environments. SAP does not own its own hardware infrastructure. That has had large implications how it de...

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    ALTERYX REVEALS NEWEST PLATFORM RELEASE AT INSPIRE 2018

    Jun 05, 2018

    Alteryx, Inc., revolutionizing business through data science and analytics, today announced the general availability of the newest version of the Alteryx platform  (2018.2) at its annual user conference, Inspire 2018. The release delivers new features across the platform to improve the analytic...

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    VETERAN AI EXPERTS LAUNCH WEIGHTS & BIASES TO OFFER STATE OF THE ART DEVELOPER TOOLS FOR MACHINE LEARNING

    Jun 03, 2018

    Weights & Biases (W&B) launched with the first enterprise AI platform to help teams visualize and debug machine learning models. W&B received $5 million in a Series A investment round co-led by Trinity Ventures and Bloomberg Beta. The company was founded by AI experts and former Figure E...

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    CONDUSIV TECHNOLOGIES REPORTS: NEED FOR SPEED DRIVES EDGE COMPUTING GROWTH

    Jun 03, 2018

    Edge computing is projected to grow at a cumulative annual growth rate of 46% over the next four years to over $6 billion by 2022.1 With this growth has come a readjustment in planning strategy on the part of CIOs and other IT managers. “For nearly a decade now, large, computer-intensive enter...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE M-SERIES VMS MAKE ROOM FOR SAP HANA IN-MEMORY DATABASE

    Jun 01, 2018

    Microsoft announces SAP HANA-certified Azure instances that pack up to 4TB of memory. Now that GDPR's enforcement date has passed, Microsoft is getting back to growing its Azure ecosystem for the growing number of businesses that are placing their database workloads in the cloud. On May 25, just...

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    DATA SCIENCE ON A BUDGET: AUDUBON'S ADVANCED ANALYTICS

    May 30, 2018

    Over 100 years of crowdsourced data and machine learning help Audubon predict climate change's effect on where birds will live in the future. Here's how a tiny team of data scientists makes a big impact. On Memorial Day weekend 2038, when your grandchildren visit the California coast, will t...

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    ARCADIA DATA DRIVES GDPR COMPLIANCE WITH MODERN DATA LAKE BI ARCHITECTURE

    May 27, 2018

    Arcadia Data, provider of the visual analytics and BI software native to big data, announced that its flagship product, Arcadia Enterprise, which is defining the next era of analytics and BI for data lakes, offers capabilities that help address compliance for the General Data Protection Regulation (...

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    HOW GE DIGITAL IS USING AI, IOT TO UPGRADE DRINK PACKAGING

    May 27, 2018

    By automatically tapping into billions of data points across its operations globally in real time, SIG and its customers can move beyond traditional asset monitoring and predictive service models to upgrade their supply chain. Most of us don’t think about what has happened behind the scenes to...

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    SURVEY: ENTERPRISE IT PROFESSIONALS SHARE VIEWS ON THE MATURITY OF THEIR BIG DATA DEPLOYMENTS

    May 26, 2018

    Kyvos Insights, a big data analytics company, shared the results of a recent survey of information technology (IT) professionals at enterprises in the U.S. that explores their thoughts on, and experiences with, big data and business intelligence (BI) on big data adoption. When it comes to putting bi...

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    CHEF INSPEC USERS WRESTLE WITH COMPLIANCE AS CODE

    May 25, 2018

    Learning the ins and outs of the Chef InSpec product is only half the battle for compliance as code. The thornier task for some enterprises is to bridge the gap between compliance expertise and DevOps execution. CHICAGO -- Chef InSpec offers a framework to automate enterprise compliance policies, bu...

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    BIG DATA PLATFORMS EVOLVE FOR ANALYTICS, MACHINE LEARNING

    May 24, 2018

    Machine learning and advanced analytics are now the centerpiece for companies that got their start as Hadoop distributors. The term "big data" reached its peak on Google Trends back in 2015. Organizations were harvesting more data than ever before and needed to store it in a cost-effective...

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    THE FUTURE OF INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN: DATA CENTRIC ARCHITECTURE

    May 24, 2018

    Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), the all-flash storage platform that helps innovators build a better world with data, unveiled its vision for the future of infrastructure – a Data Centric Architecture. With best-in-class storage purpose-built for modern workloads and challenges, Pure Storage helps &...

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    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CENTER OF EXCELLENCE EMERGES AS BEST PRACTICE

    May 23, 2018

    One way for enterprises to get a grip on an AI strategy that makes sense for them is to establish an artificial intelligence center of excellence. Artificial intelligence is touted as a set of technologies that will change how every business does business. But, for right now, AI is long on promise a...

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    ARE YOU READY FOR GDPR?: 5 HARD QUESTIONS EVERY ENTERPRISE SHOULD ASK CUSTOMER DATA PARTNERS

    May 22, 2018

    Ready or not, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is here. EU citizens now have far more control over their personal data thanks to these sweeping limits on their data’s storage, sharing and use. But don’t think this is just an EU thing. It applies to anyone offering goods or servi...

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    INFORMATICA PLANNING FALL RELEASE OF IPAAS FOR MICROSOFT AZURE

    May 22, 2018

    In addition, Informatica will soon be launching a new intelligent cloud service, Data Accelerator for Azure, which will enable enterprises to move legacy data warehouse workloads to the cloud—something which has been problematic, to say the least, in the past. Because it brings in nearly $20 b...

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    AI COULD TRANSFORM CANCER DIAGNOSIS, SAYS PRIME MINISTER

    May 21, 2018

    Theresa May says artificial intelligence could revolutionise diagnosis of chronic diseases and save 22,000 lives a year by 2033. Prime minister Theresa May is set to call on the NHS, health charities and the artificial intelligence (AI) sector to utilise emerging technologies to transform the diagno...

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    MICRON, INTEL SHIP INDUSTRY’S FIRST QUAD-LEVEL CELL NAND SSD

    May 21, 2018

    Micron Technology and Intel, whose partnership ups and downs have been likened to that of human married couples, on May 21 announced production and shipment of the industry’s first 4bits/cell 3D NAND technology, otherwise known as quad-level cell NAND. Don’t mix up "quad-level"...

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    GOOGLE ACQUISITION AIMS TO SIMPLIFY BIG DATA PROJECTS

    May 18, 2018

    Google Cloud analytics tools are well-regarded for their technology, but not necessarily for their ease of use. Google's acquisition of Cask Data could solve that shortcoming. Google's second cloud vendor acquisition in as many weeks aims to simplify big data analytics on its platform. Googl...

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    PERISCOPE DATA INTRODUCES VISUAL DATA DISCOVERY FOR BUSINESS

    May 16, 2018

    Periscope Data, the software platform built to address the complete analytics lifecycle, introduced the Spring 2018 release of its platform, including new visual data discovery capabilities designed to empower business professionals to explore trusted data sets on their own within the Periscope Data...

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    HOW BLACKJACK HELPED JEFF MA UNDERSTAND BIG DATA

    May 16, 2018

    Chips for spreadsheets. These days, however, the 43-year-old Ma, who resides in San Francisco, works as a business consultant, which sees him playing with spreadsheets rather than chips. In 2010, he penned The House Advantage: Playing the Odds to Win Big in Business. The book detailed his lessons fr...

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    HOW TO KICKSTART DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: GOVERNMENT EDITION

    May 15, 2018

    Private companies have conditioned us to expect instant response and services, so we expect that from government agencies, too. But government doesn't always have the same funding that private companies do. Here's how these enterprises are addressing their digital transformations. If you thi...

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    HEALTHCARE DATA ANALYTICS SUCCESS GROWS WHEN IT ADVISES EXECS

    May 15, 2018

    Educating healthcare executives about data analytics, and seeing that healthcare organizations invest in data, is critical, according to a panel of experts. Many senior people in healthcare "have not had the training to understand the technology that is available today," said Pandurang Kul...

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    MICROSOFT'S POWER BI DESKTOP MAKES QUICK WORK OUT OF BIG DATASETS

    May 14, 2018

    The updated desktop client makes working with large datasets less of a waiting game for Power BI Premium customers. Although somewhat overshadowed by the many cloud-focused announcements at this year's Build developer conference, the Power BI group at Microsoft also unveiled some major new updat...

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    UPDATED IBM STORAGE PRODUCTS FOCUS ON COST SAVINGS AND CLOUD

    May 14, 2018

    IBM storage enhancements focus on data deduplication expansion, cloud-based Storage Insights, VM-based Spectrum NAS and Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud. IBM is adding block-based deduplication and cloud-based analytics to its storage portfolio. The vendor plans to support block-based deduplicat...

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    THE FUTURE OF AI AND EDUCATION

    May 13, 2018

    AI and machine learning can predict, to a certain degree, who we should friend or what song we should listen to next based on our previous choices on social media and music apps. AI has assisted in video games, making enemies harder to attack by giving them the ability to interact with their surroun...

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    MONASH UNIVERSITY LOOKS TO A 'SMART' FUTURE THROUGH BIG DATA

    May 13, 2018

    Partnering with Honeywell Building Solutions, the Melbourne-based university will be leveraging big data to change the way students and staff interact with its Clayton campus. The Honeywell Vector Occupant App will be deployed across the university's Clayton, Victoria campus to collect data on h...

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    DATA SCIENCE: A BUSINESS LYNCHPIN, NOT AN EXPERIMENT

    May 10, 2018

    Too many organizations still view data science a technical skill, acquired simply by hiring a few data scientists. By doing so, they are not building the critical organizational muscle necessary to leverage predictive models as an enduring competitive advantage. Today’s leading companies didn&...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE IOT MANAGEMENT GROWS MORE AUTOMATED AND GRANULAR

    May 09, 2018

    Harnessing cloud computing, artificial intelligence and the internet of things (IoT) to help usher in an era of ubiquitous computing has been a key theme of Microsoft's Build developer conference in Seattle this year (May 7-9). During the event, Microsoft unveiled a number of new tools that empo...

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    SINGAPORE ORGANISATIONS NOT PAYING HEED TO DATA VERACITY

    May 09, 2018

    Most Singapore respondents in a global Accenture survey said they have not invested in capabilities to verify data used in decision-making. With 93% of organisations in Singapore using data for critical and automated decision-making, it has never been more important to ensure the veracity of such da...

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    DARK WEB NO LONGER A SAFE HAVEN FOR CROOKS

    May 08, 2018

    The Dark Web, the underground version of the Internet that has long since become the haven of cyber-criminals, credit card scammers, drug dealers, and even pedophiles, may yet hold valuable information critical to unmasking the identity of perpetrators of these crimes. And while the dark web is oste...

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    GOOGLE TIPS OPEN SOURCE CLOUD TOOLS SO CUSTOMERS CAN BE FREE

    May 08, 2018

    Three new tools illustrate Google's strategic approach to its cloud platform customers and echo an old proverb: Set them free, so they can return and stay. The latest thrust of Google's strategy to establish greater relevance in the multi-cloud landscape may seem counterintuitive: luring mor...

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    ORACLE EXPANDS AI-DRIVEN AUTONOMOUS CLOUD DATABASE OFFERINGS

    May 07, 2018

    Oracle is extending the capabilities of its enterprise Autonomous Database in the cloud with the addition of autonomous analytics, application integration and developer services. Kicking off its third Media Day of the year, Oracle announced the availability of Oracle Autonomous Analytics Cloud, Orac...

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    EXPERTS WEIGH IN ON JOBS, SKILLS OF THE FUTURE

    May 07, 2018

    What skills will be needed in your data and analytics job in 5 or 10 years? A panel of experts tackled that question at Interop ITX. Here's what they said. If you want to know where all the hype is in the industry right now, ask experts where the jobs will be in 5 or 10 years. Artificial intelli...

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    HOW TO MAKE YOUR COMPANY’S DATA ACTIONABLE

    May 04, 2018

    Big data is a big deal for today’s companies. The concept of using data to drive sales and improve customer satisfaction is so alluring to businesses that many organizations have begun investing blindly in big data platforms and analytics tools. But simply throwing money at platforms and tools...

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    HOW TO MAKE YOUR COMPANY’S DATA ACTION

    May 04, 2018

    Big data is a big deal for today’s companies. The concept of using data to drive sales and improve customer satisfaction is so alluring to businesses that many organizations have begun investing blindly in big data platforms and analytics tools. But simply throwing money at platforms and tools...

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    QLIK READIES NEW QLIK SENSE FEATURES FOR CLOUD, AI, BIG DATA

    May 03, 2018

    Self-service BI vendor Qlik is beginning to add a promised set of advanced functionality to its Qlik Sense software, but the features will be delivered in stages. A year ago, Qlik outlined long-term plans to add advanced cloud, AI and big data features to its self-service BI and data visualization s...

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    MACHINE LEARNING SOLVES DATA CENTER PROBLEMS, BUT ALSO CREATES NEW ONES

    May 02, 2018

    In this special guest feature, Geoff Tudor, VP and GM of Cloud Data Services at Panzura, believes AI poses both opportunities and risks in the automation of the datacenter. This article provides an overview regarding the impact of AI in the datacenter, and how companies can prepare their storage inf...

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    GDPR IS KEY TO DRIVING OTHER TRANSFORMATIONAL STRATEGIES IN BUSINESS

    May 02, 2018

    With GDPR compliance in place, there are several technologies organisations can use to transform their data analytics. As the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) date draws nearer, complying with the upcoming law can open new doors for organisations to transform their business analytics. GDPR,...

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    GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL SMART CITY INITIATIVES GARNER MOMENTUM

    May 01, 2018

    The Middle East is a hotbed for smart city developments, with activities in the region maturing and adapting to what citizens want. The Middle East is pouring investment into smart cities to enhance government efficiency and citizen services in conjunction with digital transformation initiatives suc...

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    EVEN THE SMALLEST OF DUTCH TOWNS ARE BECOMING SMART

    Apr 30, 2018

    An increasing number of Dutch towns and cities use street sensors and big data to tackle societal problems. From smart lighting to artificial intelligence that spots violent behaviour in surveillance footage, smart technology is booming in the Netherlands. The 10km bike route between Woensdrecht and...

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    HOW BIG DATA AND DIGITAL SIGNAGE CAN WORK TOGETHER IN PERSONALIZING IN-STORE EXPERIENCE

    Apr 30, 2018

    Retailers are persistently trying to understand the behavior of their customers and getting to know their expectations and needs. To succeed in the technology-driven industry that exists today, retailers need to integrate analytics in order to personalize and optimize their marketing data. Analytics...

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    WHAT IS HADOOP, AND HOW DOES IT RELATE TO CLOUD?

    Apr 30, 2018

    H2O.ai, an open leader in AI, today announced a new release of its award-winning automated machine learning platform Driverless AI, with key enhancements that continue to democratize AI for the enterprise. The latest innovations in Driverless AI include accelerated automatic pipelines of feature eng...

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    BIG DATA’S ROLE IN TAXATION & PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

    Apr 28, 2018

    Big data is now playing a large role in most industries, with the number of uses for information rising regularly as new algorithms and methods to analyze data are developed. The application of big data in taxation has eased the effort required for high levels of accuracy, and has increased the uses...

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    ARGOS ANNOUNCES 150 NEW TECH ROLES IN THE UK

    Apr 26, 2018

    Argos is recruiting an extra 150 IT professionals as part of its strategy to offer a better digital services to customers. Retailer Argos is adding 150 IT professionals to its workforce to help support its increasing focus on providing customers with a digital shopping experience. The jobs, which wi...

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    EUROPEAN COMMISSION UNVEILS €1.5BN AI FUNDING

    Apr 26, 2018

    Given the UK's new artificial intelligence sector deal, the European Commission is unveiling its own initiative to make Europe a world leader in AI. The European Commission (EC) has announced it will be investing an extra €1.5bn in artificial intelligence (AI) for the period 2018-2020 under...

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    3 REASONS WHY MACHINE LEARNING SHOULD MATTER TO B2C BUSINESSES TOO

    Apr 25, 2018

    There is a lot of talk about how machine learning, AI, and big data can be used to help B2B companies improve their efforts. While there’s no disputing this, there is a large misconception that B2C businesses cannot be helped in the same way. This is, of course, quite false. B2C companies oper...

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    BIG DATA CRIME STOPPERS: CATCHING CREDIT CARD FRAUD BEFORE IT HAPPENS

    Apr 25, 2018

    Millions of people enjoy the convenience of having a credit card. But with a credit card comes a massive trail of data, and obtaining this data to use for their gain has become a way for fraudsters to turn your income into theirs. In 2017, CreditDonkey reported that, “46% of Americans have bee...

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    ONE MONTH TO GDPR COMPLIANCE DEADLINE

    Apr 24, 2018

    With one month to go before the deadline for compliance with EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, organisations should ensure they are able to meet minimum requirements to defend against adverse scrutiny. Organisations should ensure that they have identified the scenarios that are most imp...

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    10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DEEP LEARNING

    Apr 23, 2018

    This type of machine learning is going to become increasingly important in analytics and enterprise applications. Most IT leaders have heard of deep learning, but few really understand how this new technology works. Deep learning burst onto the public consciousness in 2016 when Google’s AlphaG...

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    MORRO DATA ADDS REPLICATION, AZURE ACTIVE DIRECTORY SUPPORT

    Apr 23, 2018

    Startup Morro targets SMB customers with a CloudNAS 3.0 file storage update that adds replication capabilities and support for Microsoft's Azure Active Directory. Morro Data's latest version of CloudNAS is going after Microsoft Office 365 users and those looking for an easier, less expensive...

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    MICROSOFT EXPANDS ITS INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS CLOUD PORTFOLIO

    Apr 23, 2018

    Wagering that the factory floor of the future will be buzzing with intelligent, cloud-connected devices, Microsoft is showing off its latest industrial internet of things (IIoT) innovations at Hannover Messe 2018 in Hannover, Germany, April 23-27. Among the new offerings that the Redmond, Wash., sof...

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    DATA CAPTURE CHALLENGES NO ONE WANTS TO TALK ABOUT

    Apr 21, 2018

    There are numerous challenges IT professionals and data scientists encounter when striving for accurate and efficient data capture. But unfortunately, many of these challenges don’t always get the level of attention and discussion they deserve, despite having a significant impact on data captu...

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    ALIBABA TO SET UP DIGITAL HUB IN THAILAND

    Apr 20, 2018

    Chinese e-commerce and technology giant Alibaba is expanding its Southeast Asian footprint with a new digital hub east of Bangkok that is expected to boost Thailand’s digital credentials. Alibaba is building a digital hub in the regions east of Bangkok to facilitate cross-border trade between ...

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    BIG DATA ANALYTICS RECEIVE A “SPARK” IN THE ARM

    Apr 19, 2018

    Real-time data and analytics processes are the central nervous system of today’s enterprise, which makes it no surprise that the global revenue in the business intelligence (BI) and analytics software market is forecast to reach $22.8 billion by the end of 2020. Like leaving your hand on a hot...

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    IBM'S NEW AI TOOLBOX IS DESIGNED TO PROTECT AI SYSTEMS

    Apr 18, 2018

    IBM has made a new open source AI toolbox that's designed to provide practical defenses for real-world AI systems based on how threat actors can attack AI models. SAN FRANCISCO -- Artificial intelligence is one of the big topics at RSA Conference 2018. And while many vendors want to use AI to im...

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    HUAWEI DEBUTS ITS FIRST INTENT-BASED NETWORKING PROPOSITION

    Apr 18, 2018

    At its Shenzhen Analyst Summit, Huawei unveiled its intent-based networking concept, promising to address enterprise customer pain points around network management. Huawei has taken its first steps into the world of intent-based networking (IBN) with the launch of its first network automation propos...

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    VXRACK FLEX AT THE CENTER OF MEDICITY'S SAAS CLOUD

    Apr 18, 2018

    Hungry for power, healthcare SaaS provider Medicity installed Dell EMC VxRack Flex rack-scale HCI for private cloud to store petabytes of data for its customer network. With petabytes of data that often requires real-time analytics, clinical data aggregator Medicity has great needs for capacity and ...

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    CIOS WON'T OWN ENTERPRISE MACHINE LEARNING -- THEY'LL ENABLE IT

    Apr 17, 2018

    How can CIOs support an enterprise machine learning initiative? They can start by building a data lake. The darling of artificial intelligence -- the technology referred to most by vendors and media outlets -- is machine learning. In fact, the technology is so popular today that some companies use t...

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    PROTECT YOUR DATA PRIVACY ONLINE: TOP EXPERTS SHARE PERSONAL STORIES

    Apr 16, 2018

    Nervous about your privacy online? We've asked data and analytics experts how they protect their own privacy. Here's what they said. How do you protect your personal information online these days, especially in the wake of the recent Facebook and Cambridge Analytica news about a huge data le...

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    UK PLAYING CENTRAL ROLE IN FACEBOOK DATA MISUSE PROBE

    Apr 13, 2018

    Data protection is a hot issue and all about increasing confidence in the way data is handled, says UK privacy watchdog. The world is at a “critically important moment” for data protection, according to UK information commissioner Elizabeth Denham. “It has been a rather busy few we...

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    HOW BIG DATA HAS REVOLUTIONISED THE GAMING INDUSTRY

    Apr 13, 2018

    Gaming companies who want to continue to compete and grow need to use all the tools available to them; and use these tools to their full potential. A massive part of this for them to take advantage of now is big data analysis. Gamers leave a virtual footprint now whenever they play a game, which bec...

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    GUARDICORE ON THE HUNT FOR MANAGED SECURITY SERVICES PROVIDERS

    Apr 13, 2018

    Data center security vendor GuardiCore recently enhanced its partner program to attract managed security services providers as it looks to grow its reputation in the channel. GuardiCore, a  data center security platform provider based in Tel Aviv, Israel, is looking to raise its profile in the ...

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    IMPROVED PERFORMANCE MONITORING COMES TO AZURE SQL DATA WAREHOUSE

    Apr 12, 2018

    Microsoft adds Azure Monitor support, enabling customers to keep a closer eye on the big data service. Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Microsoft's elastic, cloud-based data warehousing offering for big data workloads, is now offering its customers more detailed performance insights. The service suppor...

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    FLOW LOGS SHARPEN VISIBILITY INTO GCP NETWORK

    Apr 11, 2018

    Google Cloud juiced up its networking capabilities with the addition of VPC Flow Logs. It's an important feature for enterprises accustomed to these insights on their own networks. Google Cloud juiced up its networking capabilities with the addition of VPC Flow Logs. It's an important featur...

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    SPLUNK DEBUTS IIOT PRODUCT FOR IN-DEPTH ANALYTICS

    Apr 10, 2018

    Splunk, known as a provider of log analysis and infrastructure management tools centered around an expertise with big data analytics, attempts to stake a claim in the fast-growing Industrial IoT sector. Splunk is introducing software that enables pulling in information from industrial IoT devices an...

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    IBM TROTS OUT 'SKINNY MAINFRAME' TO WIDEN BIG IRON APPEAL

    Apr 10, 2018

    IBM hopes to attract born-in-the-cloud startups that never considered buying a full-blown z14 mainframe, with its little brother, the "skinny mainframe." IBM is trying to fatten its cloud revenues with a "skinny" mainframe for mid-size organizations down to born-in-the-cloud star...

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    ORACLE CX CLOUD ADDS AI TOOLS FOR B2C, B2B CUSTOMERS

    Apr 10, 2018

    CHICAGO -- In beefing up its CRM platform with long-under-wraps AI and analytics capabilities, Oracle today took a big swing at the fences. At least one big win came with it, as giant online retailer Fanatics.com, which sells team logo gear to fans of pro and college sports, moved its customer exper...

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    U.S. DATA PROTECTION LAWS FALL SHORT IN THE AGE OF BIG DATA

    Apr 09, 2018

    Data breaches and a history of data abuse led the EU to adopt GDPR, but it might take massive scale data security crises for the U.S. to legislate similar data protection laws. The European Union's data protection laws to safeguard consumers' personal data and limit what companies can do wit...

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    INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE APPLIED TO BIG DATA STREAMING, AI

    Apr 09, 2018

    New technologies challenge data professionals, but taking a step back helps with hurdles. In this interview, consultant William McKnight takes a measured look at data streaming, GDPR and AI. Data management expert William McKnight has long espoused a well-designed information architecture as an effe...


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    HOW FINTECH IS CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS?

    Apr 06, 2018

    What is it about Fintech that has 84% of insurers looking to partner with Fintech companies in the next three to five years? Or that has 91.3% already collaborating with Fintechs? Put quite simply, Fintech has completely changed the game for financial service providers. Fintechs can provide better d...

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    HOW NISSAN DROVE USERS TO SELF-SERVICE DATA ANALYTICS

    Apr 05, 2018

    Nissan NA was about to launch a new data visualization platform across the enterprise and wanted to encourage self-service analytics. Here's how it got users to get in and drive. IT project failures happen all the time, but nobody wants to talk about them. Who wants to tell everyone about instan...

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    NEW STUDY REVEALS THE APPS PEOPLE TRUST THE LEAST

    Apr 04, 2018

    A new study by Top10VPN has revealed the apps and devices that internet users trust the most and least. A quick look shows that 64% of people don’t trust any app to use their data in an ethical way. Facebook is the most trusted with 30% of survey participants saying they would trust the app. T...

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    SEVEN WAYS TECHNOLOGY HELPS BUSINESS, GOVERNMENT TO LEARN ABOUT YOU

    Apr 04, 2018

    Facebook is on the hot seat for allowing Cambridge Analytica to misappropriate Facebook user data and mine it for some deceptive election operations, but it’s not the only company collecting internet user data and exploiting it for commercial or political purposes. The gathering of records on ...

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    LESSONS FROM THE CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA SCANDAL: FOUR IMPLICATIONS FOR BUSINESS

    Apr 03, 2018

    Stories about Cambridge Analytica have surged again, with the latest revelations that Cambridge Analytica exploited Facebook to harvest data from millions of people. Like many of these scandals it is likely that there is still more to discover about these companies and the characters involved. Stori...

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    CROWDFLOWER UNVEILS NEW MACHINE LEARNING SOLUTIONS; CHANGES NAME TO FIGURE EIGHT

    Apr 03, 2018

    CrowdFlower, the essential Human-in-the-Loop artificial intelligence platform for data science and machine learning teams, today unveiled new machine learning solutions that will help companies reduce the time to apply AI to their business and generate business impact from real world AI applications...

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    BIG DATA MATURITY: YOU'RE NOT AS MATURE AS YOU THINK

    Apr 02, 2018

    Big data is past the hype stage, but are organizations really past the challenges and getting the most value out of big data technologies? Not so much. Here's a look at the state of big data maturity and the challenges that remain. The hype around the term "big data" has certainly fall...

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    NVIDIA, PURE STORAGE FLASHBLADE LIFT 'AIRI' INFRASTRUCTURE

    Apr 02, 2018

    Pure Storage AIRI is AI-ready infrastructure that integrates Pure's all-flash FlashBlade NAND storage blades and four Nvidia DGX-1 artificial intelligence supercomputers. Pure Storage is elbowing into AI-based storage with FlashBlade, a use case that's a natural progression for the scale-out...

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    STARTUP JETSTREAM PROMISES PAINLESS CROSS-CLOUD WORKLOAD MIGRATION

    Apr 02, 2018

    New company's Cross-Cloud Platform gives cloud service providers and Fortune 500 enterprises an alternative way to provide workload migration, resource elasticity and disaster-recovery-as-a-service across multi-cloud and multi-data center infrastructures. This is becoming a trend: Once again, da...

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    COMTRADE SOFTWARE RELAUNCHES AS HYCU, NUTANIX’S DATA PROTECTOR

    Mar 31, 2018

    Comtrade Software Relaunches as HYCU, Nutanix’s Data Protector. It wasn’t specifically because the company’s name sounded misleadingly like a Wall Street fintech app, but as of March 28 Comtrade Software has changed its name to match its frontline product: HYCU. The Boston-based so...

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    DEMAND-DRIVEN MRP AN UPGRADE FOR SAP DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN

    Mar 30, 2018

    SAP and Accenture announced plans to develop DDMRP functions for SAP Integrated Business Planning; SAP DataGenius Challenge tries get March Madness predictions right. The digital supply chain may make traditional demand forecasting a thing of the past. In the latest step to enhance this digital supp...

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    £5M ADA LOVELACE INSTITUTE LAUNCHED TO LOOK INTO DATA ETHICS

    Mar 28, 2018

    Nuffield Foundation announces institute to examine ethical and social issues arising from the use of data, algorithms and artificial intelligence. The Nuffield Foundation is to set up a £5m “data ethics” institute, named after Ada Lovelace, daughter of the poet Byron and widely see...

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    CRYPTOCURRENCY MINING RAMPANT IN HIGHER EDUCATION

    Mar 28, 2018

    Higher education institutions are the biggest target for illicit cryptocurrency mining, data shows. Illicit cryptocurrency mining, or cryptojacking, is gaining popularity among cyber criminals, and 60% of this activity is being carried out at higher education institutions, a study has revealed. Univ...

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    SNAPLOGIC BRINGS INTEGRATION TO ADOBE CLOUD PLATFORM

    Mar 27, 2018

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    DATABASE VIRTUALIZATION LETS DEVELOPERS CODE WITH CONFIDENCE

    Mar 27, 2018

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    AI TOOLS FALL INTO THE HANDS OF END USERS

    Mar 27, 2018

    Machine learning capabilities have made applications smarter, but IT pros are still in the early days of learning AI skills. Luckily, some tools only require the knowledge of an end user. Artificial intelligence is coming to enterprise software near you, and it will push both IT pros and end users o...

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    CONVERSATIONAL AI: START BY ENLISTING THE BIG VENDORS

    Mar 27, 2018

    It's time to develop a conversational AI strategy, according to Gartner analyst Svetlana Sicular. Her advice: Stay focused on the business case and lean on the AI platform vendors. Look who's talking now. According to Gartner analyst Svetlana Sicular, the next wave of artificial intelligence...

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    SIX BENEFITS OF USING GOOGLE ANALYTICS FOR YOUR BUSINESS DATABASE

    Mar 24, 2018

    Information analytics has become an important element of businesses today. Data analytics keeps track of all your online business and offers crucial information regarding your visitors and your website. Data analytics offers organization crucial information that will enable them to make educated cha...

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    TELEFONICA CUTS HR RUNNING COSTS BY 40% AS IT REPLACES HUNDREDS OF AGEING IT SYSTEMS

    Mar 23, 2018

    Telefónica, the multinational telecoms group which owns the O2 mobile network in the UK, has cut the costs of providing human resource (HR) services to more than 125,000 employees by 40% after rolling out a cloud-based HR system. The company is replacing up to 175 ageing and incompatible HR I...

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    LEGACY IT HAMPERS DIGITAL STRATEGY AT BANKS AND INSURERS

    Mar 22, 2018

    A highly regulated environment, a risk-averse culture and a reliance on core legacy technology are holding back banks and insurance companies from modernization. A study from Forrester has identified data as one of the key areas that needs improving for businesses to embark on a successful digital s...

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    IBM PAIRS GEOSCOPE BRINGS GEOSPATIAL-TEMPORAL DATA TO DEVS

    Mar 22, 2018

    Geospatial-temporal data covers space and time, often on a global scale, such as from satellite and aerial imagery, weather and climate data, and data from ground-based sensors to measure soil moisture. It also includes data from near-real-time platforms, such as Twitter and GDELT, the Global Databa...

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    LEGACY IT HAMPERS DIGITAL STRATEGY AT BANKS AND INSURERS

    Mar 22, 2018

    A highly regulated environment, a risk-averse culture and a reliance on core legacy technology are holding back banks and insurance companies from modernization. A study from Forrester has identified data as one of the key areas that needs improving for businesses to embark on a successful digital s...

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    DANIEL PINK: HOW THE SCIENCE OF TIMING CAN BOOST PRODUCTIVITY

    Mar 21, 2018

    We humans tend to think of timing as an art, shaped by some combination of intuition and guesswork. But timing is really a science, according to best-selling author and management and motivation guru Daniel Pink, who posits that when we do things is just as important as how we do them. Pink, author ...

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    BIG DATA TECH HADOOP AND SPARK GET SLOW START IN ENTERPRISE

    Mar 20, 2018

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    DATA-SHARING AND CLOUD: A BIG DATA MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN

    Mar 19, 2018

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    GARTNER ISSUES FOUR-PART PRESCRIPTION FOR DATA AND ANALYTICS LEADERS

    Mar 19, 2018

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    CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA BREACH REVEALS FACEBOOK’S WEAK USER DATA DEFENSES

    Mar 19, 2018

    The misappropriation of 50 million Facebook profiles for political data mining without user consent may not directly affect your organization, but the conditions that allowed it to happen certainly do. The revelations over Saint Patrick’s Day weekend that Facebook allowed a data mining company...

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    DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IS ADVANCING

    Mar 19, 2018

    Digital transformation is taking off across industries, although not all sectors are maturing at the same pace. A new Infosys report reveals the details of the key technology investments, goals and outcomes. Digital transformation is occurring rapidly across industries. While there are common thread...

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    TWO DATA SCIENTISTS OFFER ADVICE ON BREAKING DOWN SILOED DATA

    Mar 16, 2018

    Data scientists offer insight into why the age-old problem of siloed data persists and some concrete advice to CIOs on how to break down the walls. Data scientists offer insight into why the age-old problem of siloed data persists and some concrete advice to CIOs on how to break down the walls. How ...

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    BEWARE THE DANGERS OF 'DRIVE THRU' ANALYTICS

    Mar 15, 2018

    Cutting corners isn't the path to analytics success. Data science requires an enterprise commitment. Analytics is now a mission-critical tool, yet many organizations implementing the technology are imprudently jumping for any shortcut they can find. "The popular cloud-based analytics servic...

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    STREAMING TOOL FROM STREAMSETS EYES DATA IN MOTION FOR GDPR

    Mar 15, 2018

    StreamSets software for inspecting big data brings governance to data in motion. Such capabilities may find more use as the European Union's GDPR deadline looms. StreamSets Inc. expanded its streaming data product line to include tools that bring more data governance to big data applications whe...

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    HOW TO BOOST THE VALUE OF BI IN TODAY'S ANALYTICS LANDSCAPE

    Mar 13, 2018

    There may seem to be differences between BI and analytics tools, but a comprehensive view of the analytics spectrum can make each domain more effective. Traditional business intelligence isn't the most exciting technology on the BI and data analytics spectrum these days, but that doesn't mea...

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    6 WAYS TO GET USERS TO LOVE SELF-SERVICE ANALYTICS

    Mar 12, 2018

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    FASTER, MORE DURABLE SOLID STATE STORAGE COMING TO DATA CENTERS

    Mar 09, 2018

    A new type of storage that’s now becoming available for use in data centers will significantly improve the speed of storage, reducing processor wait times, improving latency and saving and retrieving data many times faster than today’s SSDs. This new type of storage, called 3D Xpoint (pr...

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    THE NEW DATA PLAYBOOK: AUTOMATION, MASS DATA LITERACY

    Mar 08, 2018

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    IS DEMAND FOR DATA STORAGE OR SUPPLY DRIVING INCREASED STORAGE?

    Mar 08, 2018

    Figuring out whether we're storing more data than ever because we're producing more data or because constantly evolving storage technology lets us store more of it isn't easy. Whether you're growing on-premises storage or your cloud storage footprint this year, it's likely you...

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    INSIGHTLY BRINGS ENTERPRISE-GRADE ANALYTICS, DASHBOARDS TO MID-RANGE CRM

    Mar 07, 2018

    Would you be interested in testing out a new-gen, cloud-based business-management system of record that features dashboards, an analytics engine and other tools an owner needs to run a business? Insightly is betting a lot of people will, in fact, be intrigued by the idea. Oh, and they also may be sw...

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    CRYPTO-CURRENCY EXCHANGES, COIN OFFERINGS FACING LIKELY SEC REGULATION

    Mar 07, 2018

    The high-flying crypto-currency market in the U.S. will get its wings clipped if federal regulators have anything to say about it. In a March 7 statement, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton announced that the agency’s enforcement branch would begin looking at crypto-curren...


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    NORDIC CIO INTERVIEW: MIKAEL LUDVIGSEN, NOVOZYMES

    Mar 07, 2018

    Danish biotechnology company Novozymes wants to ensure its IT operations are always up to date with the technological changes around it. That is the task CIO Mikael Ludvigsen took on 19 months ago. “They needed someone to give IT a fresh start, to re-energise the IT organisation, strengthen so...

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    ROBIN SYSTEMS ADDS SUPPORT FOR AZURE, HANA, MS-SQL, DB2

    Mar 06, 2018

    This sounds almost too good to be true: Robin's open source-based software enables users to deploy, manage and consolidate all their cloud-based big data, NoSQL and database workloads in a single control panel. In the cloud services management business, there’s one thing nobody can have to...

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    WHAT’S SO ‘UNIFIED’ ABOUT UNIVERSAL DATA ANALYTICS?

    Mar 06, 2018

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    MOST HEALTHCARE ORGANISATIONS HAVE BEEN BREACHED, REPORT SHOWS

    Mar 05, 2018

    Less than a third of global healthcare organisations remain untouched, as data breaches rise across the industry, a report reveals. Only 30% of global healthcare organisations have not been hit by a data breach, according to the 2018 Thales healthcare data threat report, issued in partnership with 4...

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    GOVERNMENT AIMS TO COMPLETE GENOME SEQUENCING PROJECT BY END OF 2018

    Mar 05, 2018

    The government-funded 100,000 Genomes Project, originally due to be completed by the end of 2017, has reached the halfway point and aims to have mapped 100,000 genomes by the end of the year. The government has reached the halfway milestone of the 100,000 Genomes Project and aims to have sequences o...

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    WHY OPERATIONALIZING ANALYTICS IS SO DIFFICULT

    Mar 02, 2018

    Plenty of companies have plenty of data and plenty of analytics tools, but they fall short when it comes to converting analytics results into action. Lisa Morgan is a freelance writer who covers big data and BI for InformationWeek. She has contributed articles, reports, and other types of content to...

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    GARTNER: MACHINE LEARNING PLATFORMS ARE IN DEMAND, MARKET IS IN FLUX

    Mar 02, 2018

    The market for data science and machine learning platforms is in flux. According to a new report by the research outfit Gartner, the more established players are being usurped by nimble players capable of adapting quickly to growing market demands. Indeed, the Gartner 2018 “Magic Quadrant for ...

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    TAKING CONTROL AND HARNESSING THE POWER OF DATA WITH MACHINE LEARNING

    Mar 02, 2018

    In this special guest feature, Rob Perry, VP of Product Marketing at ASG Technologies takes a look at how machine learning can help organizations better understand their data and automate complex processes to derive more value from the data while still staying compliant. Rob has a broad background i...

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    OCTO TELEMATICS TRANSFORMS THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY WITH MACHINE LEARNING AND ANALYTICS PLATFORM

    Mar 01, 2018

    Octo Telematics, a leader in telematics for insurance companies, is introducing innovations for insurance by aggregating 186 billion miles of driving data from connected cars and using Cloudera Enterprise to predict and model driver risk. Utilizing machine learning and analytics on Cloudera Enterpri...

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    ICO HEAD TOPS DATAIQ DATA LEADER LIST

    Mar 01, 2018

    The UK’s information commissioner has been named at the top data leader for 2018 in the DataIQ 100 list of most influential data leaders. Moving up from third position in 2017, UK information commissioner Elizabeth Denham claimed top place in the fifth DataIQ 100 list of the UK’s industr...

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    DON’T LIFT AND SHIFT BIG DATA ANALYTICS, LIFT AND OPTIMIZE

    Feb 26, 2018

    Don’t Lift and Shift Big Data Analytics, Lift and Optimize. Advancing through the digital era with a greater use of self-service analytics doesn't mean that you have to trash proven analytics tools and techniques. Jen Underwood, founder of Impact Analytix, LLC, is a recognized analytics in...

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    “ABOVE THE TREND LINE” – YOUR INDUSTRY RUMOR CENTRAL FOR 2/26/2018

    Feb 26, 2018

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    WHY DATA SCIENCE IS BECOMING SO IMPORTANT IN CYBERSECURITY

    Feb 26, 2018

    In this special guest feature, Mike MacIntyre, Chief Scientist at Panaseer discusses where data science comes in with respect to cybersecurity. With the correct data, CISOs can translate technical risk into business risk, deliver a business case to solve it and demonstrate success. The current strug...

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    USING DATA SCIENCE FOR SOCIAL GOOD

    Feb 23, 2018

    Data science provides the numerical insights on trending topics and significant issues affecting various industries. A data scientist must be able to analyze trends, find connections in large amounts of data, and explain why the connections matter. While data science seems to be all about the number...

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    FARMING GETS £90M TECH BOOST

    Feb 22, 2018

    The government is pushing high tech into agriculture and farming as it fleshes out its Industrial Strategy. The government has said it will invest £90m to bring together artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and earth observation to improve supply chain resilience in the agri-food sector. The...

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    SNAPLOGIC ADDS NEW AI CAPABILITIES TO CITIZEN-DEVELOPER PLATFORM

    Feb 22, 2018

    The platform update shortens the pipeline-building learning curve for citizen-developers and allows them to own integration projects without relying on IT. SnapLogic, which specializes in a hard-to-do-well product—self-service application and data integration that uses pre-sets called Snaps&md...

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    UNLOCK THE VALUE: FROM DATA QUALITY TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Feb 20, 2018

    Data quality, data privacy, and advanced technologies such as AI, machine learning, neural networks, and more, are of top concern to data analytics pros and IT managers, says Karen Lopez, Data & Analytics Track Chair for Interop ITX 2018. A data analytics program can be an engine that fuels digi...

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    IS CLOUD MACHINE LEARNING RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

    Feb 19, 2018

    It is the job for business owners and managers to adapt to the ever-changing and dynamic market. New opportunities are being created almost on a daily basis by initiatives in machine learning and artificial intelligence for innovators to offload their analysis and research that is usually very labor...

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    NON-PROFIT SAFETY REGULATOR USES MACHINE LEARNING TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SAFETY

    Feb 17, 2018

    Innovation in data science and artificial intelligence / machine learning are more often than not associated with the latest news out of Silicon Valley. However, there are a growing (and arguably more important) number of applications of these incredible technological innovations in the non-profit s...

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    7 KEY MEMBERS OF EVERY BIG DATA TEAM

    Feb 16, 2018

    Now that the age of Big Data is upon us, businesses all over the world use information collected by analyzing data to make important strategic decisions, allowing them to spot opportunities to gain an advantage over the competition they would have otherwise missed. If you want to take full advantage...

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    VISUAL STUDIO CODE ADDED TO ANACONDA PYTHON DISTRO FOR DATA SCIENTISTS

    Feb 16, 2018

    Microsoft's cross-platform code editor is now an installation option for developers that want to work with Anaconda, the Python-based data science platform. Anaconda, a distribution of the Python programming language, now includes Visual Studio Code, announced Microsoft and Anaconda, Inc. "...

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    HYPE SURROUNDING AI TECHNOLOGIES NEARS ATOMIC PROPORTIONS

    Feb 15, 2018

    Amid the infiltration of artificial intelligence into business and society, spawning fears from some of Armageddon, humankind's greatest AI threat may very well come from within. Like a child trapped in a septuagenarian's body, artificial intelligence presents an odd sort of dichotomy. The t...


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    NEW ARM CHIP HANDLES MACHINE LEARNING WORKLOADS ON MOBILE DEVICES

    Feb 14, 2018

    Arm’s new Project Trillium platform includes special processors for mobile devices to efficiently run machine learning, artificial intelligence and object-detection workloads. Arm has made its living at the edge of the network, with its processor architecture powering most smartphones and many...

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    WHAT’S TECHUK’S MOST INSPIRING DATA SCIENCE STORY - HARRY POTTER, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE OR SUSAN BOWEN?

    Feb 14, 2018

    Nick Booth gets inspired talking about programming, coding and the next generation with Susan Bowen, VP and general manager at Cogeco Peer 1. This will sound awful, but don’t you ever get bored with all these worthy but dull IT diversity initiatives? Don’t get me wrong, I’m despera...

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    EBATES MIGRATES THE DATA ANALYTICS STACK: SQL SERVER TO HADOOP

    Feb 14, 2018

    Ebates, the business that provides discounts and incentives to customers of online retailers, needed to move from its SQL server to a system with more processing capacity. The Hadoop cluster it chose fit the bill and provided some unexpected benefits. Online consumer coupon and incentives company Eb...

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    THE SECRET TO BUSINESS USERS UNDERSTANDING BIG DATA: ENTERPRISE TAXONOMIES

    Feb 12, 2018

    The key to understanding big data doesn’t lie with some existent, or even forthcoming, application of Artificial Intelligence—although AI can certainly abet the process. Nor does it expressly relate to any facet of data science, blockchain, or decentralized computing application such as ...

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    HOW TO BECOME A BIG DATA ANALYST

    Feb 11, 2018

    By definition, data and information are two very different things. Data is defined as “raw facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis,” and those facts or statistics are sometimes collected randomly and without any organization. Information is data given context an...

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    MICROSOFT ADDS REPORT SHARING, FAVORITES TO POWER BI

    Feb 09, 2018

    Power BI users have long been able to use the data analytics platform's sharing functionality to distribute dashboards directly to other users. Power BI reports, meanwhile, were doled out using other means, like publishing to the web or generating a static PDF file. Now, report sharing is availa...

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    THE DRILLING RIGS OF THE BIG DATA AGE

    Feb 08, 2018

    2017 was the year the phrase data is the new oil went mainstream. It is true that we are awash in all kinds of data, and the value chain is clear: large amounts of data, machines/software used to analyze that data, insights derived from it, money generated from those insights. I’ve met with th...

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    DATA PREPARATION IS THE KEY TO BIG DATA SUCCESS

    Feb 08, 2018

    Big data it is often hyped, but I encourage taking a more realistic stance. I’ve seen many organizations attempt to adopt big data solutions and ultimately fail. I fear these missteps may eventually sour the market on adopting big data solutions. This would be unfortunate, because I view big d...

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    MANY EXECUTIVES LACK A HIGH LEVEL OF TRUST IN THEIR ORGANIZATION'S DATA, ANALYTICS, AND AI

    Feb 07, 2018

    For many companies, data is the new currency, and analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) are indispensable tools for business success. But a large majority of senior executives don't have a high level of trust in the way their organization uses data, analytics, or AI, according to a new repo...


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    TIPS FROM THE SHELVES: PROVEN METHODS FOR BOOSTING DATA WAREHOUSE SPEEDS

    Feb 07, 2018

    Modern business intelligence captures data from everywhere – databases, cloud services, various business intelligence (BI) tools, business, marketing, and analytics apps, email, surveys, and social media platforms. With so many data sources, organizations struggle to find efficient ways to sto...


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    BEAT THE CHALLENGES OF PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS IN BIG DATA SYSTEMS

    Feb 07, 2018

    Big data and predictive analytics may seem synonymous, but understanding the constraints of each discipline is the key to extracting business value from projects that combine them. In recent years, big data analytics has become almost synonymous with predictive analytics.

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    RUBRIK ACQUIRES DATOS IO FOR NEW-GEN CLOUD DB MANAGEMENT

    Feb 06, 2018

    Cloud management provider Rubrik revealed Feb. 6 that it will acquire Datos IO, a rising developer of backup and recovery software for cloud-native NoSQL databases and big data file systems. Terms of the transaction were not released.

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    AI FOR THE ENTERPRISE: THE CITIZEN DATA SCIENTIST

    Feb 04, 2018

    Enterprise AI is the new hot topic in technology, especially as the consumer space blossoms with sales and adoption. Lastly, AI is still an acquired knowledge. We rely upon expert code and data scientists to define the experience. In the same way that citizen developer terminology became the keyword...

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    PUTTING DATA TO WORK HOSPITALS ARE AWASH IN PATIENT DATA—WHY IS SO MUCH OF IT NEVER PUT TO USE?

    Feb 01, 2018

    A decade ago, a major challenge in healthcare was the capture and storage of patient data within the central repository known as the electronic health record (EHR). Today, with many hospital systems regularly collecting data electronically, the challenge has become making sense of these data. The fi...

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    UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL: WI-FI ANALYTICS AT THE SUPER BOWL

    Jan 31, 2018

    Fans who make it to Super Bowl LII at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. this weekend may not be able to get close to Eagles head coach Doug Pederson or the Patriots’ Bill Bellicheck, but they will be able to touch base with “Wi-Fi coaches” to troubleshoot Wi-Fi issues during th...


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    IN 2018, LEGAL TECH TRENDS ATTEST TO POWER OF DATA

    Jan 30, 2018

    Data becomes paramount, worldwide laws may call for contractual changes and the demand for digital services is prompting a litigation shift, according to law firm Mayer Brown. Legal tech trends in 2018 to watch for include rewriting tech contracts to account for software that learns -- think artific...

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    2018 EXECUTIVE ROUND UP – PART 3

    Jan 30, 2018

    Welcome to insideBIGDATA’s annual Executive Round Up designed to give our readers a sense for what the upcoming year is going to look like with respective to our focus technologies: big data, data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. Weighing in with their thought-leadership predic...

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    HOW MARKETERS USE DATA ANALYTICS TO REACH NEW AND EXISTING CUSTOMERS

    Jan 27, 2018

    Big data and analytics can help a business predict consumer behavior, improve decision-making across the board and determine the ROI of its marketing efforts. By addressing these aspects adequately, the business would not only be able to protect its market share, but also expand into new territories...

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    ESG SURVEY: STORAGE SPENDING HABITS BECOME ‘HYBRID-CLOUD-DEFINED’

    Jan 27, 2018

    Analyst survey finds cloud is used as a way to make storage more efficient, but organisations are also bringing cloud apps back into the datacentre and spending on in-house capacity. Use of cloud storage is on the rise as a way of gaining capacity without affecting on-premise spend. But at the same ...

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    SEPARATING GREAT DATA SCIENTISTS FROM OK DATA SCIENTISTS: STATISTICS

    Jan 26, 2018

    Data science and analytics are incredibly popular fields right now, and for good reason. As more organizations and brands launch targeted forms of customer and data collection, they’ll need to put teams in place to extract actionable intel from their databases. Even with automation and AI tool...

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    SECURITY SPENDING NOT ON MOST-EFFECTIVE CONTROLS, REPORT REVEALS

    Jan 25, 2018

    Spending on IT security continues to rise, with 78% of global organisations planning to increase their security budgets in 2018, up from 73% in 2017, according to the latest Thales data threat report. However, the report also reveals that security breaches are up sharply, with 36% of 1,200 global fi...

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    THE FUTURE OF SMART CITIES

    Jan 21, 2018

    With all of the technological advancements we’ve seen these past couple of years, the idea of a smart city is not as far-fetched as it once seemed. A more sustainable and efficient urbanscape is well within reach with the development of the internet of things (IoT) and big data analysis. It&rs...

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    IMPLICATIONS OF BIG DATA EVOLUTION ON MARKETING

    Jan 19, 2018

    In this new data-first environment, companies are diving head first into artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, data lakes, and cloud-based solutions to drive their marketing efforts, while they hire every resume that contains a Data Scientist title. But these organizations need to do some ...

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    BEST PRACTICES REPORT: THE POWER OF OPERATIONALIZED ANALYTICS

    Jan 19, 2018

    The pace of business continues to increase. And the power of big data and analytics is growing. But it’s not enough to just analyze this data anymore. According to a new TDWI Best Practices Report, sponsored by SAS, businesses also need to take action on this data. In fact, operationalized ana...

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    IBM SHOWS POSITIVE REVENUE GROWTH FOR FIRST TIME IN SIX YEARS

    Jan 18, 2018

    Back in October, IBM issued a third-quarter earnings report that, despite a slip in revenue, still exceeded Wall Street analysts' estimates, suggesting that the venerable IT giant may be returning to revenue growth after five-and-half years of flat results and declines. On Jan. 18, that suggesti...

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    MICROSOFT POWER BI DESKTOP HIDES ANALYTICS PAGES UNDER DEVELOPMENT

    Jan 18, 2018

    Microsoft has released a bevy of new updates to Power BI Desktop for January 2018. Power BI Desktop is the companion desktop authoring software to the company's cloud-based business intelligence and analytics platform. The updates include new reporting functionality, including the ability to hid...

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    BIG(GER) DATA IS BETTER

    Jan 18, 2018

    The power of big data is just starting to hit the marketplace. Though many organizations are still catching up with the tools they need to handle massive amounts of data easily, big data powered by analytics is providing organizations with better answers and improving intelligence in almost every in...

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    NEW SAS DATA PREPARATION GETS BIG DATA READY FOR ANALYSIS

    Jan 18, 2018

    With 2.5 quintillion bytes of data being created every day, organizations need better ways to prepare it for analysis. Analytics leader SAS is now offering SAS® Data Preparation to provide analytics professionals and business users an interactive, real-time self-service application that will eas...

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    IDA JOHNSSON, PH.D. CANDIDATE AT THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AT USC

    Jan 17, 2018

    Please give us a brief history of your path thus far toward becoming a data scientist. Specifically, what is your academic background and your current status? I’ve always liked math and I started out by getting bachelor’s degrees in economics and in mathematics in Sweden. My interest in ...

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    HADOOP 3.0 PERSPECTIVES BY HORTONWORK’S HADOOP YARN & MAPREDUCE DEVELOPMENT LEAD, VINOD KUMAR VAVILAPALLI

    Jan 16, 2018

    The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, recently announced Apache® Hadoop® v3.0.0, the latest version of the Open Source software framework for reliable, scalable, distributed computin...

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    BIG DATA, ANALYTICS, AND MACHINE LEARNING CHANGING INSURANCE

    Jan 16, 2018

    Success, failure, and change in the insurance business have always been largely data-determined. But today is different. The proliferation of big data and the advent of advanced analytics and machine learning are changing the game entirely. The winners are those that can access the most relevant dat...

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    APPLE'S MACOS PLAGUED BY YET ANOTHER PASSWORD SECURITY FLAW

    Jan 16, 2018

    Today’s topics include the release of an Apple patch for another macOS password security flaw; 147 security vulnerabilities found in mobile industrial control system applications; the release of Lenovo’s Miix 630 “Always Connected PC” with Arm processors; and Google’s i...

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    CHICKEN & WAFFLES FOR DATA SCIENTISTS, HELLO DATAOPS

    Jan 15, 2018

    DevOps consolidated the developer and operations functions into one ‘workplace culture’ and so came together the previously separately plated chicken & waffles of the software engineering world into a new (apparently harmonious) union. Some even talk of DevSecOps, with security as th...

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    WHO IS SERIOUS ABOUT DATA PROTECTION?

    Jan 15, 2018

    The latest data breach in Leicester City Council, putting some of the most vulnerable in society at immediate risk from potential local predators, illustrates why it is so important to implement the recommendations of the DCMS Select Committee report Cyber Security Protection of Data Security On lin...

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    LAING O’ROURKE UNIFIES ON-SITE AND CLOUD BACKUP ON COMMVAULT

    Jan 15, 2018

    Construction company Laing O’Rourke has standardised a previously highly fragmented backup infrastructure onto a hybrid on-site/cloud setup based on Commvault. The project, which cost more than £500,000, has enabled it to unify backup for on-site, cloud and endpoint sources, do away with...

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    ABOVE THE TREND LINE YOUR INDUSTRY RUMOR CENTRAL FOR 1/15/2018

    Jan 15, 2018

    Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floatin...

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    SENTIENCE REIMAGINE WHAT’S NEXT FOR BIG DATA IN THE ERA OF AI

    Jan 15, 2018

    How many times have you been in a meeting and this happens: Everyone has tapped into the enterprises’ analytics capabilities, parsing through numbers and forecasts, and they come to the meeting knowing exactly what they need to do to get better results. But then, when everyone compares notes, ...

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    SOFTWARE-DEFINED STORAGE PRODUCTS: 2017 PRODUCTS OF THE YEAR FINALISTS

    Jan 15, 2018

    The software-defined storage products selected as finalists in Storage magazine and SearchStorage's 2017 Products of the Year competition reflect the latest trends in flash, cloud and container technologies. The finalists include a mix of new and updated software-defined storage products, and ma...

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    DATA GOVERNANCE LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE FRONT LINES

    Jan 13, 2018

    It’s no surprise to anyone that the healthcare industry has been behind the pack when it comes to technology adoption. Many U.S. hospitals are starting to implement stronger data analytics tools as compared to traditional models, and with those implementations comes the need for strong data go...

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    UKTECH50 2017 CREATING AN INNOVATION CULTURE

    Jan 12, 2018

    Is there a need for IT to go through its own cultural change prior to embarking on a digitally-enabled business transformation? How do you factor in the needs of different generations in the way you approach innovation through technology? Stuart Birrell, Claire Calmejane, Marcus East and Louise McCa...

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    ALAN TURING INSTITUTE TO ADD UNIVERSITIES OF BIRMINGHAM AND EXETER TO DATA SCIENCE NETWORK

    Jan 12, 2018

    The Universities of Birmingham and Exeter are the latest higher education providers to join the Alan Turing Institute’s data science research network. The universities will join Edinburgh, Oxford, Warwick, Leeds, Manchester and others in supporting the institute’s efforts to position the...

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    HOW SELF-LEARNING PROGRAMS HELP BUSINESSES SAVE TIME AND MONEY

    Jan 12, 2018

    Artificial intelligence and machine learning are two similar technologies that have dominated the headlines in recent months and years. Because they both can learn from experiences without constant input from programmers, businesses are increasingly looking for ways to use them to make their operati...

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    CHINA TO OPEN $2.1BN AI TECH PARK IN BEIJING

    Jan 12, 2018

    China is inching closer to its vision of becoming a world leader in artificial intelligence (AI) when a technology park dedicated to deep learning and big data technologies is ready in the next five years. Located in the Mentougou district in western Beijing, the 55-hectare AI technology park, to be...

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    RETAIL BANKING REGULATIONS HIT UK WITH THE POTENTIAL OF A ‘BIG BANG’ MOMENT

    Jan 11, 2018

    The UK banking sector is at the beginning of a journey that has the potential to force financial firms to offer more services and to change the way people bank. Two separate, but closely linked, regulations are about to come into force. Both are designed to inject competition into the banking sector...

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    AUGMENTING AUDIO VISUAL WITH INTELLIGENCE AND AUTOMATION

    Jan 11, 2018

    This is the second in a series of articles exploring the challenges and opportunities facing the audio visual (AV) industry, which has its annual European flagship event, ISE2018, in February. This article looks at how artificial intelligence (AI) and sensor data driven automation might transform th...

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    THE INTERNET OF THINGS STILL LOTS FOR YOU TO LEARN

    Jan 11, 2018

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is already making a significant impact in a variety of business areas, including industrial monitoring and production, supply chain tracking, and multiple retail processes. Down the road, experts see the IoT becoming nothing less than an integral aspect of everyday life,...

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    JOE PASQUA, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF PRODUCTS AT MARKLOGIC

    Jan 11, 2018

    As the importance of accurate and timely data continues to grow, siloed data within the enterprise becomes more of a problem. With data silos, organizations simply can’t achieve the kind of integration necessary to speed innovation and collaboration and support more agile business operations a...

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    MACHINE LEARNING MODELS REQUIRE DEVOPS-STYLE WORKFLOWS

    Jan 11, 2018

    Big data is driving the use of AI and machine learning. But teams must be swift to embrace DevOps and re-evaluate models, according to Wikibon's James Kobielus. As 2018 gets rolling, it appears that various aspects of big data are morphing into machine learning and AI. The changes that machine l...

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    SAP S/4HANA CLOUD AND INDIRECT ACCESS WILL DOMINATE 2018

    Jan 09, 2018

    SAP is undoubtedly going through a major transition, as SAP S/4HANA Cloud, SAP Cloud Platform and the SAP Leonardo "system of intelligence" are becoming increasingly prominent. But questions are always there about both the technology and the business model as this digital transformation ta...

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    CLOUD FIRM SCALES CLOUDIAN OBJECT STORAGE TO 2.5PB FOR GDPR

    Jan 09, 2018

    Jersey-based cloud service provider Calligo has expanded object storage from Cloudian to around 2.5PB as it rolls out services to help customers with the impending arrival of the European Union’s (EU’s) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018. The move comes alongside an ex...

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    MELTDOWN AND SPECTRE A BIG DEAL FOR ENTERPRISES

    Jan 09, 2018

    Now the microprocessor exploits dubbed Meltdown and Spectre have been made public, security experts believe malicious actors will be quick to incorporate them into their cyber attack arsenals, and are advising there is no time for enterprises to delay taking action. According to researchers at secur...

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    IOT PREDICTIONS 2018: WHAT WILL THE NEXT YEAR OF CONNECTEDNESS BRING?

    Jan 08, 2018

    "IoT edge analytics will continue to proliferate in connected scenarios. The concept of running analytics on the device or on a gateway (to which one or more devices are connected) is being driven by increased edge processing power and the growing amount of real-time data being trafficked. &quo...

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    BEYOND BIG DATA: WHY AI REQUIRES GETTING SMALL DATA RIGHT

    Jan 08, 2018

    The allure of capturing as much data as possible is strong. And, now that more businesses are experimenting with machine learning and AI, it’s growing stronger. When you aren’t sure what you may eventually need, might as well capture everything, right? But having more data isn’t al...

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    WHERE ARE WE WITH COMPUTER VISION?

    Jan 05, 2018

    Marketing is one of the most important variables in growing a business. Many small business owners struggle to design an effective marketing strategy for their company. The good news is that big data is opening up a lot of doors to improve marketing. Big data refers to the massive amount of data ava...

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    CIO PLANS FOR AI PROJECTS IN 2018 PUSH THE ENVELOPE

    Jan 05, 2018

    What will enterprise AI look like in 2018? In SearchCIO interviews with IT leaders at DBS Bank, Dun & Bradstreet, State Street and the city of Boston on 2018 plans, the strong consensus was for more, not less, investment in AI projects, suggesting AI's enterprise trajectory is still on an up...

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    DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION PLANNING BUMPS INTO DATA MANAGEMENT ISSUES

    Jan 04, 2018

    As businesses look to increasingly digitize their information, data management and data access are top concerns, according to a recent survey. “You can’t be a digital business if you don’t have your arms around data,” said Bill Wohl, chief communications officer at Commvault,...

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    SECURING BUSINESSES IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

    Jan 04, 2018

    In digital businesses, connected technologies and integrated devices like those from the internet of things are the fuel driving companies toward new business models and better outcomes. Data plays both offense and defense at these companies, keeping them ahead of their competitors. However, data&rs...

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    DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION PLANNING BUMPS INTO DATA MANAGEMENT ISSUES

    Jan 04, 2018

    As businesses look to increasingly digitize their information, data management and data access are top concerns, according to a recent survey. “You can’t be a digital business if you don’t have your arms around data,” said Bill Wohl, chief communications officer at Commvault,...

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    APACHE HADOOP 3.0 GOES GA, ADDS HOOKS FOR CLOUD AND GPUS

    Jan 03, 2018

    It may still have a place among screaming new technologies, but Apache Hadoop is neither quite as new nor quite as screaming as it once was. And the somewhat subdued debut of Apache Hadoop 3.0 reflects that. Case in point: In 2017, the name Hadoop was removed from the title of more than one event pr...

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    BIG DATA BEST PRACTICE MEANS A BEST-OF-BREED APPROACH

    Jan 03, 2018

    The days of operating a single vendor IT software estate are behind us. Such is the pace of innovation and change, putting all your eggs in one basket simply won’t do. Businesses need the ability to mix and match, leveraging the very best new and existing technologies for the task at hand. Now...

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    WHAT THE EU’S NEW DATA PROTECTION REGIME MEANS FOR ASEAN

    Jan 03, 2018

    A large proportion of businesses in the regional economic grouping will be affected by Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, but awareness of the new rules remains low, even in countries with existing data protection laws At Singapore’s York Hotel, customers and guests are require...

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    BIG DATA BEST PRACTICE MEANS A BEST-OF-BREED APPROACH

    Jan 03, 2018

    The days of operating a single vendor IT software estate are behind us. Such is the pace of innovation and change, putting all your eggs in one basket simply won’t do. Businesses need the ability to mix and match, leveraging the very best new and existing technologies for the task at hand. Now...

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    RANSOMWARE TO HIT CLOUD COMPUTING IN 2018, PREDICTS MIT

    Jan 02, 2018

    Ransomware targeting cloud services is one of the six biggest cyber threats likely to face organisations in 2018, according to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology While the trend of big data breaches is set to continue, with organisations that hold personal data topping the target list, ransom...

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    BIOSYMETRICS LAUNCHES AUGUSTA TO REVOLUTIONIZE AI IN BIOMEDICINE

    Dec 24, 2017

    BioSymetrics, Inc., a technology company that aims to transform data analytics for the biomedical industry, announced the launch of its pre-processing and analytics platform, Augusta. Augusta is a proprietary technology that allows standardized processing and integration of multiple, diverse raw dat...

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    UNSTRUCTURED DATA FOR THE SOFTWARE DRIVEN WORLD

    Dec 22, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Anthony Goonetilleke, Chief Technologist & Head of Product at Amdocs, observes how the world is built on unstructured data and the first service providers and enterprise vendors that can traverse through its lakes will get a seat at the table. It’s no longer ...

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    4 WAYS TO USE BIG DATA IN EMPLOYEE TRAINING

    Dec 22, 2017

    Big data and the technologies behind it have become one of the major factors driving modern business. An IDG Research study found that 80 percent of large enterprises and 63 percent of smaller companies were using or planning to deploy big data solutions. Collecting and analyzing the information gat...

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    AWS SECURITY AUTOMATION PROTECTS SENSITIVE DATA, WORKLOADS

    Dec 22, 2017

    The public cloud amplifies some enterprises' security concerns, but fortunately, public cloud providers offer tools to calm those fears. In particular, AWS provides a growing menu of services that guard precious resources and support a high level of automation. The pace of cloud application deve...

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    IT CHANNEL PARTNERS: A LOOK AHEAD AT 2018

    Dec 22, 2017

    Taking a step back may shed some light on what’s ahead next year for IT channel partners. A look at the top Channel Marker blog posts of 2017 as measured by page views reveals reader interest in next-generation networking, IT security, the internet of things (IoT), data management, marketing t...

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    IOT AND AI INNOVATE CONSTRUCTION AND MINING

    Dec 22, 2017

    The use of IoT and AI has already transformed many industries, with the combination of connectivity, big data, machine learning and increased processing power from GPUs making its mark in healthcare, manufacturing and government. At Nvidia Corp.'s recent GPU Technology Conference in Japan, we go...

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    TOSHIBA, HPE HEAD 2017 STORAGE ACQUISITIONS

    Dec 22, 2017

    The planned $17.7 billion sale of Toshiba's memory business that created lots of headlines in 2017 has yet to close, but there were other completed storage acquisitions that rocked the enterprise data storage world during the year. Most notably in 2017 storage acquisitions, Hewlett Packard Enter...

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    INFORMATION BUILDERS HELPS COMPANIES ASSESS BOTTOM LINE IMPACT OF DATA QUALITY INITIATIVES

    Dec 21, 2017

    Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI), analytics, and data management solutions, unveiled the latest version of its Omni-Gen™ Data Quality Edition. The unified platform combines powerful data integration and cleansing technologies to ensure data accessibility, consistenc...

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    SOUTH KOREA TO SPEND MORE ON BIG DATA AND IOT

    Dec 21, 2017

    South Korean companies are expected to spend more in emerging technologies as well as move more workloads to the cloud in the coming year. Faced with digital disruption by more nimble startups, South Korean companies, especially banks and retailers, are now catching up after years of under-investmen...

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    YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP APPOINTS FIRST CHIEF DATA AND ANALYTICS OFFICER

    Dec 20, 2017

    Yoox Net-A-Porter Group has appointed Alessia Kosagowsky as its chief data and analytics officer, a newly created role. The online fashion retailer developed the position on its senior leadership team to help develop the firm’s use of data to provide a better service for customers. “With...

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    CIO TRENDS 2018 AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND

    Dec 20, 2017

    Many Australian organizations are demonstrating resilience in the face of change by cutting through the hype and building new technological capabilities that have transformed their organizations. These e-guide highlights strategies to help make emerging technologies such as big data analytics, artif...

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    BRINGING DEVOPS AGILITY TO THE EDGE WITH APIS

    Dec 20, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Philipp Schöne, Product Manager, Platform as a Service and IoT at Axway, discusses the critical role DevOps play in enabling IoT for modern enterprises. Philipp is responsible for building and evolving PaaS Products such as AMPLIFY API Management and works closely...

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    SHALINI AGARWAL, DIRECTOR, ENGINEERING AND PRODUCT AT LINKEDIN

    Dec 20, 2017

    I recently caught up with Shalini Agarwal, Director, Engineering and Product at LinkedIn, to discuss how we need more data scientists to make our applications smarter; however we can make them more efficient and accomplish more with data scientists by having automated workflows and tools. These tool...

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    HOW SQL SERVER CONTAINERS CAN HELP EASE DATABASE DEPLOYMENT

    Dec 20, 2017

    Starting with SQL Server 2017, you can run database instances in Docker containers on Linux systems in addition to the Windows ones supported in the 2016 version. Containers provide greater flexibility for implementing SQL Server and make the deployment process easier and faster. However, getting st...

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    INNOVATIONS THAT IOT WILL DRIVE IN 2018

    Dec 20, 2017

    The internet of things is still in its relative infancy, and in 2018 there will be some significant milestones achieved that will showcase the possibilities that an IoT world will bring. So without further ado, here are my top five IoT-related predictions for 2018: 2018 will be the year that the com...

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    SMART NETWORK MANAGEMENT PRODUCTS, AUTOMATION ON TAP IN 2018

    Dec 20, 2017

    Smarter network management software, more automation and less clutter in branch offices will be among the key developments shaping networking as the new year unfolds. The integration of analytics within network management products to make them more intuitive and proactive is a bellwether development...

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    IMPACT OF BIG DATA IN MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT AND BUSINESSES

    Dec 19, 2017

    Now, the big question is what makes a great app? For quite a long time now, this question has been debated among experts. When you talk about what is crucial to the success of mobile application development, you can’t ignore the major contributions of analytics or big data. The millions upon m...

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    HOW INNOVATION IS CHANGING THE ANALYTICS LANDSCAPE

    Dec 19, 2017

    Cloud, automation, and emerging intelligent platforms are just beginning to reshape the analytics landscape. Cloud has become a formidable force altering business models, project delivery, architecture, and team structures. Automation has expedited and eliminated traditional processes. Intelligent a...

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    INDUSTRY EXPERTS PREDICT PROGRESS IN INTEGRATING AI, BIG DATA IN 2018

    Dec 15, 2017

    Big changes are coming in the big data and analytics arena, and IT decision-makers should prepare for major advances in 2018. The most significant big data trend is the increased integration of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, but metadata management and global data fabrics will al...

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    SKYPE INTERVIEWS CARVES OUT TIME FOR JOB SEEKERS AND EMPLOYERS

    Dec 15, 2017

    The software giant has added a scheduling component to Skype Interviews, a browser-based tool that serves as an alternative to in-person job interviews, particularly for employers looking to fill software development roles. In addition to video-calling features, Skype Interviews includes a real-time...

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    NETFLIX IS WATCHING YOU. WE'RE ALL WATCHING YOU

    Dec 15, 2017

    Over the weekend, people got a bit freaked out when Netflix sent out a cheeky tweet, indicating that it was tracking views of its original movie, The Christmas Prince. Netflix, in essence, has admitted it is analyzing viewership metadata the same way that popular news and editorial websites (yes, li...

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    CONNECTED CAR SECURITY OUTFIT UPSTREAM SECURITY SNAGS $9 MILLION IN FUNDING

    Dec 14, 2017

    Upstream Security has secured $9 million in a Series A funding round and plans to use the investment to expand further in the US and Europe. On Wednesday, the company said in a statement that the funding round, led by Charles River Ventures (CRV), includes cash injections from Israeli-based Glilot C...

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    AI MIGHT JUST LIVE UP TO ALL THE HYPE ONE DAY

    Dec 14, 2017

    If AI isn’t the most hyped technology of the 21st century, it’s certainly right up there with earlier manias for mobile, virtual reality, the internet of things, and big data. Companies large and small feel pressure to claim they use AI in some key way to drive their business. But does A...

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    WHAT 2018 HOLDS FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK

    Dec 13, 2017

    The digital workplace will fundamentally change the way we work. Established and emerging technologies play a big part in this, but our day to day work and the way organizations manage this work is undergoing a radical shift. Gartner VP Matthew W Cain and Gartner research director Helen Poitevin out...

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    PREDICTIONS 2018: HOW DATA MANAGEMENT WILL BE EVOLVING

    Dec 13, 2017

    Data management takes up a wide swath of time, power and man-hours on a daily basis inside an IT system. It also can be the most complicated part of any IT system. Think I’m kidding? Take a look at QuinStreet’s Webopedia page on data management and see how many different components and/o...

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    NUANCE EXPANDS COGNITIVE INNOVATION GROUP: A LOOK AT VOICE USER INTERFACES, AI, ANALYTICS

    Dec 13, 2017

    Nuance said it will expand its Cognitive Innovation Group, which is designed to use machine learning and artificial intelligence for customer service, to enable more enterprises to experiment with conversational platforms and analytics. The company's Cognitive Innovation Group (CIG) initially la...

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    BAIDU EMBRACES SINGLE-SOCKET AMD EPYC CHIPS

    Dec 13, 2017

    Baidu, the Chinese internet search provider and leader in artificial intelligence, today announced the immediate availability of AMD EPYC-powered AI, big data, and cloud computing (ABC) services. The deciding factor in Baidu choosing EPYC seems to be the performance offered by the platform when conf...

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    GOOGLE ANALYTICS 101: EXECUTIVE'S GUIDE TO MEASURING BUSINESS DATA

    Dec 12, 2017

    If you want to improve the experience of your website or app, or maybe you want to ensure the success of your business, you need to be analyzing user behavior. Google describes Google Analytics as a web analytics service, which anyone with a Google account can use for free. It provides statistics an...

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    AT&T LABS' MAZIN GILBERT ON AI, QUANTUM COMPUTING, DATA COLLABORATION AND 5G

    Dec 12, 2017

    Dr. Mazin Gilbert, AT&T Labs' vice president of advanced technology, is placing his research bets on software defined infrastructure, big data, artificial intelligence and ways to scale and optimize the telecom giant's network. But first Gilbert needs some help from the open source commu...

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    HEAP ANALYTICS ADDRESSES THE LAST MILE OF MOBILE CUSTOMER ANALYTICS

    Dec 12, 2017

    It's little surprise that customer 360 has consistently proven one of the most common big data analytics use cases. There is huge upside from understanding your customers as it's far more lucrative to cross-sell or upsell existing customers compared to prospecting for new ones for one basic ...

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    DIGITAL POLICIES CREATE OPPORTUNITIES

    Dec 12, 2017

    When you were a kid, your mother probably told you not to do certain things because they were too dangerous. And that was a reasonable response if you were five years old and wanted to jump off the roof to see if you could fly. But that sort of all-or-nothing approach is too simplistic for business ...

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    FRAUD DETECTION STARTUP SIMILITY RAISES $17.5 MILLION FROM ACCEL, PAYPAL, OTHERS

    Dec 12, 2017

    Simility, which develops a fraud detection platform that uses machine learning, has announced a $17.5 million round of funding led by Accel, with participation from new strategic investor PayPal. Existing investors The Valley Fund and Trinity Ventures also contributed. Founded in 2014, Palo Alto-bas...

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    AMAZON WEB SERVICES ADDS MORE DATA AND ML SERVICES, BUT WHEN IS ENOUGH ENOUGH?

    Dec 11, 2017

    Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy invoked the Lauren Hill song "Everything is Everything" at last week's re:Invent event in Las Vegas to underscore his assertion that AWS has more than twice the number of services of any other public cloud. The question is, will the services catalog e...

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    ABOVE THE TREND LINE YOUR INDUSTRY RUMOR CENTRAL FOR 12/11/2017

    Dec 11, 2017

    Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floatin...

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    OPERATIONALIZING DATA SCIENCE

    Dec 10, 2017

    In the video presentation below, Joel Horwitz, Vice President, Partnerships, Digital Business Group for IBM Analytics, discusses what it means to “operationalize data science” – basically what it means to harden the ops behind running data science platforms. Over the past 3-4 years...

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    FOUR WAYS BAD DATA IS BAD FOR BUSINESS

    Dec 09, 2017

    More businesses today are realizing the power of leveraging data for competitive advantage. But for data to be a true business driver, the data needs to be something that business users can easily find and trust to feel confident in using the data for business insight and analysis. Too many companie...

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    DELL BOOMI’S FALL RELEASE HELPS ENTERPRISES UNLOCK THE POWER OF THE CONNECTED BUSINESS

    Dec 09, 2017

    Dell Boomi (Boomi) announced the availability of the Fall 2017 release of Boomi’s flagship cloud integration technology. The release adds new integration accelerators, and features to fortify data insights, security and compliance.Boomi exists to help enterprises connect everything and engage ...

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    RESEARCH OF 1,001 DATA SCIENTIST LINKEDIN PROFILES

    Dec 07, 2017

    Data science is a super-hot topic and the data scientist job is the sexiest job of the 21st century according to the Harvard Business Review. But how does one actually become a data scientist? For you it doesn’t really matter how others became data scientists. What you are interested in is whe...

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    TRANSFORM YOUR BI AND ANALYTICS FOR BIG DATA

    Dec 07, 2017

    Data is evolving
    So it's not surprising that the worlds of business intelligence (BI), self-service data exploration, and analytics are also in their own state of metamorphosis.
    What happens when you pair these three disciplines with big data technology?
    The impact has prove...

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    IOT SECTOR MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS: 2017 UPDATE

    Dec 06, 2017

    Deal volume year to date is up slightly, compared to the same period in 2016. However, 2016 is proving to be the record year in IoT M&A in terms of dollar volume, with its multibillion-dollar deals such as ARM, Fleetmatics and Jasper. For 2017 year to date, we have seen a total of 106 transactio...

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    JOB SEARCHES REVEAL TOP SKILLS FOR TECH POSITIONS

    Dec 06, 2017

    A new report by jobs site Indeed shows skills in JavaScript library React are becoming critical to land jobs. Also important is cloud computing know-how. Job hunters who know the ins and outs of Amazon Web Services, Amazon's cloud computing platform, have pretty bright prospects, according to ne...

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    WHAT INTEL'S BOB ROGERS LOOKS FOR WHEN HIRING DATA SCIENTISTS

    Dec 05, 2017

    In a recent talk at Harvard University, Bob Rogers, Intel’s chief data scientist, explained what he looks for when hiring data scientists. CIOs well-versed in the must-have traits of a business intelligence expert but with limited exposure to data scientists might want to take note. “Whe...

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    THE FLAT BACKUP, OR BACKUP-LESS BACKUP, DATA PROTECTION OPTION

    Dec 04, 2017

    With snapshot-based backup techniques and copy data management, you can effectively recover lost or damaged data without relying on traditional backup software. Traditional backup typically makes copies of any files and database tables that have changed since the last backup to a storage device on a...

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    TRENDS IN DATA STORAGE 2018: FIVE HOT TECHS TO WATCH

    Dec 04, 2017

    Our hot data storage technology trends for 2018 include predictive storage analytics, ransomware protection, converged secondary storage, multi-cloud and NVMe over Fabrics. As the sun sets on 2017 and rises over 2018 we once again present the technologies and trends in data storage that we think wil...

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    THE DATA CENTER NETWORK MANAGER'S GUIDE TO THE FUTURE

    Dec 03, 2017

    Expect data center networks and interconnects between DCs and cloud providers to get both denser and faster, while topologies continue to evolve. Data center network design trends have always been toward higher speeds and more endpoints, with pendulum swings around "flatness." Right now, w...

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    VELOCLOUD TAKES AIM AT OUTCOME-DRIVEN NETWORKING

    Dec 03, 2017

    With corporate network evolution focused on performance, adaptability and lower cost, it begs the question: Can the corporate SD-WAN network optimise on outcomes? Can corporate managers translate desired business outcomes into network performance requirements? Some solution elements are well known: ...

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    WE'RE LIVING IN A GLOBAL BETA TEST TO DETERMINE THE LEGAL AND ETHICAL BOUNDARIES OF DATA COLLECTION

    Dec 01, 2017

    In the fast-expanding world of ubiquitous personal data, sometimes it feels like we’re living in an enormous global beta test to work out what’s acceptable and what’s not.

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    IOT DATA AND AI WILL DEFINE THE NEXT GENERATION OF BUSINESS

    Dec 01, 2017

    Earlier this May I wrote that, following a year where the internet of things found the mainstream, 2017 would be the year for IoT acceptance, appetite and evolution. Key trends highlighted in the article, like security, strategic partnering and public sector uptake, were all central to the Internet ...

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    TRANSPORT RESEARCHERS GET 2PB OF SCALITY OBJECT STORAGE

    Nov 30, 2017

    Transport Systems Catapult retires ageing NetApp filers with 2PB of Scality object storage in a £1.5m project that future proofs the organisation with built-in DR.


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    DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION STRATEGIES: PROGRESS IN TELECOM, BANKING

    Nov 30, 2017

    Ovum, a market research firm based in London, studied 14 industries based on more than 6,300 interviews with senior IT executives worldwide. The company asked respondents to rate their organizations against several steps Ovum identified as central to digital transformation. Those steps included taki...

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    TOP IT PREDICTIONS IN APAC IN 2018

    Nov 30, 2017

    Artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing, blockchain and cyber security have made the headlines for much of 2017. These megatrends are not showing any signs of abating, going by the crystal-ball gazing of technology suppliers in recent weeks. We take a look at the top IT trends that are likely ...

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    APACHE IMPALA, A NATIVE ANALYTICS DATABASE FOR HADOOP

    Nov 29, 2017

    Apache Impala itself is an analytic database for Apache Hadoop, the open source software framework used for distributed storage and processing of dataset of big data.

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    CRACKING GENOMIC CODES WITH THE CLOUD

    Nov 29, 2017

    With the genome of half the world’s population expected to be sequenced by 2025, scientists are bracing themselves for the staggering volume of data that they will need to deal with.

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    CHANGING HOW WE RE-SKILL IN THE AGE OF AUTOMATION

    Nov 29, 2017

    Over the past few years, as artificial intelligence, automation, and other advanced technologies have emerged as the next wave of disruption to confront the IT industry, two realities have become crystal clear.

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    HOW YOUR DEVOPS TEAM SHOULD PROCURE USER FEEDBACK

    Nov 28, 2017

    For DevOps teams to make a successful product (and maintain that product to improve user retention), they need to understand how people are using the app, and what they think about it. In DevOps, everything revolves around communication between product managers, software developers, and operations p...

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    SUMO LOGIC GETS REAL (TIME) ON CONTINUOUS INTELLIGENCE INTO MICROSERVICES

    Nov 28, 2017

    Cloud-native machine data analytics platform company Sumo Logic has rolled out a unified logs and metrics solution designed to improve the ‘customer experience’ of applications running on Kubernetes and Docker.

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    OVERCOMING COMMON ROADBLOCKS TO 'DATA VAULT' DEVELOPMENT

    Nov 28, 2017

    Devlin believes that data warehouse developers (Ed – is that actually a role and a ‘thing’ already?) have historically walked a narrow line between data quality and business agility.

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    FOCUS ON INNOVATION AND AI IN GOVERNMENT INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY

    Nov 27, 2017

    The government’s Industrial Strategy whitepaper aims to make the UK the “the most innovative nation by 2030” and commits to investing further £275m in Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

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    UK RISKS MISSING OUT ON LARGE SHARE OF DIGITAL INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION SPEND

    Nov 27, 2017

    We are currently amid an industrial revolution which is transforming every sector, but uncertainty in the UK brought on by Brexit might mean the UK does not get a good share of the massive tech business opportunity.

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    MOSCOW TO BUILD ON ITS SMART CITY CREDENTIALS

    Nov 27, 2017

    Moscow’s government is taking advantage of high penetration of broadband and mobile internet to expand innovative services under the Russian capital’s smart city programme.

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    BUILD IOT APPS THE EASY WAY

    Nov 26, 2017

    Many organisations can benefit from rolling out internet of things (IoT) applications. Manufacturers managing customer equipment, from fitness-trackers to aeroplanes; transport and utility companies monitoring for performance metrics and faults; healthcare companies checking on patient wellbeing via...

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    SHOULD MANUFACTURING SECTOR WORKERS FEAR OR WELCOME NEW INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY?

    Nov 21, 2017

    When technologies known as disruptive are introduced to any industry one thing is usually certain: humans will be replaced. Workers quite rightly worry when their jobs can be done by machines. Employers do little to alleviate these worries with many of them salivating over the huge savings they can ...

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    CLOUD NATIVE SERIES: INTERANA ON A CASE OF THE COMMON CLOUD

    Nov 20, 2017

    Interana is a specialist in interactive behavioural analytics software for digital businesses its technology works to process the ‘temporal nature of data’ with tools designed to visualise the nature of data metrics changes over time in order to attempt to understand complex user behavio...

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    IBM INTRODUCES NEW SOFTWARE TO EASE ADOPTION OF AI, MACHINE LEARNING AND DEEP LEARNING

    Nov 17, 2017

    IBM announced new software to deliver faster time to insight for high-performance data analytics (HPDA) workloads, such as Spark, Tensor Flow and Caffé, for AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning. Based on the same software, which will be deployed for the Department of Energy’s CORAL Su...

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    WEAPONS OF MATH DESTRUCTION BY CATHY O’NEIL

    Nov 14, 2017

    Normally the books I review for insideBIGDATA play the role of cheerleader for our focus on technologies like big data, data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. They typically promote the notion that utilizing enterprise data assets to their fullest extent will lead to the improvement o...

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    NO "END OF JOBS": DEBUNKING THE CYCLICAL AI/ROBOTICS HYPE

    Nov 12, 2017

    The first recorded prophecies of the “death of work” came in the later days of the Roman Empire where the spread of water wheels led to collapse in the price of slaves in Dalmatia. In the 16th Century clockwork automata (alias robots) were fashionable and about as useful as most of the d...

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    NUTANIX ACROPOLIS SERVICES EXPAND FOR CLOUD, DEVELOPER NEEDS

    Nov 08, 2017

    Nutanix today laid out its plans to add services for developers to its Enterprise Cloud OS software. These include a Nutanix Acropolis Object Storage Service and Acropolis Cloud Compute. The hyper-converged pioneer will also add a Nutanix App Marketplace to its Calm cloud application and orchestrati...

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    REDEFINING OPENSTACK: ADDRESSING IDENTITY AND INTEGRATION FOR ENTERPRISE-READINESS

    Nov 08, 2017

    The OpenStack Foundation opens up about the work it is doing to address the open source cloud platform's identity crisis and integration issues, as part of its continuing pursuit to improve the technology's enterprise-readiness

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    THE PROLIFERATION OF DATA SCIENCE TOOLS & TECHNOLOGY

    Nov 07, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Matthew Mahowald, Lead Data Scientist and Software Engineer for Open Data Group, shares his perspectives on how the speed at which tech and tools have been developed, has caused problems with the way analytic deployment is made possible.

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    HOW TO STRENGTHEN YOUR CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS WITH IOT

    Nov 06, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Dan Kiely, Chief Executive Officer at Voxpro, discusses how and when companies can use IoT data to strengthen customer relationships by discussing the 5 customer truths – prediction, insight, community, personalization and humanization – for engaging custom...

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    VALUE-BASED HEALTHCARE IS STEEPED IN TECHNOLOGY AND POLICY

    Nov 06, 2017

    Improving patient health outcomes through value-based approaches requires skills from physicians, analysis from technology pros and guidance from federal regulators.

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    ENGINEERING IOT DATA TO BE AGILE, SMART AND VALUABLE

    Nov 06, 2017

    As more industries explore the boundless business opportunities inherent in IoT connectivity, new use cases are being developed every day. From smart thermostats and health-monitoring wearables to connected cars, innovative devices and systems are poised to generate revenue throughout the IoT ecosys...

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    VALUE-BASED MODELS OF CARE DEPEND ON ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES

    Nov 06, 2017

    As healthcare shifts from fee-for-service to value-based care, health systems and physician groups are using advanced technology to achieve better care at lower cost.

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    ATSCALE ACCELERATES BIG DATA ANALYTICS DEPLOYMENTS IN THE CLOUD

    Nov 04, 2017

    AtScale announced the availability of a universal semantic platform for business intelligence (BI) with Microsoft Azure HDInsight. With this offering, in one click, enterprises gain faster time to insight by deploying Big Data Analytics on Azure in minutes, and benefit from an enhanced ROI by runnin...

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    FROM THE WHITE HOUSE TO IBM WATSON TECHNOLOGY WITH PHYLLIS SCHNECK

    Nov 01, 2017

    The managing director at Promontory Financial Group, now part of IBM, talks about supercomputers, cryptography applications and her start in computer science. Phyllis Schneck: My dad was a NASA computer scientist.

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    AWS DATABASE SERVICES AURORA, DYNAMODB EYE DISTRIBUTED APPS

    Nov 01, 2017

    AWS fills in more gaps in its database and storage services to give customers better reliability across global regions, automated provisioning and cheaper data retrieval. Amazon continues to fill gaps in its AWS database services for customers with distributed systems in an increasingly competitive ...

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    PROCESS MINING – LEVELLING THE PLAYING FIELD IN THE CULTURE OF IMMEDIACY

    Oct 31, 2017

    Over the past decade, almost every industry has been overturned by digital disruptors. Same-day delivery, restaurant food on demand and mini cabs at the touch of a button are the norm: and this “Amazon effect” has transformed customer expectations across every sector.

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    LOST IN TRANSLATION: BIG DATA INNOVATION IS MISSING THE POINT

    Oct 30, 2017

    Business Intelligence (BI) as currently practiced, on premise or in the cloud, with new tools or old, does not work. Why? Recent innovation in Big Data has focused on the wrong problem: building a better mouse trap, rather than innovating the entire approach.

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    LOST IN TRANSLATION: BIG DATA INNOVATION IS MISSING THE POINT

    Oct 30, 2017

    Business Intelligence (BI) as currently practiced, on premise or in the cloud, with new tools or old, does not work. Why? Recent innovation in Big Data has focused on the wrong problem: building a better mouse trap, rather than innovating the entire approach.

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    LOST IN TRANSLATION: BIG DATA INNOVATION IS MISSING THE POINT

    Oct 30, 2017

    Business Intelligence (BI) as currently practiced, on premise or in the cloud, with new tools or old, does not work. Why? Recent innovation in Big Data has focused on the wrong problem: building a better mouse trap, rather than innovating the entire approach.

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    CUSTOMER DATA ANALYTICS A SLAM DUNK FOR THE SPURS

    Oct 30, 2017

    The San Antonio Spurs adopted Kore Software to build on top of its CRM to help with customer experience. Sports was one of the first industries driving awareness of data analytics to the average sports fan, as retrospective data analysis began influencing in-game decision-making, as well as roster d...

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    DEEP LEARNING VS. MACHINE LEARNING FOR BUSINESS OUTCOMES: A DATA SCIENTIST’S PERSPECTIVE

    Oct 27, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Arvin Hsu, Senior Director of Data Science and Machine Learning for GoodData, discusses that despite the two terms being used interchangeably, deep learning and machine learning are very different in terms of the business problems they solve and the outcomes they enabl...

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    HITACHI VANTARA LAUNCHES PENTAHO 8.0 INTO GLOBAL DATASPHERE

    Oct 27, 2017

    The Pentaho brand is now a fully signed up card-carrying element of Hitachi Vantara. But making good on its promise to invest in what was a company and is now a brand/product, the PentahoWorld 2017 user conference saw Hitachi Vantara launch the the Pentaho 8.0 version release.

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    EXPLORING MICROSOFT R OPEN, R SERVER FOR ADVANCED ANALYTICS

    Oct 25, 2017

    Learn about the features and components of the Microsoft R family of predictive analytics tools, which includes Microsoft R Open, Microsoft R Client and Microsoft R Server.

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    INSIDE THE SAP BUSINESSOBJECTS PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS TOOL SUITE

    Oct 24, 2017

    The SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics suite of on-premises and cloud-based tools can be used by data scientists, analytics professionals, as well as less technical teams.

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    “ABOVE THE TREND LINE” – YOUR INDUSTRY RUMOR CENTRAL FOR 10/23/2017

    Oct 23, 2017

    Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floatin...

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    DATA 2020: STATE OF BIG DATA STUDY

    Oct 22, 2017

    Our friends over at SAP recently published a study that highlights some really compelling findings around data scientists. There’s a wide gap and serious discrepancy in the level of importance organizations place on data scientists and the number of data scientists they employ.

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    UNDERSTANDING ANALYTICS AND STORAGE PERFORMANCE

    Oct 20, 2017

    The importance of analytics as a business tool continues to grow, so it is critical to understand the impacts of analytics applications on storage systems.

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    FOCUS ANZ: ANALYTICS & DATA-DRIVEN INSIGHTS

    Oct 20, 2017

    Making sense of data used to be a cumbersome process that required analysts to pull together multiple data sources and write the rules to generate business insights. Now, armed with modern data analytics tools, business executives are gleaning insights on the fly, sometimes even in real-time.

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    BIG DATA: TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE OPPORTUNITY

    Oct 19, 2017

    Everybody is abuzz about big data and the opportunities it presents for businesses. Think about the power of analytics and the potential of AI. That said, few organizations are truly reaping the benefits of big data as many are overwhelmed by its sheer size.

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    BOOK REVIEW: PYTHON DATA SCIENCE HANDBOOK

    Oct 17, 2017

    I recently had a need for a Python language resource to supplement a series of courses on Deep Learning I was evaluating that depended on this widely used language. As a long-time data science practitioner, my language of choice has been R, so I relished the opportunity to dig into Python to see fir...

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    AKAMAI IMPROVES BOT MANAGER TO DEFEND AGAINST CREDENTIAL STUFFING

    Oct 12, 2017

    Among the most common type of attacks that hit the Akamai platform on a daily basis is one known as credential stuffing. In such an attack, automated bots aim to reuse passwords and credentials harvested from other sites and data breaches to exploit new systems.

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    COPY THAT: KEEPING UP WITH COPY DATA MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

    Oct 11, 2017

    As storage capacity grows exponentially, and we enter the age of big data, it's no wonder that vendors are diving into the copy data management market.  By reducing the number of copies to primary and backup storage, CDM can free up valuable space that might otherwise be used on extra copie...

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    DAAS BENCHMARKING SERVICES EXTEND WORKDAY HR ANALYTICS

    Oct 10, 2017

    New DaaS benchmarking services, unveiled at Workday Rising, are meant to enable deeper analysis of cloud data. Customers must opt in to share data for analytics.

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    SEMANTIC TECHNOLOGY UNDERPINS CONVERSATIONAL AI, OTHER BIG DATA USES

    Oct 09, 2017

    Unsung and unheralded, semantic technology is a key component in artificial intelligence and other big data applications. Yet, like AI, it still faces hurdles to going mainstream.

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    MACHINE LEARNING, IOT BRING BIG CHANGES TO DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

    Oct 09, 2017

    Companies are using big data systems, deep learning and machine learning techniques to drive software advances. To go even further, their data management systems must also evolve.

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    PAXATA SIMPLIFIES INFORMATION MANAGEMENT FOR BUSINESS CONSUMERS ON MICROSOFT AZURE

    Oct 08, 2017

    Tapping into the power of big data, analytics and AI can be daunting. So we’ve looked at the strategic areas your organization can focus on. Our overview of emerging trends revealed three challenges of big data, and opportunities therein:
    -An overwhelming amount of data to analyze.
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    RECOMMENDATION SYSTEMS – HOW THE WORLD SUGGESTS WHAT YOU SHOULD WATCH NEXT

    Oct 07, 2017

    From the medical industry to the entertainment industry, companies are now investing in big data and algorithm software to collect and analyze analytics to enhance user and client experience. In fact, about 70 percent of organizations are investing heavily in big data and analytics and about half of...

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    GOOGLE DEBUTS NEW CLOUD SYSTEM OPTIONS FOR HIGH-PERFORMANCE WORKLOADS

    Oct 06, 2017

    Enterprises running capacity-hogging, memory-intensive workloads on Google's cloud platform now have new high-performance system options for running them.

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    EINSTEIN, LEONARDO, COLEMAN, CLAIRE … 18C: WHAT’S IN A NAME?

    Oct 05, 2017

    Oracle launched what it has described as the “world’s first autonomous database” at OpenWorld this week in San Francisco. CTO Thomas Kurian said, in the press conference following his keynote at the event, it has been working on the new iteration of the Oracle database for a good m...

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    GLOBAL DATA MANAGEMENT IN A MULTI-CLOUD HYBRID WORLD

    Oct 05, 2017

    In this field report, I wanted to share the insideBIGDATA experience last week at the Strata Data Conference 2017 in New York City, September 25-28, sponsored by O’Reilly and Cloudera. These shows are always recognized extravaganzas and never disappoint with respect to the technology being sho...

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    VERITAS REINVENTS ITSELF, ADDING INTELLIGENCE TO DATA PROTECTION

    Oct 04, 2017

    Veritas dates back to the early 1980s but disappeared for 10 years to become part of Symantec, with its NetBackup and Backup Exec leading the way in the data protection market.

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    RUSSIA’S STATE-OWNED BANK BACKS BLOCKCHAIN

    Oct 04, 2017

    Russia’s state-controlled bank, Vneshekonombank (VEB), expects to become a vehicle for a blockchain revolution in the country’s public sector. The bank is opening Russia’s first blockchain competence centre in Moscow at the National University of Science and Technology (MISIS) as p...

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    VERITAS REINVENTS ITSELF, ADDING INTELLIGENCE TO DATA PROTECTION

    Oct 04, 2017

    Veritas dates back to the early 1980s but disappeared for 10 years to become part of Symantec, with its NetBackup and Backup Exec leading the way in the data protection market.

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    SEMANTIC TECHNOLOGY UNDERPINS CONVERSATIONAL AI, OTHER BIG DATA USES

    Oct 04, 2017

    Unsung and unheralded, semantic technology is a key component in artificial intelligence and other big data applications. Yet, like AI, it still faces hurdles to going mainstream.

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    A STRONG METADATA MANAGEMENT PROCESS EASES BIG DATA WOES

    Oct 04, 2017

    Big data often comes with big data management problems. Clean, well-defined metadata can make the difference in analyzing big data and delivering actionable business intelligence.

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    ELLISON DEMONSTRATES ORACLE'S 'CHEAP' CLOUD AT OPENWORLD

    Oct 04, 2017

    Today’s topics include Larry Ellison’s introduction of Oracle’s new Autonomous Database Cloud and robotic security product; Oracle’s injection of AI technology into its cloud apps; Google’s decision to end the unpopular free article access requirement for publishers; an...

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    NEW LINKEDIN ANALYTICS JOB RECRUITER TOOLS PROVIDE 'TALENT INSIGHTS'

    Oct 04, 2017

    LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned professional social network, announced on Oct. 4 that it is preparing to launch a new, self-service tool called Talent Insights in 2018. The product applies analytics to its massive and continually-updating trove of career and employer data, providing recruiters and oth...

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    WHAT TO DO WHEN MACHINES DO EVERYTHING: HOW TO GET AHEAD IN A WORLD OF AI, ALGORITHMS, BOTS, AND BIG DATA, REVIEWEDA

    Sep 30, 2017

    What To Do When Machines Do Everything is a guidebook to succeeding in the next generation of the digital economy. When systems running on Artificial Intelligence can drive our cars, diagnose medical patients, and manage our finances more effectively than humans it raises profound questions on the f...

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    DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION TRENDS, CHALLENGES AND BLOCKCHAIN OPPORTUNITIES,TREVOR CLOHESSY, NUIG

    Sep 29, 2017

    Now it seems logical, but my career path has been far from conventional. Following the completion of my undergraduate degree in sports and exercise science at the University of Limerick in 2003, I completed a masters level degree in occupational health and safety engineering at the University of Ire...

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    MAPR-DB USES NOSQL TO DRIVE REAL-TIME ANALYTICS

    Sep 29, 2017

    The NoSQL engine sometimes takes a back seat to Spark and Hadoop analytics in discussions of big data. But independent Hadoop distribution provider MapR Technologies is placing its MapR-DB NoSQL database at the center of updates to its multimodel Converged Data Platform, as disclosed this week at th...

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    INTERVIEW: TOMER SHIRAN, CO-FOUNDER AND CEO AT DREMIO

    Sep 28, 2017

    I recently caught up with Tomer Shiran, Co-founder and CEO at Dremio, to discuss his new company that just came out of stealth. Dremio is an open source software start-up based in Mountain View, and was built on the idea that companies need to change that dynamic between the consumers of data and IT...

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    MICROSOFT DEBUTS AZURE AVAILABILITY ZONES TO REDUCE OUTAGE RISK

    Sep 27, 2017

    Microsoft wants to take the worry out of deploying critical applications on its Azure cloud computing platform with Azure Availability Zones, a new high availability service, the company announced on Sept. 21. "Availability Zones increase Azure's resiliency capabilities and broaden options ...

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    FIELD REPORT: DEEP LEARNING SPECIALIZATION ON COURSERA

    Sep 26, 2017

    This “Field Report” is a bit difference from all the other reports I’ve done for insideBIGDATA.com because it is more of a “virtual” report that chronicles my experiences going through the content of an exciting new learning resource designed to get budding AI technolog...

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    CAPSULE8 RAISES NEW FUNDS TO HELP IMPROVE CONTAINER SECURITY

    Sep 25, 2017

    Container security startup Capsule8 is moving forward with beta customer deployments and a Series A round of funding, to help achieve its vision of providing a secure, production-grade approach to container security. The Series A round of funding was announced on Sept. 19, with the company raising $...

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    GIGASPACES EMPOWERS REAL-TIME DATA-DRIVEN ORGANIZATIONS WITH NEW INSIGHTS PLATFORM

    Sep 25, 2017

    GigaSpaces, a leading provider of in-memory computing (IMC) platforms, announced the next-generation of its in-memory computing platform, unifying the company’s flagship in-memory data grid, XAP, with its open-source data science and analytics product, InsightEdge. Key benefits of the InsightE...

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    IN CLOUD MIGRATION SERVICES, WHAT'S OLD IS NEW AGAIN

    Sep 22, 2017

    Despite all the promise that the cloud will usher in the next wave of technical innovations, a very traditional distribution model has taken a central role for cloud providers. With IBM Cloud Mass Data Migration, Big Blue is the latest large-scale vendor to lean on shipping companies to help get ent...

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    HOW MACHINE LEARNING STOPPED A BRUTE FORCE ATTACK

    Sep 22, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Sekhar Sarukkai, Chief Scientist at Skyhigh Networks, discusses the power of machine learning and user behavior analytics in detecting and mitigating the effects of cyberattacks before financial loss occurs.  Sekhar is responsible for driving innovations in cloud ...

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    DAVID STEINMETZ, MACHINE LEARNING ENGINEER AT CAPITAL ONE

    Sep 21, 2017

    David Steinmetz: I studied materials science, which is a blend of math, physics, and chemistry. I noticed that programming was integral to solving many of the materials science problems, which also tended to be steeped in sophisticated math. I used a genetic algorithm during my undergrad and a parti...

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    DETERMINE IF CLOUD EDGE COMPUTING MAKES SENSE FOR YOUR IT

    Sep 21, 2017

    A decade ago the iPhone was a new device and there wasn't an app for much of anything. Competing on analytics was a new concept. And we were considerably less worried about artificial intelligence taking our jobs and taking over our world.

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    VENDORS TRANSFORM TO KEEP UP WITH TECH, BUSINESS TRENDS

    Sep 21, 2017

    The leading hardware, software and networking vendors bear witness to this fact of technology life as they grapple with unrelenting, multidimensional changes stemming from a range of IT industry trends. The continuing march of the cloud challenges the purveyors of physical infrastructure. The expans...

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    TALKING DATA: HOW TO MAKE DATA SCIENCE AND ANALYTICS PAY

    Sep 21, 2017

    Data science and analytics don't have to be perfect to pay off for a business, and a focus on practical analytics can lead to major gains for enterprises. That was a primary theme of the Big Data Innovation Summit held in Boston this month. In this podcast, we recap the conference and delve into...

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    PROCUREMENT POISED TO INCORPORATE BIG DATA, AI

    Sep 21, 2017

    It's been stated many times that increasing use of data will improve various industries and functions, procurement definitely among them. The question then becomes more granular, concerning the exact ways in which access to better, faster or more accurate information will help the day-to-day ope...

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    VERITAS 360 DATA MANAGEMENT EMBRACES CLOUD, DEDUPE, NOSQL

    Sep 20, 2017

    LAS VEGAS -- Veritas Technologies today launched data deduplication for cloud data protection in NetBackup; new parallel streaming to protect NoSQL, Hadoop and Cassandra workloads; and a strategic cloud partnership with Microsoft.

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    THE FUTURE OF DATA SCIENCE IS AUGMENTATION, NOT AUTOMATION

    Sep 20, 2017

    A decade ago the iPhone was a new device and there wasn't an app for much of anything. Competing on analytics was a new concept. And we were considerably less worried about artificial intelligence taking our jobs and taking over our world. Boy, things have changed in the last 10 years. Those cha...

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    VERITAS VISION 2017: VERITAS CLOUD STORAGE, ACCESS APPLIANCE LAUNCH

    Sep 20, 2017

    With the release of Veritas Access Appliance and the object-based Cloud Storage, the storage software vendor follows a path it started down with NetBackup Appliances for backup. Veritas Cloud Storage will serve as a software or hardware object storage appliance for putting primary storage in the clo...

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    COMPANIES PIGEONHOLE PRODUCTIVITY AND PROFITABILITY POTENTIAL WITH MACHINE LEARNING

    Sep 19, 2017

    Previous attempts at predicting future events from historic data met with limited success.  Such efforts were expensive to undertake and slow to produce results, and programs proved fragile as the rules needed to be re-coded as the real world changed. Today, companies across all industry sector...

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    DIGITAL DISRUPTION SHAPES BIG DATA INFRASTRUCTURE, DATA ENGINEERING

    Sep 19, 2017

    In the face of burgeoning digital disruption, startups and established companies alike are responding with changes to their big data architectures and data engineering processes.

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    IBM'S WATSON DATA PLATFORM AIMS TO BECOME DATA SCIENCE OPERATING SYSTEM

    Sep 17, 2017

    IBM is aiming to make Watson Data Platform a de facto operating system for data science in the months ahead as it compiles various functions and parts and combines them into a cloud-based effort to make data more consumable.

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    LOOKER ANNOUNCES VERSION 5, DOUBLES DOWN ON DATA PLATFORM PLAY

    Sep 14, 2017

    At its "JOIN" conference in San Francisco today, Looker, a Santa Cruz-based BI vendor that been around for five years now is, fittingly, announcing the fifth major version of its product. With it comes a slew of new core BI features , but an even larger number of functional additions that ...

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    SILOED DATA DOESN'T HAVE TO STOP YOU FROM DOING ADVANCED ANALYTICS

    Sep 14, 2017

    Breaking down data silos is rarely easy, but doing so can lead to more effective analytics that bring together data from all of a business's operational systems. BOSTON -- When the U.S. Tennis Association wanted to make more of its operations analytics-driven, it ran into an increasingly common ...

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    BIG DATA ANALYTICS FOR HEALTHCARE IMPROVES PATIENT CARE, OPERATIONS

    Sep 13, 2017

    As the amount of patient data in hospitals continues to grow, healthcare big data analytics can help improve patient safety by providing valuable insights in near-real time. Over the past few decades, the healthcare industry has been exposed to a number of technology trends that have.

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    BACK-END STORAGE CONSIDERATIONS FOR IN-MEMORY PROCESSING

    Sep 13, 2017

    Drones possess the ability to capture precise data for industries like agriculture, construction and infrastructure inspection, even in the most demanding situations and environments. As such,  unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs (the industry’s preferred term for drones) are one of the most...

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    IOT KNIFE FIGHT: OT OR IT? PART ONE

    Sep 13, 2017

    Boy Scouts was a fun time for me. Yes, I looked like a dork in my shorts and high socks. The proverbial cute girls in a convertible even singled me out one time while I was selling Scout show tickets door-to-door. While they were making fun of me, whistling and asking me if I sold more with the sock...

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    “ABOVE THE TREND LINE” – YOUR INDUSTRY RUMOR CENTRAL FOR 9/11/2017

    Sep 11, 2017

    Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floatin...

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    DEMOCRATISE OR DIE: WHY AI IS THE KEY TO TRANSFORMING DATA TO CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE INSIGHTS

    Sep 11, 2017

    It’s not just a buzzword – Artificial Intelligence really is everywhere these days. With a recent Pegasystems study revealing half the people who encounter AI don’t even know when they are experiencing it, we are now in a time where this technology is seamlessly integrated in our l...

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    EQUIFAX BREACH EXPOSES 143 MILLION CONSUMERS' PERSONAL DATA

    Sep 08, 2017

    Consumer credit rating agency Equifax disclosed on Thursday a "cybersecurity incident" that could have exposed the personal information of approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. The Equifax breach, which was discovered by the credit bureau on July 29, exposed consumers' names, birth...

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    ONNX MAKES MACHINE LEARNING MODELS PORTABLE, SHAREABLE

    Sep 08, 2017

    Microsoft and Facebook have announced a joint project to make it easier for data analysts to exchange trained models between different machine learning frameworks. The Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX) format is meant to provide a common way to represent the data used by neural networks. Most fram...

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    BIG DATA LAW ENFORCEMENT AND THE RISE OF PREDICTIVE POLICING

    Sep 08, 2017

    Have you heard of “predictive policing”? The idea that big data can help law enforcement agencies to stop crime before it happens is a recent point of discussion in both criminology thought groups and the technological world. So when we use the term “predictive policing,” we ...

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    JULIA: A HIGH-LEVEL LANGUAGE FOR SUPERCOMPUTING AND BIG DATA

    Sep 06, 2017

    The key software stack used for high-performance computing (HPC) workloads has typically been a statically compiled language such as C/C++ or Fortran, in conjunction with OpenMP/MPI. This environment has stood the test of time and is almost ubiquitous in the HPC world. The key reason for this is its...


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    WHAT IS BIG DATA? EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

    Sep 06, 2017

    Every day human beings eat, sleep, work, play, and produce data—lots and lots of data. According to IBM, the human race generates 2.5 quintillion (25 billion billion) bytes of data every day. That’s the equivalent of a stack of DVDs reaching to the moon and back, and encompasses everythi...

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    YOU ARE DOING ANALYTICS WRONG: HERE IS WHY

    Sep 01, 2017

    Lisa Morgan is a freelance writer who covers big data and BI for InformationWeek. She has contributed articles, reports, and other types of content to various publications and sites ranging from SD Times to the Economist Intelligent Unit. Frequent areas of coverage include big data, mobility, enterp...

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    ORGANIZATIONS STRUGGLE WITH TIME TO VALUE FOR BI

    Aug 30, 2017

    Many enterprises have invested heavily in business intelligence (BI) and analytics solutions, but they aren't always seeing the benefits they had hoped to achieve with those solutions. More specifically, they say that it takes too long to achieve value when starting a new analytics project.

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    FROM THE EDITOR’S BOOKSHELF: MY FAVORITE TITLES FOR DATA SCIENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING

    Aug 29, 2017

    As a practicing data scientist, I’ve spent years building up my library of academic and practical resources that I routinely draw upon for helping me do my work. Although my library is vast, I have a select group of books that occupy a prominent position on my desk. I’ve been asked enoug...

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    JUPYTERCON AND DATA SCIENCE ANALYSIS 2017

    Aug 29, 2017

    The inaugural JupyterCon is now in the books. A larger-than-expected  turnout of 700 data scientists, business analysts, researchers, educators, developers, core Project contributors, and tool creators descended on NYC  August 22-25 for in-depth training, insightful keynotes, networking ev...

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    FITBIT TIPS DATA, SERVICES STRATEGY WITH COACHING, HEALTH PROGRAM APP

    Aug 29, 2017

    Fitbit rolled out a series of products including a smartwatch called Ionic that'll compete with Apple Watch, but the future of the company may ride with a guidance and coaching service.

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    DONALD FARMER: WHY BUSINESS MODELS ARE IDEOLOGICAL

    Aug 26, 2017

    Donald Farmer, formerly, and famously, of Microsoft and Qlik, is currently working on how the concept of “ideology” can be used to light up the ways in which data analytics both shapes, and is shaped by, the businesses that use it.

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    BIG DATA PLAYS AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN UTILITIES TODAY

    Aug 26, 2017

    Big Data will be a huge thing for utilities, that is, only if they have a plan for how and where they’re going to leverage the new customer sources operation and product data with advanced analytics to uncover new product, customer and operational insights. The Big Data

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    IS “REAL-TIME” OVER HYPED?

    Aug 25, 2017

    Introducing the Big Data & Brews video blog series presented by Stefan Groschupf, Founder of Datameer. The series will touch on hot topics within the business of  Big Data, Analytics, Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Machine Learning, Modern BI, NoSQL and Next Generation Technologies.

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    MAKING CONNECTIONS: BIG DATA ALGORITHMS WALK A THIN LINE

    Aug 25, 2017

    Big data algorithms are at the heart of some travel snafus of late. Increasingly, data teams are looking deeper into how they work and the data on which they feed.

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    BIG DATA MAKES MOBILE HEALTH CARE APPS HEALTHIER

    Aug 24, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Harshith Ramesh, President for Episource, discusses how the application of big data and predicative analytics combined with mobile/app data has the potential to be a dramatic game changer in the delivery of healthcare.

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    ORACLE HCM CLOUD VS. WORKDAY HCM: WHICH ONE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

    Aug 24, 2017

    The business applications market is loaded with vendors pushing cloud-based human capital management tools that streamline and automate tasks commonly performed by HR teams. Two products in particular have emerged as major players: Workday Human Capital Management and Oracle HCM Cloud.

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    WHAT THE LEADING COPY DATA MANAGEMENT VENDORS OFFER

    Aug 23, 2017

    The market for copy management systems has expanded significantly in the last few years as the benefits of managing so-called secondary data have become apparent. Copy data storage products enable IT departments to consolidate multiple nonprimary data uses into a single platform, saving storage and ...

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    AI IN MANUFACTURING BENEFICIAL, BUT ADOPTION SLOW

    Aug 22, 2017

    Manufacturing hasn't earned as many artificial intelligence headlines as other vertical markets, but experts believe AI in manufacturing is making healthy inroads. "Cognitive capabilities include natural language processing, object detection, face detection, sentiment analysis, logo detecti...

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    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE MARKET: WEIGHING THE IT CHANNEL'S ROLE

    Aug 22, 2017

    Like mobile technology, cloud computing, big data and IoT before it, artificial intelligence may just be the next big thing that channel partners should have on their radars. But as with any new technology that comes along, partners need to ensure they have the right business skill sets for system i...

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    DATA MANAGEMENT PROCESSES TAKE ON A NEW TENOR IN ANALYST'S VIEW

    Aug 21, 2017

    As costs for data storage go down and new tools proliferate, data management processes are undergoing significant changes. Self-service data preparation is creeping into view, and self-service analytics are becoming more prevalent.

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    DATAGUISE ANNOUNCES FOUR STEPS ENTERPRISES CAN TAKE TODAY TO ACCELERATE GDPR COMPLIANCE

    Aug 18, 2017

    Dataguise, a leader in data-centric audit and protection (DCAP), announced four steps that enterprises globally can take today to accelerate compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The regulation, which goes into effect May 25, 2018, applies to any entit...

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    KYVOS 4.0 ESTABLISHES BREAKTHROUGH LEVELS OF SCALE AND PERFORMANCE

    Aug 17, 2017

    Kyvos Insights, a big data analytics company, announced the immediate availability of Kyvos 4.0, a new, groundbreaking version of the massively scalable, self-service analytics solution, that establishes new enterprise-grade functionality and industry benchmarks for creating data cubes with near lim...

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    PROTECT IOT DATA WITH FPE TO MONETIZE IT

    Aug 17, 2017

    The volume of highly sensitive personal and IP data is growing exponentially with the rapid adoption of the internet of things. In a recent survey of enterprise IT development and architecture professionals by Database Trends and Applications, 44% of respondents report adoption of IoT, ranging from ...

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    REMOTE DBA EXPERTS- IMPROVE BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE WITH THE PERFECT ANALYTICAL EXPERTS

    Aug 16, 2017

    Database management with the integration of Google Analytics is a salient and vital part of your business organization. The company needs to export information and data that is crucial for the development and progress of your business. Like everything else in your business, database management needs...

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    AI WASHING MUDDIES THE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE PRODUCTS MARKET

    Aug 16, 2017

    Analysts predict that by 2020, artificial intelligence technologies will be in almost every new software and service release. And if they're not actually in them, technology vendors will probably use smoke and mirrors marketing tactics to make users believe they are.

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    IMANIS DATA RELEASES FAST DATA BACKUP AND RECOVERY SOFTWARE FOR MODERN DATA PLATFORMS

    Aug 15, 2017

    Imanis Data, formerly Talena, creator of the first and only machine learning-backed data management software for modern data platforms, announced the availability of the fastest backup and recovery platform on the market, Imanis Data 3.0. In addition to offering the fastest backup and recovery of la...

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    FIVE QUESTIONS TO EMBRACE DIVERSITY IN YOUR DATA ARCHITECTURE

    Aug 15, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Jonathan Natkins, Field Engineering Director at StreamSets discusses why companies need to embrace diversity in data architecture and shares five questions to determine which architecture best fits a particular application. At StreamSets, Jonathan explores data integra...

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    BUILDING A MORE LOGICAL DATA WAREHOUSE WITH A DATA VAULT

    Aug 14, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Mark Madsen, President of Third Nature Inc. discusses the rise of the data vault as a database modeling method that provides long-term historical storage of data from multiple operational systems and enables users to look at historical data that deals with issues such ...

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    SENSORS, BIG DATA FUEL CANADIAN RESEARCH ON SPECTRUM VISIBILITY

    Aug 14, 2017

    A unique approach to spectrum monitoring and information about the RF environment is being taken by the Communications Research Centre Canada in Ottawa. CRC has developed a prototype system for advanced spectrum monitoring that relies on, among other things, a sensor network and big data visualizati...

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    HOW TO CAPITALIZE ON BIG DATA WITH IT AUTOMATION

    Aug 07, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Jim Manias, Vice President at Advanced Systems Concepts, Inc., discusses how organizations can best capitalize on their data using IT automation. Jim is responsible for the overall market strategy and planning for a range of products including ActiveBatch Workload Auto...

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    PREDICTING AND PREVENTING POWER OUTAGES USING BIG DATA

    Aug 03, 2017

    Texas A&M University researchers have developed an intelligent model that can predict a potential vulnerability to utility assets and present a map of where and when a possible outage may occur. Dr. Mladen Kezunovic, along with graduate students Tatjana Dokic and Po-Chen Chen, have developed the...

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    VELOCIDI DELIVERS ACTIONABLE MARKETING INSIGHTS FOR MARKETERS WITH OR WITHOUT DATA SCIENCE EXPERTISE

    Aug 02, 2017

    Velocidi, a marketing intelligence software company, announced an integration of new artificial intelligence (AI) tools into its flagship marketing intelligence platform, in order to quickly and easily provide actionable insights for all marketers – whether they are data science experts or not...

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    VELOCIDI DELIVERS ACTIONABLE MARKETING INSIGHTS FOR MARKETERS WITH OR WITHOUT DATA SCIENCE EXPERTISE

    Aug 02, 2017

    Velocidi, a marketing intelligence software company, announced an integration of new artificial intelligence (AI) tools into its flagship marketing intelligence platform, in order to quickly and easily provide actionable insights for all marketers – whether they are data science experts or not...


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    BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ARE A NATURAL FIT

    Aug 01, 2017

    Over the past month, I spent time at conferences dedicated to both poles of the analytics spectrum: business intelligence and artificial intelligence. I came away wondering why they're so far apart. Both involve number crunching at their core. But while BI is primarily retrospective in nature, A...

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    HOW SAS ENTERPRISE MINER SIMPLIFIES THE DATA MINING PROCESS

    Aug 01, 2017

    SAS Enterprise Miner is an advanced analytics data mining tool intended to help users quickly develop descriptive and predictive models through a streamlined data mining process. Enterprise Miner's graphical interface enables users to logically move through the five-step SAS SEMMA approach: samp...

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    TOP 10 INSIDEBIGDATA ARTICLES FOR JULY 2017

    Aug 01, 2017

    In this continuing regular feature, we give all our valued readers a monthly heads-up for the top 10 most viewed articles appearing on insideBIGDATA. Over the past several months, we’ve heard from many of our followers that this feature will enable them to catch up with important news and feat...

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    10 INFLUENTIAL AI AND MACHINE LEARNING EXPERTS TO FOLLOW ON TWITTER

    Jul 31, 2017

    AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and other advanced analytics technologies make up the leading-edge of how organizations are gaining value from big data. Here's a collection of some of the most influential and rising stars on Twitter when it comes to AI and machine learning.

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    IBM COMBINES ALL-FLASH AND STORAGE SOFTWARE OPTIMIZED FOR HORTONWORKS

    Jul 31, 2017

    IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced a new all-flash, high-performance data and file management solution for enterprise clients running exabyte-scale big data analytics, cognitive and AI applications. The combined flash and storage software solution has been certified with the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) t...

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    WATCH THE NEWEST ADS ON TV FROM KFC, TACO BELL, GEICO AND MORE

    Jul 29, 2017

    Every weekday, we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention and conversion analytics from 10 million smart TVs. The ads here ran on national TV for the first time over the weekend.

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    IS DATA VAULT MODELING A GOOD CHOICE FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION?

    Jul 28, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Moshe Kranc, CTO at Ness Digital Engineering, discusses data vault modeling and the key benefit of data vault architecture is that it has a design that is flexible and adaptable to meet the changing needs of an enterprise. Moshe has extensive experience in leading adop...

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    DATA IS EATING THE SOFTWARE THAT IS EATING THE WORLD

    Jul 28, 2017

    No one doubts that software engineering shapes every last facet of our 21st century existence. Given his vested interest in companies whose fortunes were built on software engineering, it was no surprise when Marc Andreessen declared that “software is eating the world.”

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    HOW UBICOMP IS INFLUENCING BIG DATA AND AI

    Jul 28, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Arnab Mukherjee, Co-Founder and CTO at ZineOne Inc., discusses how ubiquitous computing, otherwise known as ‘ubicomp’ is not a completely new idea. It’s a concept in software engineering and computer science where computing is made to appear anytime a...

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    DEFINING THE DATA SCIENCE LANDSCAPE

    Jul 27, 2017

    At events, in meetings and in general conversation with people, it’s struck me that many seem to use data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence interchangeably. And while in passing that’s okay, there are distinctions between each that make them very different. Here, we l...

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    BUILDING A BIG DATA SYSTEM

    Jul 27, 2017

    In the digital age, big data systems are fast becoming a critical component of many companies’ information architecture. Useful across all industries and helpful for a variety of purposes, big data systems provide neatly organised, real-time mass information embedded with an easy-to-use search...

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    AFTER 12 YEARS OF WAITING, BIRST OBTAINS DATA MANAGEMENT PATENTS

    Jul 26, 2017

    Birst, a new-gen analytics platform for sourcing, refining and presenting standardized data insights at scale, at long last has been awarded a couple of patents after spending 12 years waiting for the U.S. Patent Office to complete its approval. San Francisco-based Birst, entering its third month as...

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    MANY BUSINESSES USE BI REPORTING SYSTEMS WRONG, BUT THEY CAN IMPROVE

    Jul 25, 2017

    Many businesses commit similar mistakes when creating BI reports. Consultant Mico Yuk offers tips to help you avoid some of the most common pitfalls. By now, just about every company has some kind of BI reporting system in place. And just about every company is doing reporting wrong. "We're...

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    HOW QVC BUILT A REAL-TIME ANALYTICS PLATFORM FROM HUMBLE TOOLS

    Jul 25, 2017

    A lot of hot new tools are available today for doing real-time analytics, but QVC found success building a real-time platform by repurposing older, simpler tools. Real-time analytics is all about speed, but when it comes to setting up your real-time architecture, slow and steady might be the quickes...

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    CHIEF DATA OFFICER JOBS CALL FOR NURTURING DATA ETHOS IN COMPANIES

    Jul 24, 2017

    In many organizations, chief data officer jobs centered on defense against risk are giving way to ones emphasizing innovation. To do so, CDOs must nurture a data culture, MIT panelists said. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Chief data officer jobs are often described using sports analogies, where those on defense p...

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    OLD DATABASE PROBLEMS IN A NEW GUISE: AS A SERVICE

    Jul 24, 2017

    Interest in database as a service -- such as Amazon's MySQL re-architected for the cloud, Aurora database service -- is increasing, and Microsoft has jumped into the act with its own relational service, known as Azure SQL. But cloud operations in themselves will impose new problems on database r...

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    “HIDE THE TECH” TO TAKE BIG DATA MAINSTREAM

    Jul 21, 2017

    Big data is a big deal – and a big opportunity. The challenge is that most big data progress has been limited to big companies with big engineering and data science teams. The systems can be complex, immature and hard to manage. That might be OK if you’re a well-trained developer in Sili...

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    DREMIO INTRODUCES SELF-SERVICE DATA PARADIGM FOR BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AND DATA SCIENCE

    Jul 20, 2017

    Dremio, the self-service data company, announced its entrance into the data analytics market with the immediately availability of the Dremio Self-Service Data Platform, a fundamentally new approach to data analytics. Working with existing data sources and business intelligence tools, Dremio’s ...

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    USING PYTHON TO DRIVE NEW INSIGHTS AND INNOVATION FROM BIG DATA

    Jul 20, 2017

    Data science and machine learning have emerged as the keys to unlocking value in enterprise data assets. Unlike traditional business analytics, which focus on known values and past performance, data science aims to identify hidden patterns in order to drive new innovations. Behind these efforts are&...

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    INSIGHT ENGINES GETS $15.8M VC TO MAKE BIG DATA EASILY QUERYABLE

    Jul 20, 2017

    It’s trendy and fashionable for software companies in 2017 to provide three things in their application: a) machine data as a foundation; b) user-friendliness, especially for neophytes; and c) speedy performance. Information finder Insight Engines checks all three boxes. This is a San Francisc...

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    FOUR WAYS BIG DATA IS STILL CHANGING THE WAY WE DO BUSINESS

    Jul 19, 2017

    Marketing research took a major turn in the 1970’s, when the practice turned its attention towards the influence that social behavior has on the consumer marketplace. Having continually developed ever since, integrating new technologies to strengthen our understanding of the social side of bus...

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    GETTING RESULTS FROM BIG DATA IS LIKE FINDING NEEDLES IN HAYSTACKS

    Jul 18, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Praful Saklani, CEO and founder at Pramata, discusses how companies attempting to leverage the benefits of big data are oftentimes realizing it’s like finding needles in the haystack. An increasing number of companies apply big data technologies in the form of AI...

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    HTTPS://VENTUREBEAT.COM/2017/07/17/YOUR-VR-GAME-WILL-NEVER-SCALE-WITHOUT-DATA-VB-LIVE/

    Jul 17, 2017

    “The question I always get is, ‘What is a numbers and statistical learning nerd doing in marketing?'” says Kiyoto Tamura, vice president of marketing at Treasure Data. “I feel like I’m on a personal journey to close the gap between the hype and the truly important u...

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    INFORMATION BUILDERS INTRODUCES DESIGN THINKING FOR BI AND ANALYTICS

    Jul 17, 2017

    Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, data integrity, and integration solutions, announced that the company has developed its own brand of process innovation via the well-known Design Thinking methodology. The approach enables customers to improve and optimize t...

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    STACKSHARE DATABASE INDEX

    Jul 15, 2017

    Our friends over at StackShare recently reached out to insideBIGDATA to provide their latest Database Index. To compile the StackShare Database Index, StackShare one of the world’s largest developer communities, with 100,000+ CTOs and developers at companies like Spotify, Airbnb, Instacart, an...

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    GOOGLE OPENS UK DATACENTRE REGION TO DELIVER LOW-LATENCY CLOUD CONNECTIONS TO ENTERPRISE

    Jul 14, 2017

    Internet search giant declares its UK datacentre region open for business, and promises users improved application performance. Google has opened its first UK-based datacentre region in London to give users of its cloud platform access to locally hosted versions of its core infrastructure and data a...

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    TERADATA ACQUIRES SAN DIEGO-BASED STARTUP STACKIQ

    Jul 14, 2017

    Teradata, the global data and analytics company, has announced the acquisition of StackIQ, developers of one of the industry’s fastest bare metal software provisioning platforms which has managed the deployment of cloud and analytics software at millions of servers in data centers around the g...

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    BUILDING A DATA-DRIVEN CULTURE STARTS WITH THE TEAM

    Jul 13, 2017

    More and more companies are describing themselves as “data-driven,” but are they really? When we talk about being data-driven, we mean more than just passively collecting data and reporting on end-of-month financials. Data-driven organizations inform their decision making with key insigh...

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    VERIZON SUFFERS CLOUD DATA LEAK EXPOSING DATA ON MILLIONS OF CUSTOMERS

    Jul 12, 2017

    Verizon Communications suffered a major data leak due to a misconfigured cloud server that exposed data on 6 million of its customers. The leak was the result of its third-party provider NICE Systems incorrectly configuring Verizon's cloud-based file repository housed in an Amazon Web Services S...

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    QUIZ: WHAT'S YOUR IQ ON DATA LAKE IMPLEMENTATION AND MANAGEMENT?

    Jul 12, 2017

    A data lake can provide lots of analytics value to an organization. This quiz can tell you if you know what it takes to deploy and manage one, and contains info to help boost your knowledge. Is your data warehouse becoming too restrictive for all the information your company is now looking to captur...

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    OPENTEXT LAUNCHES NEW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) PLATFORM TO ENABLE BUSINESS INSIGHT

    Jul 12, 2017

    OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTEX), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), announced the availability of OpenText Magellan, the company’s new Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform. OpenText Magellan is a flexible AI and analytics platform that combines open source m...

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    PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS: INTERSECTION OF HUMANS, MACHINES

    Jul 11, 2017

    Businesses have had a good, long run of succeeding based on instincts and intuition. As data-driven decisions come into vogue, advocates are making convincing arguments that the data knows more than humans do. The argument has merit, to a point. Humans have limitations, especially when facing huge a...

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    SINEQUA INTEGRATES CLOUD AI SERVICES TO ITS COGNITIVE SEARCH & ANALYTICS PLATFORM

    Jul 11, 2017

    Sinequa, a leader in cognitive search and analytics, announced the addition of advanced artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to its platform. These capabilities leverage Google Vision and Translate as well as IBM Watson Alchemy for Image Recognition and Speech-to-text. These additions bolster r...

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    KEY TRENDS IN DATA SECURITY, INSIGHTS WITH TREVOR HUGHES, IAPP CEO

    Jul 11, 2017

    By Gabe Doran interesting interview with  J. Trevor Hughes is President and CEO of President and CEO of the International Association of Privacy Professionals(IAPP), the world’s largest association of privacy professionals, which promotes, defines and supports the privacy profession globa...

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    DUTCH DATABASE DESIGN DRIVES PRACTICAL INNOVATION

    Jul 10, 2017

    “In which a small country can be great” – that is a rough translation of a Dutch expression that is sometimes used as a motto for the country to lift itself up. The Netherlands sometimes suffers from the so-called Calimero syndrome, a mental attitude derived from an Italian cartoon...

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    INFORMATICA DELIVERS REAL BUSINESS OUTCOMES FOR GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

    Jul 09, 2017

    Informatica®, the Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader accelerating data-driven digital transformation, announced Informatica Data Governance & Compliance for GDPR, the industry’s first governance solution designed specifically to support customers on their journey to GDPR complianc...

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    LOGICAL GLUE DEVELOPS MACHINE LEARNING WHITE BOX INSIGHTS FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES AND INSURANCE MARKETS

    Jul 05, 2017

    Logical Glue, the cloud-based software company that helps the financial services and insurance industry reduce risk and increase profits with insightful and faster data-driven decisions, has closed a major private investment from UK entrepreneur Tom Singh. The investment will allow Logical Glue to e...

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    MICROSOFT LETS USERS SELECT APP 'FAVORITES' IN POWER BI MOBILE UPDATE

    Jul 05, 2017

    June was an especially productive month for the Power BI group at Microsoft. Along with the official launch of the capacity-based Power BI premium licensing option and the new Power BI Desktop reporting options introduced during last month's the Data Insights Summit, the Redmond, Wash. software ...

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    WEATHERING THE DATA STORM – 4 STEPS TO ANALYTICS SUCCESS

    Jul 05, 2017

    To say that today’s data universe is expansive would be an incredible understatement. The data sets available to enterprises are infinite, and strategically tapping into these sets to generate actionable insights is complex.With this in mind, accessing the data isn’t the only thing that ...

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    INTRODUCING ACTIAN ZEN EMBEDDED DATABASE FOR TODAY’S DATA INTENSIVE NEXT GENERATION IOT APPLICATIONS

    Jul 04, 2017

    Actian, the hybrid data management, analytics and integration company, announced Actian Zen Embedded database, the multiplatform, embeddable database for developers delivering applications to self-managed, small footprint environments. Actian Zen is uniquely well-suited to meet the needs of software...

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    WHAT CAN BE UNCOVERED WHEN BIG DATA MEETS THE BLOCKCHAIN

    Jun 29, 2017

    As blockchain technology continues to be explode in popularity and be adopted by organizations around the world, new types of data are becoming available for analysis by the most recent big data technologies,As defined by the World Economic Forum (WEF), “Blockchain technology allows parties to...

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    IBM, CISCO TEAM UP FOR NEW ON-PREMISES, HYBRID CLOUD OBJECT STORAGE

    Jun 26, 2017

    There’s one important thing an IT manager needs to get straight before he or she invests good money in a new Cisco Unified Computing System alongside an IBM Cloud Object Storage deployment: That this isn’t primarily a cloud deployment at all (IBM BlueMix or any other cloud), but an on-pr...

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    AYASDI UNVEILS FRAMEWORK TO SIMPLIFY AND SPEED DEVELOPMENT OF INTELLIGENT APPLICATIONS ACROSS THE ENTERPRISE

    Jun 26, 2017

    Ayasdi, a leader in machine intelligence software and a pioneer in enterprise-class intelligent applications, announced the release of Ayasdi Envision, a new framework to accelerate the creation of intelligent applications. Built on Ayasdi’s enterprise-class AI platform, the offering is the fi...

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    CRAY POWERS BREAKTHROUGH DISCOVERIES WITH URIKA-XC – DELIVERING ANALYTICS AND AI AT SUPERCOMPUTING SCALE

    Jun 25, 2017

    Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (Nasdaq: CRAY) announced the launch of the Cray® Urika®-XC analytics software suite, bringing graph analytics, deep learning, and robust big data analytics tools to the Company’s flagship line of Cray XC™ supercomputers. The Cray Urika-XC ana...

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    MICROSTRATEGY CEO MICHAEL SAYLOR SPEAKS ABOUT ‘EXPANDING UNIVERSE’ OF BI

    Jun 23, 2017

    Michael Saylor co-founded MicroStrategy in 1989, not long after graduating from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The company’s original purpose was to develop data mining software for businesses and its first business intelligence (BI) product, MicroStrategy 2.0, was released in 1994...

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    SYNCSORT’S NEW CHANGE DATA CAPTURE CAPABILITIES EXTEND MAINFRAME ACCESS AND INTEGRATION TO THE DATA LAKE

    Jun 21, 2017

    Syncsort, a leader in data liberation, integrity and integration solutions for next-generation analytics, announced new capabilities in its unrivaled mainframe data access and integration solution that continuously, quickly and efficiently populates Hadoop data lakes with changes in mainframe data.T...

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    IBM BETS ON HORTONWORKS HADOOP PLATFORM AS ITS BIG DATA ENGINE

    Jun 20, 2017

    IBM pulled the plug on its distribution of Hadoop in favor of reselling Hortonworks' bundle of big data technologies, a decision that reduces the number of Hadoop vendors to four.IBM is dropping its own Hadoop platform and adopting Hortonworks Inc.'s instead as part of a two-way deal that co...

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    3 WAYS BIG DATA IS CHANGING FINANCIAL TRADING

    Jun 20, 2017

    The impact big data is making in the financial world is more of a splash than a ripple. The technology is scaling at an exponential rate and the consequences are far reaching. Increasing complexity and data generation is transforming the way industries operate and the financial sector isn’t ex...

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    GO FOR BIG DATA

    Jun 20, 2017

    Many of the hottest modern infrastructure projects are powered by the Go programming language, including Kubernetes, Docker, Consul, etcd, and many more. Go is turning into a go to language for devops, web servers, and microservices. It is easy to learn, easy to deploy, fast, and has a great set of ...

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    HOW DICE USES MACHINE LEARNING TECHNOLOGY TO REDUCE RECRUITING FRAUD

    Jun 19, 2017

    Fraud prevention technology is commonly used in financial services, though there are wider use cases as there are a lot of different types of fraud.In 2016, online IT career site Dice had a problem dealing with a large volume of fraudulent resumes and spam profiles. In fact, as much as 30 percent of...

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    LEXALYTICS® RELEASES NEW TEXT ANALYTICS SOFTWARE FOR RETAILERS TO IMPROVE ONLINE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE

    Jun 18, 2017

    Lexalytics®, a leader in cloud and on-prem text analytics solutions, announced the eCommerce Industry Pack, a specialized version of the company’s text analytics software. The eCommerce Industry Pack is engineered to help online retailers enhance the customer experience, including checkout...

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    GOT BIG DATA? GO PUBLIC CLOUD OR GO HOME

    Jun 16, 2017

    The impact the cloud is having on big data and advanced analytics is shocking. We’ve hit a go public or go home situation – and while many enterprises I’ve spoken to about this migration are still on the fence, they understand they need to invest in more public cloud to engage with...

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    GOOGLE OPEN SOURCES MORE, MACHINE LEARNING COMPUTER VISION TECHNOLOGY

    Jun 16, 2017

    Google has made more of its extensive research around machine learning and computer vision available to the open source community.The company this week publicly released an API that developers and researchers can use to explore a Google computer vision system for automatically detecting and correctl...

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    3 REASONS HOW NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING CAN HELP HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

    Jun 15, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Ravi Gopalan, Founder & Chief Technology Officer at Binary Fountain, discusses how healthcare providers can begin to understand and act on the increasing amount of data with patient feedback management solutions using healthcare-specific natural language processing...

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    SALESFORCE EINSTEIN ANALYTICS WANTS TO MAKE EVERYONE A DATA SCIENTIST

    Jun 15, 2017

    If Salesforce executive vice president Stephanie Buscemi did her job right today, her audience at the Chicago stop of the Salesforce World Tour is now convinced the powers of a data scientist are at their fingertips.Assuming they adopt Salesforce Einstein Analytics, that is.Buscemi and her team unve...

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    MEMSQL OFFERS REAL-TIME DATA WAREHOUSE MANAGED SERVICE

    Jun 15, 2017

    MemSQL, provider of the fast real-time data warehouse, announced the general availability of MemSQL Cloud. With this release, MemSQL now  allows customers to use the managed service on either Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure with a unified architecture for transactional, analytical, and s...

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    MEMSQL OFFERS REAL-TIME DATA WAREHOUSE MANAGED SERVICE

    Jun 15, 2017

    MemSQL, provider of the fast real-time data warehouse, announced the general availability of MemSQL Cloud. With this release, MemSQL now  allows customers to use the managed service on either Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure with a unified architecture for transactional, analytical, and s...

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    4 KEY AI CONCEPTS YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND

    Jun 14, 2017

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is taking the world by storm, with innovative use cases being applied across all industry segments. We are decades away from replacing a doctor with an AI robot, as seen in the movies, but AI is helping experts across all industries diagnose and solve problems faster, en...

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    IBM, HORTONWORKS TEAM UP TO MAKE DATA SCIENCE MORE MAINSTREAM

    Jun 13, 2017

    Hortonworks and IBM have formed a new partnership promising to extend access to data science and machine learning to more developers across the Apache Hadoop ecosystem.The companies plan to combine the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) with the IBM Data Science Experience and IBM Big SQL into new inte...

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    NEW ROLES FOR AI IN ENTERPRISE, CONSUMER IT

    Jun 12, 2017

    We keep hearing about how IT is revolutionizing the “customer experience,” and that artificial intelligence is the main ingredient for making this happen on a mainstream basis.In a recent study, 80 percent of marketing leaders reported that AI will “revolutionize” marketing b...

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    THE UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF MACHINE LEARNING

    Jun 09, 2017

    These are heady times in machine learning and artificial intelligence; new algorithms, TensorFlow, and clusters of powerful GPU’s are combining to produce powerful systems that can do things like beat the world’s best Go player.But with great power comes great responsibility. Let me tell...

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    MOVING BIG DATA INTO THE CLOUD

    Jun 09, 2017

    We’ve all seen statistics demonstrating the amount of data being generated and gathered daily with average amounts in the Petabyte and Exabyte range. Processing such large amounts of data is what big data is built to do. It’s no wonder that the big data industry has grown so large with t...

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