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Data Scientist Training Programs Gain Steam
News  |  12/30/2014
More universities are launching programs to develop the big data talent businesses need.
5 Hyperscale Lessons For Mainstream Datacenters
Commentary  |  12/30/2014
Management practices from the HPC world can get even bigger results in smaller-scale operations.
6 IT Trends To Watch In 2015
Commentary  |  12/29/2014
In the new year, mobility evolves, the hybrid cloud grows, and big data will need more people skills.
Microsoft: 5 Must-Do's In 2015
Commentary  |  12/23/2014
Microsoft had a strong 2014. To continue its momentum, the company has some work to do next year.
Microsoft Previews 6 New Power BI Features
News  |  12/19/2014
Microsoft beta tests Power BI dashboards, visualizations, connectors, and an iPad app just as IBM launches a rival cloud-based BI service.
Internet Of Everything: It's All About The Ecosystem
Commentary  |  12/18/2014
A recent chat with my doctor revealed new insight on lifecycles of connected medical devices and the need for an integrated infrastructure to support future IoT devices.
Big Data Analytics: Time For New Tools
Commentary  |  12/18/2014
So you're considering Hadoop as a big data platform. You'll probably need some new analytics and business intelligence tools if you're going to wring fresh insights out of your data.
Wearables In 2015: 4 Predictions
News  |  12/18/2014
Smart glasses like Google Glass get put to the test in the enterprise, while smartwatches slowly woo consumers thanks to the Apple Watch.
SpaceCurve Promises Real-Time Location Insight
News  |  12/16/2014
SpaceCurve takes on Oracle and other database vendors with a geospatial platform that brings location analytics to streaming apps.
MongoDB Buys WiredTiger: Database Move
News  |  12/16/2014
MongoDB grabs technology and expertise from storage-engine company to address write-intensive, high-scale applications.
Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
News  |  12/15/2014
After a rocky 2013, Microsoft bounced back this year. Here's what worked.
Big Data Tool Analyzes Intentions: Cool Or Creepy?
News  |  12/15/2014
Lexalytics intention analysis tool determines what you're going to do before you do it, the company says. This goes beyond sentiment analysis.
IT's Role In The Business Of Things
Commentary  |  12/10/2014
Eliminating the time suck associated with mundane tasks wins consumer loyalty. When colleagues knock on your door with ideas, are you ready to support them?
Qlik Takes On Tableau In Data Visualization
Commentary  |  12/8/2014
Qlik Sense complements QlikView data discovery with a self-service visualization toolset. Here's what's right and what's missing in the 1.0 release.
Top 5 Big Data Trends Of 2014
Commentary  |  12/8/2014
As companies move beyond bleeding-edge experiments into production deployments, these trends point to real-world progress in big data analysis.
Facial Analysis: Wall Street's Next Big-Data Tool
News  |  12/4/2014
Researchers at the New Jersey Institute of Technology are analyzing facial expressions of corporate execs, as well as other data streams, to forecast stock market trends.
Google Gives Raise To Top Partner Companies
News  |  12/4/2014
By revising its partner program, Google hopes to better accommodate the needs of business customers.
Multi-Structured Data: The New Innovation Opportunity
Commentary  |  12/3/2014
Multi-structured data sets come in dozens of formats and reside in non-transactional systems such as sensors and customer interaction streams. Are you harnessing their power?
HP Cloud Adds Big Data Options
News  |  12/2/2014
HP's Haven big data analytics platform, including Autonomy search and HP Vertica database software, will soon be available on demand.


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