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Chief Data Science Officers Won't Supplant CIOs
James Kobielus,
Commentary
Some believe a new C-level data scientist will inevitably control the purse strings on data-related projects. Here's why that's a bad idea.
By James Kobielus , 1/30/2015
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Microsoft Buying Revolution Analytics For Deeper Data Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft acquisition of Revolution Analytics, an R-language-focused advanced analytics firm, will bring customers tools for prediction and big-data analytics.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/23/2015
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Data Scientist: Human Today, Software Tomorrow
Jeff Bertolucci,
Commentary
Automation will lessen the need for the elusive, talented, and expensive human data scientist -- and thatís a good thing, says Narrative Science cofounder.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 1/21/2015
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5 Analytics, BI, Data Management Trends For 2015
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
InformationWeek survey shows growth in cloud-based data warehousing, real-time tech, and big-data platforms, but business intelligence standardization is waning.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/9/2015
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UPMC: New Leaders, Same Big Health Tech Ambitions
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Long a pioneer in adopting electronic medical records, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is on the verge of making them work together in new ways.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 1/6/2015
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Speed To Insight: Key To Big Data Success
Shanker Ramamurthy, Global Managing Partner, Business Analytics & Strategy, IBM
Commentary
Businesses don't have to wait long to see analytic investments pay off. Big data can deliver big returns within months, not years.
By Shanker Ramamurthy Global Managing Partner, Business Analytics & Strategy, IBM, 1/5/2015
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Health IT In 2015: What's In The Cards?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Healthcare CIOs need to build on existing groundwork to improve compliance and efficiency in what should be a demanding year.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/31/2014
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The Cost Of Healthcare Data Access
Jutta Williams, Corporate Information Assurance Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Health First
Commentary
Does every healthcare department really need around-the-clock access to every file or image, or could security be tightened?
By Jutta Williams Corporate Information Assurance Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Health First, 12/29/2014
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9 Healthcare Tech Startups To Watch
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
As venture capital flows into healthcare startups, look at some new companies that should be on your radar.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/29/2014
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Why We Picked Cassandra For Big Data
Juan Valencia, Principal Engineer, ShareThis
Commentary
Easy scale-outs, high write throughputs, and lower costs were key, but Cassandra does have its limitations.
By Juan Valencia Principal Engineer, ShareThis, 12/18/2014
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Internet Of Everything: It's All About The Ecosystem
Ed Featherston, Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting
Commentary
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.
By Ed Featherston Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting, 12/18/2014
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8 Technologies Changing Home Healthcare
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Technologies such as sensors, GPS, and even senior-focused social networks can help seniors continue to live at home.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/18/2014
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Analytics Showdown: Should Apps Be Simpler, Or Smarter?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Qlik, Tableau, and Salesforce.com are betting on simple analytic applications, while veterans IBM and SAS push smarter. What do you need?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/2014
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MongoDB Buys WiredTiger: Database Move
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
MongoDB grabs technology and expertise from storage-engine company to address write-intensive, high-scale applications.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/16/2014
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Event-Driven Medicine Holds Great Promise
Paul Cerrato,
Commentary
Research shows that wearables and biosensors can help clinicians collect enough data to pinpoint the abnormalities in a patient's biomarkers that require attention.
By Paul Cerrato , 12/16/2014
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Hortonworks' Big IPO: Why CIOs Should Care
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Even before last week's successful IPO, Hortonworks had no trouble selling Hadoop's promise. But here's why many CIOs are betting on this platform.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/15/2014
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Blood Test Innovation: Less Cost, No Big Needle
Larry Stofko,
Commentary
Blood draw method that makes blood tests easier, less expensive, and more routine named a top healthcare technology innovation.
By Larry Stofko , 12/9/2014
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Enlist Mobile Apps In Diabetes Fight
Steve Robinson, General manager, Cloud Platform Services, IBM Software Group
Commentary
Mobile apps can help diabetes sufferers get ahead of their symptoms and live healthier, more carefree lives.
By Steve Robinson General manager, Cloud Platform Services, IBM Software Group, 12/5/2014
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CDOs: Right For Healthcare C-Suite?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
With the rise of data and the increasing importance of how it's handled, chief data officers have become a popular addition across industries. Healthcare organizations need CDOs just as much, say experts.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/2/2014
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Cloud Gains Traction In Healthcare
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Greater flexibility, access, and cost cutting prompt more healthcare organizations to adopt cloud technology.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/1/2014
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