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Big Data Software For Mainstream Users
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Not everyone needs to be a data scientist, Red Lambda argues.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 10/31/2014
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Microsoft Band Wearable: 9 Key Issues
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft has packed its wearable Band with advanced sensors, cloud-powered health insights, and an affordable price. Is Microsoft ahead of the curve in this new mobile market?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/31/2014
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Cleveland Clinic Taps IBM's Watson To Fight Cancer
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Cleveland Clinic will use IBM's Watson supercomputer to research cancer and treat patients.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 10/30/2014
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Innovation 'Doesn't Just Happen'
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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Fidelity Labs VP Hadley Stern on the steps companies can take to light the innovation fire.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 10/30/2014
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Ad Clicks To Protest Online Tracking Surveillance?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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AdNauseam, an extension for the Firefox version of AdBlock Plus, clicks on blocked ads to throw bad data in path of online tracking.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/29/2014
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Twitter, IBM Partner On Social Insight For Business
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Twitter data will be made available through IBM's cloud and enhanced with its analytics to support enterprise apps and business decisions.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/29/2014
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Verizon Wireless Embroiled In Tracking Controversy
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Verizon Wireless is in hot water with security and privacy advocates regarding unique identifier headers that function as what one EFF expert calls "perma-cookies."
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/29/2014
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NoSQL Database Choices: Weather Co. CIO's Advice
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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The Weather Company CIO Bryson Koehler sorts out the traits of MongoDB, Riak, and Cassandra. Best of all, he says, 'NoSQL doesn't lock you in.'
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/29/2014
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Real-Time Analytics Can Help Stop Ebola
Stanton Martin, Solutions Architect, SAS Institute
Commentary
Data analytics can improve disease-related processes to mitigate human suffering and ensure that future outbreaks are managed more effectively.
By Stanton Martin Solutions Architect, SAS Institute, 10/29/2014
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Google Developing Disease Detection Pill
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google X scientists hope to create a pill laden with nanoparticles to non-invasively identify diseases like cancer.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/29/2014
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Rise Of Things: IoT's Role In Business Processes
Setrag Khoshafian, Chief Evangelist & VP BPM Technology, Pegasystems
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Consider these three key ways businesses can improve and transform their operations with Internet of things technologies.
By Setrag Khoshafian Chief Evangelist & VP BPM Technology, Pegasystems, 10/28/2014
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CIOs Should Help Build Innovation Funnels
Jonathan Marek, Senior Vice President, Applied Predictive Technologies
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Entrepreneurs know that one big idea can give rise to a killer product -- or sink a company. CIOs can take the lead in separating hot from not.
By Jonathan Marek Senior Vice President, Applied Predictive Technologies, 10/28/2014
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Big Data Analysis Goes SaaS
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Software-as-a-service provider jKool offers business users cloud-based, near-real-time analysis of time-sensitive information.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 10/27/2014
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SAP Unleashes Major Hana Upgrade
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAP Hana Service Pack 9 adds multi-tenancy, data tiering, and streaming analysis, while answering a longstanding cost complaint.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/24/2014
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Hadoop: 5 Undeniable Truths
Ashish Thusoo, CEO & Co-Founder, Qubole
Commentary
Yes, you still need a traditional data warehouse after beginning work with Hadoop. Here are four more fundamental points to know about the big data platform.
By Ashish Thusoo CEO & Co-Founder, Qubole, 10/23/2014
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SAS Switches From Predictions To Goals
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAS Visual Analytics turns what-if analysis around, showing users what it will take to reach specific business goals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/23/2014
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5 Big Data Trends Government IT Can't Ignore
Christian P. Hagen, Partner, A.T. Kearney
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Government IT leaders must stop sitting on the big data sidelines, waiting to make a play.
By Christian P. Hagen Partner, A.T. Kearney, 10/22/2014
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Can IoT Slash Healthcare Costs?
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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The Internet of Things in healthcare -- a profusion of IP-connected sensors on hospital equipment and patients -- has the power to drastically cut waste and save lives, says panel.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/22/2014
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Yahoo Talks Apache Storm: Real-Time Appeal
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Yahoo is committed to Apache Storm, the open event-processing platform, because it's easy to manage and scale and use for personalization as a service, among other uses, says Yahoo executive Sumeet Singh in a Q&A.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/22/2014
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OVH.com Launches Power8-Based Cloud Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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OVH.com is the first cloud supplier to use IBM's Power8 processor for data analytics services.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/20/2014
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