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8 Ways IoT Will Change IT Forever
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Where the money goes, so go the jobs. Find out which areas of IT we think could face a skills gap in an IoT world.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 3/3/2015
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How Data Restrictions Hurt The Global Economy
Michael I. Roth, Chairman and CEO of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. and Chair of the Business Roundtable Global IT Subcommittee.
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Many countries are creating policies to restrict the flow of data, driven by privacy or protectionist concerns. Such limits could stifle economic growth.
By Michael I. Roth Chairman and CEO of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. and Chair of the Business Roundtable Global IT Subcommittee., 3/3/2015
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Google Player Analytics Brings Data To Video Games
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Google Player Analytics is all about giving game developers greater insights into their creations through better use of data.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/3/2015
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Splunk Leads Tiny Big Data Market
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Splunk marks another big year, taking in more revenue than the top three Hadoop distributors combined. That's why startups want to follow in its footsteps.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/3/2015
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Using Business Intelligence To Change Student Lives
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Nashville Metropolitan schools are building a framework for student success using a data analysis foundation.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 3/2/2015
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Big Data Demands Big Computing
Keith Collins, CIO, SAS
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Big data has been around a long time. Here are four best practices to help you tap into the big computing power that is finally unlocking value.
By Keith Collins CIO, SAS, 3/2/2015
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MySQL Cluster: An In-Memory, NoSQL Pioneer?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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MySQL Cluster was NoSQL and in-memory before those became fashionable, according to Oracle. Now those traits stand out in MySQL Cluster 7.4.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/27/2015
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Google AI Teaches Itself Atari Video Games
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Using a single learning algorithm, Google's AI agent has developed its video game skills to the point where it can beat most human players in dozens of different games.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/26/2015
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Salesforce Service Cloud, Analytics Cloud Power Fast Growth
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Salesforce claims its Service Cloud is ousting SAP and Oracle while the Wave Analytics Cloud is driving seven- and eight-figure deals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/26/2015
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Conspire Brings Analytics To Social Networking
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Conspire offers networking that allows users to apply analytics to their job searches or any other social endeavor.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 2/26/2015
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4 DARPA Projects We Love
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
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Space exploration, self-driving vehicles, advanced biometrics, and robotics are among the cool projects in the works at DARPA that are likely to have applications in the enterprise, too.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 2/25/2015
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Big Data Tempest In A Teapot
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Hadoop and big data community infighting won't attract enterprise adoption. It's time to raise the level of discourse.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/25/2015
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Internet Of Things: 3 Actions To Prep
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
We need to start thinking differently about software development.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 2/25/2015
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Gartner BI Magic Quadrant 2015 Spots Market Turmoil
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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As companies embrace Tableau and Qlik, will the reporting platforms like BusinessObjects, Cognos, and MicroStrategy be left behind? Gartner sees conflicting needs and deployment practices.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/25/2015
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IBM Promises Bridge From Data Center To Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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IBM said at its Interconnect conference its new services will allow easier shifting between the enterprise data center and public cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/24/2015
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No, AI Won’t Kill Us All
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
When famous technologists and scientists fear the menace of thinking machines, it's time to worry, right? Not really, because computers lack the imagination to wreak havoc, says one AI expert.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/24/2015
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7 Emerging Technologies IT Should Study Now
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Staying on top of current technologies means anticipating future ones. Here, we look at seven technologies IT should be studying right now. One (or more) of these may well be the next big trend in the industry.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/23/2015
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Gartner Advanced Analytics Quadrant 2015: Gainers, Losers
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms 2015 has Microsoft, Alpine, and Alteryx moving up, Oracle MIA.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/23/2015
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6 Internet Of Things Building Blocks
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Need an embedded system to whip up an IoT prototype? These six platforms make it easier than ever to get started with embedded programming.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 2/22/2015
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Philly311 Helpline Focuses On Social Interactions
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
System integrator Unisys used the Salesforce Community Cloud to allow new options for citizens to contact and interact with the City of Philadelphia.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 2/20/2015
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