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3 Ways To Improve Employee Health, Reduce Costs
Rich Williams, Principal, Advanced Plan for Health
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Chances are 10% of your employees are generating 70% of your company's healthcare costs. Analytics and partnerships can improve their health and reduce your expenses.
By Rich Williams Principal, Advanced Plan for Health, 9/12/2014
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SAP Improves Prediction With Big Data, Geospatial Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAP InfiniteInsight brings Hadoop and location data into predictive models. BusinessObjects ties data-integrity knot with SAP Lumira.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/11/2014
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Intel Points Wearables, Big Data At Cancer Research
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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At IDF, Intel execs discuss how an Intel-powered Internet of Things could lead to personalized cancer treatments.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/10/2014
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Big Data: How To Pick Your Platform
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
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Hadoop? A high-scale relational database? NoSQL? Event-processing technology? One size doesn't fit all. Here's how to decide.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 9/10/2014
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Big Data Hot Job: Data Engineer
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Big data teams need data engineers as well as data scientists, says Trifacta's CTO. Here's how to distinguish between the two.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 9/10/2014
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City Of Austin Broadens Data Analysis Efforts
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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Austin picks MicroStrategy to help the city analyze data across municipal departments, from police and fire to maintenance and permitting.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/10/2014
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Microsoft Launches Delve For Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft claims Delve, a new Office 365 product, will know which content is important to you before you do.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/8/2014
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Humana's LeClaire: The Quantifiable CIO
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Humana CIO Brian LeClaire loves his Fitbit at home -- and leans heavily on mobile, social, cloud, and analytics at work.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/5/2014
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Visual Data Discovery: 4 Storytelling Approaches Compared
Cindi Howson, Founder, BI Scorecard
Commentary
Qlik, SAP, SAS, and Tableau Software deliver the latest table stakes in visual discovery: storyboard capabilities. Here's how they stack up.
By Cindi Howson Founder, BI Scorecard, 9/4/2014
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Teradata Buys Think Big For Big Data Consulting
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Teradata extends expertise by adding Think Big as its consulting arm for deployments involving Hadoop and other open-source platforms.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/3/2014
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Hillary Clinton Talks Tech: 9 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Hillary Clinton explained how she sees technology fitting into the recovering US economy, at Nexenta OpenSDx conference. Here are nine things we learned.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/2/2014
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Space: Next Big Data Frontier?
Kevin Casey,
News
Relaxed regulations and greater affordability soon could fill the skies with satellites put there to collect images and other data for businesses hoping to get a leg up on the competition.
By Kevin Casey , 9/2/2014
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Hearables: Turning Activity Tracking On Its Ear?
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Users are sick of their activity-tracking wearable devices. But the answer may be as plain as the ear on your head.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2014
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Cartoon: Internet Of Things Sees All
Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator
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Our cartoonist takes on connected devices at home.
By Brian Moore Cartoonist & Illustrator, 9/2/2014
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US Open Tennis: 7 Technologies Power Game, Set, Match
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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The US Open upgrades its tech for 2014 with new data sets, improved analytics, and immersive mobile apps backed by IBM predictive cloud infrastructure.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/30/2014
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Twitter Analytics Now Available To Everyone
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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All Twitter users can access a detailed report on their followers and individual tweets, including impressions, clicks, and engagement. Here's what you need to know.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/28/2014
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IBM Watson Speeds Drug Research
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM Watson moves from supplying known answers to tough questions to making its own discoveries in life sciences and pharmaceutical research.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/28/2014
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The Internet Of Overhyped Things
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
Commentary
Vendors and analysts would have us believe that the Internet of Things is imminent. In fact it will be years before the obstacles it faces can be surmounted.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 8/27/2014
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GE Powers Internet Of Agriculture
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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GE helps grain-equipment company TempuTech put sensors, big-data analysis, and cloud-based reporting to work with an Internet of Things service.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/26/2014
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Analytics For All, No Data Scientists Needed
Michael Healey, Senior Contributing Editor
News
While there's a role for Ph.D.-level experts, the real power is in making advanced analysis work for mainstream -- often Excel-wielding -- business users. Here's how.
By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor, 8/25/2014
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