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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
Commentary
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
News
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
News
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
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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
News
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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Tesla Battery Looks To Disrupt Home, Office Power Consumption
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Tesla Motors' plans to introduce a battery that can be used for home and office energy storage lends credence to a burgeoning industry that is transforming the way we consume power.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/19/2015
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Microsoft Azure, SAS, MapR: Big Data Roundup
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
News from Microsoft, SAS, and MapR point to changes in how enterprises are buying, deploying, and learning to use big-data analytics.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 2/18/2015
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HP Goes Open Source For Haven Predictive Analytics
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
HP develops Haven Predictive Analytics for big data, then releases it as open source software.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 2/18/2015
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Microsoft Azure Tries To Bring Big Data Mainstream
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's new cloud-based services focus on machine learning, more Linux options, and new partnerships.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/18/2015
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