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Data Visualizations: 11 Ways To Bring Analytics To Life
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Data visualizations, used well, can help people make sense of large, complex data. Learn how data visualizations are changing and best practices for making the most of them.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/4/2015
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IBM, ARM Partner On IoT Development
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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The deal gives IBM access to ARM's IoT sensor technology and provides developers better and faster ways to analyze and process the data once it has been collected.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 9/4/2015
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Salesforce App Eases Tasks For Sales Reps
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Salesforce reveals Service Wave Analytics, a role-specific application built on its Wave Platform that gathers information for service representatives and their managers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/3/2015
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Using Data To Fight Wildfires: An Inside Look
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Data gathering and analysis are now part of an array of tools used to fight wildfires in the US. Here's what it all looks like.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 9/3/2015
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Data, Analytics Help Fight Forest Fires
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Cameron Tongier of the US Fish and Wildlife Service Fire Management Branch spoke with InformationWeek from his temporary office near a fire line in Idaho. He's one of several front-line wildfire managers we spoke with about the long arc of data analysis that leads up to daily situation reports for wildfire managers.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 9/3/2015
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Google Apps Refines Collaboration Tools
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Updates to Google Apps offer a way to track recent document changes and content creation assistance driven by machine learning.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/2/2015
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Where Data Science Meets IT
InformationWeek Staff,
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See what happens when data scientist David Chudzicki of Kaggle sits down with Jackie Woods, director at UPS, to talk about the intersection of data science and IT at the InformationWeek Conference 2015.
By InformationWeek Staff , 9/1/2015
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Google, Sanofi Focus On Diabetes Data
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Google and Sanofi want to make real-time data more useful for diabetes patients and clinicians.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/31/2015
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VMware Advances Hybrid Cloud At VMworld
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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VMware opens its VMworld event with additions to its vCloud Air public cloud, ties into the virtualized data center, and other enhancements.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/31/2015
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How Allstate Uses Mobile Data To Enhance Customer Experience
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Allstate had to stretch its organizational muscles to bring Drivewise Mobile to market. In the process, the company brought together a cross-functional team that included assorted IT disciplines and business professionals with competencies in consumer relationships, insurance products, and user experience.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/31/2015
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9 NoSQL Pioneers Who Modernized Data Management
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The folks profiled here are tackling data management for the Internet Age, helping us all understand what can be done with a mass of unstructured information. See how their work has transformed the way we handle databases.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/30/2015
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Facebook M Digital Assistant Blends AI, Human Knowledge
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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Digital assistants are all the rage and Facebook's M is the latest in a market that includes Siri, Cortana, Google Now, and Amazon's Echo. However, Facebook is teaming up AI and humans.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/27/2015
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Intel Invests $20M In Big Data Specialist BlueData
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Intel is leading a $20 million investment in BlueData as a way to speed deployments of big data systems among more users.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/26/2015
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Robots, Humans Will Work Side By Side, Forrester Says
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Automation will create jobs and destroy them, transforming work along the way. Unfortunately for humans, research firm Forrester anticipates more jobs being lost than being created in the next decade.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/26/2015
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Hortonworks Hears An Opportunity With Onyara
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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Hortonworks is looking to create a bigger presence for itself in the Hadoop marketplace with the acquisition of startup Onyara, which specializes in NiFi development for Apache.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/25/2015
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Salesforce Polishes Its CRM Interface With Lightning
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Salesforce is delivering a cleaner, more elegant look for its desktop CRM applications by using its mobile platform's Lightning components.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/25/2015
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Does Your Company Need A Chief Data Officer?
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Companies that have CDOs tend to perform better than those without, according to a report from Forrester.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/24/2015
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Real-Time Analytics: 10 Ways To Get It Right
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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While real-time analytics is getting more affordable, it's still not right for everything. Here are 10 ways to get the most from real time, near real time, and batch use cases.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/20/2015
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MapR Distribution Available Through AWS Marketplace
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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MapR is looking to use AWS to help get its Distribution 5.0 service into the hands of more customers through the cloud.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/20/2015
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Google’s OnHub Router Promises Easier WiFi
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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With OnHub, Google hopes to simplify home networking, to encourage interest in IoT devices.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/19/2015
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