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Microsoft Enhances Azure, Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft sets the tone for its Worldwide Partner Conference with new Office 365 plans, Azure analytics, and storage announcements.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/9/2014
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CloudPhysics Adds Virtual Storage Troubleshooting Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Storage Analytics app applies predictive analytics to virtual storage problems inside customers' VMware-equipped data centers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/9/2014
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Urban Observatory Maps Comparisons Between Cities
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Urban data map, bound for the Smithsonian by way of Esri's user conference, was created in partnership with Richard Saul Wurman, architect, graphic designer, and founder of the TED conference.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/8/2014
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Pentaho Preps Data On Hadoop, Analyzes On MongoDB
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Pentaho 5.1 adds YARN support to support predictive analysis, transforms JSON for analysis on MongoDB.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/8/2014
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IBM Turns Cheek, Takes On China's Problems
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM sales are down in China, but the company is doubling down with a 10-year initiative to address the country's energy and environmental problems.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/7/2014
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Internet of Things Done Wrong Stifles Innovation
Frank Palermo, SVP, Global Technical Solutions, Virtusa
Commentary
Anticipate and embrace the changes the Internet of things will bring or it will do more harm than good.
By Frank Palermo SVP, Global Technical Solutions, Virtusa, 7/7/2014
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Big Data: No Hoarding Allowed
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
The best insights come from data you've just collected, not the musty bits you've saved for years, argues SumAll's CEO.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 7/7/2014
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The Internet Of Small Things Spurs Big Business
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
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IoT scenarios that appear consumer-centric and disposable hold broad business opportunities.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 7/7/2014
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UN Studies Social Data For Global Pulse
Jeff Bertolucci,
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United Nations' Global Pulse initiative partners with social data provider DataSift to analyze worldwide opinions on vaccinations, poverty, and other humanitarian topics.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 7/7/2014
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4 Steps To Build A Better Mobile Business
Ted Schadler, Technologist & Author
Commentary
Designing a mobile app that solves real business problems requires a four-step approach. Here's how jeweler Alex and Ani did it.
By Ted Schadler and Josh Bernoff , 7/7/2014
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Google Users Change Search Habits After Snowden
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
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Researchers find significant decrease in "embarrassing" and "private" terms in Google searches after NSA surveillance revelations.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 7/3/2014
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Hurricane Arthur Vs. Data Visualization: Supplies Riddle
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Humanitarian organization Direct Relief uses mapping to visualize needs and plot the logistics of distribution before disaster strikes.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/3/2014
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Teradata Scales Up R Analytics On Aster
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Teradata Aster already supports MapReduce, graph, and SQL analysis. Aster R feature adds faster, scaled, R-based analytics.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/3/2014
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Cerner, Mission Health Rewrite Partnership Rules
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Ten-year contract rewards EMR vendor Cerner if Mission Health saves money on new cost-saving measures they implement together.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/3/2014
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Business Analytics Will Help Healthcare, Just Not Overnight
Michael A.M. Davies, Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners
Commentary
Healthcare systems designed in the 1990s need to get in sync with today's business analytics.
By Michael A.M. Davies Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners, 7/2/2014
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Google's API Riddle
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
Google services are everywhere -- but the company's lack of long-term commitment to products and APIs make it tough to know which ones to include in new apps.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 7/2/2014
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DataStax Cassandra Release Packs More Than Spark
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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DataStax Spark support may grab headlines, but a bring-your-own-Hadoop connector in DataStax Enterprise 4.5 deserves equal billing.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/2/2014
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Hadoop Jobs: How To Outsmart Unicorn Hunters
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
Commentary
While some employers insist on searching for mythical perfect candidates, mere mortals can win Hadoop jobs. Search wisely and demonstrate the right blend of skills.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site, 7/2/2014
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How To Explain Big Data To A 5th Grader
Daria Hutchinson, Sr. Manager, Technical Publications, Platfora
Commentary
Just how big is big data? What problems does Hadoop solve? This mom explained it in plain English using the example of an online game.
By Daria Hutchinson Sr. Manager, Technical Publications, Platfora, 7/2/2014
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Guide: NVMe Promises Speed, SSD Optimization
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
News
An emerging storage interface, NVMe, is ready to ride along with the SSD adoption wave, and maybe give it a little performance boost along the way.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site, 7/2/2014
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