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IBM Makes Lake George World's Smartest Lake
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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Over 60 researchers, including ones from IBM and Rensselaer Polytechnic, are turning Lake George into a sea of sensors.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/30/2015
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IoT Market Forecast At $11 Trillion, Report Finds
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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A new report from McKinsey finds that the market for IoT could reach $11 trillion by 2025. This means a sea change for IT, as well as the CIOs who have to manage budgets.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/29/2015
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Google Wants You To Be Healthy
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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An assortment of cloud-based data-collecting and data-analysis tools aimed at health practitioners, researchers, and individuals offers ideas for any enterprise looking to maximize cloud computing.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/29/2015
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Redis Emerges As NoSQL In-Memory Performer
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
With multiple NoSQL system choices, it might be hard to display a distinguishing feature. However, Redis Labs is outperforming some competitors during a recent in-memory big data system test.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/26/2015
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Salesforce Service For Apps Gives CRM A Mobile Edge
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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A new suite of products revealed by Salesforce today is aimed at improving the customer service experience on mobile devices through intuitive routing and contextualization.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/25/2015
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NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
InformationWeek Staff,
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The NBA is one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues. A lot of that has to do with CIO Michael Gliedman, who oversees the process of turning reams of data into a fan-friendly stats website.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/24/2015
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Snowflake Launches Virtual Data Warehouses On AWS
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Snowflake, led by former Microsoft exec Bob Muglia, offers a virtual data warehouse system on Amazon's cloud. Pay for only what you use.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/24/2015
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NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
InformationWeek Staff,
Commentary
The NBA is one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues. A lot of that has to do with CIO Michael Gliedman, who oversees the process of turning reams of data into a fan-friendly stats website.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/24/2015
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Can Data Teach Us Empathy?
Ariella Brown, Freelance Writer
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Walking a mile in your customers' shoes is the first step toward designing great products. Can data help us get there?
By Ariella Brown Freelance Writer, 6/24/2015
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Supercomputers Unleash Big Data's Power
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Here are six reasons why established companies, and even startups, are using supercomputing resources, and why your IT organization may want to consider such options to meet your big data and business analytics needs.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/24/2015
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Amazon Echo Wants To Talk With You
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
With its invite-only beta phase behind it, Amazon Echo will be available for sale in the US next month with several new features, including connected-home options, Google Calendar, and Audible Audiobooks.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/23/2015
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CFO Data Needs: How IT Stacks Up
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
If you think about how the data is going to be presented and used by the CFO's group, the technological decisions to ensure data accuracy and determine types of data you present actually become easier.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/23/2015
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Big Data Moves Toward Real-Time Analysis
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
The data warehouse, as valuable as it is, is history. The most valuable data will be that which is collected and analyzed during the customer interaction, not the review afterward.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/23/2015
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Amazon Applies Machine Learning To Improve Reviews
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
Amazon.com has for several years capitalized on machine learning for its recommendations that come with customer purchases on the retail site. Now, it's extending those efforts to product reviews and star ratings to enhance customer experiences.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/23/2015
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IBM Takes Bluemix To Europe Via Sogeti
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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IBM allies with major European IT-advising partner Sogeti to offer the Bluemix platform to developers in 15 countries.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/19/2015
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4 IoT Skills IT Pros Need
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
If enterprises adopt IoT guidelines put forth in a recent study from Accenture and Fjord, it could fundamentally change the way you go about your job as an IT pro.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/19/2015
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Salesforce Launches 'Wave Analytics' App
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Salesforce taps its new Wave Cloud with its first analytics application, Sales Wave Analytics, which draws data from many sources.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/18/2015
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SAP Brings New HANA, Analytics To Market
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Service pack 10 brings new Internet of Things, big data management, data high availability, and application development capabilities to SAP's HANA platform.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/17/2015
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Joyent Ready To Run Multi-Tenant Containers Without VMs
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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If nothing else, Joyent is conducting an experiment on whether hundreds of containers may be run in close proximity on a host from a wide variety of unknown customers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/16/2015
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6 Ways To Get More From Data Science, IT
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Data scientists and IT push the limits of what's possible -- whether that's operating more efficiently, taking advantage of new opportunities, or innovating. Here are 6 ways businesses can boost their effectiveness.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/15/2015
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