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Analytics Showdown: Should Apps Be Simpler, Or Smarter?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Qlik, Tableau, and Salesforce.com are betting on simple analytic applications, while veterans IBM and SAS push smarter. What do you need?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/2014
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SpaceCurve Promises Real-Time Location Insight
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SpaceCurve takes on Oracle and other database vendors with a geospatial platform that brings location analytics to streaming apps.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/16/2014
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MongoDB Buys WiredTiger: Database Move
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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MongoDB grabs technology and expertise from storage-engine company to address write-intensive, high-scale applications.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/16/2014
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Hortonworks' Big IPO: Why CIOs Should Care
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Even before last week's successful IPO, Hortonworks had no trouble selling Hadoop's promise. But here's why many CIOs are betting on this platform.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/15/2014
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Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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After a rocky 2013, Microsoft bounced back this year. Here's what worked.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/15/2014
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Big Data Tool Analyzes Intentions: Cool Or Creepy?
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Lexalytics intention analysis tool determines what you're going to do before you do it, the company says. This goes beyond sentiment analysis.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/15/2014
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Cisco Reveals Analytics Strategy
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Cisco says insights can't wait for data to travel from Internet of Things devices to the data center. Its solution: Analysis at the network's edge.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/12/2014
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IBM Apps For Apple iOS: Not Siri Meets Watson
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM releases first wave of enterprise apps for Apple iOS. Niche apps for airlines, insurance, banking, and government sound useful, but not revolutionary.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/10/2014
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IT's Role In The Business Of Things
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
Eliminating the time suck associated with mundane tasks wins consumer loyalty. When colleagues knock on your door with ideas, are you ready to support them?
By Lori MacVittie , 12/10/2014
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Google In 2015: 11 Predictions
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Forget "peak Google." The year ahead will bring slower but continued expansion and diversification.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/10/2014
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BI Buyers Guide Taps Real Customer Reviews
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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TrustRadius releases a business intelligence buyer's guide based on 532 verified customer reviews. SAS, BIRST, GoodData, and Microsoft stand out.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/9/2014
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Microsoft Partners To Offer Hybrid Cloud Bundle
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft, Accenture, and Avanade join forces to help enterprises migrate and manage applications between public and private clouds.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/8/2014
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3 Disruptive Trends In 2015: IoT Leads List
Michael Hay, VP & Chief Engineer, Global Product Planning, Hitachi Data Systems
Commentary
The Internet of Things, big data, and software-defined data centers will begin to drive real value for business -- and the public at large -- in 2015.
By Michael Hay VP & Chief Engineer, Global Product Planning, Hitachi Data Systems, 12/8/2014
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Qlik Takes On Tableau In Data Visualization
Cindi Howson, Founder, BI Scorecard
Commentary
Qlik Sense complements QlikView data discovery with a self-service visualization toolset. Here's what's right and what's missing in the 1.0 release.
By Cindi Howson Founder, BI Scorecard, 12/8/2014
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Top 5 Big Data Trends Of 2014
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
As companies move beyond bleeding-edge experiments into production deployments, these trends point to real-world progress in big data analysis.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/8/2014
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Facial Analysis: Wall Street's Next Big-Data Tool
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Researchers at the New Jersey Institute of Technology are analyzing facial expressions of corporate execs, as well as other data streams, to forecast stock market trends.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/4/2014
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IBM Watson Analytics Goes Public
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM opens beta use of its cloud-based, freemium data analysis service. Will natural-language interaction simplify number crunching?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/4/2014
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Google Gets Better At Spotting Humans
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google's revised reCAPTCHA test promises to help website users solve security puzzles faster -- unless they are using a browser's private mode or some other privacy measure.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/3/2014
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Multi-Structured Data: The New Innovation Opportunity
Ben Werther, CEO, Platfora
Commentary
Multi-structured data sets come in dozens of formats and reside in non-transactional systems such as sensors and customer interaction streams. Are you harnessing their power?
By Ben Werther CEO, Platfora, 12/3/2014
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5 Companies That Represent IT's Best
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Here's a look at the No. 1 company in each of the past five annual InformationWeek IT rankings. Why not yours in 2015? Apply for the InformationWeek Elite 100.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/3/2014
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