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4 Big Data Essentials For Startups
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Data-driven insights aren't just for behemoth enterprises. Here's what startups need to know before embarking on a big-data strategy.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 11/24/2014
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Web Search, Transformed: Looking Out For You
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft Bing director and author Stefan Weitz discusses how sensors, wearables, and big data are changing search.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 11/24/2014
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Ghostery Makes Privacy Marketable
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Service that blocks Web tracking code turns out to be good for business, too.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/24/2014
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Marketers Should Look Beyond Facebook, Twitter
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Build social engagement around your own website, Forrester recommends.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/21/2014
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Silverton Banks On Analytics For Turnaround
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Oregon healthcare organization Silverton Health hopes sophisticated analytics can help it fight rising tide of patients who don't pay their bills.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/20/2014
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Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Open Source Vs. Proprietary: Time For A New Manifesto
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
Philosophical debates over OpenStack vs. vCloud or OpenDaylight vs. Cisco ACI miss the point. For IT, ideological purity is neither possible nor desirable
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 11/20/2014
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Does Big Data Need A 'LinkedIn For Analytics'?
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
A social media approach to analytics could help enterprises get more value from their big data systems, says Teradata exec.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 11/20/2014
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Finding CIO/CFO Common Ground
Christian Lanng, CEO, Tradeshift
Commentary
Success awaits CIOs and CFOs who reach a level of competence in each other's roles.
By Christian Lanng CEO, Tradeshift, 11/20/2014
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How Amazon Kinesis Adds Speed, Resilience To Analytics
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Three Kinesis users explain how they use AWS's real-time, streaming data capture and analytics service to support their businesses.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/19/2014
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Tech Heavyweights Push For Surveillance Reform
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
AOL, Apple, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo ask the US Senate to limit mass surveillance.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/18/2014
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Internet Of Things 'Overhyped,' Say IT Execs
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
IT executives expect the IoT to impact their businesses, although they're not sure how, finds CompTIA survey.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 11/17/2014
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HP Taps Vertica For SQL On Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
HP brings fast, familiar SQL querying to Hadoop using Vertica database. Here's how it stands out from other big data analysis options.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/17/2014
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IT's 10 Fastest-Growing Paychecks
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Check out the IT roles that will see the biggest salary increases in 2015. Can you guess the top three?
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/17/2014
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Americans Doubt They Can Protect Their Privacy
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
A Pew Research Center study finds broad concern about government and corporate data gathering, along with a desire for more government regulation of data gathering.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/13/2014
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Rosetta Mission: Debugging A Comet Landing
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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European Space Agency made history with a robotic comet landing. Now can it debug a critical glitch before the lander floats away?
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 11/12/2014
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House Lawmaker Investigates 'Truthy' Twitter Monitoring
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Rep. Lamar Smith wants National Science Foundation to explain why it funded the project and whether it targeted conservative speech.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/12/2014
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NASA Explores New World Of Open Data
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
NASA has been publishing a lot of data for a long time, but getting it into standard machine-readable formats is still a herculean task.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 11/12/2014
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Hortonworks Filing Promises Hot Hadoop IPO
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Hortonworks, the Hadoop-distributor spinout of Yahoo!, files with the SEC to launch an initial public offering of stock in 2015.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/10/2014
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Cloudera Boosts Hadoop App Development On Impala
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Cloudera Impala database for Hadoop joins Apache Spark in an accelerator program aimed at breeding big data applications.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/10/2014
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