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15 Surprising Facts About Indian Outsourcers
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Thinking of outsourcing with Infosys, Wipro, or Tata? Here are some points worth knowing about the IT services heavyweights.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/30/2014
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Healthcare & Data: Partners At Last
Nadine Hays, President, Verisk Health
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Thirty years ago, healthcare data was the province of PhDs. No more. Happily for patients and doctors alike, the use of data to improve lives is an accepted practice that will only grow.
By Nadine Hays President, Verisk Health, 9/30/2014
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DoE Preps Privacy Standards For Smart Grid
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Department of Energy has released a set of voluntary privacy recommendations for smart grid owners, operators, and third parties; industry stakeholders have until October 14 to comment on draft.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 9/29/2014
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MIT's 6-Week Big Data Online Class Wins Fans
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Six-week data science class, just $545, is a hit with thousands of professionals who can't quit their day jobs, school officials say.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 9/29/2014
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Microsoft Azure DocumentDB: Customer Test Drive
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft NoSQL database (and MongoDB competitor) gets a trial run at Xomni. So far, so good, but search options and SDK "need work."
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/29/2014
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7 Cool Products At Interop New York
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Interop New York spotlights innovative products covering SDN, BYOD, PaaS, data center management, and more. Take a look.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/27/2014
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Hortonworks Invests In Spark On Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Hortonworks improves Hive integration, plans security and performance upgrades for hot Spark in-memory analytics platform.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/24/2014
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Data Science That Makes a Difference
Vijay Raghavan, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, LexisNexis
Commentary
Big data is about more than just business. It holds potential to address social problems and improve the lives of people around the world.
By Vijay Raghavan Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, LexisNexis, 9/24/2014
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Internet Of Things Intrigues Intelligence Community
Patience Wait,
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IoT presents big opportunity for intelligence agencies, along with information overload and privacy risks.
By Patience Wait , 9/24/2014
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ADP CIO Pursues Passion, Lands COO Role
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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CIO Mike Capone moves to SaaS company Medidata Solutions, which provides tools to manage clinical trials.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 9/24/2014
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Ellison & 7 Other Tech Lions Still Roaring
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Larry Ellison's non-retirement reminds us of a few other tech industry elder statesmen still in the thick of running their companies.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/22/2014
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SAP $8.3 Billion Concur Buy Caps Pricey Cloud Push
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAP's latest cloud deal will add millions of subscribers and narrow the gap with Salesforce.com. But it could slash profits.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/19/2014
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Databricks Plans Spark Developers Certification Program
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Databricks says demand for its Spark in-memory analytics platform is skyrocketing, so it's launching its first-ever certification program for professionals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/18/2014
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Basho Revamps Riak Open-Source Database
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Basho Riak Enterprise 2.0 release steps up NoSQL competition with Cassandra with prebuilt data functions, Apache Solr support, and SSD storage for hot data.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/17/2014
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Data Scientists Want Big Data Ethics Standards
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Nearly half of data scientists surveyed last month say Facebook's controversial "mood manipulation study" was unethical, and many support ethics guidelines for big data research.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 9/17/2014
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IBM Watson Data Analysis Service Revealed
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM Watson Analytics cloud service aims to simplify data-driven decision making. Can cognitive computing get around decades-old complications?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/16/2014
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MapR Ships Drill For SQL Analysis Of Big Data
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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MapR says Apache Drill SQL-on-Hadoop option supports flexible data exploration, more extensive SQL support than Cloudera Impala.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/16/2014
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Jack the Ripper Caught: 8 Mysteries Tech Should Solve
David Wagner, Community Editor
News
If technology can help us go back in time and solve cold cases, what other mysteries could it solve? Here are a few suggestions.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 9/16/2014
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Facebook Announces WebScaleSQL Upgrade For MySQL
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Partners Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter tweak WebScaleSQL branch of MySQL to fix bugs, improve speed, and run "at scale."
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/15/2014
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Salesforce.com CEO Leaks Analytics Cloud Plan
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff tweets confidential Dreamforce agenda that reveals plans for a new cloud. Innocent mistake or Dyre distraction?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/15/2014
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