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Big Data: The Interdisciplinary Vortex
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Big data analytics requires companies to operate outside departmental boundaries, and sometimes beyond the spheres of their expertise, to find solutions to certain challenges.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/25/2015
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6 Characteristics Of Data-Driven Rock Stars
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Learn what traits to look for in data-savvy movers and shakers, from data scientists and business analysts to executives, managers, and even employees.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/21/2015
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IoT Market Will Grow 19 Percent in 2015, IDC Predicts
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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An IDC report indicates the market for the Internet of Things will only become more robust over the next few years. An increase use in retail digital signage will help the IoT market grow 19 percent in 2015.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/20/2015
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SAP, NHL Score With Big Data During Stanley Cup Playoffs
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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The National Hockey League kicks off a five-year big data partnership with SAP with the 2015 Stanley Cup Bracket Challenge.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/20/2015
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On-Demand Workers Face Low Pay, Limited Flexibility
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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A survey tackles the benefits and challenges of life as an on-demand worker in the 1099 economy.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/20/2015
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Twilio Broadens Communications Platform
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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With IP Messaging and other new services, Twilio hopes to give companies such as Uber more control over the communication infrastructure they build into their apps.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/19/2015
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Google Cloud Platform Drops Price, Again
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
It's also offering a big discount for computing jobs that aren't time sensitive and thus can run during low-demand times.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/18/2015
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Streaming Analytics: Government Must Step Up
Chris Steel, Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions
Commentary
By blending static big data with streaming analysis, agencies will get insights they've never had.
By Chris Steel Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions, 5/18/2015
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IoT Buzz: Legit Business Or Next Tech Bubble Fail?
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
In the Internet of Things, everything needs to be connected and "smart." But, if everything is smart, how do you know what's dumb or doomed to fail?
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 5/18/2015
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Hadoop Adoption Remains Steady, But Slow, Gartner Finds
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Despite the big data hype, the adoption of Hadoop remains a slow, steady process, according to new Gartner research. A lack of Hadoop skills and complexity can account for this.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/15/2015
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Internet Of Things: 6 Obstacles
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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A report from McKinsey and the Global Semiconductor Alliance finds excitement and uncertainty among companies building the pieces of the Internet of Things.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/15/2015
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IoT World: Separating Smart And Dumb Things
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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At Internet of Things World, companies are trying to figure out what objects should get networked.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/13/2015
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How Corporate Culture Impedes Data Innovation
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
BI and big data analytics tools are getting more sophisticated and comprehensive. Yet, some organizations are failing to derive full value from their data because their corporate cultures do not reflect a data-driven mindset. Here are the common cultural challenges standing in the way of big data innovation.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/13/2015
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Samsung's ARTIK IoT Platform: Connecting Developers To 'Things'
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The set of hardware modules, software, and cloud services aims to provide developers with a faster path to market for apps that support the Internet of Things.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/13/2015
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Big Data: Protecting Privacy Is Good For Business
Pam Baker, Author and freelance writer
Commentary
Privacy issues in big data often put companies and consumers in adversarial positions. It doesn't have to be that way.
By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 5/12/2015
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Poker Pros Barely Beat Bot
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
In the Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence poker competition last week, the human players won, sort of.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/11/2015
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The 'Internet Of Me' Is Getting Real In Healthcare
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Biogen's Andi Karaboutis believes medicine is about to get much more personal.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/11/2015
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Windows 10, HoloLens, Office: Microsoft Details Its Vision
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Key takeaways from Microsoft's Ignite and Build events offer a peek at the company's broader vision for enterprise apps.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/10/2015
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Facebook: Echo Chamber Is Real, But It's Your Fault
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
While 30% of news articles shared by users cut across ideological lines, the survey of 10 million Facebook users indicate bias is still present. However, Facebook says that's the fault of users.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/8/2015
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Cuba Turns To Analytics, Big Data To Help Tourism
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
As Cuba prepares for an influx of American tourists and businesses, the government turned to a Spanish analytics firm to help it crunch big data to improve hotels and infrastructure.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 5/7/2015
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