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Does Your Company Need A Chief Data Officer?
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Companies that have CDOs tend to perform better than those without, according to a report from Forrester.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/24/2015
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Real-Time Analytics: 10 Ways To Get It Right
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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While real-time analytics is getting more affordable, it's still not right for everything. Here are 10 ways to get the most from real time, near real time, and batch use cases.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/20/2015
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9 NoSQL Pioneers Who Modernized Data Management
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The folks profiled here are tackling data management for the Internet Age, helping us all understand what can be done with a mass of unstructured information. See how their work has transformed the way we handle databases.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/30/2015
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Facebook M Digital Assistant Blends AI, Human Knowledge
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Digital assistants are all the rage and Facebook's M is the latest in a market that includes Siri, Cortana, Google Now, and Amazon's Echo. However, Facebook is teaming up AI and humans.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/27/2015
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3D Printers: IT's Next Great Data Challenge
Pam Baker, Author and freelance writer
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Many tech professionals think of 3D printing as little more than a toy, even though it's in full production swing in manufacturing operations. Gartner and other researchers predict major growth for 3D printing in the enterprise, raising a host of data protection issues for IT professionals. Here's what you need to know.
By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 8/27/2015
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WiFi Pioneer Cees Links: IoT Is Like A Butler
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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A WiFi pioneer says we need to rethink how the Internet of Things is being marketed and sold. For starters, how about finding a better name?
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/27/2015
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Intel Invests $20M In Big Data Specialist BlueData
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Intel is leading a $20 million investment in BlueData as a way to speed deployments of big data systems among more users.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/26/2015
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Robots, Humans Will Work Side By Side, Forrester Says
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Automation will create jobs and destroy them, transforming work along the way. Unfortunately for humans, research firm Forrester anticipates more jobs being lost than being created in the next decade.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/26/2015
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Hortonworks Hears An Opportunity With Onyara
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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Hortonworks is looking to create a bigger presence for itself in the Hadoop marketplace with the acquisition of startup Onyara, which specializes in NiFi development for Apache.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/25/2015
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Salesforce Polishes Its CRM Interface With Lightning
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Salesforce is delivering a cleaner, more elegant look for its desktop CRM applications by using its mobile platform's Lightning components.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/25/2015
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Does Your Company Need A Chief Data Officer?
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Companies that have CDOs tend to perform better than those without, according to a report from Forrester.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/24/2015
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Building Apps Without Code: 7 Options For Your Enterprise
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Application building no longer means learning to code. Here are seven products and services that can help you develop apps without developing programming skills.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/23/2015
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Real-Time Analytics: 10 Ways To Get It Right
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
While real-time analytics is getting more affordable, it's still not right for everything. Here are 10 ways to get the most from real time, near real time, and batch use cases.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/20/2015
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MapR Distribution Available Through AWS Marketplace
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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MapR is looking to use AWS to help get its Distribution 5.0 service into the hands of more customers through the cloud.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/20/2015
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Google’s OnHub Router Promises Easier WiFi
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
With OnHub, Google hopes to simplify home networking, to encourage interest in IoT devices.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/19/2015
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Autonomous Cars In, Big Data Out In Gartner Hype Cycle
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Gartner's annual Hype Cycle is out, and IoT and autonomous cars are in this year. Big data, however, is losing some of its luster.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/19/2015
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Intel CEO Sees A Bright Future For IoT, Developers
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Tiny computers, real-time depth sensing, and breakthrough memory technology are among the innovations featured at this year's Intel Developer Forum. CEO Brian Krzanich detailed how connected devices will change the way we all do business.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/19/2015
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Netflix Completes Its Cloud Journey
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
By the end of the summer, Netflix will close its last data center and move its entire streaming service to the cloud with help from AWS. It's a lesson for companies large and small.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/18/2015
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Data And Analytics Strategies: What Investors Think
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Whether raising a round of funding or creating shareholder wealth, companies increasingly need a well-articulated and demonstrable data and analytics strategy. Here are some things that can sway an investor's opinion, for good or bad.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/14/2015
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Google Adds Big Data Services To Cloud Platform
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Google brings its own Cloud Dataflow and Cloud Pub/Sub big data services to Compute Engine and App Engine.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/13/2015
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IBM Watson: Your Fantasy Football Secret Weapon
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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IBM Watson is opening its big data analytics ecosystem to new ideas and businesses, including a new way to help you win your fantasy football league.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/13/2015
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BDAS Analytics Suite Blends Big Data With HR
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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A new analytics suite from Broadbean called BDAS looks to use big data to help HR and recruiters hire the best talent for companies.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/12/2015
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