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San Diego Taps Big Data To Optimize Transit
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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San Diego Metropolitan Transit System studies bus and trolley ridership patterns using Urban Insights' predictive analysis platform.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/10/2014
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10 More Big Data Pros To Follow On Twitter
David Wagner, Community Editor
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Looking for big data expertise in 140 characters or less? Here are 10 more industry players that can help.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 7/10/2014
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When Data Hoarding Makes Sense
Jeff Bertolucci,
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To hoard or not to hoard? EMC's Bill Schmarzo defends the practice of saving all the data you can, even when its value is uncertain.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 7/22/2014
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Teradata Acquires Hadapt, Revelytix For Big Data Boost
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Teradata adds data-prep, data-management, and data-analysis capabilities by buying two notable independents in the big data arena.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/22/2014
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Optum Labs Translates Big Data Research To Clinicians
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Big data shows lots of promise in researchers' hands. By getting this insight to clinicians, it can really improve and save lives, says Dr. Paul Wallace of Optum Labs.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/22/2014
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Microsoft Earnings: 3 Things To Watch
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Wall Street has given Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella two thumbs up, so far. But with Windows growth uncertain and Microsoft's cloud businesses still in infancy, Nadella will face questions.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/22/2014
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Oracle Big Data SQL: 5 Key Points
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Oracle's new big data tool won't cover all the analysis bases, but it will enable SQL-savvy professionals to query Hadoop and NoSQL sources.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/21/2014
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Internet of Sports: How Seattle Sounders Track Performance
Shane O'Neill,
News
The US soccer powerhouse uses wearable devices and data visualization to analyze the fitness levels of stars like Clint Dempsey.
By Shane O'Neill , 7/21/2014
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Apple-IBM Deal: 9 Moves Rivals Should Make
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
With Apple and IBM allied to advance iOS in the enterprise, these mobile technology companies must scramble to remain contenders. Here's how they could respond.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/18/2014
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IBM 2Q Results Hint Of Turnaround
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM keeps investing in growth areas, but its sales slump continues. Talks with GlobalFoundaries on chip plant takeover reportedly stall.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/18/2014
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CIO-CMO Relationship: Plagued By Digital Pretenders
Chris Curran, Advisory Principal & Chief Technologist, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Commentary
Digital strategies that focus only on customer engagement are shallow. But to go deeper, CIOs and CMOs must be partners.
By Chris Curran Advisory Principal & Chief Technologist, PricewaterhouseCoopers, 7/17/2014
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Tech Titans: Midyear Report Card
Mike Feibus,
Commentary
Amazon, Google, and other major tech players went on a shopping spree in the first half of 2014. Here's a look at who won, who lost, and why -- along with a peek ahead.
By Mike Feibus , 7/17/2014
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Internet Of Things: 8 Pioneering Ideas
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
News
Today's Internet of Things remains a disparate assortment of ideas and products competing for attention. These pioneers should intrigue enterprise IT.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 7/17/2014
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Apple-IBM Deal: Trouble For Google, Microsoft
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple's alliance with IBM will make it harder for Android and Windows Phone to carve a niche in the workplace.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/17/2014
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Microsoft's Nadella: Productivity Is Our Soul
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella promises Worldwide Partner Conference audience that productivity tools will top the company's priorities in the age of mobile and cloud.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/16/2014
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Apple, IBM Deal: When Siri Meets Watson
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Apple and IBM's alliance has huge potential, starting with slick, intelligent business apps that could challenge Google, Microsoft, and others.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/16/2014
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Data-Driven Personalization: Its Time Has Come
Joe Kennedy, Senior Fellow, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation
Commentary
Despite privacy concerns, the long-term impact will be better products and services and more loyal customers.
By Joe Kennedy Senior Fellow, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, 7/16/2014
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Internet Of Things: 4 Areas IT Can Prep
Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director, THINKstrategies
Commentary
Most IT groups are not ready for the Internet of Things. It's time to get proactive -- or risk expensive missteps that will be difficult to fix.
By Jeff Kaplan Managing Director, THINKstrategies, 7/16/2014
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6 Ways To Create An Agile Company Culture
Alexis Monville, Chief Agility Officer, eNovance
Commentary
Your entire company food chain must be committed to agile techniques to get any real results.
By Alexis Monville and Frédéric Lepied , 7/16/2014
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Data Centers Edge Toward Innovation
Greg Ferro, Network Architect & Blogger
News
Our new survey shows growing demand, fixed budgets, and consolidation projects dying on the vine as CIOs look to cloud providers -- not to offload services, but to steal ideas.
By Greg Ferro Network Architect & Blogger, 7/16/2014
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Apple, IBM Will Woo Enterprises: Mobile Bombshell
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The two former rivals join forces to sell enterprises on iOS hardware and business apps backed by IBM services. Can the duo dominate the enterprise mobile market?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/16/2014
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SAP, Esri Build Stronger Mapping Ties
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
SAP and Esri port geospatial analysis to SAP Hana, bring mapping to CRM, asset-management, mobile apps, and Lumira data visualizations.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/15/2014
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