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Data Storytelling: What It Is, Why It Matters
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Telling a compelling story with your data helps you get your point across effectively. Here are four tips to keep your data from getting lost in translation.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/30/2016
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How TD Bank Is Transforming Its Data Infrastructure
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
TD Bank has embarked on an effort to transform traditional banking data infrastructure into a more modern system built on a new application framework and APIs. This system leverages TD Bank's data to deliver insights on-demand.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/25/2016
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Microsoft's Revamped Ventures Division Will Focus On Startups
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft has repositioned Microsoft Ventures, its internal startup accelerator, to focus on investments in early-stage businesses.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/31/2016
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How To Attract Top Cloud Dev Talent
Angel Diaz, VP of Cloud Technology & Architecture, IBM
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Dr. Angel Diaz of IBM co-chaired and co-authored the first XML standard in 1998. Here, he shares what he's learned about open source in the past two decades, and tells us why it's crucial for any company looking to attract and retain top dev talent in today's competitive marketplace.
By Angel Diaz VP of Cloud Technology & Architecture, IBM, 5/31/2016
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Panama Papers Fallout: What If Your Lawyer Gets Hacked?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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As the latest wave of high-profile breaches shows, all the sensitive information law firms handle makes them attractive cyberattack targets. Here's what can happen and what you should do about it.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/31/2016
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7 PaaS Startups To Watch
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
As virtualization advancements such as container technologies emerge, PaaS is hitting its stride. While you may have heard of a couple of the PaaS providers on our list, we're betting there are a few more here that aren't on your radar yet. Here's why these seven firms are worth your attention.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/31/2016
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Data Storytelling: What It Is, Why It Matters
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Telling a compelling story with your data helps you get your point across effectively. Here are four tips to keep your data from getting lost in translation.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/30/2016
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LinkedIn's Kafka Monitor, Apple's Siri Are Set Free: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
LinkedIn contributes Kafka Monitor to open source. Apple prepares to open Siri to third-party developers. We have all this, plus news about Confluent and Tinkerpop, in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending May 29, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/29/2016
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Intel Acquires IoT, Autonomous Vehicle Specialist Itseez
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Intel, which recently announced that it would focus more on the Internet of Things and cloud computing, is acquiring Itseez, which specializes in IoT and self-driving vehicle technology.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/27/2016
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HPE Spins Off Services As Tech Giants Slim Down
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Hewlett Packard Enterprise's plan to spin off its IT Outsourcing and services group and merge that group with CSC will make the remaining HPE a leaner, more focused company. It's a strategy other tech giants have pursued as well. But what about the downsides?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/27/2016
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Using Object Storage To Deliver The Agility Today’s Big Data Apps Require
Steve Bohac, Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager at Red Hat
Object storage delivers an underlying agility that lets a wide variety of users access and utilize data with a wide variety of applications across a wide landscape of locations.
By Steve Bohac Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager at Red Hat, 5/25/2016
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Apple May Open Up Siri, Make Echo-Like Speaker
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple is reportedly preparing its response to the Amazon Echo by opening up Siri to developers and forging a home-based speaker of its own.
By Eric Zeman , 5/25/2016
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VW Invests $300 Million In Gett, Toyota Partners With Uber
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Interest in ride-sharing specialists continues to grow as auto industry giants Toyota and Volkswagen announce strategic partnerships to grow the industry. Uber and Gett, a smaller ride-sharing company, are the beneficiaries of these new investments.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/25/2016
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How TD Bank Is Transforming Its Data Infrastructure
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
TD Bank has embarked on an effort to transform traditional banking data infrastructure into a more modern system built on a new application framework and APIs. This system leverages TD Bank's data to deliver insights on-demand.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/25/2016
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HPE Spinning Off Enterprise Services, Posts Positive Q2 Earnings
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will spin off its Enterprise Services business and merge it with CSC, creating a $26 billion IT services giant. The company made the announcement in conjunction with its second-quarter earnings report, which saw quarterly revenues rise year-over-year for the first time in five years.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/25/2016
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Symbolic IO Rewrites Rules For Storage
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The company's IRIS system promises dramatic speed improvements over existing technologies. These storage improvements should benefit anyone running large database queries, particularly transactions that require speed.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/24/2016
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Google Revamps Mobile Ads As Smartphone Searches Surge
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Calling 2016 "the year mobile has happened," Google's SVP of ads and commerce Sridhar Ramaswamy announced improvements to advertising functionality for tablets and smartphones. More text, better bidding, responsive formats, and expanded location-based capabilities are all coming Google's mobile ad business.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/24/2016
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Big Data, Analytics Sales Will Reach $187 Billion By 2019
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Market research firm IDC forecasts a 50% increase in revenues from the sale of big data and business analytics software, hardware, and services between 2015 and 2019. Services will account for the biggest chunk of revenue, with banking and manufacturing-led industries poised to spend the most.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/24/2016
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Exar Finds Success Moving Oracle Database To AWS
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Exar Corp., the Fremont, Calif., chip maker, needed to upgrade its Oracle database at a time of cost reduction and transition. Here's how it moved it to the AWS cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/23/2016
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6 Barriers To IoT Data Flow
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Enterprises are integrating IoT devices into their ecosystems to get data that was not available previously. As with most new data sources, there may be concerns about whether the data is accessible, usable, valuable, and secure. Here are a few things to consider as your enterprise moves toward IoT.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/23/2016
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SAP Makes Cloud Moves, Google Advances AI: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Cloud, data, and artificial intelligence were hot topics for several major players this week, including SAP and Google. We've got these latest developments and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ended May 22, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/22/2016
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HPE Offers IoT Platform To Build, Analyze Data
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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With eye toward the future, HP Enterprise is now offering a vendor-neutral and multiple network supporting platform for building and analyzing data from the Internet of Things.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/20/2016
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