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When Data Joins The Dark Side
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
A big data stockpile may contain dark data -- unstructured, unclassified information that you can't put to good use. Maybe it's time to find it.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/11/2014
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5 Priorities For Chief Data Officers
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM says 25% of Fortune 500 firms now employ CDOs, yet many don't know how to structure the role. Research reveals five imperatives.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/8/2014
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EnterpriseDB Says JSON Toolkit Nixes NoSQL Drawbacks
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
NoSQL databases start out easy, but you'll later struggle with data logic, says EnterpriseDB. JSON toolkit promises best of NoSQL and RDBMS.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/19/2014
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3D Mapping Data's Future: 8 Examples
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Federal agencies, academia, communities, and the private sector are collaborating on advanced US mapping data as part of the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). Look what these maps can do.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 8/19/2014
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Wearable Devices: Keep Data Privacy In Check
Ruby A. Zefo, Chief Privacy & Security Counsel, Intel
Commentary
Consumers, businesses, and manufacturers can all help ensure that the privacy rights of those using wearables are respected and enforced.
By Ruby A. Zefo Chief Privacy & Security Counsel, Intel, 8/18/2014
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Internet Of Things: Limitless Dumb Possibilities
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Many of the "improvements" to ordinary household objects promised by SmartThings, a software company just acquired by Samsung, are already available elsewhere or seem like overkill.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/18/2014
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Indiana Analysis, Open Data Efforts Use SAP Hana
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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After pilot involving infant mortality data, Indiana adopts SAP Hana in-memory database as foundation of new management reporting system, plans open data website for citizens.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/15/2014
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Facebook Will Track Shopping Habits
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook plans to track your actions between devices and share with advertisers when an ad leads to a purchase. Here's why one expert says you shouldn't worry.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/15/2014
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Philadelphia Boosts Digital Connections With Citizens
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
News
Philadelphia taps Salesforce and Unisys to ensure its "Philly 311" cloud and mobile program stays on top of all nonemergency requests from potholes to noise complaints.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 8/14/2014
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Cisco To Cut 6,000 Jobs
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Cisco's Q4 earnings beat analyst estimates, but company plans to lay off 8% of its workforce.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/14/2014
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Amazon Local Register: Friend Or Foe?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Mobile payment service prompts concerns about ulterior motives.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/13/2014
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Splunk App For Stream Adds Real-Time Wire Data
Kevin Casey,
News
New app provides greater machine data visibility to Splunk deployments, but users should expect increasing overlap between platforms as big data analysis becomes more complex.
By Kevin Casey , 8/13/2014
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The Quantified Self On Steroids
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
An IT director changes his life by monitoring data from wearables and sensors, walking the line between self-discovery and tech obsession.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 8/13/2014
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Dell Pushes Power With New Workstations
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Dell bolsters its workstation comeback with new tower and rack systems that are among the first to feature fast DDR4 RAM.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/12/2014
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CenturyLink Courts Developers With Container Management
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
CenturyLink takes open source route with its Panamax system for Docker management in a bid for developers building complex cloud apps.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/12/2014
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When Data Joins The Dark Side
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
A big data stockpile may contain dark data -- unstructured, unclassified information that you can't put to good use. Maybe it's time to find it.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/11/2014
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Internet Of Things: Batteries Not Required
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
University of Washington researchers have devised a battery-free way to connect low-powered devices and sensors to the Internet.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/11/2014
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IT Salary Survey 2014: BI/Analytics
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Intelligence/analytics and data integration/warehousing professionals at the staff and managerial level are in demand, feel challenged, and are generally secure and optimistic about their careers. So why is compensation stagnant?
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/11/2014
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5 Priorities For Chief Data Officers
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM says 25% of Fortune 500 firms now employ CDOs, yet many don't know how to structure the role. Research reveals five imperatives.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/8/2014
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IBM Chip Mimics The Brain
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
SyNAPSE chip aspires to be as powerful as the human brain without using much power.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/8/2014
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NoSQL, NewSQL, or RDBMS: How To Choose
Bharat Upadrasta, Senior Research Lead, Mu Sigma
Commentary
When should you choose a NoSQL or NewSQL option versus a conventional relational database management system? Here are 10 telltale traits that will help you make the right choice.
By Bharat Upadrasta and Austin Chungath , 8/8/2014
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Tibco Sale Rumors Reemerge
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Tibco Software seeks a buyer, The Wall Street Journal reports, rekindling speculation about the integration and analytics vendor's future.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/7/2014
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