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Watson Tapped By IBM, USAA To Advise Veterans
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM Watson Engagement Advisor will support USAA customers who are leaving the military. Can Watson do better than conventional web and mobile support systems?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/23/2014
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Microsoft Earnings: 3 Big Takeaways
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft's cloud business is booming, but devices and consumer mindshare remain problems.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/23/2014
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When Data Hoarding Makes Sense
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
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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Internet Of Things: 8 Pioneering Ideas
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
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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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Big Data Needs Democratization, CloudSigma Says
Jeff Bertolucci,
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CloudSigma CEO advocates for a public repository of research data accessible not only to powerful institutions, but also to everyday people.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 7/15/2014
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Internet Of Household Things: Convince Me
Junko Yoshida,
Commentary
My washer needs to speak to my grill? I'm talking back to IoT devices that talk behind my back.
By Junko Yoshida , 7/14/2014
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Chipmaking Spending Boom Coming
Peter Clarke,
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Spurred by improved economy and optimism over Internet of Things and wearable devices, semiconductor industry forecasts two years of growth.
By Peter Clarke , 7/10/2014
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Hadoop Clusters: Size And Speed Matter
Art Wittmann,
News
When analyzing big data, there's more to the commodity vs. specialized hardware decision than meets the eye. Here's how to pick the right servers and storage.
By Art Wittmann , 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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IBM Turns Cheek, Takes On China's Problems
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM sales are down in China, but the company is doubling down with a 10-year initiative to address the country's energy and environmental problems.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/7/2014
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Big Data: No Hoarding Allowed
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
The best insights come from data you've just collected, not the musty bits you've saved for years, argues SumAll's CEO.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 7/7/2014
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The Internet Of Small Things Spurs Big Business
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
IoT scenarios that appear consumer-centric and disposable hold broad business opportunities.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 7/7/2014
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Business Analytics Will Help Healthcare, Just Not Overnight
Michael A.M. Davies, Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners
Commentary
Healthcare systems designed in the 1990s need to get in sync with today's business analytics.
By Michael A.M. Davies Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners, 7/2/2014
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Moore's Law In Triage
Rick Merritt, SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times
News
Are we reaching the limits of our ability to keep making smaller, faster chips? The world's smartest engineers gather in San Francisco to discuss how to keep Moore's Law alive.
By Rick Merritt SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times, 7/2/2014
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How To Explain Big Data To A 5th Grader
Daria Hutchinson, Sr. Manager, Technical Publications, Platfora
Commentary
Just how big is big data? What problems does Hadoop solve? This mom explained it in plain English using the example of an online game.
By Daria Hutchinson Sr. Manager, Technical Publications, Platfora, 7/2/2014
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Data Scientist Role: How Will It Evolve?
Kevin Casey,
Commentary
As mainstream industries such as retail increasingly adopt big data initiatives, the roles of data scientists and other data professionals will change during the next few years. Here's a peek.
By Kevin Casey , 7/1/2014
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Big Data Innovation To Hit Legacy IT
Kevin Casey,
Commentary
Big data is coming to industries that have historically struggled to get started with data-driven initiatives. The best advice: Start small.
By Kevin Casey , 6/30/2014
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Internet Of Things: Current Privacy Policies Don't Work
Marc Loewenthal, Director, Promontory Financial Group
Commentary
Traditional ways to deliver privacy guidelines, such as online postings or click-through mechanisms, don't work with the Internet of Things.
By Marc Loewenthal Director, Promontory Financial Group, 6/30/2014
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Hortonworks Certifies Spark On YARN, Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Hortonworks catches up to Cloudera with YARN-managed implementation of Spark in-memory framework for machine learning on Hadoop.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 6/26/2014
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Dell Focuses On Security
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Dell made a flurry of security-minded announcements this week, highlighted by improvements to its Dropbox for Business integration.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 6/26/2014
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