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IBM Watson Data Analysis Service Revealed
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM Watson Analytics cloud service aims to simplify data-driven decision making. Can cognitive computing get around decades-old complications?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/16/2014
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MapR Ships Drill For SQL Analysis Of Big Data
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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MapR says Apache Drill SQL-on-Hadoop option supports flexible data exploration, more extensive SQL support than Cloudera Impala.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/16/2014
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Microsoft CRM Releases Give Sales, Marketing Veto Power
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft says coming Dynamics CRM and Marketing apps will let salespeople influence marketing and vice versa. Catching up with Salesforce.com?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/16/2014
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Text-To-Speech Apps Aid Students With Dyslexia
Dennis Mitzner, Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com
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Voxdox, a text-to-speech app, aims to help children and adults with learning disabilities such as dyslexia or alexia.
By Dennis Mitzner Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com, 9/16/2014
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Facebook Announces WebScaleSQL Upgrade For MySQL
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Partners Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter tweak WebScaleSQL branch of MySQL to fix bugs, improve speed, and run "at scale."
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/15/2014
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Windows Threshold Videos Leak
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Videos offer a peek at Microsoft's Windows Threshold in action, including Start menu features that could appease keyboard-and-mouse fans who hate Windows 8.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/13/2014
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Tableau Unveils Enterprise Tools
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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BI vendor Tableau shows off live connection to enterprise cloud apps and promises 4X speedup of database engine to cater to large numbers of users.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/12/2014
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Beware Of BYOD Benefit Pixie Dust
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
Stop measuring BYOD benefits with empty elixirs like employee productivity and happiness.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 9/12/2014
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Tableau Demos Standalone Mobile App
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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Project Elastic for tablets lets users interact with downloaded data via swiping and two-finger zooming.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/12/2014
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SAP Improves Prediction With Big Data, Geospatial Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAP InfiniteInsight brings Hadoop and location data into predictive models. BusinessObjects ties data-integrity knot with SAP Lumira.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/11/2014
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Software Development: Don't Ignore What Makes It Hard
Scott Ambler, Senior Consulting Partner, Scott Ambler + Associates
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Team size and location, regulatory constraints, and many other factors make software development a difficult job, beyond the complexity of the software itself. No single formula or methodology can address all needs.
By Scott Ambler Senior Consulting Partner, Scott Ambler + Associates, 9/11/2014
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5 Apple Wearables We Wanted But Didn't Get
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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The Apple Watch marks Apple's bold foray into the wearables market, but we were hoping for one more thing. Well, maybe five.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/11/2014
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Intel Points Wearables, Big Data At Cancer Research
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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At IDF, Intel execs discuss how an Intel-powered Internet of Things could lead to personalized cancer treatments.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/10/2014
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Big Data: How To Pick Your Platform
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
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Hadoop? A high-scale relational database? NoSQL? Event-processing technology? One size doesn't fit all. Here's how to decide.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 9/10/2014
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DevOps: Stop The Existential Angst
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
Want to use DevOps to improve time to market, decrease risk, and reduce operating expenses? Then stop with the navel-gazing and start taking advantage of scripting, templates, virtualization, and open APIs.
By Lori MacVittie , 9/10/2014
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FoundationDB Adds SQL To Its NoSQL Appeal
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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FoundationDB adds SQL Layer product to its key-value store, blending NoSQL scalability and flexibility with NewSQL transactional performance.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/10/2014
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#Ebola Lessons: How Social Media Gets Infected
Evan Blair, COO, ZeroFOX
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Social networks can be both hero and villain during disease outbreaks and other public panics.
By Evan Blair COO, ZeroFOX, 9/9/2014
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Microsoft Launches Delve For Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft claims Delve, a new Office 365 product, will know which content is important to you before you do.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/8/2014
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Intel Pursues PC Revival With Core M Chips
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Intel finally takes the covers off its next-gen "Broadwell" chips. Will they spur the long-awaited PC market bounce-back?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/8/2014
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Healthcare Storage Makeovers: Execs Share Secrets
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Overhauling their picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) and virtualization environments helped these healthcare execs stem user complaints and save their organizations money.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 9/5/2014
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