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Databricks Plans Spark Developers Certification Program
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Databricks says demand for its Spark in-memory analytics platform is skyrocketing, so it's launching its first-ever certification program for professionals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/18/2014
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Software Creates More Jobs Than It Destroys, Study Says
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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How is software affecting the overall US economy? Study from Software Industry & Information Association provides new data points.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/18/2014
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3 Myths That Could Spoil IT's Future
Sarah Lahav, CEO, SysAid Technologies
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IT leaders need to overcome the myths that keep hurting IT's reputation.
By Sarah Lahav CEO, SysAid Technologies, 9/17/2014
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Agile's Successor: Continuous Delivery
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
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Traditional Agile methods have evolved quickly to address current programming needs. Continuous delivery mixed with select Agile practices equals the preferred way forward.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 9/17/2014
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Basho Revamps Riak Open-Source Database
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Basho Riak Enterprise 2.0 release steps up NoSQL competition with Cassandra with prebuilt data functions, Apache Solr support, and SSD storage for hot data.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/17/2014
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BYOA: 4 Steps For CIO Success
Adriaan van Wyk, CEO, K2
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Letting employees bring -- or build -- their own applications can be rewarding for everyone, including the company.
By Adriaan van Wyk CEO, K2, 9/17/2014
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Data Scientists Want Big Data Ethics Standards
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Nearly half of data scientists surveyed last month say Facebook's controversial "mood manipulation study" was unethical, and many support ethics guidelines for big data research.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 9/17/2014
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Apple Watch: A Cure For Smartphone Addiction
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Here's how adding another gadget actually might help restore order to our obsessive digital lives.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/17/2014
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Microsoft Brings OneNote To Wearables
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft releases OneNote for Android Wear, gets OneNote ready for iOS 8, and introduces a major Office Lens update for Windows Phone.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/16/2014
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Open Source Fix For US Voting System?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
Commentary
Open source programmers and maverick election officials want to improve the way we vote, register to vote, and count the votes. Wish them luck.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 9/16/2014
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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
Commentary
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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