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Microsoft Buying Revolution Analytics For Deeper Data Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft acquisition of Revolution Analytics, an R-language-focused advanced analytics firm, will bring customers tools for prediction and big-data analytics.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/23/2015
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Startup Profile: DataTorrent Taps Hadoop For Streaming Analytics
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
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DataTorrent's software, which runs on top of Hadoop, ingests tens of millions of events per second to analyze data in real-time and let businesses respond faster.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 1/16/2015
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TIBCO Spotfire Joins Simplified Analytics Bandwagon
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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TIBCO eases analysis with a Spotfire Cloud Recommendations feature that suggests best-fit visualizations. Can it leapfrog IBM, SAS, and Tableau?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/16/2015
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5 Analytics, BI, Data Management Trends For 2015
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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InformationWeek survey shows growth in cloud-based data warehousing, real-time tech, and big-data platforms, but business intelligence standardization is waning.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/9/2015
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How To Build A Data-Driven Dream Team
Ron Bodkin, Founder & CEO, Think Big Analytics, a Teradata company
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Like any good sports team, your data team needs a leader, a common goal, and group chemistry.
By Ron Bodkin Founder & CEO, Think Big Analytics, a Teradata company, 1/9/2015
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Speed To Insight: Key To Big Data Success
Shanker Ramamurthy, Global Managing Partner, Business Analytics & Strategy, IBM
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Businesses don't have to wait long to see analytic investments pay off. Big data can deliver big returns within months, not years.
By Shanker Ramamurthy Global Managing Partner, Business Analytics & Strategy, IBM, 1/5/2015
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Data Scientist Training Programs Gain Steam
Becca Lipman, Senior Editor
News
More universities are launching programs to develop the big data talent businesses need.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor, 12/30/2014
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5 Hyperscale Lessons For Mainstream Datacenters
Jeff Klaus, GM, Data Center Manager Solutions, Intel
Commentary
Management practices from the HPC world can get even bigger results in smaller-scale operations.
By Jeff Klaus GM, Data Center Manager Solutions, Intel, 12/30/2014
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6 IT Trends To Watch In 2015
Sarah Lahav, CEO, SysAid Technologies
Commentary
In the new year, mobility evolves, the hybrid cloud grows, and big data will need more people skills.
By Sarah Lahav CEO, SysAid Technologies, 12/29/2014
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Microsoft: 5 Must-Do's In 2015
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Microsoft had a strong 2014. To continue its momentum, the company has some work to do next year.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/23/2014
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Microsoft Previews 6 New Power BI Features
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft beta tests Power BI dashboards, visualizations, connectors, and an iPad app just as IBM launches a rival cloud-based BI service.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/19/2014
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Internet Of Everything: It's All About The Ecosystem
Ed Featherston, Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting
Commentary
A recent chat with my doctor revealed new insight on lifecycles of connected medical devices and the need for an integrated infrastructure to support future IoT devices.
By Ed Featherston Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting, 12/18/2014
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Wearables In 2015: 4 Predictions
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Smart glasses like Google Glass get put to the test in the enterprise, while smartwatches slowly woo consumers thanks to the Apple Watch.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 12/18/2014
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Big Data Analytics: Time For New Tools
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
So you're considering Hadoop as a big data platform. You'll probably need some new analytics and business intelligence tools if you're going to wring fresh insights out of your data.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/18/2014
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SpaceCurve Promises Real-Time Location Insight
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SpaceCurve takes on Oracle and other database vendors with a geospatial platform that brings location analytics to streaming apps.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/16/2014
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MongoDB Buys WiredTiger: Database Move
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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MongoDB grabs technology and expertise from storage-engine company to address write-intensive, high-scale applications.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/16/2014
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Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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After a rocky 2013, Microsoft bounced back this year. Here's what worked.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/15/2014
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Big Data Tool Analyzes Intentions: Cool Or Creepy?
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Lexalytics intention analysis tool determines what you're going to do before you do it, the company says. This goes beyond sentiment analysis.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/15/2014
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IT's Role In The Business Of Things
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
Eliminating the time suck associated with mundane tasks wins consumer loyalty. When colleagues knock on your door with ideas, are you ready to support them?
By Lori MacVittie , 12/10/2014
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Qlik Takes On Tableau In Data Visualization
Cindi Howson, Founder, BI Scorecard
Commentary
Qlik Sense complements QlikView data discovery with a self-service visualization toolset. Here's what's right and what's missing in the 1.0 release.
By Cindi Howson Founder, BI Scorecard, 12/8/2014
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