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Teradata Acquires London-Based Big Data Partnership
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data warehouse and analytics company Teradata has added to its training and consulting bench with the acquisition of Big Data Partnership, a London-based startup that should also extend the company's global reach.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/26/2016
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Hudl Sports Video Analysis Service Grows Fast On Amazon
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Fast-growing Hudl provides coaches and athletes with key feedback based on its customers' video uploaded to the cloud. Like many other startups, the company relies on Amazon Web Services for its backend support.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/22/2016
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SAP Second Quarter Earnings Shrug Off Brexit
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
SAP second quarter earnings showed no sign of weakness from the recent Brexit vote in the UK. Instead, the company's revenue and earnings grew as SAP added new customers, particularly for its S/4 HANA platform.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/21/2016
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GE Plans Software Platform For Creating 'Digital Twins'
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
GE already uses an internal platform for modeling jet engines, turbines, and other physical assets. Now, the company will be offering it as a service by the end of 2017.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/20/2016
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IBM's Cloud, Analytics Investments Start Paying Off
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IBM's second quarter total revenues and earnings per share declined again, but executives and analysts put their focus on the company's strategic initiatives, which showed continued growth in the most recent quarter.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/19/2016
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Can Big Data Help Cure Cancer?
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Genomic research and precision medicine are on the leading edge of cancer research and treatment, but the huge size of the data sets and the complexity of sharing those data sets among researchers thwarts progress. Here's one project that is aiming to remove those obstacles.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/19/2016
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Data Science Skills Gap, Pokémon Go Maps: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
The data and analytics skills gap is an obstacle to achieving digital transformation, according to a Gartner survey; Microsoft is looking to fill that skills gap with a new online degree program; and Pokémon Go's creator shares the secrets behind how the game's maps were created.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/17/2016
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AWS Expands Database Migration Service, Adds Replication
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
At the Amazon Summit in Santa Clara this week, General Manager Matt Wood explained how much Amazon's Database Migration Service is being used and how the company is adding more resources for data migration.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/14/2016
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Facebook CIO Likes Microsoft Office 365
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Facebook and Microsoft have inked a deal to migrate the social media giant's 13,000 employees to Office 365. Facebook will continue to use its own collaborative tools instead of Skype for Business and Yammer.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/13/2016
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Amazon Echo, Sisense Integration Connects BI With IoT
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Business intelligence platform provider Sisense is taking user self-service for analytics to the next level through integration with Amazon Echo and IoT devices.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/12/2016
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12 Barriers To Real-Time Analytics
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
As organizations look to stay competitive by expanding their use of real-time analytics, implementation becomes a challenge. Finding options to effectively serve your company over the long term is often more difficult than it appears. We've identified 12 common obstacles you'll want to avoid as your company pursues real-time analytics.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/12/2016
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6 Ways To Make Your Company Data-Driven
Rich Wagner, President and CEO of Prevedere
Commentary
Rich Wagner, president and CEO of Prevedere, shares six guidelines he's developed based on his own experiences seeing good data left to waste at major enterprises, including the Fortune 500 chemical company where he once worked.
By Rich Wagner President and CEO of Prevedere, 7/11/2016
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Google's Machine Learning Buy, Alteryx Updates: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Google accelerates its machine learning efforts with acquisition, Alteryx and H2O.ai both enhance their platforms, and EHR growth continues to be driven by predictive analytics and wearables. All that and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending July 10, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/10/2016
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SAP Customer Satisfaction Findings May Point To Larger Trend  
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Nucleus Research conducted in-depth interviews with some 40 SAP customers to prepare a report which found that six out of 10 would not buy SAP again. Here's a closer look what it means.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/8/2016
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Gartner: Brexit Will Hurt IT Spending Worldwide
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Gartner's updated IT spending forecast for 2016 is slightly improved, but the research firm warned that it doesn't account for the recent UK vote to leave the European Union. The Brexit vote will dampen IT spending worldwide.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/7/2016
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Google Buys Machine Learning Startup Moodstocks
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Google has acquired Paris-based machine learning startup Moodstocks as part of its ongoing effort to improve visual recognition technology.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/7/2016
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12 Ways To Cultivate A Data-Savvy Workforce
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Organizations aspiring to become data-driven need to take a close look at their HR practices. If your company's hiring and retention standards aren't keeping up with the times, you may be losing valuable job candidates and employees. To minimize the pitfalls of building a data-savvy workforce, consider these tips.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/7/2016
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Predictive Analytics, Wearables Data Driving EHR Growth
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Electronic health records may not be new, but they are gaining strong adoption. That's driven by trends such as integration with predictive analytics systems and telemedicine.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/6/2016
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Watson, WebEx Mashup, Hadoop Summit: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IBM Watson gets close with Cisco WebEx to improve collaboration. Hortonworks rolls out updates and initiatives at Hadoop Summit. MapR offers an update to please admins. MongoDB Atlas goes live with a managed cloud-based MongoDB service. It's all in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending July 3, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/3/2016
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Amazon's Elastic File System Is Now Generally Available
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
This week, Amazon announced that it is moving its Elastic File System out of preview and offering it for general use. The new file system offering is available in three AWS regions.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/30/2016
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